Category Archives: Power Transmission

Improved Sealing System Solution for Industrial Machinery

To seal efficiently, radial shaft seals must run against a smooth, round surface - the seal counterface. If the counterface becomes worn, the seal will no longer be able to fulfill its function, which is to retain lubricant and to exclude contaminants. Typically, the counterface... Read More

Hub City’s Green HERA Gearbox Translates Energy to Cost Savings

HERA gearbox

Worm gear reducers are mechanical drive train components used to reduce shaft speed and increase torque in thousands of industrial applications. Typical uses include conveyors, mixers, food processing equipment, hoists, augers, packaging equipment and many others. Hub City's high-efficiency gear reducer offers significant energy savings... Read More

Tough Bearings From Isostatic Industries

Something turning at 9500 rpm is moving fast. That is just under the speed of an average jet engine. Something that lasts through 456 million revolutions without any interruption or without needing any maintenance is pretty durable. That is why Isostatic Industries, a leading supplier of... Read More

The Benefits of Hub City High Efficiency Gear Boxes

What's the problem with worm gears? For years, industry used worm gear reducers. A worm gear unit is very inefficient. The sliding action of the worm and worm gears create heat, which equates to lost efficiency. This friction makes them about 65% efficient. If you... Read More

Need an MSHA conveyor belt?

IBT is now stocking Goodyear EP's Plylon® and Plylon Plus® conveyor belt, featuring ARMA-SBR covers for power plants and other applications requiring MSHA compliance for designation 28-3 for flame resistance. Learn more about Plylon and Plylon Plus conveyor belt.Plylon is a poly/nylon, low-stretch belt that... Read More

You Get Exactly What You Pay For

When looking to purchase roller chain, it's tempting to consider the many low priced options. But making a decision based on purchase price alone can actually cost you more in the long run. Instead of focusing on short term cost savings, focus on the total... Read More

Guide To Roller Chain

  Essential knowledge about the primary features strategically designed into USA Roller Chain have been committed to a tutorial by Drives USA Chain and is available online.   The program, called Chain 101, is also titled Features, Function & Benefits of USA Roller Chain. Consisting... Read More

HTR & HTRC Synchronous Belt Drive System

TM belts, which have a Reinforced Parabolic Profile (RPP) tooth design allowing the belt teeth to sit deeper in the sprocket compared to standard belts. Combining these belts with DODGE Taper-Lock® sprockets yields the most power dense synchronous drive system. The unique angle of the... Read More

New Innovative QuickTape 249 from Loctite

Revolutionizing Threadlocking... One threaded fastener at a time. Loctite® QuickTape® 249TM Threadlocker Tape The First Threadlocker in Tape Form! No Mess, No Waste Same Reliability & Performance as Loctite® Removable Grade Threadlocking Liquids A Must for Every Toolbox! Introducing Henkel's newest innovation - Loctite® QuickTape®... Read More

Gear Reducer & Energy-Efficient Motor for Conveyor System

Synopsis: Dodge® Quantis® RHB & Baldor RelianceTM XE Motor made all the difference in gaining efficiencies and managing costs in one food industry's conveying system. Background: A large food manufacturing company had been using various brands of worm and helical gear boxes to drive the... Read More