Over the years we’ve received questions about nearly every aspect of the gearbox selection process. One of the questions we’ve had a few times is, “What is a right-angle gearbox or a right-angle drive?” Or, more specifically, “How is a right-angle gearbox or drive different from a speed reducer or other types of gearboxes?”
What goes into the cost of a gearbox? How do you know if a standard or a custom gearbox is best? What is a reasonable lead time? There are so many questions you need to consider when selecting your gearbox supplier.
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A worm gear reducer is one type of reduction gear box which consists of a worm pinion input, an output worm gear, and features a right angle output orientation. This type of reduction gear box is generally used to take a rated motor speed and produce a low speed output with higher torque value based on the reduction ratio. They often can solve space-saving problems because the worm gear reducer is one of the sleekest reduction ...
Applied Resources is a manufacturer of The Raptor, the first commercially available, FDA-approved “Smart” Assistive Robot. The Phybotics Division of Applied Resources Corp. introduced the Raptor Wheelchair Robot System in the year 2000. The ...
Sometimes you need a right angle gearbox set that are mirror images like one of our customers that needed one left hand and one right hand, on either side of a conveyor belt.
From vending machines to manufacturing equipment, right angle gearboxes can be found in a wide variety of power transmission and motion control applications. Designed for economic power transmission, our right-angle gearboxes are durable, high quality components that offer a compact and lightweight gearbox solution.
Design teams working on new projects and prototypes have specific problems to solve and obstacles to overcome. Although there are many options for gearboxes that you can buy off the shelf, there are times where you need to meet certain specifications for the application.
Found in diverse applications such as light industrial, medical equipment, and vending machines, right angle gear boxes need to be designed to provide dependable service with no maintenance.
Midwest Motion Products designs, manufactures, and distributes standard and custom motion control equipment, including fully reversible brushed and brushless DC gear motors, motors with fail safe brakes and servomotors with feedback devices such as analog tachometers and encoders.
We interviewed Marcus Cordes, Operations Manager at Midwest Motion Products, about ...