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Servos Get Up to Speed

By | 2018-06-22T11:49:45+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Application Examples|

For many products, the package can cost more than the contents inside. Considering the competition for shelf space and consumer attention, package quality is important in marketing the product. To assemble the package properly, it has to be cut to [...]

Torsion was the Culprit

By | 2018-06-22T11:48:00+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Application Examples|

Backlash, torsion, and transmission error can all contribute to lost motion in a drive system that includes mechanical components. But this doesn’t mean you should eliminate these components, as the mechanical advantages of their use are significant. They just need to be [...]

Know When to Fold ‘Em

By | 2018-06-22T11:48:25+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Application Examples|

Servo systems aren’t the only solution for precision motion control applications. Other gear products can fit the bill when more traditional drive technology is desired. We recently had a customer inquire into a solution for a motion control problem he [...]

Turning the Tables

By | 2018-06-22T11:48:36+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Application Examples|

There are many process and manufacturing operations that consist of multiple steps. In many cases the process is linear like a progressive punch press or an auto assembly line. But just as often it’s circular, like a bottle filling line [...]

How to Mix

By | 2018-06-22T11:48:44+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Application Examples, Product Focus|

Mixing and agitating applications can provide some of the most demanding requirements for gearboxes. Not only can speeds and loads vary dramatically, but environmental conditions can be difficult as well. High quality components, robust designs, and protection options are often [...]

Hybrids Drive Commuters

By | 2018-06-22T11:48:51+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Application Examples|

With energy efficiency a hot topic, designing hybrid power plants for vehicles is growing in popularity and cost effectiveness. But the gearing necessary requires special consideration. We had a customer recently request a right angle spiral bevel gear design that [...]