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Gear Drive Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of gear drive manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top gear drive manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find gear drive companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture gear drives to your companies specifications. Then contact the gear drive companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of variable speed drives, right angle drives, worm gear drives, or customized gear drive of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Bloomingdale, IL 630-980-1133

    If you are searching for high powered gear drives then you have come to the right place. Our gear drives are easy to install and very simple to maintain. We are eager to focus our efforts to your exact needs. Our professionals are well-versed in our industry and we have the background to successfully manufacture any gear drive. You can trust us to manufacture amazing and high tolerance solutions.

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  • Freeport, NY 888-260-7466

    At Ondrives.US, all of our gear drives are manufactured from top quality materials and engineered for high performance in the most demanding applications. All of our gear drives are available in a variety of standard forms. If your application requires a non-standard gear drive, Ondrives.US can provide modified or custom configurations that will meet your specifications. We are ISO 9001:2015 certified. Contact us to learn more about our capabilities.

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  • Independence, IA 800-394-1139

    Bloom Mfg. Inc specializes in Hydraulic Worm Gear Winches, Planetary Winches, Capstan Winches and Hydraulic Speed Reducers for the Marine, Construction, Waste, Utility, Industrial and Drilling Markets. The rugged construction and versatility of these Speed Reducers is ideal for stationary and mobile applications where slow speed, high torque, or variable speed and reversing are needed.

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  • Charlotte, NC 888-999-9860

    Does your application require speed reducers? We are a reliable manufacturer of sophisticated reducers. Our technology is easy to use and incredibly long lasting. These value-added products are engineered with distinguished features and the hardware is superior compared to the competition. Turn to us for dedicated service and high tolerance products. We will find a speed reducer that is perfect for you!

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  • West Sacramento, CA 916-372-5411

    If you are looking for satisfactory cyclo reducers then we can assist you. Our premier solutions are affordable and energy efficient. Our dependable reducers are engineered for quality assurance and we are energetically creating the most cutting-edge products. You can trust us to supply you with the very best. Give us a call to learn more information!

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Gear Drives 

Gear drives are mechanisms designed to alter the speed, torque or direction of rotating shafts using gear ratios. They are used to provide a variable output speed from a constant speed power source or to increase torque for a variable speed power source; standard ratios range from 5:1 up to 60:1.

Gear drives are generally used for applications with heavy loads or those that need consistent performance with low maintenance. They are constructed of steel. The simplest gear drives are made with a large gear and a small gear on either side of two connected gears. Compared to belt or chain drives, gear drives are usually more expensive but have a wide range of uses including auxiliary transmissions, hydraulic drives and differentials. They are most commonly used in motor vehicles as the transmission, where they adapt the output of the engine to a rotation speed suitable for the drive wheels. Because engines operate at high rotational speeds, the transmission reduces the high speed of the engine to the slow speed of the wheels, which increases torque. Pedal bicycles also use a transmission, though it is substantially less complex. Gear drives are also widely used in material handling such as grain, rock or bulk materials as well as in conveyor systems, bottling equipment and packaging machinery.

A transmission will often have more than one gear ratio and may switch among them as the input speed increases or decreases. This can be done manually or automatically. In motor vehicles, the transmission is connected to the engine's crankshaft and the driveshaft, which is joined to one or more differentials. Gear drives used in automotive transmissions typically provide four to ten speeds, depending on the vehicle. Auxiliary transmissions are installed behind the main transmission and are used to increase the ratios when needed. Gear drives used as power takeoffs are also mounted beside the main transmission and help provide offset from normal drivelines. Marine gears are transmissions that carry power to the propeller and usually only have one speed for forward and one for reverse. Similar mechanisms include gear boxes, gear reducers and reduction gears, each working differently but to the same end. Cyclo reducers use rolling elements to reduce the input speed in a vertical or horizontal orientation while right angle gear boxes are positioned perpendicularly. Inline gear reducers can have parallel input and output shafts and are designed to be used in a line with other equipment in order to promote a smooth flow of operation.

Speed Reducers
Speed Reducers
Speed Reducers
Speed Reducers – DieQua Corporation
Speed Reducers – DieQua Corporation
Speed Reducers – DieQua Corporation



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