Bison Gear & Engineering Corp.

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Bison's PowerSTAR Creates Simple Solution for Coffee Roaster

St. Charles, IL – A coffee equipment manufacturer has been designing coffee roasters for decades using a chain and sprocket system. Due to the cumbersome alignment and installation of this system, the manufacturer was seeking an alternative solution to reduce manufacturing time and lower total installed cost of their new equipment. Bison Gear and Engineering met with the manufacturer to discuss...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Bison SANIMotor® Thrives Over Competition in Meat Processing Application

St. Charles, IL – Food processing factories use caustic chemicals on a daily basis to sterilize their equipment. This ensures a completely clean environment while their food handling equipment is running. Bison Gear and Engineering has been designing solutions for these types of applications for years. Recently, a meat processing equipment manufacturer encountered maintenance issues with a...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Bison Launches New and Improved 881 Gear Reducer

Lighter weight and more power, the new 881 parallel shaft gear reducer is a perfect solution to a wide array of applications. Available now on Bisongear.com and through our network of distribution partners, the 881 reducer is part of Bison’s comprehensive In-Stock, Instant Ship program and offers same day shipment for orders received before noon (central time). The new 881 reducer features a...

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Integrated Servo System delivers plug-and-play operation.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Integrated Servo System delivers plug-and-play operation.

ServoNOW(TM) integrated servo system incorporates closed loop brushless servo motor with built-in driver, controller, feedback device, and 110/220 Vac universal power supply in one package. USB port enables programming/monitoring via PC, and up to 32 index motion profiles in velocity or positioning are integrated with QuickLaunch control program. Other features include programmable digital I/O,...

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Sensorless DC Gearmotors offer up to 300 lb-in. continuous torque.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sensorless DC Gearmotors offer up to 300 lb-in. continuous torque.

AUTONOmotor(TM) variable-speed, brushless DC, parallel shaft gearmotors offer up to 1/6 hp and 19-300 lb-in. continuous torque. Powered by totally enclosed, nonventilated brushless motors, units have all-steel gearing and oil bath lubrication and also provide noise immunity. Speed can be adjusted with supplied potentiometer or 0-5 Vdc signal. Devices are offered in 11 standard versions with gear...

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Right Angle Gearmotors offer 1/8 hp from 4 in. dia package.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Right Angle Gearmotors offer 1/8 hp from 4 in. dia package.

Mated to 750 Series right angle gearing, 100 mm AC Right Angle Gearmotors offer 12-104 lb-in. continuous torque from compact package with 3-wire reversible hookup and various mechanical options. Series is powered by 115 V, 60 Hz single-phase TEFC permanent split capacitor motors and offered in 6 standard versions with gear ratios from 5.2:1-50:1 and fixed output speeds from 327-28 rpm. Continuous...

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AC Electric Gearmotors offer 93 W single-phase power.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC Electric Gearmotors offer 93 W single-phase power.

Compact parallel shaft gearmotors, with 100 mm dia, provide continuous torque in compact package with 3-wire hookup. Nine standard versions feature gear ratios from 5.0:1 to 215.6:1 and fixed output speeds from 340 to 8 rpm, respectively, and continuous output torques range from 16-350 lb-in. Providing 1/8 hp, units are powered by 115 V, 60 Hz single-phase TEFC permanent split capacitor motors.

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AC Gearmotor has 717 lb-in. continuous torque rating.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC Gearmotor has 717 lb-in. continuous torque rating.

Driven by Â-¼ or ½ hp 3-phase 230 V TEFC AC electric motors, 650 Series inverter-duty variable speed gearmotors are designed for long life variable frequency drive operation with continuous duty torque outputs from 148-717 lb-in. Verdant Duty(TM) AC gearmotors consists of 5 models with gear ratios from 27.6-214.5:1. Units are suited for conveying and dynamic load application.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Bison's PowerSTAR Creates Simple Solution for Coffee Roaster

St. Charles, IL – A coffee equipment manufacturer has been designing coffee roasters for decades using a chain and sprocket system. Due to the cumbersome alignment and installation of this system, the manufacturer was seeking an alternative solution to reduce manufacturing time and lower total installed cost of their new equipment. Bison Gear and Engineering met with the manufacturer to discuss...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Bison SANIMotor® Thrives Over Competition in Meat Processing Application

St. Charles, IL – Food processing factories use caustic chemicals on a daily basis to sterilize their equipment. This ensures a completely clean environment while their food handling equipment is running. Bison Gear and Engineering has been designing solutions for these types of applications for years. Recently, a meat processing equipment manufacturer encountered maintenance issues with a...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Bison Launches New and Improved 881 Gear Reducer

Lighter weight and more power, the new 881 parallel shaft gear reducer is a perfect solution to a wide array of applications. Available now on Bisongear.com and through our network of distribution partners, the 881 reducer is part of Bison’s comprehensive In-Stock, Instant Ship program and offers same day shipment for orders received before noon (central time). The new 881 reducer features a...

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Company News

Bison Takes Local High School Students, Congressman Hultgren on Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Their Manufacturing Facility

St. Charles, IL – Â- In recognition of the Manufacturing Week, Bison Gear and Engineering opened up its manufacturing facility to host students from Central High School in Burlington, IL,  as well as Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL) on Wednesday October 1 to educate about the benefits of pursuing a career in manufacturing. The tour was guided by Bison Focus Factory Managers and...

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Company News

Governor Candidate Bruce Rauner Visits Bison for Manufacturing Day

St. Charles, IL –Â- October 3rd marked the 3rd annual National Manufacturing Day, a day setup to recognize the importance of American manufacturing as a necessary corner piece of our economy. Manufacturing Day is celebrated all around the country by providing plant tours, leading QA panels and participating in events highlighting the benefits of a career in manufacturing and...

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Video Follows New Plug & Play Servo System from Out-of-the-Box to Running in Less Than 5 Minutes
Company News

Video Follows New Plug & Play Servo System from Out-of-the-Box to Running in Less Than 5 Minutes

Bison's ServoNOW(TM) integrated motion control system features closed loop brushless servomotor, driver, controller, encoder, and universal power supply in a single compact package. St. Charles, IL - Recognizing that design engineers today face increasing responsibilities and time constraints, while heeding the adage that seeing is believing", Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. has released a video...

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Integrated Servo System delivers plug-and-play operation.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Integrated Servo System delivers plug-and-play operation.

ServoNOW(TM) integrated servo system incorporates closed loop brushless servo motor with built-in driver, controller, feedback device, and 110/220 Vac universal power supply in one package. USB port enables programming/monitoring via PC, and up to 32 index motion profiles in velocity or positioning are integrated with QuickLaunch control program. Other features include programmable digital I/O,...

Read More »
Sensorless DC Gearmotors offer up to 300 lb-in. continuous torque.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sensorless DC Gearmotors offer up to 300 lb-in. continuous torque.

AUTONOmotor(TM) variable-speed, brushless DC, parallel shaft gearmotors offer up to 1/6 hp and 19-300 lb-in. continuous torque. Powered by totally enclosed, nonventilated brushless motors, units have all-steel gearing and oil bath lubrication and also provide noise immunity. Speed can be adjusted with supplied potentiometer or 0-5 Vdc signal. Devices are offered in 11 standard versions with gear...

Read More »
Right Angle Gearmotors offer 1/8 hp from 4 in. dia package.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Right Angle Gearmotors offer 1/8 hp from 4 in. dia package.

Mated to 750 Series right angle gearing, 100 mm AC Right Angle Gearmotors offer 12-104 lb-in. continuous torque from compact package with 3-wire reversible hookup and various mechanical options. Series is powered by 115 V, 60 Hz single-phase TEFC permanent split capacitor motors and offered in 6 standard versions with gear ratios from 5.2:1-50:1 and fixed output speeds from 327-28 rpm. Continuous...

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