Vertical Gear Reducer combines efficiency and compact deisgn.

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Available in 6 sizes for vertical pump speeds from ~100 to 500 rpm, Baldor-Dodge® Vertical GearMotor is built on low-pole count induction motor platform utilizing Dodge planetary gearing. Torque ratings range from 550,000–7,000,000 lb-in., and approximate power ratings range from 750 to <25,000 hp. Solution provides alternative to low-speed, vertical pump drive technologies which utilize large, high-pole count vertical motors or combination of horizontal motor with right angle gear reducer.

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Baldor Introduces the Baldor-Dodge Vertical GearMotor

Fort Smith, Ark. – Baldor Electric Company is proud to announce a new addition to our gear reducer product offering, the Baldor-Dodge® Vertical GearMotor. The Vertical GearMotor offers a cost effective alternative to the common low speed vertical pump drive technologies, which utilize large, high pole count vertical motors or a combination of horizontal motor with a right angle gear reducer. The Vertical GearMotor is built on a standard low pole count induction motor platform utilizing proven, highly efficient Dodge planetary gearing. This results in a smaller, lighter, highly efficient drive package.

The Baldor-Dodge Vertical GearMotor product line is available in six (6) sizes for vertical pump speeds from approximately 100 RPM to 500 RPM. The Vertical GearMotor has torque ratings from 550,000 in-lbs. through 7,000,000 in-lbs. and approximate power ratings from 750 HP to over 25,000 HP, depending on output RPM.

Baldor Electric Company ( is a leading marketer, designer and manufacturer of industrial electric motors, drives, and mechanical power transmission products. Baldor, a member of the ABB Group, is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Baldor Electric Company 

5711 R.S. Boreham, Jr. St. 

Fort Smith, AR 72901 

Phone: 479-646-4711

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