How to design quiet gearmotors
ABM Article Preview, Jan 2018 DESIGN WORLD
“How to design quiet gearmotors:
Gear engagement, housing geometry, and more”
What applications need quiet gearmotors? The answer might surprise you — because the human ear can detect noise at 10 dB lower than ambient levels, and many gearmotors operate in close proximity to people. In this technical article, we outline recent staff engineers’ research and development into the problem (and potential solutions for) gearmotor noise.