Gearbox

16 January 2017

amusement ride conveyor

Boston Gear 700 Series Double Reduction Gearbox for Amusement Ride Conveyor

A major amusement park located in Orlando, Florida, needed a replacement drive for use on one of its attractions. The ride features boats that transport passengers through a series of greenhouses and gardens where many of the plants are grown hydroponically.

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05 May 2016

Gearbox Grouping

Boston Gear Introduces New Gearbox Video Series

A series of informative Boston Gear speed reducer videos have been produced to help reduce gearbox failures and premature wear. Topics include proper mounting and installation, lubrication issues and other maintenance and troubleshooting tips.

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20 November 2012

Boston Gear 700 800 PosiVent

Avoiding Common Gearbox Lubrication Problems

The right angle worm gearbox is a simple device that is used widely in manufacturing facilities. Like nearly all gears, enclosed worm gear drives require proper lubrication in the proper amounts. It is these two factors that are the most common cause of pre-mature failure in worm gearboxes.

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12 September 2012

Stainless Combo BKG1 Gearboxes

Best Practices Series: Getting the Most Out of your Gearboxes

The right angle worm gear gearbox is a relatively simple device, but it often fails due to some common maintenance issues. The gearbox consists of two shafts mounted at right angles within a cast iron housing. The worm is mounted on one shaft and the gear on the other.

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