Planetary gear for model construction
In our Fechtner shop you can buy planetary gear online. Read more here for more information.
Planetary gear and model products at Fechtner:
Modeling enthusiasts will find everything they need in the wide range of products offered by Fechtner Model and Funktionsmodellbau is needed. Mainly models and their accessories in the scale 1: 8 to 1: 16. For lovers of vehicle models that are equipped with an engine, Fechtner has different planetary gears and corresponding planet carrier in the assortment of goods.
What is a planetary gear?
This gear, also called epicyclic gear, is explained by the structure: To a central gear, which is referred to as a sun gear, rotate in a toothed ring gear several other gears, the planetary gears. Do planetary gears have something to do with planets, or where does the name come from, or why "planets"?
Yes, the term equals the transmission to a planetary system in the universe. The advantage is that the load distribution is distributed to sun gear, planet gears and ring gear. In the compact design of the models, it is therefore possible to transmit high torques. Planetengetribe is also available in various translations.
How does a planetary gearbox work?
A planetary gear has the following function: The sun gear gets its drive from the engine. Via the planetary gears and the ring gear, the output takes place, eg on the axles of a vehicle. Due to the high quality of the planetary gearheads from Fechtner, the rotational movement of the axles is permanently free of play.
We offer service & advice
Due to the many years of experience in model making, the experts from Fechtner are also available to help and advise. They advise on the purchase and provide assistance with unexpected problems. Consultations can also be held directly at Fechtner's premises after confirmed scheduling. If a desired item can not be found in the assortment of goods, the employees of Fechtner try to procure it as quickly as possible. In addition, Fechtner Modellbau is constantly expanding its range. Information on shipping and payment methods belong to the online shop of Fechtner as well as the specification of the product manufacturer, the procedure for defective delivered items and notes on batteries to the information on the website.
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Another service is to download model construction instructions. The delivery of Fechtner can take place worldwide with correspondingly large orders. Of course, ordered items can also be picked up by the customer by appointment. The service of the online shop is completed by a newsletter, which can be subscribed to as an option and keeps the customer up to date on all news and promotions.