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2012

10 December 2012

Mixing System

Boston Gear Stainless Steel 700 Series Speed Reducers For Mixing System for Lettuce Products

A leading packaged lettuce producer required a dynamic mixing system for a new processing line. The large capacity unit is fed by bin dumpers containing a variety of leaf products which are transferred to a series of inclined conveyors that feed the product onto a large mixing conveyor.

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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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10 October 2012

Retractable Bump Turn Conveyor

Boston Gear 700 Series Speed Reducers For Retractable Bump/Turn Conveyor

A food manufacturer needed a conveyor to align, gap, and change product orientation of two box sizes at high speeds while fitting within the existing plant layout. The conveyor had to fit in a small window of space at the top of a three tier conveyor system.

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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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16 August 2012

Olive Processing Lines

Boston Gear Stainless Steel 700 Series Speed Reducers for Olive Processing Lines

A large olive producer had tried various epoxy-coated speed reducers and found that they could not hold up to the acidic brine solutions and oils used on the processing lines at their production plant.

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