Harmonic Patent Applications

WAVE GENERATOR AND STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: September 7, 2017
Application Number: 20170254403
A wave generator of a strain wave gearing has a rigid plug provided with an elliptical outer peripheral surface, and a roller bearing. The outer peripheral surface of the plug is provided with a major-axis-side outer-peripheral surface portion formed at a major axis position L1, and a minor-axis-side outer-peripheral surface portion formed at a minor axis position L2. The major-axis-side outer-peripheral surface portion is a tapered surface that is tapered along a center axis line, and…

METHOD FOR LUBRICATING STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: September 7, 2017
Application Number: 20170254404
A strain wave gearing has contact parts which are the portions to be lubricated other than the teeth of an externally toothed gear and an internally toothed gear, the contact parts being respectively lubricated with an inorganic lubricating powder having a lamellar crystal structure. The lubricating powder, during the operation of the strain wave gearing, is crushed between the contact surfaces of each of the contact parts to move and adhere to the contact surfaces, thereby forming thin…

PLANETARY REDUCTION GEAR DEVICE

Granted: August 10, 2017
Application Number: 20170227091
A planetary reduction gear device has first and second planetary gears meshed with a sun gear and an internal at different locations in a direction of an axis line; and a carrier assembly for supporting the first and second planetary gears. The carrier assembly has a first planetary carrier for supporting the first planetary gears and a second planetary carrier for supporting the second planetary gears. The first and second planetary carriers are fixed coaxially with each other in the…

CUP-SHAPED FLEXIBLE EXTERNALLY TOOTHED GEAR AND CUP-TYPE STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: August 10, 2017
Application Number: 20170227106
In the cup-shaped externally toothed gear, the outside end face profile of the diaphragm is defined by a first concave circular arc having a first radius, a second concave circular arc that has a second radius and is smoothly connected to the first concave circular arc, an inclined straight line that is smoothly connected to the second concave circular arc and is inclined toward an inside straight line with respect to the center axis line, the inside straight line defining the outside…

FLAT STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: August 3, 2017
Application Number: 20170219050
A relieving portion is formed between a first external tooth portion and a second external tooth portion in the external teeth of a flexible externally toothed gear of a flat strain wave gearing. The length L1 of the relieving portion in the tooth trace direction is within the range of 0.1 to 0.5 of the tooth width L of the external teeth. The maximum relieving amount t from the tooth top land of an external tooth in the relieving portion is 3.3×10?4<t/PCD<6.3×10?4 where the PCT…

ROTARY ACTUATOR

Granted: August 3, 2017
Application Number: 20170222517
The rotary actuator has an outer rotor type motor assembled coaxially in a device hollow part of a strain wave gearing. One end of the device hollow part is closed by an end cover fixed to an output shaft of the strain wave gearing. A detection part is arranged between the motor and the end cover inside the device hollow part. A rotational position of a rotation detection plate mounted on an inside end surface of the end cover is detected by the detection part, to detect the rotational…

DUAL-TYPE STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: July 27, 2017
Application Number: 20170211677
An externally toothed gear of a dual-type strain wave gearing is provided with first and second external teeth having different tooth numbers, and is flexed into an ellipsoidal shape by a wave generator. When the theoretical values of the radial flexing amounts at major-axis positions of the first and second external teeth flexed into the ellipsoidal shape are expressed by d1=m1n1 and d2=m2n2 (m1 and m2 represent the modules of the first and second external teeth, and n1 and n2 represent…

DUAL-TYPE STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: July 27, 2017
Application Number: 20170211678
An externally toothed gear of a dual-type strain wave gearing is provided with first and second external teeth having different teeth numbers. The first and second external teeth are flexed by a wave generator by the same flexing amount, into an ellipsoidal shape. The tooth depth of tooth profiles of the first external teeth having a low teeth number is smaller than the tooth depth of tooth profiles of the second external teeth having a high teeth number. A dual-type strain wave gearing…

DUAL-TYPE STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: July 27, 2017
Application Number: 20170211679
An externally toothed gear of a dual-type strain wave gearing is provided with first and second external teeth having different teeth numbers, and is flexed into an ellipsoidal shape by a wave generator. When the theoretical values of the radial flexing amounts at major-axis positions of the first and second external teeth flexed into the ellipsoidal shape are expressed by d1=m1n1 and d2=m2n2 (m1 and m2 represent the modules of the first and second external teeth, and n1 and n2 represent…

DUAL-TYPE STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: July 13, 2017
Application Number: 20170198802
An externally toothed gear of a dual-type strain wave gearing is provided with first and second external teeth having different teeth numbers. The first and second external teeth are flexed by a wave generator by the same flexing amount, into an ellipsoidal shape. The average pressure angle of main-tooth-surface sections of tooth profiles of the first external teeth having a low teeth number is less acute than the average pressure angle of main-tooth-surface sections of tooth profiles of…

ROTATION ACTUATOR

Granted: July 6, 2017
Application Number: 20170194832
A rotation actuator is equipped with a motor and a reduction gear disposed adjacent to each other. Both shaft end portions of a rotating shaft, which passes through the center of the motor and reducer, are rotatably supported through first and second rolling bearings by first and second fixed discs that are mutually fastened and fixed. A rotation output plate is supported through a third rolling bearing in the outer peripheral surface of the second fixed disc. A sliding ring is mounted…

DUAL-TYPE STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: June 22, 2017
Application Number: 20170175869
An externally toothed gear of a dual-type strain wave gearing is provided with first and second external teeth having different teeth numbers, and is flexed into an ellipsoidal shape by a wave generator. When t(1) represents the tooth bottom rim wall thickness of the first external teeth, and t(2) represents the tooth bottom rim wall thickness of the second external teeth, the ratio of t(1)/t(2) is set to a value satisfying 0.5>t(1)/t(2)<1.5. Accordingly, a dual-type strain wave…

STRAIN WAVE GEARING HAVING CONTINUOUS-CONTACT TOOTH PROFILE FORMED USING ARCUATE TOOTH PROFILE

Granted: June 8, 2017
Application Number: 20170159789
A strain wave gearing includes a rigid internally toothed gear, a flexible externally toothed gear disposed coaxially within the internally toothed gear, and a wave generator fitted within the externally toothed gear. The internally toothed gear and the externally toothed gear are spur gears having module m; and the number of teeth of the externally toothed gear is 2n less than the number of teeth of the internally toothed gear, where n is a positive integer. Taking a transverse…

NON-EXCITATION OPERATIVE BRAKE AND MOTOR WITH NON-EXCITATION OPERATIVE BRAKE

Granted: May 25, 2017
Application Number: 20170146079
In a non-excitation operative brake, a friction plate faces the inner disk part of an attraction plate made from a magnetic material, and an electromagnet faces the outer disk part of the attraction plate. A part for generating a brake force acting on a hollow shaft is located on an inner circumferential side in a radial direction of the attraction plate, while a part for magnetically attracting the attraction plate so as to release the brake force is located on an outer circumferential…

LINEAR ACTUATOR

Granted: May 4, 2017
Application Number: 20170126111
In a magnetic drive linear actuator, a load attachment portion is fixed to the lower side portion of the rectangular tubular coil frame of a mover, and a light-emitting portion of a position detection portion for detecting the movement position of the mover is fixed to the upper side portion of the coil frame. The load attachment portion and the upper side portion of the coil frame are mutually coupled through beam portions bridged there between. This makes it possible to prevent or…

STRAIN WAVE GEARING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MULTI-LAYER HOLLOW BODY

Granted: March 23, 2017
Application Number: 20170082187
A wave plug of a wave generator of a wave gear device includes: a metallic outer hollow body with an elliptical wave plug outer circumferential surface formed thereon; a metallic inner hollow body with a wave plug inner circumferential surface formed thereon; and an intermediate hollow body sandwiched between the outer hollow body and the inner hollow body. The intermediate hollow body includes CFRP layers. It is possible to implement a light wave plug in which a big hollow portion can…

WAVE GENERATOR FOR STRAIN WAVE GEARING AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING WAVE GENERATOR

Granted: March 2, 2017
Application Number: 20170059024
In this wave generator for a strain wave gearing, a plug thereof is configured from a plurality of split plug segments that are joined in the axial direction. Wave gearings are installed to the split outer peripheral surfaces of the split plug segments by press fitting, and thereafter the split plug segments can be joined in the axial direction. It is possible to easily produce the wave generator in which a plurality of wave bearings are press fitted, in parallel arrangement, on the…

HOLLOW STRAIN WAVE GEARING AND HOLLOW ACTUATOR

Granted: February 23, 2017
Application Number: 20170051817
A cup-type hollow strain wave gearing of a hollow actuator has a seal part assembled inside a cup-shaped externally toothed gear. The seal part seals between a boss of the externally toothed gear and a plug of the wave generator so as to prevent lubricant from leaking from the side of the externally toothed gear into a hollow part. Since the seal part employs an oil seal and an O-ring, it is able to be constituted inexpensively and to surely prevent leakage of low-viscosity lubricant.

WAVE GENERATOR AND STRAIN WAVE GEAR DEVICE

Granted: January 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170016523
The wave generator of the strain wave gear device comprises: a rigid plug; a roller bearing fitted on the elliptical outer circumferential surface thereof; and first and second cylindrical springs, which press loose rollers that have some play in the radial direction between the outer race and the inner race of the roller bearing against the outer raceway surface. The loose rollers are pressed against the outer raceway surface with a linear contact and roll according to the outer raceway…

FLAT STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170009868
A flat strain wave gearing (1) has a mechanism for preventing a flexible externally toothed gear (4) from moving in the direction of the device center axis (1a) with respect to a rigid internally toothed gears (2, 3). The mechanism has an inner-peripheral groove (11) formed on inner teeth (3a) of the internally toothed gear (3), an outer-peripheral groove (12) formed on outer teeth (4a) of the externally toothed gear (4), and a flexible ring (13) mounted between the inner-peripheral…