State of the art of valve gearboxes The latest technologies[R]

Author: Mr. Cyrille Decker

Company: AUMA Riester GmbH & CO KG 29/

Introduction: What is a gearbox?
Gearbox functions:
• Valve automation
• Torque transmission
• Increase torque
• Reduce actuator speed
• Limit valve travel
• Guarantee self-locking
• Power split (2 gearboxes operated by 1 actuator)
• Save costs (avoid actuator oversizing)