Press Release Summary:
Utilizing helical-bevel gear technology, IronMan E Series offers direct replacement to traditional worm gear speed reducers. Four models are available with double reduction ratios from 7.8:1 to 60:1 and power capability to 8.50 hp. Triple reduction units are available by adding ratio multiplier. Available with shaft kits ranging from 1- 1Â½ in., units feature synthetic lubricant, cover sealed with O-rings, and VitonÂ® double-lip seals.
Original Press Release:
Worm Gear Replacement Operates at 90% Efficiency
With an increasing need for energy savings in production, warehouse and distribution centers, every component must be scrutinized for efficiency. The Grove Gear IronMan E Series gear reducer operates at 90% efficiency to maximize system effectiveness.
The new product has a compact housing design that offers a direct replacement to traditional worm gear reducers. By utilizing helical-bevel gear technology, the E Series has up to 60% more torque than many brands' worm gear designs.
Because of its modular versatility, the product fits 90% of the United States worm gear market and allows reduced inventory. With mounting base kits, the E Series can drop-in and replace multiple sizes of worm gear speed reducers. Providing an additional inventory reduction opportunity, shaft kits ranging from 1" to 1-1/2" were designed to plug into a standard hollow output shaft.
Four models are currently offered, with double reduction ratios from 7.8:1 to 60:1 and power capability to 8.50 hp. Triple reduction units are available by adding a ratio multiplier. The E Series is packed with premium features, including synthetic lubricant, covers sealed with o-rings and Viton® double-lip seals.
In addition to energy savings, the Grove Gear IronMan E Series presents potential for rapid return on investment through reduced operating cost and motor downsizing.
Grove Gear manufactures standard and custom gear drives for industrial and specialty applications. Its product line is the most extensive line of gear reducers in North America and offers a solution for every power transmission need. For additional information, visit www.grovegear.com.