The Pump Drives (Hydraulic pump Drives) is a gearbox allowing the connection between a prime mover (internal combustion engine or electric motor for example) and 1 or more hydraulic pumps. Usually it is used on both stationary and mobile application where mechanical power must be converted into hydraulic power for the purpose of operating travel functions and services.
The hydraulic pumps drives gearboxes consist of a gear drive inside a CHINAMFG housing that connects to a gasoline or diesel engine. The opposite side contains 1 or more standard 2- or 4-bolt flanges for mounting hydraulic pumps. This configuration provides several benefits. For one, 2 or more identical pumps can be connected to provide nearly identical hydraulic output flow from each. Or different sized pumps can be used provide output flow proportional to the displacement of each pump.These gearboxes not only saves space and weight but also eliminates the number of components and reduces assembly time for the whole machinery. Our modular pump drives could allow driving 2 to 4 pumps simultaneously. This not only offers design flexibility, but can boost system efficiency as well.
|Model||2 pumps drive||3 pumps drive||4 pumps drive|
|Max. Input power (KW)||190||400||530||700||280||400||530||700||530||700|
|Max. Output power per pump pad (KW)||110||210||270||360||150||210||270||360||270||330|
|Max. Output torque per pump pad (Nm)||400||900||1500||1900||800||900||1500||1900||1500||1800|
|Max. Input speed (RPM)||2800||2600||2600||2400||2800||2600||2600||2400||2600||2400|
|Max. Output speed (RPM)||3200||2800||2800||2700||3200||2800||2800||2700||2800||2700|
|Mount size of Prime mover||SAE #3 #4 etc.||SAE #2 #3 etc.||SAE #1 #2 #3 etc.||SAE #0 #1 #2 etc.||SAE #3 #4 etc.||SAE #2 #3 etc.||SAE #1 #2 #3 etc.||SAE #0 #1 #2 etc.||SAE #1 #2 #3 etc.||SAE #1 #2 etc.|
|Port size of Single pump||SAE A,B,C flange etc.||SAE A,B,C,D flange etc.||SAE B,C,D,E flange etc.||SAE C,D,E flange etc.||SAE A,B,C flange etc.||SAE A,B,C,D flange etc.||SAE B,C,D,E flange etc.||SAE C,D,E flange etc.||SAE B,C,D,E flange etc.||SAE B C,D flange etc.|
|Housing material||Cast iron||Cast iron||Cast iron||Cast iron||Cast iron||Cast iron||Cast iron||Cast iron||Cast iron||Cast iron|
|Application:||Machinery, Agricultural Machinery|
|Function:||Distribution Power, Speed Changing, Speed Reduction, Speed Increase|
|Type:||Cylindrical Gear Box|
|Output Power Kw:||110-330|
|Housing Material:||Cast Iron|
Case Studies: Successful Implementations of Agricultural Gearboxes
Several case studies highlight the successful integration of agricultural gearboxes in farming machinery:
- Case Study 1: Tractor Versatility
A farm in the Midwest implemented tractors equipped with adjustable gearboxes. The gearboxes allowed the tractors to seamlessly switch between plowing, planting, and harvesting tasks. The ability to customize speed and torque ratios improved efficiency and reduced the need for multiple machines.
- Case Study 2: Orchard Management
An orchard in California utilized specialized gearboxes in its mechanized harvesters. These gearboxes facilitated controlled movement and precise positioning of the harvesters among trees. The adaptability of the gearboxes enabled the harvesters to navigate the orchard’s uneven terrain while minimizing damage to trees and fruit.
- Case Study 3: Precision Planting
A farm in Europe integrated precision planting machinery with gearboxes that offered adjustable gear ratios. This allowed for precise control over seed placement and depth. The gearboxes played a vital role in achieving uniform crop emergence and optimizing seed-to-soil contact.
- Case Study 4: Multi-Tasking Implements
A farming cooperative in Australia utilized multi-tasking implements equipped with versatile gearboxes. These implements could seamlessly switch between tasks such as plowing, harrowing, and fertilizing. The gearboxes’ ability to manage torque and speed ratios ensured optimal performance across various tasks.
- Case Study 5: Soil Conservation
A farm in Africa adopted gearboxes in its soil conservation practices. By attaching specialized implements with adjustable gearboxes to their tractors, the farm effectively controlled soil erosion and improved water infiltration rates. The gearboxes allowed for precise adjustments based on soil type and slope.
These case studies illustrate the impactful role of agricultural gearboxes in enhancing efficiency, versatility, and productivity across a spectrum of farming applications.
Handling Varying Torque Demands with Agricultural Gearboxes
Agricultural gearboxes are designed to handle the varying torque demands associated with different tasks in farming operations. The torque requirements can vary based on factors such as the type of task, the soil conditions, the terrain, and the machinery’s speed. Agricultural gearboxes are equipped with features that allow them to adapt to these varying torque demands:
- Gear Ratio Selection: Agricultural gearboxes often come with multiple gear ratios, allowing operators to select the appropriate ratio for the task at hand. Lower gear ratios provide higher torque for tasks that require more force, such as plowing or tilling, while higher gear ratios offer higher speeds for tasks like mowing or transporting.
- Torque Multiplier: Some agricultural gearboxes are designed with torque multipliers that enhance the torque output from the engine to the wheels or implement. These multipliers are engaged when higher torque is needed, helping the machinery handle heavy loads or challenging terrain.
- Adjustable Speeds: Many agricultural gearboxes allow operators to adjust the speed of the machinery to match the torque requirements of the task. This flexibility is essential for tasks that involve both high-torque, low-speed operations and high-speed operations with lower torque needs.
- Power Take-Off (PTO) Options: Agricultural gearboxes often feature power take-off mechanisms that enable the transfer of power from the engine to attached implements. These mechanisms can be designed to provide varying torque outputs to suit different implements, such as rotary tillers, balers, or pumps.
The ability of agricultural gearboxes to handle varying torque demands is crucial for ensuring efficient and effective farming operations. By offering adjustable gear ratios, torque multipliers, and adaptable speeds, these gearboxes empower farmers to optimize their machinery’s performance based on the specific requirements of each task.
Contribution of Agricultural Gearboxes to Tractor Functionality
An agricultural gearbox is a vital component of a tractor’s powertrain system, playing a pivotal role in enabling the tractor to perform a wide range of tasks on the farm. The functionality of tractors heavily relies on the proper operation of their gearboxes, which facilitate various essential functions:
- Power Transmission: Tractors are required to deliver substantial power and torque to perform tasks like plowing, tilling, and hauling. Agricultural gearboxes transmit power from the tractor’s engine to its wheels or other implement attachments, enabling efficient power delivery to the ground.
- Speed Control: Different agricultural tasks demand different speeds. Gearboxes allow operators to control the speed of the tractor to match the requirements of the task at hand. Whether it’s slow-speed operations like tilling or high-speed transport, the gearbox provides the necessary speed adjustments.
- Implement Attachment: Tractors are often used with a variety of implements, such as plows, harrows, and mowers. The gearbox facilitates the connection and operation of these implements by transmitting power and torque from the tractor’s engine to the implement’s working components.
- Directional Changes: Agricultural gearboxes enable tractors to change direction smoothly. They provide the necessary gearing arrangements to reverse the tractor’s movement, making it easy to maneuver around the farm, fields, and obstacles.
- Adaptation to Terrain: Agricultural gearboxes help tractors adapt to different terrains and soil conditions. By adjusting the gear ratio, tractors can optimize their performance for tasks like climbing slopes, working on uneven ground, or pulling heavy loads.
Modern agricultural gearboxes are designed for durability and reliability in the demanding farming environment. They are often equipped with features like multiple gears, synchronization mechanisms, and efficient lubrication systems to enhance their performance and longevity.
Regular maintenance and periodic checks are essential to keep the agricultural gearbox in optimal condition. Proper lubrication, gear inspection, and addressing any signs of wear or damage contribute to the longevity and consistent performance of the gearbox, thus ensuring the tractor’s functionality throughout the farming seasons.
editor by CX 2023-09-27