Hub-style servo gearboxes
The design and hub-style output is ideal for equipment that requires high-speed, high-precision indexing movement.
The design and hub-style output is ideal for equipment that requires high-speed, high-precision indexing movement. The hub-style gearboxes feature a backlash rating of less than 3 arc-minutes and are available in gear ratios ranging from 5:1 to 50:1. Additional features include helical-cut planetary gears for quiet operation and reduced vibration as well as uncaged needle roller bearings for high rigidity and torque. The PGD reducer is often used for larger indexing applications and dial tables commonly found in packaging machines, filling equipment, injection molding machines and assembly automation systems.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey