Right Angle Gearboxes Offer Efficient Power Transfer Design

right_angle_gearboxesOur right angle gearboxes are designed for a wide variety of power transmission and motion control applications where right angle motion is needed.  Typical uses of Torque Transmission’s right angle gear boxes include a wide variety of applications including medical and physical therapy equipment, packaging equipment, or any fractional horsepower application where a high quality, compact, lightweight and economical power transmission component is required.

Model RAB and RA Right Angle Drives 1:1 and 2:1 ratios        

Both units utilize a strong, glass-reinforced, injection molded nylon housing.

The RAB Model right angle drive measures 3-21/32” x 3-15/16” x 1-1/4” deep,  features 3/8 inch diameter single input shaft, and double output shaft mounted in permanently lubricated ball bearings, steel case hardened Zerol bevel gears in 1:1 and 2:1 ratios.  The RAB is rated for 1/3 Hp at 1800 rpm with output torque of 12.4 inch lbs (1:1 ratio).  Total unit weight is 10 oz.

The Minature RA right angle Gear Drive measures 1.25 inches in height, width, and depth, 1/4 inch diameter single input shaft, and single or double output shaft mounted in nylon shaft bushings, steel case hardened helical gears in 1:1 and 2:1 ratios.  The RA is rated for 1/8 Hp at 1800 rpm with output torque of 4.4 inch lbs (1:1 ratio) and 8.8 inch lbs (2:1 ratio).  Total weight of the unit is 3 oz.

The RA models feature a choice of one or two output shafts, right or left hand configuration, and may be operated in either direction. 

Other Key features include:

  • Low cost.  Prices start at only $75.00 – Half the cost of comparable metal case drives.
  • Off-the-shelf availability. 
  • Choice of shaft materials, standard is carbon steel, optional stainless steel: - RoHos Compliant

Contact Torque Transmission to learn more. 

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This post was published on October 21, 2014 and updated on December 9, 2014.

Topics: Gearboxes