Pujol Muntala Gearboxes

Pujol Transmissions have been manufacturing their high quality gearboxes for over a quarter of a century. They have developed an excellent range of Pujol products which suit a wide variety of applications. Here we take a look at just four of their gearbox designs and their specifications. Pujol Geared Motors – V Series Variator The V Series Variator is made with aluminium and cast iron speed Variator units. They are available with a bare shaft input and have the option of being either free standing or fitted with additional Pujol Muntala gearboxes or other IEC motors. The specifications of these Pujol geared units consist of a variety of input and output flange options as well as shaft varieties fitting IEC […]

Kumera Worm Gears and Norgear Anode Jacking Systems

Kumera Drives have been in business for over 75 years manufacturing multiple clutches and gearboxes. This blog has previously featured articles highlighting several of their products such as the One Stage Helical or Bevel gearboxes, or the Vertical Shaft gearboxes, so here we will focus on highlighting some of their other excellent products. Kumera Worm Gearboxes For Kumera gearboxes designed especially for non-continuous operation, business owners and managers need look no further than the Covera Series. The Kumera clutches and gearboxes in this range feature a concave and convex tooth profile which the manufacturers included so it can handle harder impacts and heavier loads than other worm gear designs. The extra strength of the Covera Series tooth profiles comes from […]

Five Causes of Machinery Failure (and How to Avoid Them)

Machinery breakdowns will always be a thorn in the side of industry, but there are many ways to minimise the chances of experiencing unproductive downtime while machines are repaired or replaced. Below we focus five of the most common reasons for machinery failure and offer solutions as to how businesses both large and small can avoid the hassle and expense of major repairs. Insufficient Maintenance Regular maintenance is crucial to avoiding downtime for repairs. All lubrication points should be attended to daily to ensure they are sufficiently greased, while engine oils and other fluids for the smooth operation of gearboxes and geared motor units must also be monitored regularly. A lack of these fluids is responsible for many a machine […]

The Benefits of Predictive Maintenance

Many companies around the world must use heavy and intricate industrial machinery to carry out their daily operations, with some of these businesses unaware of all the measures they can take to ensure their machines keep running smoothly. General care and maintenance is usually the primary concern, as well it should be, but most heavy machinery can benefit even more from a predictive maintenance service such as vibration analysis. Why Use Vibration Analysis There are many mechanical problems which start out very small and can go unnoticed for a considerable amount of time. Such problems as these can end up causing massive failures further down the line which do will require downtime and a repair service. With predictive maintenance measures […]

Advanced Gearbox Maintenance Advice

Industrial gearboxes will usually be quite hardy machine parts, though of course the design and quality of the build will vary among the many different gearbox manufacturers. Some gearboxes are designed specifically with longevity in mind, sacrificing a little performance in order to produce a longer lifespan than might otherwise be expected of other types of geared motor unit. Then there the models that have been deigned to maximise performance which can leave them more vulnerable to wear and tear. Both types serve their purpose according to the application’s needs, as well as those gearbox designs that try to strike a fine balance between long lifespan and peak performance, Whatever type of gearbox is in use, there are plenty of […]