An expanded line of geared resolvers is available from Electro Cam Corp. (Roscoe, IL) in ratios from 2:1 to 36:1. Geared resolvers can eliminate the need for external gear reducers in many applica-tions where outputs are tracked over multiple revolutions.
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Alpha Gear Drives (Elk Grove Village, IL) has introduced the TP low-backlash planetary gear reducer for servo motors. Designed for applications that require extremely precise positioning at high speeds, the reducer features a minimum backlash of less than 1 arc/min, with "zero" backlash achieved through supplier's high-precision manufacturing, according to the company.
Alpha Gear Drives (Elk Grove Village, IL) has introduced its SP high-speed gear reducer. Designed specifically to improve continuous-duty servo motor performance for high-speed continuous applications such as packaging, converting and printing.
Baldor Electric (Ft. Smith, AR) has added products to its Washdown Duty line. Available are the Three-Phase Inverter Drive® and Vector Drive® motors in 1 through 10 HP in NEMA frames 143TC through 256TC.