Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Products Motion Control
Pittman debuts PLG24, PLG42K, PLG42S, PLG52 and PLG63 planetary gearboxes


Apr. 24, 2015 – Pittman Motors, part of Ametek Precision Motion Control, has added PLG24, PLG42K, PLG42S, PLG52 and PLG63 planetary gearboxes to its product offering. Available with brush and brushless DC motors, the new gearboxes boast high torque loads and come in diameters from 24 to 63 mm and output torques to 100 Nm (74 lb ft). They are suitable for a range of motion control applications, including pan/tilt functions, indexing, pumping, conveying, and traction applications. Reduction ratios range from 4:1 to 710:1 with more than ten standard ratios available in each size. OEMs can specify custom output-shaft features, lubrication, and reinforced output-shaft assemblies for differentiated solutions tailored to specific application requirements.