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    what is gear box

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    On what? a car? If so, it's another term for the transmission.

    Fixin' shit that ain't broke.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thywon View Post
    what is gear box
    There are many types of gearbox and several types of gears.

    Here is a link with some good images of the different types that may be of aid in answering your question.

    Gearbox Guide

    Gearboxes are used in a variety of industries: Aerospace In the aerospace industry, gearboxes are used in space and air travel, i.e. airplanes, missiles, space vehicles, space shuttles and engines.
    Agriculture In the agriculture industry, gearboxes are used for plowing, irrigation, pest and insect control, tractors and pumps.
    Automotive In the automotive industry, gearboxes are used in cars, helicopters, buses and motorcycles.
    Construction In the construction industry, gearboxes are used in heavy machinery such as cranes, forklifts, bulldozers and tractors.
    Food Processing In the food processing industry, gearboxes are used in conveyor systems, the processing of meat and vegetable products, and packaging applications.
    Marine Industry In the marine industry, gearboxes are used on boats and yachts.
    Medical In the medical industry, gearboxes are used in surgical tables, patient beds, medical diagnostic machines, dental equipment and MRI and CAT scan machines.
    Power Plants In power plants, gearboxes are implemented in transformers, generators and turbines.
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