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September 19-22, 2017
Process Expo 2017
Chicago, IL

2013

15 November 2013

Egg Processing Lines

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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21 October 2013

2000 Series Gear Motor

Behind the Scenes: 2000 Series Gear Motors

Boston Gear already manufactures some of the most efficient Worm gear drives on the market today. The development and launch of 2000 Series was an extension into the Helical gear drive and gear motor market of our belief that energy efficient and prolonged-life products are in high demand and present the user with tangible value.

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07 August 2013

Conduit Bender

Boston Gear 700 Series Speed Reducer for Power Conduit Benders

A leading manufacturer of tools and equipment for the electrical industry needed a more reliable gearbox for use on their line of large, powered conduit benders. The speed reducers are mounted to electric drive motors and positioned in various orientations, depending on the bender model which can bend conduit up to 2″ diameter.

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30 May 2013

Transfer Inspection Conveyor

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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06 May 2013

Vertical Lift Arm Chain Conveyor

Boston Gear Triple Reduction 800 Series Speed Reducers For Vertical Lift Arm Chain Conveyor

A textile fabricator needed an economic solution that utilized a small footprint to lift and load packaged rolls into a shipping rack. The lift would replace a fork truck operator who would wait and load each roll into shipping racks as they reached the end of the conveyor line.

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