- October 16, 2010
October 16, 2010 - Crouzet introduced GDR1 and GDR2 Gearbox Series featuring quiet operation, versatile mounting and high torque. The gearbox line is suitable for a variety of industrial automation applications where smooth performance and continuous duty capability are required. The GDR1 and GDR2 Gearboxes feature gear ratios from 25:1 up to 650:1, continuous torques up to 6 Nm, and speeds ranging from 4 to 100 rpm. Heavy-duty metal housing provides optimum durability and robust operation. Frame sizes measure 64.1 mm (2.52‚Äù) wide x 81.6 mm (3.21‚Äù) long, with thicknesses of 65mm (2.56‚Äù) for the GDR2 and 35mm (1.38‚Äù) for the GDR1. The series is designed with several mounting holes and additional mounting plates for easy adaptability and mounting. The gearboxes interface with Crouzet‚Äôs comprehensive line of highly engineered and highly tooled DC brush, DC Brushless and AC Asynchronous motors. DC Brush motors are available with 12, 24 and 48-96 volt windings while DC Brushless motors feature 9-56 volt windings. AC Asynchronous motors are available in up to 40 watts with winding options from 24, 115 and 220 volts at 50 or 60 Hz. Crouzet‚Äôs Custom Adaptation Center can customize products to meet specific application requirements, such as adding custom shafts or connectors. Gearboxes can be supplied with flying leads, cables and connectors to suit individual requirements and are RoHS compliant. DC motors can also be supplied with encoders and EMI filters.Crouzet‚Äôs GDR1 and GDR2 Gearboxes are available in production quantities from $70.00 each. Delivery is eight weeks.