Swati Pulley Variable Speed Pulleys

  New to the range of machinery components available through YB Components are Swati Pulley, who produce solutions for belt driven variable speed applications. Since commencing commercial production in 1990, Swati Pulley has achieved a leading position in the Indian machinery parts manufacturing market. The company has a reputation for high product quality, performance and reliability, so here we will highlight just a few of the excellent products Swati Pulley suppliers YB Components are making available to ship fast and free all over the UK and the rest of the world. Swati Pulley Fixed Centre Drive The Swati Pulley Fixed Centre Drive pulleys have a speed variation ratio of 1:7 and use wide V-belts for the drive. They allow the […]

Laifual Drive Planetary Gear Reducers

Laifual Drive design and build some of the most reliable and long lasting planetary gear reducers, and their excellent products are now available through Laifual Drive distributors YB Components. As well as being maintenance-free and long lasting, Laifual’s high precision harmonic reducers have characteristics such as low temperature rise, low starting torque with a high torque maximum, and a big speed ratio matched with a compact small size. These attributes make the Laifual Drive products popular for use with industrial and service robots as well as medical equipment and high precision automation equipment. Here is a quick introduction to the four series of planetary gear reducers available through the UK’s leading Laifual Drive suppliers. LFB Series – Laifual Drive Planetary […]

What Causes Gear Motor Failure

There are a variety of reasons why geared motor units fail so it is wise to have a good understanding of them all to better diagnose any recurring problems you have with failing gear motors. The easily avoided reasons for failure are a lack of proper lubricant and inadequate mounting, so make sure you know what oil or grease is required for the specific motor and ensure the mounting is stable and secure. Now we will briefly touch on the other issues that cause failure but which are less easy to detect. Undersized Gear-Motors One of the most common reasons for failure is a geared motor unit being undersized and thus doesn’t produce enough power for the application. This results […]

Two Centuries of Gear Manufacture

YB Components are proud to supply products from two of the longest serving manufacturers of gearboxes and geared motor units in the world. Zurrer and Bauer have been producing gearboxes and related products for almost a combined two hundred years, so here is a little tribute to their enduring quality. Zurrer Gearboxes Based in Stallikon-Zürich in Switzerland, Zurrer celebrated their centenary anniversary just a few years ago. Over the course of their hundred-plus years of manufacturing, they have grown into one of the most reputable producers of gearboxes and geared motors in Europe. They are still a family-controlled company and boast a wide range of Zurrer gearboxes and geared motor products which are distributed around the UK and the rest […]