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AutomationDirect: Small NEMA motor stepper gearboxes
AutomationDirect’s new SureGear™ PGCN series of stepper gearboxes is an excellent choice for stepper and other motion control applications requiring a NEMA-size input/output interface.
Available in NEMA 17, 23, and 34 sizes and gear ratios of 5, 10, 25, 50, and 100:1, SureGear stepper gearboxes are designed with a nominal speed of 3,500 RPM and maximum input speed of 6,000 RPM. Additional features include a low backlash of 30 arc-min or less, and a 20,000 hour service life.
The SureGear PGCN series is an accurate, high-performance, and cost-effective solution for applications include material handling, pick and place, automation, packaging, and other motion control applications requiring a NEMA input/output. While SureGear planetary gearboxes can be mounted in any orientation, they are not designed for back driving.
These maintenance-free gearboxes require no additional lubrication for the life of the unit and hardware is included for mounting to SureStep stepper motors; optional shaft bushings are available for mounting to other motors.
SureGear PGCN series prices start at $209 and are backed by a 1-year warranty.
For more information on the SureGear PGCN series stepper gearboxes, visit our website.
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