Design Engineering

Hypoid Gearmotor

Bison PowerSTAR gearmotor features improved efficiency and maximum power density.

December 4, 2012   by Design Engineering Staff

Bison Gear and Engineering launched the PowerSTAR, a hypoid, maximum efficiency, right-angle gearmotor. The gear motor features ground gearing to provide quiet operation and low backlash precision and is equipped with finned edges for cooler operating temperatures and multiple mounting configurations. Optional accessories include a torque arm and multiple foot plate and mounting adapters.

The initial product offering includes both 1/8 and 1/5 HP single-phase 115V and three-phase 230V inverter duty motor options on the 725 gearbox in 13 standard ratios offering output torque from 59-878 in-lbs. Other frame sizes and gearing packages are scheduled, the company says.

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