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Conveyor drives and industrial gear units in single-piece housings

Bargteheide – At the 2014 Hannover Fair, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS showcased high-efficiency drive solutions for conveying applications. NORD's compact, two-stage helical bevel gear units were combined with energy-saving motors.

Bargteheide , 2014-03-04

Based on a comprehensive drive electronics program, NORD can configure drive units for a wide selection of application requirements. The motor mounted AC vector drives cover performance up to 30 hp. They provide high dynamics and are the only models in their class featuring positioning functionality and optional hoist and safety functions. The AC drives that integrate sensor and actuator interfaces were shown in synchronized operation with other drive models at the tradeshow booth.

The company also displayed its expertise in gearbox design and manufacturing. NORD is the only supplier worldwide to produce industrial gear units with output torques up to 2,140,000 lb-in in the proven one-piece, UNICASE housing without bolted joints or sealing surfaces that are subject to torque or radial forces. This design ensures supreme radial and axial load capacity and enables compact dimensions even in the powerful industrial gear units. The exhibit, an industrial gearmotor with a control cabinet AC drive from the SK 500E series, was configured for a bucket conveyor and is also well-suited for other heavy-duty conveying applications. As of now, NORD supplies SK 500E AC drives in sizes 1 through 10 up to 175 hp.

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS attended the Hannover Messe exhibition, 7-11 April 2014: