New IP65 Rated Angle Gear Drives are Ideal for Food Processing and Food Packaging Applications

Press Release Summary:

  • Feature nickel plated housing for corrosion protection and are available in 1:1 and 2:1 ratios and 2-way, 3-way, and counter-rotating shaft configurations
  • Include precision hardened and ground ball bearings, and grease lubrication to ensure optimum performance in temperature ranges from -20° C to +100° C
  • Capable of speeds up to 2000 rpm that offer heat treated AGMA class 10 spiral bevel gears and are lubricated for life with H1 Rated Food Grade Grease

Original Press Release:

Zero-Max Introduces New IP65 Rated Crown Right Angle Gear Drives – They are Ingress Protected from Dust, Dirt and Water Infiltration

Plymouth, Minnesota: It’s another first from Zero-Max – IP65 Rated Crown Right Angle Gear Drives.

Tested and Certified by an Independent Laboratory, the IP65 Rated models feature a nickel plated housing for corrosion protection and are now available in 1:1 and 2:1 ratios and 2-way, 3-way, and Counter-Rotating shaft configurations for reliable and quiet transmission of power. With a successful 60-year application history, Crown Gear Drives are a proven design that are now open to new application opportunities with this IP65 Rating.

Ideal for food processing and food packaging applications, and harsh environments requiring frequent washdowns, these Crown Gear Drives feature Ingress Protection, sealing the Crown Gear against environmental concerns such as dust, dirt and water infiltration from water jets. They also feature nickel plated housings, corrosion-protected stainless-steel shafts and NBR covered shaft seals, adding more protection from washdown chemicals and process chemicals present in challenging applications.

Capable of speeds up to 2000 rpm, IP65 Rated Crown Gear Drives feature heat treated AGMA Class 10 spiral bevel gears and are lubricated for life with H1 Rated Food Grade Grease. Additional features include a sealed and tamper proof design, precision hardened and ground ball bearings, maintenance free operation, and grease lubrication to ensure optimum performance in temperature ranges from -20° C to +100° C (-4° F to + 212° F). Wider operating temperature range available upon request.

Most important, these Crown Drives have a bright, clean, water-shedding design that is free from bacteria traps.
Zero-Max Crown Gear Drives are available in many sizes and models for a wide range of horsepower, torque and shaft speed requirements. Featuring a low backlash design, these drives are available with 1:1 and 2:1 ratios and shaft diameters of 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4 and 1-inch. Stocked in Minneapolis, MN for fast shipment, modified and special designs are also available by quote.

Zero-Max is a leading provider of motion control solutions and one of the industry’s most trusted coupling manufacturers. The company provides right angle gear drives, shaft couplings, torque limiters and other precision motion control components. Zero-Max products are known throughout the world for their innovative designs, high quality, high performance and durability.

See the IP65 rated Crown Right Angle Gear Drives at: www.zero-max.com Or call for more information, 1-800-533-1731. Outside US and Canada, call 763-546-4300.

Email: zero-max@zero-max.com Zero-Max, Inc. is located at 13200 Sixth Avenue North, Plymouth, Minnesota 55441-5509. Fax: 763-546-8260.

CONTACT: Gerald F. Madison
952-835-5133
Email: jerry@andersonmadison.com

 

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