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January 30 - February 01, 2018
IPPE 2018
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Food and Beverage

15 October 2015

Shipboard Fish Processing Plant

Boston Gear Stainless Steel 700 Series Speed Reducer for Shipboard Fish Processing Plant

A leading fish processing equipment manufacturer with customers around the world needed a reliable stainless steel speed reducer solution for use on a new shipboard fish processing plant. The OEM’s customer modified one of its vessels by extending the hull to accommodate an onboard processing plant where freshly caught fish are processed into boneless fillets and quickly moved into freezers for transport.

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01 June 2015

Boston Gear SS700 Series Products

Now 2-day delivery is standard for any cataloged Boston Gear SS700 Series product!

The Boston Gear 700 Series Worm Gear Speed Reducer has been a foundation in food and beverage applications for decades. As a leader in worm gear technology, Boston Gear continues to improve product performance by developing innovative designs to meet more stringent demands and anticipated tightening of federal regulations in the food and beverage industry.

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26 March 2015

Boston Gear Components Toughen Up

Components Toughen Up

While the power transmission industry is pretty mature, power transmission components have had to endure a lot of hardships imposed upon them by the food and beverage industry. With the ever-increasing concerns about foodborne illness and the need to kill bacteria to a 99.999 percent level, gearboxes, gears and bearings have been holding their own, while enduring the onslaught of harsh cleaning environments.

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21 April 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 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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