transmission

This 3D-Printed Car Transmission Works Like A Charm

This 3D-Printed Car Transmission Works Like A Charm

Video: Check out this five-speed manual transmission 3D-printed after a Toyota model — the W56 transmission. Watching how the cogwheels spin and react every time the guy changes gears is just amazing.

This Maglev Gearbox Doesn’t Need Teeth

This Maglev Gearbox Doesn’t Need Teeth

The most inefficient part of a gearing system is also its most vital: the teeth. While they allow the systems to, y’know, work, they also introduce vast quantities of frictional losses and, in turn, mechanical wear — so this new system uses magnetic levitation to do away with them.