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…
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….
Service factors are an instrumental figure when it comes to determining the capability and expected life of a component. This article helps us understand why service factors are important and how it can affect your application.
A comparison between Dodge and Vortex shaft-mount speed reducers that looks at component and manufacturing quality and how they affect performance.