Cyclo® Helical Buddybox (Cyclo HBB)

How do I select a Cyclo® HBB reducer or gearmotor?

Selection is based on the actual horsepower and/or torque requirements at the output shaft.  The Cyclo® HBB speed reducer has particularly high efficiencies over a wide range of reduction ratios, which frequently permits the use of reduced input power requirements (smaller HP motor) without sacrificing output shaft torque.  The selection procedures in our catalog will guide you in choosing the most efficient reducer for your application.

How do I select a Cyclo® HBB reducer or gearmotor?
What information do I need to get started in the selection process?
What are service factors and how are they used?
What do I do if my application has particularly severe operating conditions?
How can I be sure that the reducer can withstand periodic excessive overloads?
What are the standard input speeds?
What are the thermal limitations of the Cyclo® HBB?
Why is a Taper-Grip® bushing used? What is its material?
What kind of torque arm do you supply? At what position should it be mounted?
What is the difference in the mounting positions of the Cyclo® HBB?

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