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Category: Automatic Door Operators

Motor Mouth: Hypoid Gear Motors: Form, Fit, Function

Hypoid gearing is a specialized version of spiral bevel gearing. Like spiral bevel gears, they operate at right angles. Unlike spiral bevel gears, the pinion’s rotating axis is off center from the gear’s rotating axis. This allows the pinion to be larger, providing high strength and allowing for higher reduction ratios in each stage. AC…
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Motor Mouth: Plastic Planetary Gear Motors

Plastic planetary gear motors can provide a wide range of gear reduction ratios in a compact package combining high strength, low noise and great value. These features make this gear motor a good choice in various applications, as detailed below. Plastic planetary gearheads have one or more stages of gear reduction all in line with…
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One-Stop Shop: Assembly and More

The OEM is an automatic door opener manufacturer. Automatic doors add customer convenience, security and improved traffic flow to commercial and industrial applications. The Challenge Motor purchased from one manufacturer, gear box manufactured by another When motor and gear box were assembled, the resulting quality issues had fingers pointing in all directions Quality issues Seems…
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Automatic Door Operator Motors

Power Electric specializes in automatic door operator motors and gear motors. We have provided motors and gear motors for the commercial automatic door operator industry for years and our success lies in our long-standing focus on quality and value. We focus on four commercial door operator applications: Slide Door Operators Swing Door Operators Overhead Door…
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Manufacturing Space Issue Solved by Motor Company

We all know manufacturing space is an important piece of business. When space runs out alternatives have to be made to reorganize and prioritize, including potential added space at immense cost. Our customer manufactures automatic doors and we have supplied motors to this customer for some time. Their manufacturing space was filling fast and their…
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