St. Charles, IL – A new right angle AC gearmotor available in six standard models is the latest addition to the expanding Von Weise Drop-In Replacement gearmotor line of Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. The new VWDIR33 AC right angle gearmotors feature 1/12 horsepower (62 watts) dual voltage (115/230V), dual frequency (60/50 Hz) single phase permanent split capacitor electric motors. The compact, integral gear reducers utilize hardened steel worm gearing and cast iron output gears, with ratios ranging from 37:1 to 1205:1. Corresponding fixed output speeds are from 40 to 1.5 RPM, with continuous torque ratings from 89 to 250 in-lbs (10.1 to 28.3 N-m). The gearmotors are available with left, right or dual output shafts, are reversible and feature all-position foot mounting with a 100 pound (45.4 kg.) overhung load capability.
The new VWDIR33 AC right angle gearmotors are designed for commercial and industrial applications ranging from food service equipment to welding positioners and are available with U.L. and CSA recognition as standard. CE recognition can be provided for OEMs and Bison Gear’s Innopreneurial(TM) application and design engineering capabilities to customize standard models to meet specific OEM needs are readily available.
Bison’s VWDIR line now includes right angle, parallel shaft and offset parallel shaft designs utilizing AC, DC and universal motors from 1/30 to 1/2 horsepower (25 to 373 watts), with fixed output speeds from 1.5 to 181 RPM and continuous torque ratings up to 800 in-lbs (90.4 N-m).