Monthly Archives:: February 2018

Helical Gearboxes Can Help Your Company Save

Published By: Shannon

An increasing trend across industrial plants in all sectors has been to reduce costs by replacing spur and worm gears with high-efficiency helical equipment. Helical gears are more expensive than the classic worm and spur gears they replace. However, they are also more efficient, reduce energy costs, run cooler, are quieter, and require overall less maintenance. In short, helical gearboxes are excellent at saving your business money, time, and energy over the long-term.

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How Industrial Gearboxes Are Used In Different Industries

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Gearboxes are used across a variety of industries because they serve many functions. An industrial gearbox, in its simplest definition, is a collection of gears that increase either torque or speed, but usually not both. These machines can be found attached to conveyor belts and in cooling towers, among many other areas. In fact, many industries will use a mix of gearboxes depending on the functionality required by each task. Some of the largest sectors these machines are used in include the paper, cement, sugar, and steel industries.

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Gear Vibration Analysis And How It Helps Your Industrial Gearbox

Published By: Shannon

Gears are critical components of your industrial gearbox and are critical to running your company. It is vital that they work as intended or your entire operation could come to a halt. Gearboxes, while tough, are sensitive machines prone to failure if not properly maintained. These machines are constantly under extreme stress and high temperatures. Accordingly, even the smallest misalignment caused by vibration issues could be catastrophic.

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Tips For Maintaining Your Conveyor Belt System

Published By: Shannon

A conveyor belt system isn’t a collection of unrelated parts, but an interconnected system that is dependent on every piece doing its job. If you want to take care of your conveyor, you should consider the maintenance that each piece will need. The main components include the motor, the industrial gearbox, the pulley bearings, and the couplings.

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Top 5 Industrial Gearbox Issues That Affect Your Operations

Published By: Shannon

Industrial gearboxes are tough machines that can withstand extreme temperatures, pressures, and difficult conditions. Unfortunately, many people take their gearboxes for granted because of their durability. Overlooking small issues can be catastrophic. Your industrial gearbox, like any machine, will let you know if there are issues that need to be addressed. If you notice an odd noise, any issues with performance, or temperature problems, there is probably something wrong. The following are the top five issues that gearboxes experience.

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3 Important Factors About Your Industrial Gearbox

Published By: Shannon

Industrial gearboxes are mechanical devices that change the speed or increase the output torque of motors. The gearbox is attached to the motor shaft and, depending on the internal configuration of the machine, increases speed or torque by the gear ratio. There are a variety of industrial gearboxes that can be used in a variety of applications, including in any industry that uses conveyor systems.

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