Washdown

26 August 2015

Boston Gear Stainless Steel Shaft Accessories

Boston Gear Expands Line of Stainless Steel Shaft Accessories for Washdown Applications

Boston Gear, Charlotte, NC, has added new mounted bearing designs and universal joints to its line of stainless steel shaft accessories designed for superior performance in high pressure food processing and packaging washdown applications.

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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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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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25 March 2013

Product Leaf Elevator

Boston Gear Model 732 Stainless Speed Reducer For Leaf Product Elevator

Coastal Manufacturing, a leading OEM of engineered systems for food processing, beverage and pharmaceutical applications, required a speed reducer solution for a large leaf product elevator.

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