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Wittenstein Inc

1249 Humbracht Circle, Bartlett, IL, 60103, USA

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Actuators come with servo motor.

Jul 11, 2017

Equipped with integrated ball screw, Linear Actuators come with linear guides and single-turn encoder. Housed in stainless steel package, units feature EMI shielded single-cable flex robotic technology. Suitable for packaging, medical and semiconductor applications, product is available in 17 mm, 22 mm, 32 mm or 40 mm ODs. Offering positioning accuracy up to 0.05 mm and repeatability up to... Read More


Safety-Critical RTOS includes profiling tool.

Jul 18, 2013

With SAFERTOS+Trace, developers using SAFERTOS® can profile behavior of their applications. SAFERTOS+Trace records runtime behavior of SAFERTOS, logs selected events from application, and explains data through more than 20 interconnected graphical views. GUI allows intuitive clicking and dragging to switch between different views, optimizing efficiency and understanding to point where complex... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Case Hardened Racks optimize linear applications.

Jun 22, 2011

Part of High Performance Linear System, Performance Class Racks partner with gearbox/actuator and pinion for optimal efficiency. Performance version features standard hole pattern, while High Performance model has hole pattern optimized for high feeding forces. Providing strength at tooth root of racks, hardening process enables racks to resist high stresses. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rack and Pinion System delivers efficient force transfer.

Apr 13, 2011

Engineered for optimal transfer of maximum feeding forces, RP+ provides modular, standardized rack and pinion system. Rack assembly is designed for maximum power transmission with minimum weight and noise. Gearbox and pinion components increase allowable torques, while forces produced by meshing of rack and pinion teeth are controlled effectively to promote system rigidity and positioning... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Washdown Worm Gear suits food processing applications.

Apr 07, 2011

Available in washdown option to suit applications requiring extra environmental protection, alpha V-Drive® servo worm gearbox comes in VDS (shaft output) and VDH (hollow output) gearhead versions. Each has stainless-steel interfaces to promote service life in washdown applications, and accessories are also available in stainless steel. Food-grade lubrication option allows use in food and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Gearbox promotes machine efficiency.

Dec 22, 2010

Featuring 3-100 ratio and torsional backlash of less than 1 arc min, alpheno® gearbox is rated for 2,800 Nm max acceleration torque, 3,360 Nm peak alpha torque, and 6,000 rpm max input speed. Product delivers 97% efficiency at full load and also comes in HIGH SPEED® version as well as with hollow shaft at output. Option with optimized mass inertia promotes optimal energy efficiency. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Torque Actuators are optimized for speed and strength.

Aug 12, 2010

With compact design that couples alpha TP+ 300/500 gearbox and 220 series motors, TPM+/TPM+ High Torque sizes 300/500 are designed for optimal rigidity and torque. Actuators deliver torque up to 10,000 Nm and are available with optional strengthened output bearing (special gear housing). Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Right Angle Bevel Gearbox features integrated pulley drive.

Jun 14, 2010

Optimized for linear drives and available with flexible output variants, LPBK+ Right-Angle Spiral Bevel Belt Drive consists of LPK+ right angle gearbox with integrated pulley drive that provides linear drive solution with easy motor mounting. It is available in both standard and IP64 food-grade versions, in ratios and sizes to meet application needs. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Intelligent Linear Actuator offers multiple options.

Feb 09, 2010

Providing linear and rotary motion solutions, Ternary Actuator is available with options that can be mixed-and-matched to suit application demands. Ethernet/IP control interface supports 10/100 MB communication, and analog position control interface offers 0-10 Vdc or 4-20 mA input. Rated to IP40, actuators are available as 200 and 400 W rotary servo versions with all standard Fieldbus... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Inline Gearbox is offered in low-friction version.

Jan 06, 2010

Intended for high-speed applications requiring extended-duty operation, L-Version of alpha SP+ HIGH SPEED gearbox features optimized components, processes, and specifications for minimal friction/heat generation. It is available for HIGH SPEED versions of SP+100, SP+140, and SP+180 and features keyed/involute output shaft. Shaft-mounted solution, featuring helical gear technology, is available... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Racks and Pinion Systems offer options for flexibility.

Nov 20, 2009

Precision (Premium), Smart, and Economy Class Racks are available with various options to increase application flexibility and functionality. In addition to 2 m rack variants, including 0.35, 0.6, 1.3, or 1.75 m, options include unique hole patterns, with and without pin holes; blank racks without fastening holes; and unique tooth quality for racks up to 2m (std=Q6). Hole pattern, such as thread... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Worm Gears feature optimized hollow-flank teeth.

Oct 22, 2009

Available in 050, 063, 080, and 100 sizes, V-Drive+ offers hollow shaft, smooth/keyed/involute shaft, and flange output options. Units feature torsional backlash of less than 3 arc-min and efficiencies up to 97%. For low duty applications, V-Drive economy comes in 050 and 063 sizes with hollow shaft and shaft/smooth/keyed output options. Torsional backlash is less than 8 arc-min. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Custom Specialty Motors are built to meet user requirements.

Oct 09, 2009

Intended to serve motion market, Specialty Motors leverage dynamic brushless servo technology and precision mechanical components. Designs can address unique application requirements concerning form and function specific to medical, clean room, ultra-high vacuum, high/low temperature, and radioactive environments. Areas of use include traditional motion solutions in robotics, packaging, life... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Actuators offer maximized power density.

Apr 28, 2009

WITTENSTEIN TPM+ actuators feature helical toothing in gearhead, allowing for optimized operation at output, while minimized noise levels lessen influence of meshing frequencies. Single-stage versions, suited for rack-and-pinion, and 2-stage versions for rotary drive tasks are available. They are offered in 5 power sizes with acceleration torque from 50-1,600 Nm and noise levels from less than 58... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Right Angle Drive accommodates various applications.

Aug 17, 2007

Exhibiting rigidity due to planetary stage on output side, LPK+ is supplied in aluminum housing and withstands timing belt pre-tension. There is minimal wear and constant torsional backlash, limited to less than 10 arc min and peak speed of 6,000 rpm. Five 5 sizes are available with acceleration torques to 250 Nm, and gearhead comes with 10 reduction ratios from i = 3 to i = 100. LPK+ can... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Planetary Gearhead suits precision applications.

May 01, 2007

Suited as component of servo and stepper motor applications, alphira® low-backlash planetary gearhead is offered in 4 sizes and 5 reduction ratios. Maintenance-free product is housed in unvarnished aluminum case and exhibits greater than 95% efficiency. Designed for cyclic and continuous operation, gearhead has 20,000 hr service life and is built with lifelong lubrication and sealing. Read More


Software provides servo gear sizing.

Dec 01, 2006

Designed to help users find correct servo gear reducer, cymex® 3.0 Design Edition uses databases that include all alpha products and over 6,000 motors from various manufacturers. Once user enters application data, program calculates complete drive train. Users can experiment by trying out different load cases, varying parameters, and testing preferred drive system in detail. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Gear Reducer suits endless positioning applications.

Oct 12, 2006

Two-stage right-angle gearhead, TPK+, is equipped with alpha TP+ planetary gearhead on output side and features helical-toothed planetary gearhead stage mounted at TPK+ output. Hypoid gearset at input (up to i=10 in single stage) enables product to take place of 3-stage bevel-planetary gearhead. Offered with range of reduction ratios, gearhead offers smooth, vibration-free running with torsional... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Right Angle Gearhead suits high torque applications.

Jun 02, 2006

Available in 4 sizes, SPK+ exhibits low noise due to smooth-running hypoid gearset on input and optimized helical teeth. Acceleration torques range from 80-1,100 Nm, with 1,000 cycles/hr and 11 reduction ratios from i=12 to i=100. Options of i=16 and i=32 are for applications such as endless positioning, where binary reduction ratios are necessary. Along with universal alpha motor mounting... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Geared Motor has overall length of 186 mm.

May 19, 2006

TPM 50 geared motor rotary actuator incorporates ac servo motor and high-precision planetary gearing. Maximum output torque is 500 Nm at mass moment of inertia of 2.9 kgcm². Low-speed motor reduces rotor inertia, while mass inertia is reduced on gear side by integrating pinion directly into motor shaft, thus eliminating need for clutch. With load inertia of 150 kgcm² at output, loads can be... Read More

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