Cyclo® Helical Buddybox (Cyclo HBB)

What information do I need to get started in the selection process?

To select the proper reducer for your application, you will need to know:
Application: type of driven machine
Hours of operation per day
Motor horsepower (HP) and speed (RPM)
Loading Conditions
Mounting Position
Ambient environment (altitude, dusty, chemical, explosive, water)
Ambient temperature and humidity
You must also note any special environment factors or operation requirements.  This information will be important in determining the your application's service factor.

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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