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Article | April 4, 2009
Bison Gear & Engineering Corp.: AC parallel shaft gearmotor
A new parallel shaft AC gearmotor available in eight standard models is the latest addition to Bison Gear & Engineering Corp.’s Von Weise drop-in replacement gearmotor line.
VWDIR20 AC gearmotors are fully backward compatible, and feature flexible foot or face mounting with 600 in-lb (68.8 N-m) continuous torque rating. Gearmotors also features 1/4 horsepower (186 watts) 115V, 60 Hz split phase electric motors. Integral gear reducers provide a phenolic high speed gear for low noise and steel gearing in subsequent stages, with ratios ranging from 14:1 to 286:1. Corresponding fixed output speeds are from 120 to 6 RPM, with continuous torque ratings from 100 to 600 in-lbs (11.3 to 67.8 N-m).
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