Application Profile

26 September 2019

Vehicle Barriers

Boston Gear 700 Series Speed Reducers for Vehicle Barriers

A leading manufacturer of barriers and security products needed a competitively-priced gearbox for use on its anti-ram wedge vehicle barriers. The gearbox is connected (via a U-joint) to an electric drive motor that raises or lowers the barrier in less than 2 seconds.

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09 September 2019

Egg Washing Machines

Boston Gear SBK 700 Series Speed Reducers for Egg Washing Machines

A leading industrial washing equipment manufacturer needed a reliable gearboxes that could withstand frequent washdowns for its egg washers. The reducer, paired with a stainless steel motor, drives a specialized conveyor that transports the eggs through the various stages of the machine, including pre-wash, sanitary wash, rinse and drying.

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05 August 2019

Seafood Processing Equipment

Boston Gear Stainless Steel QC700 Reducer for Seafood Processing Equipment

A large seafood processing equipment manufacturer wanted an improved stainless steel gearbox solution for use on its shrimp processing machines. In the field, the machines often operate non-stop for extended periods of time to meet delivery commitments.

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25 October 2018

Military Helicopter Gun Systems

Boston Gear Spiral Bevel Gear Sets for Military Helicopter Gun Systems

A global weapons system OEM needed reliable gearing for a belt-fed chain gun installed on helicopter gunships used by various branches of the US military. The compact gun is designed to achieve a high volume of fire (more than 550 rounds per minute).

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09 April 2018

Rapid Response Delivery

Boston Gear 700 Series Double Reduction SBK Gearbox for Rapid Response Delivery

A large vegetable grower and processor located in Northern California needed a double reduction speed reducer to replace a failed unit on one of its pepper processing machines. The equipment was critical to the plant’s operation, so downtime needed to be kept to a minimum.

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