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Maintaining Gear Drives

Learning objectives

  • Describe gear maintenance troubleshooting tips
  • Explain factors affecting gear backlash
  • Describe ways to measure and control backlash in gears
  • Explain factors that influence proper lubrication of gear drives
  • Describe various methods of lubricant application to gear drive systems
  • Explain how to properly analyze failures in gear drives

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to analyze and troubleshoot common gear drive problems. You will also be able to explain factors affecting gear backlash and proper gear lubrication.

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