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Right Angle Gear Boxes

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Right angle gear boxes, also referred to as right angle speed reducers, have up to 98 percent efficiency levels and are common in printing presses and glass cutting equipment. Read More…

Right Angle Gear Boxes Right angle gear boxes contain input shafts that are positioned perpendicularly to the output shafts.
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Leading Manufacturers

Bloomingdale, IL  |  630-980-1133

We offer premium speed reducers and motion control components. These deluxe parts are designed for a wide range of purposes and our engineers are willing to assist you with determining the best speed reducer.

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DieQua Corporation $$$

Cleveland, OH  |  800-423-3169

Cleveland Gear Co. has specialized in speed control technology including a variety of quality manufactured speed reducers since 1912. We have successfully developed speed reducers for material handling, mineral processing, and more. You will find that our products have uncompromising quality, making all others less than the best. We will fulfill your exact requirements and that's what continues to make Cleveland Gear one of the top manufacturers in our industry.

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Cleveland Gear Company $$$

Plymouth, MN  |  800-533-1731

At Zero-Max, you can count on us to provide speed reducers for processing equipment, manufacturing equipment, and machine drive systems. Our inventory features a wide variety of in-stock components in both inch and metric sizes to meet your unique specifications. We have provided speed reducers for many industries including packaging, automation, printing and converting, agriculture, road construction, and more. Contact us today to get started!

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Zero-Max®, Inc. $$$

Salem, NH  |  866-685-0404

Onvio has manufactured high precision components and solutions for over 35 years. Our line of products includes speed reducers, planetary gears, and more. We also provide integrated subassemblies and complete systems. We are committed to working alongside our customers in order to ensure that they achieve their ideal design goals while staying within their budget. Whether your industry is in automation, robotics, or motion control, let our team handle your requirements.

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Onvio LLC $$$

Mineola, NY  |  516-248-3850

Since our inception in 1935, we have been consistently engaged in the manufacture of gears. With the technical skill of our highly-trained employees, first-rate facilities, and accumulated knowledge of the gear industry, we have made several improvements and have a production system capable of satisfying the customers of today all around the world.

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KHK USA $$$

Springville, NY  |  716-592-9310

Winsmith is a leading custom designer offering a complete line of high-quality speed reducers including right angle speed reducers, gear reducers, worm gear reducers and more. We specialize in meeting your power transmission needs. Call today for more information.

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Winsmith $$$

Westfield, NY  |  716-326-3121

Renold has been designing and manufacturing high quality, high specification gearboxes and gears for over 100 years and have always been at the leading edge of gear technology with innovative products and bespoke power transmission solutions. Renold Gears is BS EN ISO 9001:2008 approved. All products are designed and manufactured within this Quality Assurance System.

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Renold Ajax $$$
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Right angle gear boxes are just one subcategory of a vital piece of machinery. The gearbox, also known as a speed reducer or simple transmission, is what processes the energy from the engine to actually set in motion the parts of the machine, such as the blade or drill of a tool or the wheels of a vehicle. Two or more gears must be present and active to make this process work, and the two most important gears are the input and output gears.

The input gear is attached to the engine itself, therefore dealing with the raw energy it puts out. The output gear is sometimes attached directly to the input gear and sometimes has other gears in between, depending on the gear reducer system. Either way, it is always attached to the part of the machine that will be moving. Right angle gear boxes are special because of the way they are set up, with the input gear attached to the output gear perpendicularly. Often made from steel, these gears also have a protective covering.

Right angle gear boxes have such high efficiency levels that they are therefore utilized by a wide variety of industries. Some of these industries include materials handling, automotive, aerospace, recreational, construction, food and beverage processing, oil and gas and textiles. Right angle gear boxes are used in a variety of applications, including use in automation equipment, conveyors, compressors, printing presses, pumps, compressors, generators and robotics. Remanufactured right angle gear boxes are commonly sold by manufacturers.

These gear boxes often come at greatly reduced costs but may lack a warranty. When selecting a gear box, consider the gear ratio, efficiency requirements, mechanical rating, and thermal rating. The gear ratio is defined by the number of teeth in both of the gears involved in the process, and how much work the input gear must do before affecting the output gear. This ratio is how the gear box system is able to slow down the energy output of an engine while retaining or multiplying the amount of force put forth.

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