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Gearbox

16 January 2017

amusement ride conveyor

Boston Gear 700 Series Double Reduction Gearbox for Amusement Ride Conveyor

A major amusement park located in Orlando, Florida, needed a replacement drive for use on one of its attractions. The ride features boats that transport passengers through a series of greenhouses and gardens where many of the plants are grown hydroponically.

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02 June 2016

Transit Rail Cars

Nuttall Custom Heavy-Duty Gearing for Transit Rail Cars

The New York City Subway is one of the most extensive public transportation systems in the world with 842 miles of track, 468 stations and over 6,200 rapid transit cars. Keeping the vast fleet of rolling stock in-service is a never-ending task.

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05 May 2016

Gearbox Grouping

Boston Gear Introduces New Gearbox Video Series

A series of informative Boston Gear speed reducer videos have been produced to help reduce gearbox failures and premature wear. Topics include proper mounting and installation, lubrication issues and other maintenance and troubleshooting tips.

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27 April 2015

Steel Pickling Line Caliper Brake

Recoiler Gearbox and Caliper Brake for Steel Pickling Line

A large steel recoiler OEM needed a custom gearbox for use on a new steel pickling line recoiler. The drive is direct coupled to a 125 HP electric motor which winds up a 52" wide, 60,000 lb. steel coil after it passes through the pickling treatment line.

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05 December 2014

Screwdown Mill Stands

Delroyd Worm Gear Drives for Screwdown Mill Stands

A large steel mill in Pennsylvania was experiencing continuous problems with the gear drives in their screwdown mill stands. The existing manufacturer’s gear material was breaking down which caused fatiguing, cracks and broken teeth due to inherent designed duty-cycle stresses.

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