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Gear Set Reset: How double-enveloping worm technology is driving heliostat dependability

Innovative gear technology is changing solar power.

The same technology to point and position satellite systems is being used to drive solar dependability. Modern heliostat designs are opting to use an innovative double-enveloping worm gear design, capable of greater torque capacities and shock resistance. In a recent article by North American Clean Energy, Cone Drive Director of Strategic Markets Jacob Randall explains the distinct advantages of using this design.

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October 30, 2019