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Planetary Gearboxes with Mounted Pinion

The integrated gearbox/pinion combination provides the best technical coordination for rack and pinion drives. Numerous solution options provide high dynamics and high load-bearing capacities at the same time because of the precision gearing.

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.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The planetary gearbox with flange output shaft for high-load applications

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

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

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

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

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

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Economical and with a heavy-duty output bearing: The WPLHE right-angle gearbox

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

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

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

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

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

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The planetary gearbox for AGVs. Compact and highliy resilient.

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Hypoid Gearing

Hypoid gearboxes can be categorized as bevel gearboxes. A special feature of hypoid gearboxes is that the axes cross on two parallel planes. Hypoid gearboxes therefore have an axis offset, unlike other bevel gearboxes. The direction of rotation of the input shaft and the output shaft can be the same or opposing, depending on the installation conditions of the bevel gears.

Hypoid bevel gears are among the spiral bevel gears. The advantage of hypoid gearing is that the bevel pinion can be realized with a greater spiral angle because of the axis offset. This increases the overall coverage of the tooth. For this reason, hypoid gearboxes are capable of transmitting more torque than single helical tooth. Because of the greater overall coverage, higher ratios can also be reached.

Hypoid gearboxes are characterized by being extremely quiet. However, they are not suitable for extremely fast speeds. On the one hand, the axis offset leads to additional sliding of the tooth in the longitudinal direction, which means that special lubricating oils have to be used, and on the other hand the reaction force of the tooth is so high that tapered roller bearings are used in order to ensure that the bearing has a sufficient service life at the usual drive speeds.

Because of the power loss that occurs because of mounting and sealing, hypoid gearing is more suitable for the output stage in multi-stage gearboxes. The speeds that are required are lower here, and the torques are appropriately higher. Single-stage hypoid gearboxes are already possible with bevel gear stage ratios of 3:1 to 10:1. In order to reach higher transmission ratios, the hypoid gearbox can be combined with planetary gearing. Because of the large plate diameter, hypoid gearboxes are particularly suitable for realizing hollow shafts if the input shaft needs to be used to lead through lines or use clamping sets. Torque division is possible by means of an input shaft with two outputs.


The advantages of hypoid gearboxes:

  • Use when installation space is limited
  • High torques
  • Quiet
  • Compact design
  • Can be combined with other types of gearbox
  • A hollow shaft is possible on the input shaft


The disadvantages of hypoid gearboxes:

  • Complex design
  • Lower efficiency level than planetary gearbox
  • Not suitable for fast speeds
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