Gearheads attach directly to servo and stepper motors.

Press Release Summary:

Suited for packaging, medical, material handling, robotics, and automotive applications, Helical Planetary Precision Gearheads feature planet carrier design, I/O sealing designs, and heat and surface treatments. All exposed gearhead parts are SS with housings available in black anodized aluminum or epoxy-coated. Gearheads provide high output torque, quiet operation, and reduced backlash.

Original Press Release:

New Boston Gear High Precision Helical Planetary Gearheads

Reliability and Value from a Trusted Supplier

May 18, 2006-Quincy, Mass.-Boston Gear announces the availability of Helical Planetary Precision Gearheads - high-quality gearheads designed for direct attachment to popular servo and stepper motors. These durable, long-lasting performers are ideal for packaging, medical, material handling, robotics, automotive, and many other applications.

"Precision Gearheads are a welcome addition to our product line with the range of sizes and configurations that our customers need," said John Chi, Product Manager, Speed Reducers. "They're the perfect solution when customers need both value and reliable performance."

Superior engineering and design come together in these gearheads, which include patented planet carrier design, patented input and output sealing designs, and special heat and surface treatments. Constructed of long-lasting materials, all exposed gearhead parts are stainless steel for high performance. Housings are available in black anodized aluminum for standard applications and epoxy-coated for wet and washdown applications.

Backed by an impressive 5-year warranty that covers seals, bearings, and all elements for the gearheads - from "tip to tip" - Boston Gear Precision Gearheads provide high output torque, quiet operation, and reduced backlash.

Best of all, the entire High Precision Planetary Gearheads line is available from Boston Gear as well as our authorized distributors throughout the United States and Canada for easy ordering, convenient processing, and reliable delivery.

For more information about Boston Gear Precision Gearheads, visit, call 888-999-9860, or write to Boston Gear, 14 Hayward Street, Quincy, MA 02171.

About Boston Gear and Altra Industrial Motion
Boston Gear is a division of Altra Industrial Motion, a leading multinational designer, producer, and marketer of mechanical power transmission and motion control products. Altra Industrial Motion includes some of the most renowned brand names in industry: Warner Electric, Boston Gear, Formsprag Clutch, Stieber Clutch, Ameridrives Couplings, Wichita Clutch, Nuttall Gear, Marland Clutch and Delroyd Worm Gear. For more information on Altra Industrial Motion, visit

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