Category: Gear Motors

How to Quickly Respond to a Motion Control Systems Issue


Motion control is a sub-field of automation that deals with the precise movement of individual parts of a machine.  What are the primary types of Motion Control Systems?  There are two different types of Motion Control Systems:   Motion Control Systems are used in many applications and industries.  Motion Control Systems involves the following components:  The […]

How to Lubricate Your Gearbox for Seasonal Temperature Changes

Many people incorrectly assume that high running temperatures created by friction within the gearbox are the only temperature fluctuations that can adversely affect its performance, but the truth is that changes in outdoor temperatures can also negatively influence the operation of industrial gearboxes. As a matter of fact, extreme weather scenarios can impact the performance […]

Planetary Gearboxes: An Ancient Technique with Modern Advantages

Planetary gears have 2,000-year-old roots in Greek history when they were used to predict the movements of the planets in the solar system. Today’s more sophisticated planetary gearboxes are used to drive a variety of machinery. What is a Planetary Gearbox? Planetary gears are a simple configuration of a central “sun” gear and orbiting “planet” […]