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### Calculating torque in planetary gearbox

Generally, torque is not applied to the individual planetary gears, just to the carrier that holds them. Unless you have an individual motor attached to each planet gear (physically possible, but ...
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### What's the minimum torque needed for 2 DC motors for moving a 1 kg object on top of them?

one kilogram meters per second is 9.8 Watts. Ignoring the friction, this is the power you need. then divide by two and that's each motor. Then you need a motor drive controller which is available in ...
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I think the component force ($F_H$) is responsible in producing the torque.