Gearheads

Mechanical Power Transmission

AC Motor (3-Phase) comes in 200 W version with hypoid gear.

January 14, 2016

Optimized for inverter combination (VFDs), 200 W (¼ hp) KIIS Series 3-phase AC motor features hypoid right angle gearhead that produces up to 1,680 lb-in. of permissible torque and, along with terminal box, provides IP66 protection. High-efficiency (77.8%) unit has fan-less motor design with optimized steel laminates and wind space factor. Hollow or solid shaft is available in L or R side orientations, and optional SOT7A torque arm accessory can aid assembly and improve life of gearhead. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Packaging Equipment

Growing PartnerNetwork Program Provides Proven Industrial Automation Solutions to Global Manufacturers

July 31, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Manufacturers taking advantage of advanced technology to build a more Connected Enterprise increasingly require proven solutions and industry partners. These companies recently gained nine additional trusted resources in the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program to help optimize production and maximize automation and technology investments. The PartnerNetwork program... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearheads provide precise and quiet operation.

April 10, 2015

Designed to couple to any servo motor via Quick-Connect coupling, HPN Harmonic Planetary® Gearheads feature helical gears that lend to quiet performance and extended life. Peak torque ranges from 9–752 Nm, and one- and two-stage designs respectively offer backlash ratings of <5 and <7 arc-min and reduction ratios of 3:1–10:1 and 13:1-31:1. Suitable for precision motion control and positioning, products come in 11, 14, 20, 32, and 40 frame sizes with reduction ratios from 3:1 to 31:1. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

More Versions, More Power - New DCX Motors and GPX Gearboxes from Maxon

December 1, 2014

Now even stronger, more efficient and with yet more combination options: There are new additions to the maxon family of X drive products.  Several long versions of brushed DC motors, with higher torques and more power, are being added to the product range, together with matching planetary gearheads.  Each of the 3-stage versions can now be combined with the next smaller motor.  This saves... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearheads with low backlash.

September 4, 2014

Utilizing helical gears for quiet performance, HPN Planetary Gearheads couple to any servo motor with Quick-Connect™ coupling. Units are available in 5 sizes of 11, 14, 20, 32, and 40 with reduction ratios from 3:1 to 31:1 Backlash is less than 5 arc-min for 1-stage and less than 7 arc-min for 2-stage. With peak torque from 9–752 N∙m, gearheads provide precision motion control and positioning in defense, robotics, medical, aerospace, and machine tool applications. Read More

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Zero-Backlash Gearheads decrease weight while maintaining torque.

September 4, 2014

Precision gearheads include CSF-LW and CSG-LW. Latter, with cross roller bearing and output flange, offers 1 arc-min accuracy, ±5 arc-sec repeatability, and peak torques from 450–60,500 lb-in. Hollow shaft Harmonic Drive® gearheads SHF-LW and SHG-LW, featuring 1 arc-min accuracy, offer gear ratios from 30:1 through 160:1 and employ cross roller bearing and output flange for direct mounting of load without additional support bearing. Largest unit has peak torque rating of 6,175 lb-in. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Helical Gearboxes provide smooth operation.

July 22, 2014

Available in 5 sizes with gear ratios from i=3 to i=100, Series 8GP70 with shaft output and Series 8GF70 with drive flange are IP65-rated with optimized synchronization characteristics and low noise level at high speeds. Units handle high axial and radial forces and offer option for reducing backlash to less than 1 arcminute. With gearboxes, woodworking machines can produce smooth surfaces with minimal chatter, while printing machines can render consistent printed image. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushed DC Motors offer high power density.

December 17, 2013

Measuring 10 mm in diameter, Model DCX 10S provides mechanical output power up to 1.4 W and exceeds 1 mNm threshold during continuous use. Whether equipped with sintered bearings or ball bearings, electric motor operates at approximately 35 dBA. Longer version, Model DCX 22L, is also available and has diameter of 22 mm. GPX 22 Gearhead comes in GPX 22C model with ceramic axes and GPX 22LN model with special plastic planet gears in input stage that minimize operating noise. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

NEW Configurable DC Motors and Gearheads

November 27, 2013

maxon motor's DCX series is being expanded with two new DC motors. The GPX 22 gearhead is now also available in a version with reduced noise level and with ceramic axes. In addition to the maxon DCX 10L, a shorter version is now also available, the DCX 10S. Like all motors in the DCX series, this brushed DC motor excels through high power density and low vibration. The DCX 10S exceeds the 1... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Ticona Gearheads to Showcase Polymer Solutions for Precision Plastic Gears at Gear Expo 2013

September 18, 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is showcasing its polymer solutions for high-precision plastic gears during the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) Gear Expo 2013 at Booth #1030 from Sept. 17 to 19 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The Ticona exhibit will highlight polymer solutions for gear applications, including automotive,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Cone Drive Is Proud to Announce the NEW Model HP-A Worm Gear Product with Improved Ratings and 5 Day Delivery

August 30, 2013

The Model HP-A is offered in metric sizes 100, 125, 160 and 200 mm, and features the high performance and dependability of Cone Drive's double-enveloping worm gearing in a universal housing. The HP-A offers features ideal for the processing and material handling industries, as well as standard industrial applications. If you have questions about how your application can benefit from the NEW... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearhead (32 mm) accommodates high radial loads.

July 18, 2013

Single-stage planetary gearheads GP 32 AR and GP 32 CR suit applications that place increased stress on output stage due to radial forces at work. Output stage bearings are positioned as far apart as possible, allowing compensation for radial forces up to 140 N. Reinforced planetary carrier has separate bearings, and axles of planet gears are securely fixed in both halves. For max torque and life span, axles are available in ceramic; short-term permissible torque reaches up to 1.25 Nm. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

The New LP+ Gen 3 Inline Gearboxes and Speedline Services

July 3, 2013

WITTENSTEIN launches its new cyber motor business unit in North America WITTENSTEIN has provided custom servo motor solutions in North America for over 15 years.  Our growth has led to the launch the newly establish WITTENSTEIn cyber motor busienss unit.  We are driven by the mission to ensure precise solutions for Semi-Conductor, Printing, Energy, Automation, Packaging and other... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearboxes feature maintenance-free design.

May 16, 2013

Offered in 3 sizes and multiple gear ratios, i-series is suited for applications that have stringent space limitations yet require high yield torque. Tight tolerances and long-life lubrication enable quiet operation, while low backlash minimizes friction and wear. Available with AC, PMDC, and brushless motors, units are pre-engineered with custom interface to mate with Groschopp motors. Applications include medical instruments, power tools, conveyors, door systems, and floor care equipment. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Harmonic Drive Gearhead has lightweight design.

May 2, 2013

Comprised of axially compact gear units constructed with lightweight materials, SHD-2UH-LW Lightweight Series has hollow input shaft and robust cross roller bearing that enable loads to be mounted directly to unit without additional support bearings. Gearhead incorporates flanged output and Harmonic Drive™ gear component into aluminum housing, and hollow shaft allows cables, shafts, or pipes to pass directly through axis of rotation. Applications include industrial and mobile robots. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Micro Motor and Gearhead measures 4 mm in diameter.

April 4, 2013

Available in short version with 0.5 W nominal power or long version with 1.0 W nominal power, EC4 Brushless DC Motor and Gearhead features speed/torque gradient of 50,000 rpm mNm-1 with continuous torque of 0.4 mNm. Unit offers options on windings and encoders as well as different reduction ratios. Applications include miniature pumps, surgical robots, diagnostic devices, endoscopes, and anywhere miniaturization is critical. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Nexen to Demonstrate Leading-Edge Motion Control Components at Hannover Messe

March 6, 2013

Vadnais Heights, MN—Nexen Group, Inc. announces it will be showcasing diverse motion control products at Hannover Messe 2013, April 8-12 in Hannover, Germany. Combining 11 international trade shows into one comprehensive event, Hannover Messe highlights core technologies and services that enhance industrial production, innovation and efficiency. As part of Motion, Drives & Automation, Nexen... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Configurable DC Drives

November 21, 2012

maxon motors introduces a NEW product line of innovative brushed DC motors, planetary gearheads and encoders. These are high performance precision drives that are easily configured and ordered online.<4444>The DCX motors have precious metal or graphite brushes and may be equipped with standard preloaded ball bearings or sintered bearings and cover a large voltage range with six different... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Nexen Harmonic Gearhead Launched at IMTS to Enthusiastic Response

October 9, 2012

Nexen's Harmonic Drive draws attention at IMTS<4444>Vadnais Heights, MN - Nexen Group recently launched its breakthrough Harmonic Gearhead at this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago. With over 100,000 attendees present to preview the newest manufacturing technologies from nearly 2,000 exhibitors, Nexen's Harmonic Gearhead debuted to outstanding feedback.<4444>A... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Harmonic Gearhead replaces high-ratio planetary gearheads.

September 20, 2012

Utilizing harmonic strain wave gearing technology, Harmonic Gearhead features true zero backlash and precise positional accuracy. Gearing-forward design overlaps components and allows gearing to be integrated into same plane as bearing, resulting in short and rigid gearhead. Narrow, rigid design is combined with large, crossed-roller output bearing, designed to handle all combinations of radial, axial, and overturning moment loads in single, compact envelope. Read More