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23 febbraio 2015

Huco Acetal Air Motor/Speed Reducer for Pouch Filling Machine

A major manufacturer of precision filling equipment needed a reliable air motor/ speed reducer for use on a new machine. The filling machine features a series of rotary valve pumps that control the flow of stir fry and other sauces during the pouch filling operation.

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22 settembre 2014

Formsprag Model HPI Indexing Clutch for Food Conveyor

A major food processing OEM needed a cost-effective indexing clutch solution for use on a new cookie filling machine. The indexing clutch is mounted on the conveyor head shaft and translates the reciprocating motion from the crank mechanism into incremental motion in one direction, advancing the conveyor a uniform distance with each drive stroke and then overrunning in the opposite direction on the return stroke.

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21 aprile 2014

Boston Gear Stainless Steel Products

Stainless Steel Powertrains Provide Peace of Mind

Hardly a day passes without a new FDA recall of some food product. And, despite the signing of the Food Safety Modernization Act into law in 2010, the most sweeping reform in food safety in more than 70 years, the number of Americans falling ill from food contamination infections continues to rise at an alarming rate – about a 45% increase in the last three years alone.

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15 novembre 2013

Boston Gear SBK 700 Series Speed Reducers for Egg Processing Lines

A large egg producer was experiencing rusting and paint flaking on their processing line speed reducers. All equipment in their plant, including the gearboxes, is exposed to high-pressure washdowns and the occasional assault from CIP (clean-in-place) solutions, as well as knocks from dropped equipment, tools and hose nozzles.

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30 maggio 2013

Boston Gear Stainless Steel 700 Series Speed Reducer For High-Speed Transfer/Inspection Conveyor

A large vegetable processor needed a gearbox for a high-speed transfer/inspection conveyor used on one of their production lines. The slightly inclined conveyor transfers raw leaf products from a sorter and dumps the product into the first of aseries of large wash tanks. The 5’ wide x 15’ long conveyor operates at 180 ft. per minute and is routinely subjected to high-pressure washdowns.

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