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Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearboxes and RV and RD Reducers: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2018 to 2024

Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearboxes and RV and RD Reducers: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2018 to 2024

WinterGreen Research announces that it has published a new study Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearboxes and RV and RD Reducers: Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2018 to 2024. The 2018 study has 230 pages, 141 tables and figures. The leading vendors in the harmonic drive industry have invested in high-quality technology and processes to develop leading edge reducer strain relief gearbox capability.

Other vendors are working to catch up. Harmonic drive market driving forces relate primarily to the implementation of speed reduction capability for robots and wind turbines initially, providing industrial controls that are compelling.

The harmonic drive is used in situations where smooth, efficient gear operation is needed. Initial applications are in robotics, aerospace and solar tracking, the materials used in these applications can wear and break if the gearing in a motor is rough. Harmonic gear vendors offer a unique gear tooth profile that optimizes the tooth engagement. Only the high end vendors are able to provide harmonic drives that work, the other units become trash within days.

Revenue for harmonic drives was $838 million in 2017, and products are expected to generate revenue of $3.517 billion by 2024. Strong growth is the result of increasing use in industrial robots as they become integrated and able to perform multiple functions sequentially in an automated manner. Harmonic drive reduction gearboxes are presented many new market opportunities from multiple types of applications. The VNTOL aircraft uses the drive reduction to enable vertical takeoff This lifts off like a helicopter and files like an airplane.

Demanding applications for the gear box include surgical robots. By application category, there was a substantial year-on-year increase in sales for industrial robots used on production lines for smartphones, tablet devices, household appliances, automobiles, and other products.

Sales for semiconductor manufacturing equipment increased due to rising capital investment against a backdrop of increasing demand for industrial equipment, automotive devices, and devices for data centers, among other factors. Sales for flat panel display manufacturing equipment increased due to high levels of investment to expand production capacity for LCD and organic EL panels.

Semiconductor liquid crystal production equipment, photovoltaic equipment, optical instruments, precision machine tools and other cutting-edge areas provide target applications.


HARMONIC DRIVE REDUCTION GEARBOX MARKET EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Market Driving Forces
Two Main Types of Speed Reducer Used In Robotics: RV Reducer and Harmonic Reducer
Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Market Shares
Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Market Forecasts
1. HARMONIC GEARBOX: MARKET DESCRIPTION AND MARKET DYNAMICS
1.1 Harmonic Drive Precision Gearing
1.2 Harmonic Drive Concept of Total Motion Control
2. HARMONIC DRIVE REDUCTION GEARBOX MARKET SHARES AND MARKET FORECASTS
2.1 Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Market Driving Forces
2.1.1 Two Main Types of Speed Reducer Used In Robotics: RV Reducer and Harmonic Reducer
2.2 Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Market Shares
2.2.1 List of Harmonic Drive Companies by Country
2.3 Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Market Forecasts
2.4 Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Market Application Analysis
2.4.1 VTOL Gearbox
2.4.2 Harmonic Drives in Industrial Robots
2.4.3 Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearbox Robotic Applications
2.4.4 Harmonic Gear Robotics
2.4.5 Harmonic Drive Reduction Gear SCARA Robots Applications
2.4.6 Harmonic Drive Applications
2.5 Cup-, Hat- Pancake Type Harmonic Drive Component Sets
2.5.1 Harmonic Drive® Pancake Gearing Components includes: Ultra Flat Gearing Components
2.5.2 Hat Style
2.6 Harmonic Drive Strain Wave Gears Prices
2.6.1 Shopping Results
2.7 RV Precision Reducer
2.8 Harmonic Drive Strain Wave Gears Regional Market Analysis
2.8.1 China 81
2.8.2 Chinese Pearl River Delta Region Implements Wave Of Automation
2.8.3 Robot Situation in China
2.8.4 Japanese Economy Continued To Recover
3. HARMONIC DRIVE REDUCTION GEARBOX PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS
3.1 Harmonic Drive Product Applications:
3.1.1 Harmonic Drive Reduction Gear Communication Protocols
3.1.2 Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearbox Product
3.1.3 The Components
3.1.4 Cup-Type Harmonic Drive
3.1.5 Superior Gear Performance Using an S Tooth Design
3.2 Motion Control
3.3 Leaderdrive
3.3.1 Leaderdrive Strain wave reducer principle
3.3.2 Leaderdrive Characteristics of Strain Wave Reducer
3.4 Zhejiang Laifu Reduction Gearbox
3.4.1 Zhejiang Laifu Advantages of Reduction Gearbox
3.4.2 Zhejiang Laifu Harmonic Gear Reducer Applications
4. HARMONIC REDUCTION GEARBOX TECHNOLOGY
4.1 RV Reducer
4.2 Harmonic Drive® Strain Wave Gearing
4.2.1 Harmonic Speed Reducer Is Core Part Of The Robot That Achieves Movement
4.3 Harmonic Reduction Gear Meshing Theory
5. HARMONIC DRIVE REDUCTION GEAR COMPANY PROFILES
5.1 Beijing CTKM Harmonic Drive
5.2 Beijing Harmonic Drive Technology Institute (BHDI)
5.2.1 Beijing Harmonic Drive Technology Institute
5.3 Beijing Zhong Ke Ke Mei Harmonic Drive Limited Liability Company
5.4 China Harmonic Drive (CHD®)
5.5 Cone Drive
5.6 Harmonic Drive LLC
5.6.1 Harmonic Drive High-Precision, Zero-Backlash Strain Wave Gears Application Areas
5.6.2 Harmonic Drive® Gear Units
5.6.3 Harmonic Drive Miniature Gear Units
5.6.4 Harmonic Drive CSF-2XH
5.6.5 Harmonic Drive CSF-1U-CC
5.6.6 Harmonic Drive CSF-1U-CC-F
5.6.7 Harmonic Drive CSF-1U
5.6.8 Harmonic Drive CSF-2UP
5.6.9 Harmonic Drive Servo Mount Gearheads
5.6.10 Harmonic Drive Customers
5.6.11 Harmonic Drive Sales by Product Segment
5.6.12 Harmonic Drive Precision Speed Reducers
5.6.13 Harmonic Drive Sales by Application Segment
5.7 Leader Precision Drive
5.7.1 Leader Precision Drive Revenue
5.7.2 Leader Harmonious Drive Systems Harmonic Reduction Gear Meshing Theory
5.7.3 Leader Precision Drive Revenue
5.8 Motion Control Products
5.9 Nabtesco
5.9.1 Nabtesco
5.9.2 Nabtesco Wind Turbine RV and RD Reducers for Generators
5.9.3 Nabtesco Wind Turbine RV and RD Reducers for Rotary Tables
5.9.4 Nabtesco's Cycloidal Gear Technology
5.9.5 Nabtesco Revenue
5.10 Nidec-Shimpo
5.10.1 Nidec-Shimpo Amereica
5.11 Parker Bayside
5.12 Sumitomo Heavy Industries
5.12.1 Sumitomo Heavy Industries Revenue
5.13 Suzhou Green Harmonic Drive Technology Co., Ltd.
5.14 Totel Industry Group / Ningbo Haishu Totel Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd.
5.15 Zhejiang Laifu Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearbox
5.16 List of Selected United States Harmonic Drive Reduction Gear Companies
WINTERGREEN RESEARCH,
WinterGreen Research Methodology
List of Figures
Figure 1. Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Market Driving Forces 17
Figure 2. Harmonic Reduction Gearbox Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 201719
Figure 3. Harmonic Reduction Gearbox Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 201720
Figure 4. Harmonic Drive Large US Customers 22
Figure 5. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearboxes Market Shares, Dollars, US, 201723
Figure 6. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearboxes, Forecasts, Dollars, Worldwide, 2018-2024 26
Figure 7. Harmonic Drive Precision Gearing Features 28
Figure 8. Harmonic Drive Reduction Gear Description 29
Figure 9. Harmonic Drive Precision Gearing Functions 30
Figure 10. Harmonic Drive Gearbox Market Classification By Type 31
Figure 11. Harmonic Drive Gearbox Market Classification By Application 31
Figure 12. Harmonic Gearbox Robot Manufacturer Application Benefits 32
Figure 13. Harmonic Drive Concept of Total Motion Control 33
Figure 14. Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Market Driving Forces 35
Figure 15. Harmonic Reduction Gearbox Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 201737
Figure 16. Harmonic Reduction Gearbox Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 201738
Figure 17. Harmonic Drive Large US Customers 40
Figure 18. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearboxes Market Shares, Dollars, US, 201741
Figure 19. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearbox, Market Shares, Dollars, US, 201742
Figure 20. United States Harmonic Drive Reduction Gears 44
Figure 21. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearboxes, Forecasts, Dollars, Worldwide, 2018-2024 46
Figure 22. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearbox Market Forecasts, Dollars, Worldwide, 2018-2024 47
Figure 23. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearbox Market Forecasts, Dollars, Worldwide, 2018-2024 48
Figure 24. Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Wind Turbine Functions 52
Figure 25. Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearbox Market Applications 53
Figure 26. Harmonic Drive Strain Wave Gears Antenna System Features 54
Figure 27. Harmonic Drive Strain Wave Gears Robotics Features 54
Figure 28. Harmonic Drive Strain Wave Gears Types 55
Figure 29. Harmonic Drive Gearbox Applications 56
Figure 30. Global Industrial Robot Unit Sales 59
Figure 31. Harmonic Drive Applications 61
Figure 32. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearbox Market Forecasts, Dollars, Worldwide, 2018-2024 63
Figure 33. Harmonic Drive® CSF Series Gearing Features 65
Figure 34. Harmonic Drive® CSD Series Gearing Features 66
Figure 35. Harmonic Drive® Series Flexspline of the Pancake Type Gearing Features 67
Figure 36. Harmonic Drive® FD Series Differential Gear Features 68
Figure 37. Harmonic Gearing Hat Style Features 69
Figure 38. Hat Style Harmonic Gearing SHF-2A-GR Series Features 70
Figure 39. RV and RD Reducers Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 201774
Figure 40. Robotic RV Reducers 75
Figure 41. Robotic RV Reducer Applications 76
Figure 42. Harmonic Drive Strain Wave Gears Consolidated Sales by Regional Segment 79
Figure 43. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearbox Regional Market Segments, 2017 80
Figure 44. Harmonic Drive Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearbox Regional Market Segments, 2017 81
Figure 45. Harmonic Drive Product Applications:
Figure 46. Harmonic Drive Reduction Gear Drives Communication Protocols
Figure 47. Harmonic Drive Gearbox System Features:
Figure 48. Wave Generator
Figure 49. Flexspline
Figure 50. Harmonic Drive ® Strain Wave Gear Flexspline
Figure 51. Circular Spline
Figure 52. Gear Performance Using an S Tooth Design
Figure 53. Harmonic Drive Applications
Figure 54. Motion Control Gearboxes
Figure 55. Leaderdrive Drive Reduction Gearboxes Products
Figure 56. Leaderdrive Drive Reduction Gearboxes
Figure 57. Leaderdrive Harmonic Meshing Tooth Shape, “P Type Tooth”
Figure 58. Leaderdrive P Type Tooth Benefits
Figure 59. Zhejiang Laifu Reduction Gearbox
Figure 60. Zhejiang Laifu Advantages of Reduction Gearbox
Figure 61. Reduction Gearbox Zhejiang Laifu Advantages of Transmission Speed Ratio
Figure 62. Baidu Strain Relief Reducer
Figure 63. Baidu Strain Relief Reducer Components
Figure 64. RV Reducer
Figure 65. Strain Wave Gear
Figure 66. Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes United States Wave Generator
Figure 67. Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes United States Flexspline
Figure 68. Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes United States Circular Spline
Figure 69. Composition of Harmonic Drive: Three Basic Components
Figure 70. How Harmonic Drive Reduction Gearboxes Work
Figure 71. Beijing CTKM Harmonic Drive Target Markets
Figure 72. Cone Drive Harmonic Strain Wave Gear Satellite Communication
Figure 73. Cone Drive Harmonic Strain Wave Gear Industries
Figure 74. Cone Drive Harmonic Strain Wave Gear Industries Targeted
Figure 75. Harmonic Drive Revenue
Figure 76. Harmonic Drive Gearbox Applications
Figure 77. Harmonic Drive Sector Analysis
Figure 78. Harmonic Drive High-Precision, Zero-Backlash Strain Wave Gears Application Areas
Figure 79. Harmonic Drive® Features:
Figure 80. Harmonic Drive Key Features CSF-2UH:
Figure 81. Harmonic Drive CSF-2UH
Figure 82. Harmonic Drive Tighter Integration Into The Customer’s Housing Or Machine Structure.
Figure 83. Harmonic Drive High-Precision, Zero-Backlash Strain Wave Gears
Figure 84. Harmonic Drive Large US Customers
Figure 85. Harmonic Drive inside Kuka 3,4,5 Axis Industrial Robot
Figure 86. Harmonic Drive Industry Colleagues
Figure 87. Harmonic Drive Strain Wave Gears
Figure 88. Harmonic Drive Strain Wave Gears Consolidated Sales by Regional Segment
Figure 89. Harmonic Drive Sales by Product Segment
Figure 90. Harmonic Drive Division Sales
Figure 91. Precision Speed Reducers
Figure 92. Harmonic Drive Sales by Application Segment
Figure 93. Harmonic Drive Sales by Application Segment, 2018 Q3
Figure 94. Harmonic Drive Factors in Change in Operating Income Q3 2017
Figure 95. Harmonic Drive Net Sales FY 2018/3
Figure 96. Harmonic Drive Sales Forecast by Division
Figure 97. Harmonic Drive Net Sales FY 2018/3 and Forecast by Division
Figure 98. Harmonic Drive Net Sales FY 2014/3 to 2017/3 with 2018/3 Forecast 163
Figure 99. Harmonic Drive Revenue Segment Analysis: Harmonic Drives, Mechatronics, and Planetary Drives
Figure 100. Harmonic Drive Global Bases 165
Figure 101. Harmonic Drive Global Bases Forecast of Industrial Robot Sales 166
Figure 102. Harmonic Drive Business Platforms 167
Figure 103. Harmonic Drive. ABB, Kuka Industrial Robot Customers in Germany, Boost from Industry 4,0
Figure 104. Harmonic Drive Current Production Structure 169
Figure 105. Harmonic Drive Future Production Structure 170
Figure 106. Harmonic Drive Plants 171
Figure 107. Harmonic Drive Concept of Total Motion Control 172
Figure 108. Harmonic Drive Growth Trajectory 173
Figure 109. Harmonic Drive Positioning 174
Figure 110. Harmonic Drive 175
Figure 111. Harmonic Drive Applications 176
Figure 112. Leader Harmonious Drive Co. Ltd Strain Wave Reducer Functions 178
Figure 113. Leader Harmonious Drive Co. Ltd Strain Wave Reducer Applications 179
Figure 114. Leader Precision Drive Buildings 179
Figure 115. Motion Control Gearbox 184
Figure 116. Motion Control SW1RU Harmonic Gearbox Features 184
Figure 117. Motion Control SW1RU Harmonic Gearbox Applications 185
Figure 118. Motion Control Products Specifications 186
Figure 119. Motion Control Customers 188
Figure 120. Nabtesco Gear Reducer Unit Sales 190
Figure 121. Nabtesco RV and RD Reducers Features 191
Figure 122. Nabtesco RV and RD Reducer 192
Figure 123. Nabtesco RV and RD Reducers Features 193
Figure 124. Nabtesco RV and RD Reducers Backlash 194
Figure 125. Nabtesco RV and RD Reducers Angular Transmission Accuracy 195
Figure 126. Nabtesco RV and RD Reducers 197
Figure 127. Nabtesco Wind Turbine RV and RD YAW Drive Mechanism Reducers for Generators 198
Figure 128. The Nabtesco RV and RD Reducers for Rotary Tables Features 200
Figure 129. Nabtesco's Cycloidal Gear Technology 201
Figure 130. Nabtesco Cycloidal Gear Technology Features 201
Figure 131. Nabtesco's Cycloidal Gearing Technology 202
Figure 132. Nabtesco Revenue by Segment 204
Figure 133. Nabtesco Revenue 2013 to 2016 206
Figure 134. Nidec-Shimpo Harmonic Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearbox 208
Figure 135. Nidec-Shimpo Harmonic Precision Gearboxes 209
Figure 136. Nidec-Shimpo Harmonic Precision Strain Wave Reducer Gearbox Revenue by Segment 212
Figure 137. Parker Bayside Drive Reduction Gearbox 213
Figure 138. Sumitomo Heavy Industries Precision Gearbox 215
Figure 139. Sumitomo Heavy Industries Pyramid 218
Figure 140. Totel Industry Group / Ningbo Haishu Totel Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd. Harmonic Drive Gearing
Figure 141. Zhejiang Laifu Harmonic Reducer Features 222

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