Three examples of custom made gearboxes
Custom Gearboxes

Our experienced engineers always find the optimal solution for your application. No matter what the special requirements of your application, we can develop a custom made gearbox to match your needs.

PLE

Unparalleled: This planetary gearbox maintains its maximum efficiency even at the highest speeds.

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PLQE

The easy to install planetary gearbox absorbs high forces with low heat generation.

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PLPE

The cost effective planetary gearbox with the best torque-low heat performance.

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PLHE

This is progress: In this planetary gearbox, precision and cost effectiveness meet.

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PSBN

The high-performance precision planetary gearbox with helical teeth for a particularly quiet drive.

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PSN

The helical-toothed precision planetary gearbox for low-noise operation and high bearing loads.

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PLN

The perfectly sealed straight-toothed planetary gearbox delivers the maximum performance without ever losing the required stiffness.

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PLFE

The shortest planetary gearbox with the highest torsional stiffness and flange output shaft.

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PSFN

The precision planetary gearbox for maximum loads with particularly quiet drive and flange output shaft.

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PLFN

The precision planetary gearbox for maximum loads and the highest performance – fast and easy to install.

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WPLE

The versatile right angle planetary gearbox with lower weight and appealing cost effectiveness.

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WPLQE

The right angle planetary gearbox with universal output flange – flexible installation options and for high forces.

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WPLPE

The economical right angle planetary gearbox for particularly high forces – flexible installation options and lifetime lubrication.

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WPLN

The versatile right angle gearbox with spiral teeth for a quiet drive.

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WPLFE

The shortest right angle planetary gearbox with flange output shaft and maximum torsional stiffness.

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WPSFN

The shortest spiral-toothed right angle gearbox with flange output shaft and hollow shaft.

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WGN

The spiral-toothed right angle gearbox with hollow shaft – low noise levels and force-fit installation.

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HLAE

The unique planetary gearbox with certified hygienic design – ideal for reliable cleaning processes.

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PLE

Economy planetary gearbox

The PLE is perhaps the basis of our success. It is notably light, extremely powerful, yet suitable for complex production cycles due to its low-friction bearing design and optimized lubrication. A genuine powerhouse at an attractive, fair price.

Features

The highest dynamics in multiple axis systems
Unrivalled price-performance ratio
Low heat generation at highest speeds
For any mounting position
Lifetime lubrication for maintenance-free operation
Precise gearing

Options

Wide diversity of output shafts
Lubrication
Optimized clamping systems
Wide diversity of input flanges

Technical Data

PLE040 PLE060 PLE080 PLE120 PLE160 Stage
Ratios 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10 3, 4, 5, 8 3, 4, 5, 8 1
9, 12, 15, 16, 20, 25, 32, 40, 64 9, 12, 15, 16, 20, 25, 32, 40, 64 12, 15, 16, 20, 25, 32, 40, 64 12, 15, 16, 20, 25, 32, 40, 64 2
60, 80, 100, 120, 160, 200, 256, 320, 512 60, 80, 100, 120, 160, 200, 256, 320, 512 - - 3
Efficiency at full load η % % 92 - 98 92 - 98
Min. operating temperature / Max. operating temperature Tmin / Tmax °C °F -25 / 90 -13 / 194
Protection class IP54 IP54
Standard backlash jt arcmin arcmin <15 - <22 <15 - <22 <10 - <15 <10 - <15 <7 - <11 <7 - <11 <7 - <11 <7 - <11 <6 - <10 <6 - <10
Torsional stiffness cg Nm /arcmin lbf.in/arcmin 0.7 - 1.0 6 - 9 1.7 - 2.3 15 - 20 4.3 - 5.8 38 - 51 10.8 - 14.5 96 - 128 30.5 - 37.5 270 - 332
Gearbox weight mG kg lbm 0.35 - 0.55 0.8 - 1.2 0.9 - 1.3 2.0 - 2.9 2.1 - 3.1 4.6 - 6.8 6 - 10 13.2 - 22.1 18 - 22 39.7 - 48.5
Running noise Qg dB(A) dB(A) 58 58 58 58 60 60 65 65 70 70
PLE040 PLE060 PLE080 PLE120 PLE160
Radial force for 20,000 h / Radial force for 30,000 h Fr 20.000 h / Fr 30.000 h N lbf 160 - 200 36 - 45 340 - 400 77 - 90 650 - 750 146 - 169 1500 - 1750 338 - 394 4200 - 5000 945 - 1125
Axial force for 20,000 h / Axial force for 30,000 h Fa 20.000 h / Fa 30.000 h N lbf 160 - 200 36 - 45 450 - 500 101 - 113 900 - 1000 203 - 225 2100 - 2500 473 - 563 6000 - 7000 1350 - 1575
Tilting moment for 20,000 h MK 20.000 h Nm lbf.in 5 44 14 124 31 274 101 894 474 4195
PLE040 PLE060 PLE080 PLE120 PLE160
Mass moment of inertia J kgcm2 lbf.in.s210-4 0.014 - 0.027 0.124 - 0.239 0.065 - 0.128 0.575 - 1.133 0.359 - 0.654 3.177 - 5.788 1.378 - 2.361 12.195 - 20.895 3.502 - 11.999 30.993 - 106.191
PLE040 PLE060 PLE080 PLE120 PLE160 Stage
Nominal output torque T2N Nm lbf.in 5 - 15 44 - 133 15 - 40 133 - 354 38 - 115 336 - 1018 95 - 195 841 - 1726 400 - 450 3540 - 3983 1
8 - 20 66 - 177 18 - 44 159 - 389 50 - 130 443 - 1151 120 - 260 1062 - 2301 450 - 800 3983 - 7080 2
8 - 20 66 - 177 18 - 44 159 - 389 50 - 120 443 - 1062 120 - 260 1062 - 2301 - - 3
Max. output torque T2max Nm lbf.in 8 - 24 71 - 212 24 - 64 212 - 566 61 - 184 540 - 1628 152 - 312 1345 - 2761 640 - 720 5664 - 6372 1
12 - 32 106 - 283 29 - 70 257 - 620 80 - 208 708 - 1841 192 - 416 1699 - 3682 720 - 1280 6372 - 11328 2
12 - 32 106 - 283 29 - 70 257 - 620 80 - 192 708 - 1699 192 - 416 1699 - 3682 - - 3
Emergency stop torque T2Stop Nm lbf.in 23 - 36 199 - 319 66 - 88 584 - 779 178 - 240 1575 - 2124 340 - 520 3009 - 4602 800 - 900 7080 - 7965 1
27 - 40 239 - 354 80 - 88 708 - 779 190 - 260 1682 - 2301 380 - 520 3363 - 4602 900 - 1600 7965 - 14160 2
27 - 40 239 - 354 80 - 88 708 - 779 190 - 240 1682 - 2124 380 - 520 3363 - 4602 - - 3
PLE040 PLE060 PLE080 PLE120 PLE160
Average thermal input speed at T2N and S1 n1N min-1 rpm 5000 5000 4500 4500 2500 - 4000 2500 - 4000 2500 - 3500 2500 - 3500 900 - 3000 900 - 3000
Max. mechanical input speed n1Limit min-1 rpm 18000 18000 13000 13000 7000 7000 6500 6500 6500 6500
PLE040 PLE060 PLE080 PLE120 PLE160 Stage
Shaft diameter output D3 mm in 10 0.394 14 0.551 20 0.787 25 0.984 40 1.575
Centering diameter output D5 mm in 26 1.024 40 1.575 60 2.362 80 3.150 130 5.118
Housing diameter D6 mm in 40 1.575 60 2.362 80 3.150 115 4.528 160 6.299
Total length L1 mm in 88.5 3.484 106.0 4.173 133.5 5.256 176.5 6.949 255.5 10.059 1
101.5 3.996 118.5 4.665 150.5 5.925 204.0 8.031 305.0 12.008 2
114.0 4.488 131.0 5.157 168.0 6.614 231.5 9.114 - - 3
Shaft length output L3 mm in 26 1.024 35 1.378 40 1.575 55 2.165 87 3.425

Technical Drawings

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