Press Release Summary:
Available in washdown option to suit applications requiring extra environmental protection, alpha V-DriveÂ® servo worm gearbox comes in VDS (shaft output) and VDH (hollow output) gearhead versions. Each has stainless-steel interfaces to promote service life in washdown applications, and accessories are also available in stainless steel. Food-grade lubrication option allows use in food and packaging industry without sacrificing torque capacity, which is maintained at 100%.
Original Press Release:
Washdown Worm Gear with the Industry's Longest Life Cycle
V-Drive® Gearbox for Food Processing Applications
The alpha V-Drive® is the newest of its generation in servo worm gearboxes, recently updated with new features and added torque. The latest standard offering is the washdown option, designed to better suit a multitude of applications requiring extra environmental protection.
The VDS (shaft output) and VDH (hollow output) gearhead versions have stainless-steel interfaces to provide superior service life in washdown applications. Accessories for these models are also available in stainless steel.
Another key feature of the V-Drive® washdown version is food-grade lubrication. This option allows the V-Drive® to be used in the food and packaging industry while not sacrificing torque capacity, which is maintained at 100%. The lubrication is NSF certified with a protection category of IP 65.
The V-Drive® worm gear is still the standard of choice for any duty requirements, providing the ultimate in longevity for applications with the industry's longest life cycle - 4 times higher than comparable worm gears.
WITTENSTEIN is committed to being a world-class partner for customers of its intelligent mechatronic drive technology, servo systems and mechanical components. By using the power of science, innovation and forward thinking engineering, the Company strives to provide cutting-edge technology for today's motion.