Product spotlight: GEARS & GEARING

May 1, 2005
These precision servo worm reducers deliver high performance, precise positioning, and repeatability. FEATURES & BENEFITS Five

Precision servo reducers

These precision servo worm reducers deliver high performance, precise positioning, and repeatability.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Five sizes (50 to 125 mm center distance)
  • Input speeds to 5,000 rpm and ratios from 4.75 to 52.1
  • Angular backlash of less than two arc-mins.
  • Hollow bore outlet for mounting

ATLANTA DRIVES SYSTEM INC.
Wall Township, N.J.
(800) 505-1715
www.atlantadrives.com
Circle 219

Worm reducers

Two new Washguard all-stainless-steel worm reducers allow greater selection flexibility when converting equipment to washdown duty or stainless steel.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Size 818 or 821 (1.75 and 2.06-in. center distances)
  • O-rings on input motor flange, input and output covers
  • Stainless-steel hardware, data plate; 300-Series die cast stainless-steel housing, input flange, output cover, and shaft

LEESON ELECTRIC
Grafton, Wisc.
(262) 377-8810
www.leeson.com
Circle 220

Gearboxes

A corrosion-resistant version of the Slide-Rite universal gearbox features a one-piece, hard anodized aluminum case that seals gears from outside contaminants.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Two sizes include Standard and Compact
  • Two 45° helical gears mesh at right angles
  • Operate at maximum torque in either rotation, and slide axially along the drive or driven shaft
  • Electroless nickel-plated geared sleeves, keys, retaining rings; stainless-steel ball bearings

TOL-O-MATIC INC.
Hamel, Minn.
(800) 328-2174
www.tolomatic.com
Circle 221

Right-angle gearhead

HG+ right-angle gearheads utilize single-stage gearing technology to create a compact design available in five sizes.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 96% efficiency or more, guaranteed backlash of < 4 arc-mins., ratios of i = 3 to 10, and 20 to 640 Nm acceleration torque
  • Mounts to all servomotors in five minutes
  • Low inertia, noise, heat, and costs; and high speeds

ALPHA GEAR DRIVES INC.
Elk Grove Village, Ill.
(888) 534-1222
www.alphagear.com
Circle 222

Shaft mounted reducers

Shaft-mounted Planetgear-series reducers provide a practical alternative to helical shaft mounted reducers.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Incorporate all Planetgear features; torques from 280,000 lb-in. to 2.9 million lb-in., with ratios of 20.41:1 to 1785:1
  • Eliminates low-speed coupling, chain drive, and reducer mounting base
  • Modular design and interchangeable components for fast and easy ratio change-up
  • Taconite-duty seals for optimal performance and long life
  • Self-aligning; 6 or more teeth for load sharing

REXNORD INDUSTRIES INC.
Milwaukee, Wis.
(414) 643-2300
www.rexnord.com
Circle 223

Spur gearheads

SI series of spur inline gearheads use a one-piece gear cluster in four sizes.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 4,000 rpm input
  • Minimum efficiency of 90%
  • Operating temperature range from -60° to 250°F
  • Ratios from 3:1 to 100:1, backlash of 20/10 arc/min., continuous torque of 20, 60, 200, or 350 lb-in.

CGI INC.
Carson City, Nev.
(775) 882-3422
www.cgimotion.com
Circle 224

Miniature gearhead

CSF-XHF size-8 gearhead offers high precision and zero-backlash in a 32 mm2 × 29 mm-long package.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 2 arc-min. positional accuracy
  • 21 in.-lb rated torque, 80 in.-lb maximum
  • Flange output for compact axial length
  • Gear ratios 30, 50, and 100:1
  • Direct connection to any motor

HD SYSTEMS INC.
Hauppauge, N.Y.
(800) 231-4374
www.hdsi.net
Circle 225

Planetary gearheads

E-series planetary gearheads use high density, full needle bearings for all planet gears.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Life exceeds 30,000 hours
  • Five sizes and ratios from 3:1 to 512:1
  • 7080 lb-in. torque
  • Flexibly mount to any servo motor

NEUGART USA LP
Bethel Park, Penn.
(412) 835-4154
www.neugartusa.com
Circle 226

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