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Sumitomo's Next Generation Cyclo® 6000 Builds on Success

March 23, 2004

Chesapeake, VA USA

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) announces the release of its new Cyclo 6000 Speed Reducers and Gearmotors, the market's most "torque dense" product of its kind. It answers the market demand for smaller, more compact designs that deliver maximum output torque.

"Our revolutionary system of optimizing the cycloidal disc geometry has resulted in ratings increases of up to 30% within the same space envelope" said Charles Ritinski, Product Manager for the Cyclo product line. The Cyclo is based on a unique cycloidal design that has advantages superior to speed reducers using common involute tooth gears. This design enables Cyclo speed reducers and gearmotors to withstand shock loads exceeding 500% of their ratings, and provides exceptional performance, reliability and long life in the most severe applications.

The Cyclo 6000 is yet another innovation of the highly successful product that has proven itself in over 7 million installations worldwide. The Cyclo established Sumitomo's foundation for its position today as true innovators of high quality power transmission solutions with unsurpassed reliability. For more complete specifications and ordering information, visit the Cyclo page on our web site.

For further infomation, contact Stefanie Burns, Marketing Communications Manager (757-485-3355), sburns@suminet.com


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