Gears

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearboxes serve precision motion-control applications.

March 26, 2015

Models PLG24, PLG42K, PLG42S, PLG52, and PLG63 are available with brush and brushless DC motors, come in diameters from 24–63 mm, and offer output torque to 74 lb ft. Reduction ratios range from 4:1 to 710:1, with >10 standard ratios available in each size, and typical construction includes gears and ball bearings made of steel or engineered polymer. OEMs can specify custom output-shaft features, lubrication, and reinforced output-shaft assemblies to suit application requirements. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Right-Angle Planetary Gearbox serves dynamic applications.

March 11, 2015

Offered in 5 sizes (060, 070, 090, 130, and 160), precision gearboxes of TQK series offers nominal torque from 30–800 Nm and ratios from 6–200 due to design based on one and two reduction sizes. Housing and mono-block planetary carrier maximize torsional stiffness, while planetary full-needle roller bearings allow optimal torque output. Along with standard and reduced backlash lower than 4 arc min, features include smooth/keyed shaft and bearings rated to handle radial and axial loads. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Mechanical Power Transmission

Stainless Steel Gearbox exceeds hygienic standards.

September 12, 2014

With electro-polished 316L stainless steel surfaces and IP69K washdown performance, HLAE Hygienic Gearbox features both FDA and NSF approvals. Unit uses food-safe lubricants throughout and includes smooth PTFE shaft seal that will not trap particulate. Offering full-load efficiency above 97% with minimal backlash and high torsional stiffness, gearbox is suited for food and pharmaceutical applications, including filling equipment, slicers, hygienic belt drives, and agitating machines. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Compact Gearbox reduces size requirements while maintaining power.

September 5, 2014

At .55 in. long, Slim Line Planetary Gearbox reduces overall length of typical stepper motor gearbox combination. Gearbox shaft, which has 5 mm OD and can be mounted to any NEMA 17 motor, is also available in combination consisting of Xtreme Torque Series Motors with Slim Line Gearbox in 3 different stack lengths. Available in 5:1 ratio, product has 141 oz-in. continuous torque rating and suits applications that require space efficiency and have flexibility regarding backlash and accuracy.
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Mechanical Power Transmission

Stainless Steel Gearbox withstands high pressure washing cycles.

August 20, 2014

Featuring smooth and rounded design that eliminates free-standing liquids to prevent bacteria growth, stainless steel worm reducer meets IP69K industry standards to withstand repetitive high pressure washing cycles without water ingress. Double-enveloping worm gearing promotes torque capacity and life, while non-fretting motor connection facilitates removal of motors – key issues in food processing market. There are 5 sizes available to cover ¼–7.5 hp motor range.
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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

Parallel and Bevel Helical Gearboxes come in intermediate size.

April 29, 2014

Supplied in 125 size, HDP 125 and HDO 125 are available in 2, 3, and 4 stages, with range of reduction ratios from 1:9 to 1:500. Heavy-duty parallel and bevel helical gearboxes feature output torque above 49 kNm, making them suitable for applications such as feed screws, lifting systems, pumps, conveyors, mixers, and mixer-stirrers. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hirth-Tooth Couplings provide form-locking precision.

March 11, 2014

Providing self-centering, radial face tooth connection, Hirth Serrations enable users to connect shafts, discs, wheels, and cranks with accuracy. Lightweight units enable wear-free transmission of high torques at small dimensions. Dynamic forces are retained even after repeated assembly. Available in sizes from 50–900 mm in diameter, rings have less rotating mass compared to flange connections. Custom-made models are available with max serration diameter of 1,500 mm. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Roller Pinion System yields up to 36 million meters of travel.

February 19, 2014

With more than 99% efficiency and operational life up to 60 million pinion revolutions, Roller Pinion System offers linear positioning with zero backlash for high-precision motion control applications. Pinion is comprised of bearing supported rollers that engage tooth profile. Each tooth profile is measured to ensure positional accuracy and eliminate cumulative error. Available in standard 1 m and ½ m cut lengths as well as custom lengths, racks leave no limit to travel distances. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hollow Shaft Angular Gearbox permits cable feed-through.

December 17, 2013

Designed for 60–142 mm flange sizes, Model 8GA75 features hollow shaft design making it possible to feed cables, fluid lines, and material strands through drive axis. Unit is available with output shaft flanges on both ends, opening up additional design possibilities, such as drives with symmetrical load distribution for conveyor applications. With low backlash and high torsional rigidity, planetary gearbox provides high positioning precision in dynamic servo applications. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Stepper Gearboxes feature nominal speed of 3,500 rpm.

December 17, 2013

Available in NEMA 17, 23, and 34 sizes with gear ratios of 5, 10, 25, 50, and 100:1, SureGear™ PGCN Series features max input speed of 6,000 rpm, low backlash of 30 arc-min or less, and 20,000 hr service life. Maintenance-free planetary gearboxes require no additional lubrication for life. Units are suited for material handling, pick and place, automation, packaging, and other motion control applications requiring NEMA-size input/output interface. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Planetary Gear has hollow shaft structure.

November 4, 2013

With design based on HPG Harmonic Planetary® gearhead, HPF features coaxial hollow shaft – sized to allow cables, shafts, ball screws, or lasers to pass directly through axis of rotation – as well as large output flange for mounting driven load. Flange is integrated with cross-roller bearing, which can support high axial, radial, and moment loads without need for additional support bearings, and backlash is <3 arc-min. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Worm Gear suits applications up to 100 hp.

August 28, 2013

Available in 100, 125, 160, and 200 mm sizes, Model HP-A features double-enveloping worm gearing in universal housing with gear ratios from 5:1 to 4,900:1. Unit offers flange mounting, hollow output, and no leak drywell design. Product is suited for process and material handling industries as well as standard industrial applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motor offers 20,000+ hour life.

July 30, 2013

Featuring 2.88 x 3.55 in. outside dimensions, Brushless DC Motor is available with several gearmotor combinations and variety of voltages, including 12, 24, and 163 Vdc/115 Vac. Totally enclosed, non-ventilated unit supports continuous rated speeds from 2,600–3,800 rpm and continuous rated torque from 1.8–10.8 lb-in. With efficiencies from 65–85%, maintenance-free motor is suited for variable speed and intermittent duty applications such as pumps, packaging machines, and rotary gate arms. 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

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Gear Pumps transfer water to 2.6 gpm and oil to 52.9 gph.

May 10, 2013

Constructed with helical bronze gears, nickel-plated brass body, and stainless steel shaft, UP2/Oil Gear Pumps transfer both water and engine oils. UP2/P Gear Pumps, featuring PTFE gears, are suitable for transferring fresh and salt water as well as diesel fuel. All electric pumps are self-priming and measure just 4 3/8 in. in length to fit in tight spaces.  Available in 12 or 24 Vdc, pumps have motor life of approximately 2,000 hours and max operating temperature of 140°F. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Servo Gearboxes feature thread-in mounting style.

February 12, 2013

Offered in concentric shaft design with max 5 arc-min backlash rating, SureGear PGA Series is suitable for gantries, injection-molding machines, and conveyors. In-line planetary gear reducers are available in 4 gear ratios of 5, 10, 15, and 25:1. Mountable in any direction, maintenance-free units include helical-cut planetary gears for quiet operation and minimized vibration, and uncaged needle roller bearings that provide high rigidity and torque. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Screw Conveyors feature helical-bevel gears.

February 11, 2013

Part of Screw Conveyor Package, Right-Angle Helical-Bevel Gears are compatible with CEMA mounting and allow users to install gearboxes in confined spaces. Units produce torque levels up to 42,480 lb-in. and powers up to 30 hp. Using direct coupled gearmotor or NEMA C-face input design, series eliminates need for separate V-belt. Speed reducer housings, constructed of one solid cast-iron piece, contain bearings and seal seats, which eliminates need for splits or bolt-on carriers. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Steel Planetary Gears are available for DC/BLDC motors.

August 28, 2012

Available in combination with DC and BLDC motors, steel planetary gears with 42, 52, and 62 mm dia accommodate demanding applications - drives for windows and doors, material handling, and agriculture - that require high-torque transmission as well as optimal maximum working life under high loads. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Inline Planetary Gearbox features helical gearing.

July 12, 2012

Designed for dynamic and cyclic motion control applications, SPH series offers ratios up to 100:1 and several output configurations: shaft (smooth or keyed), hollow with housing, and integrated coupling. Gears are cut at angle that reduces axial forces and are ground for minimal noise as well as optimal smoothness and accuracy. Width of gear teeth increases permissible torque capacity relative to frame size (50-180 mm), and heavy-duty taper roller bearings promote loading capabilities. Read More