Spur gear calculation tips

Tips para el cálculo de engranajes rectos

Getting your spur gear calculations right is essential to make the most out of these kinds of devices, which are the most used to accomplish large gear ratios, medium speeds and low speeds. They are essential for a number of mechanical and electromechanical transmission mechanisms and motion control. In this article we will show you … Read more…

Steps to calculate a gear ratio

Pasos para calcular la relación de transmisión de engranajes

The use of gears in a myriad of machines and devices nowadays makes calls for them to be used at their top efficiency to make the most out of their advantages. Once of the key concepts for their adequate use is the gear ratio (rt). Correctly selecting the gear ratio is essential so that: The … Read more…

Success story: higher quality and more silent automatic doors

Puertas automáticas

A leading company in the manufacturing of operators, automation devices, motors and accessories for various types of automatic doors – including sliding and swing doors – contacted us with the purpose of developing higher quality, more silent automatic doors. The company manufactures high-quality, long durability operators for pedestrian, sliding, swing, evacuation and glass automatic doors. … Read more…

Tips to keep in mind when buying gears

Consejos para comprar engranajes

Buying gears can be a difficult task if you don’t have the basic knowledge on the types of devices out on the market and the characteristics that set them apart from each other. There is a wide range of gears that can be categorized based on the material that they are made of, their design … Read more…

What is a bevel gear and how does it work?

Gears or cogwheels are devices made of toothed wheels that transfer mechanical power between two elements. They are commonly used in machines employed in numerous industrial processes, such as production lines and drive systems, but also in sectors as diverse as mining, aeronautics, pharmaceuticals or textiles. The purpose for which they are manufactured determine the … Read more…

Variable speed drives: all you need to know about speed reducers

Las aplicaciones de los variadores de velocidad son numerosas

Elevators, conveyor belts, mills and drills, pumping equipment… the applications of speed reducers are many and ever-present both in industrial and domestic uses. Also known as ASD – Adjustable-Speed Drives – these are devices, or sets of devices, that are used to adjust a motor’s rotational speed. While it can be applied to other types … Read more…

2019 trends in the world of automation

tendencias automatización

The SPS IPC Drives exhibition was held from 27 to 29 November – an international gathering place for automation experts to learn about the sector’s innovations and trends. As a company that focuses its efforts in finding the perfect motion using actuators and precision components, CLR could not miss this meeting specialized in gear motors. … Read more…

We visit the Host Milano 2017 fair

Host milano

CLR bets all its chips on the most important and iconic event of vending and horeca: Host Milano 17. For its fortieth edition, to be held between October 20th and 24th, Milan becomes once again the capital of the hospitality industry, bringing together the leading equipment and machinery manufacturers in these sectors, which are key to Compañía Levantina de Reductores.

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Drive Shaft Design: deformations and other problems

Drive Shaft Design

The design of drive shafts is usually one of the most critical processes in the design of speed reducers. Are you about to undertake a project and are unsure about the procedure to follow to drive shaft design? In the post below we bring you the steps to follow when designing drive shafts and other shafts.

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