How to selecting power transmission products?

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Why a comprehensive course about power transmission?
For two very good reasons: First, the more you know about power transmission, the more you’ll be able to help your self and others select the right products for their applications. Second, there's a potential sale to be made every place a shaft turns! And in industry around the world, that means virtually everywhere – from a giant automobile manufacturing plant to a small mom-and-pop bakery.

This posting provide you with the basic knowledge and confidence to solve most of your self or your company power transmission needs – and problems. As a result, you will be “adding value” for your company and setting the stage to increase your achievements. And that’s a win-win for everyone. On that note, let’s get familiar with some of the basics of power transmission – keeping in mind that you should have a complete set of power transmission catalogs nearby for quick reference.

There are a number of variables to consider when selecting a power transmission drive for a given application. The most important of these variables are:
• Horsepower or torque to be transmitted
• Required speeds (revolutions per minute, rpm)
• Duty cycle
• Provide accuracy
• Competitive price and good quality
• Good services and on time delivery