Helical Gearboxes Handle Higher Torque with Less Noise

The new PE helical gearboxes from Stober Drives Inc., Maysville, Ky., handle more torque, generate less noise, and provide smoother motion than spur-gear units. The units come in four case sizes ranging from PE2 to PE5, and can have single or double stages with ratios from 3:1 to 100:1. Output torques range up to 310 Nm and inputs speed can be as high as 8,000 rpm. Backlash ratings are as low as 8 arc minutes.

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