Bevel Gearboxes Keep Europe’s River Traffic on the MoveMay 12, 2022

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Few rivers are as important to worldwide commerce as the Rhine. With headwaters in Switzerland’s Alps, it forms parts of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian and Franco-German borders on its way through the Netherlands to the sea, making it one of Europe’s main transportation routes. One utility company operates power plants — as well as their associated …

A Trusted Right Angle Gearbox Tailored to Your NeedsMay 4, 2022

A Trusted Right Angle Gearbox Tailored to Your Needs

When you need a space-saving, angular gearbox, it can be difficult to find a unit that meets your exact and even unique requirements and to receive it promptly. In demanding operations where uptime is everything, it’s critical to work with a supplier that can deliver quality standard right-angle gearboxes tailored to your application — and …

Case Studies from Dave Regiec, P.E. | VP of Engineering at AndantexAugust 10, 2020

Andantes TwinDRIVE Electrically Preloaded Zero-Backlash

As the VP of Engineering at Andantex for over 36 years, David Regiec, P.E. has been providing custom-designed gearboxes and components & systems to machine builders of all types. New clients come to Andantex USA when their existing solution does not meet specifications, or they have a new project that requires updated technology. Below are …

Carbon Fiber Placement ApplicationAugust 4, 2020

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In this application, a robot carries a head that unwinds carbon fiber tows and applies them to a rotating mold to make a pressure vessel. Perfect synchronization between the linear and rotary axes is required to avoid bulges on the curved section of the part. Andantex TwinDrive and DualDrive systems with Zero-backlash ensure that the …

A Smarter Way to Control Torque on Automotive Test BenchesMarch 30, 2020

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To simulate a wide variety of real-world conditions on automotive components and systems, test stands often need brakes that can deliver a range of torque levels while minimizing cost and control complexity. That’s where magnetic particle brakes come into play. Particle brakes adjust transmission torque based on controlled variations of a magnetic field generated by …

Multi-Point Automatic Lubrication System for Robotic 7th AxisFebruary 6, 2018

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What needs to be lubricated? Manufacturing companies in every field have realized the best way to be competitive with price and quality is to automate their factories. This requirement to automate has created a large demand for 6 axis articulated arm robots. These robots perform many operations from material handling, painting and welding to actually …

Load Simulation For Test BenchJune 16, 2017

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When designing a test bench, Particle brakes made by Merobel™ provide an excellent solution, because of their ability to generate a torque load that is precise, variable and easy to control – at a reasonable cost. Characterization, design validation, endurance, production, etc. When designing a test bench, the Particle brake provides an excellent solution to …

The First Family of Rack & Pinion Dedicated Reducers

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Only a handful of manufacturers in the world are able to offer planetary reducers with extremely high precision achieving less than 1 arc-minute of backlash without mechanical preload. Out of this already-small group of manufacturers, only Redex-Andantex makes a family of high precision planetary reducers specifically designed for use with racks on linear axes and …

Anglgear™: Made in the USA, Powering Industry WorldwideJune 1, 2017

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Andantex USA’s objective over the years has always remained the same: to provide innovative, high-quality gearboxes and solutions for use on industrial machinery. The Anglgear™ right angle drive is an example of our commitment to our customers’ needs and applications. Since purchasing this product line more than 30 years ago, the Anglgear has grown into …

MSR VTL Turntable Drive SolutionsMarch 21, 2016

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MSR dramatically simplifies the VTL turntable mechanical transmission system. In many cases, it is also much more economical. Up to now, the conventional solution for VTL turntable drives has been composed of: a main drive (single motor and output pinion) for turning operations and a separate preloaded gearbox (Dual Pinions) for C-axis drive milling and …