AT700-MDGM1
Main Drive Gear, 115T, MOD1.0 for ALIGN T-Rex 550/600/700 Series Helicopters

  • $32.95

Overview

The new Main Drive Gear is precision CNC-machined from a proprietary Nylatron MoS2-Filled Type 66 Polyamide, one of the best materials available today for polymer gears and the perfect match for an extremely strong, smooth running, and durable power transmission for the T-Rex 700/600/550 series helicopters. The gear is composed of 115 teeth, utilizing the metric MOD1.0 tooth standard for incredible strength. Through months of testing, the gear has been optimized to include numerous design features for optimum performance, including:

  1. Optimized gear geometry to provide proper clearance and gear mesh for high-strength applications.
  2. The tooth involute profile has been optimized through numerous design iterations for increased tooth engagement and strength, providing an incredibly quiet and durable gear for a MOD1.0 power train.
  3. Weight was reduced through FEA optimizations of the machining pattern to significantly reduce weight, while maintaining full strength of a solid-gear profile.
  4. The self-lubricating properties of the proprietary MoS2-Filled Type 66 Polyamide material provides exceptional wear and noise properties, providing a gear that can withstand the harsh nature of hardcore 3D flight.

New improved geometry for 550E and 600E applications when used in conjunction with the KDE Direct T-Rex 550/600 Series T700 Universal Main Gear Case or the KDE Direct T-Rex 550/600 Series T700 Main Gear Case.

Specifications

Material: Nylatron Proprietary Type 66 Polyamide

Models: All ALIGN T-Rex 700N (V1/V2/3GX) series (replaces stock ALIGN part #HN7019A). Main Drive Gear can also be used for all T-Rex 600 and 550 series helicopters with the addition of the T700 Universal Main Gear Case (AT550/600-UMGC or AT550/600-MGC).

Includes:

  • One (1) T-Rex 550/600/700 Series Main Drive Gear, 115T, MOD1.0

Finish: Precision CNC-machined, Nylatron Proprietary MoS2-Filled Type 66 Polyamide

Weight: 48 g (design is FEA optimized for maximum strength and minimum weight)

Comparison Matrix:

Standard Acetyl (POM) Resin Gears KDE Direct Nylatron Proprietary MoS2-Filled Type 66 Polyamide Gears Design Advantages of the KDE Direct Main Drive Gear, 115T, MOD1.0
Density 1.41
[g/cc]
1.15
[g/cc]
19% Less Weight
(Reduced weight to the helicopter)
Tensile Strength (Ultimate) 9,500
[psi]
12,500
[psi]
32% Stronger Tooth
(More power and torque capability)
Shear Strength 8,000
[psi]
10,500
[psi]
32% Stronger Tooth Root
(More power and torque capability)
Flexural Yield Strength 12,000
[psi]
17,000
[psi]
42% Stronger Tooth Root
(More power and torque capability)
Coefficient of Friction 0.250 0.200 20% Less Friction
(Less noise, more power transfer)
K (Wear) Factor 200E-10 90E-10 55% Less Wear
(Longer lasting gear)

We Also Recommend