The use of planetary gear motors is associated with several advantages and disadvantages. Before using this type of motor, you need to keep on mind the following pros and cons the planetary gear system.
Advantages of Planetary Gear Motors:
-High level of efficiency for variety of industrial applications;
-High Power Density;
-Durability and long-term usage;
-9:1 stage ratio; 4 stages 9000:1;
-Possibility for stacking most of the modular planetary stages.
-Disadvantages of Planetary Gear Motors
-Load sharing depending on very accurate gearing;
-Early construction wear and tear happens as a result of high bearing loads.
-High cost of maintaining if used for slower operations;
-Risk of reducing the lifespan of the planetary gear motors if used for slow operations.