AutomationDirect Adds Left-Hand Shaft Worm Gearboxes
AutomationDirect’s IronHorse worm gearbox line now includes left hand shaft models in four frame sizes, and six gear ratios from 5:1 to 60:1. IronHorse cast iron worm gearboxes (worm gear speed reducers) are mechanical power transmission drive components that can drive a load at a reduced fixed ratio of the motor speed.
Constructed of cast iron one-piece housings, the worm gearboxes feature a C-flange input. Designed to change drive direction by 90 degrees and to increase torque output, worm gearboxes are used when space is at a premium, such as for conveyors, or to simplify mechanical design. IronHorse gearboxes are mountable in any direction, except motor pointing up.
IronHorse cast iron worm gearbox prices start at $147; the full line is normally available for same-day shipping and is backed by a one-year warranty. Worm gear reducer mounting bases are also available for ease of installation..
Learn more by visiting: www.automationdirect.com/worm-gearboxes
In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their business model and focus on efficiency and the majority of their products are stocked for same-day shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply. For more information, contact them at 800-633-0405 or visit www.automationdirect.com.
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