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What is the gearbox?

What is the gearbox?

Shop for Cordless Drill Drivers

Yellow cordless drill driver Every cordless drill driver has a gearbox, which transfers power from the motor to the chuck in the form of torque and speed.
Wonkee Donkee says "Torque is the turning force delivered by the cordless drill driver, and speed is how fast it turns the drill or screwdriver bit"
Set of gears Simply put, gears dictate how much torque and speed are delivered to the chuck at one time.

Most cordless drill drivers have one gear but some models have two or three. The more gears a tool has, the more speed ranges it can offer.

Please note: Information such as how many gears the tool has can usually be found in the product spec or user manual.

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