Advantages and Disadvantages of Gearboxes ?

Advantages of a Gearbox

     • Low noise level

     • High efficiency

     • High reduction ratios

     • Increase in output torque

     • Decrease in output speed

     • Durable

Disadvantages of a Gearbox


     • More costly than other drive systems

     • Proper lubrication is necessary for smooth running

     • Poorly cut teeth may result in excessive vibration and noise during operation

     • Quality matters and adds to cost