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Overheating Gearbox: Shaft Mount Reducer Solutions

Are you having trouble with an overheating gearbox? You’ll want to address the problem quickly. When oil temperature rises above 200°F it loses viscosity, which means it can’t reduce friction. This puts your reducer at risk. When you use an overheating gearbox, you’re risking it breaking entirely. Location is a common contributor to overheating. If…

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Shaft Mount Gearbox

Gearbox Leakage: Shaft Mount Reducer Solutions

Without oil, your gearbox is in serious trouble! Heat and friction caused by a lack of adequate lubrication will rapidly cause problems – damaging (or even breaking) the bearings and gears inside your gearbox. Thankfully, fixing gearbox leakage isn’t too hard. Rather than repeatedly topping off the gearbox, or worse – letting it run critically…

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Shaft-Mount-Noise-Vibration

Gearbox Noise & Vibration: Shaft Mount Reducer Solutions

Are you noticing gearbox noise and vibration in your reduction drive? This is a sign of an issue that should be fixed sooner rather than later. Break down in your helical shaft mount speed reducer can cause a shutdown of your entire machine. Any delay in production is costly and unpleasant. Definitely something worth avoiding….

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Smooth or Cogged Belt

Raw-Edge vs. Wrapped V-Belts

A comparison between wrapped and raw-edge v-belts, looking at capabilities and drawbacks, and how they affect certain applications.

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Stainless vs Thermo

Stainless Steel or Thermoplastic Bearings?

A comparison between stainless and thermoplastic mounted bearings, highlighting pros and cons of each, what they have in common, and in what applications each one may excel in.

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Martin vs Blackstar

Martin® vs. BlackStar® Sprockets

An in depth comparison between Martin and BlackStar sprockets. This article touches on an explanation of power transmission materials theory, shares the results of independent and in-house materials analysis, discusses how materials affect applications and what it all means for the end-user.

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