Worm gear reducers are available with a 1 inch to 133/4 inches center distance. Single reduction ratios range from 5:1 to 100:1 and double reduction ratios from 75:1 to 3,600:1, with a 10,000:1 possible ratio. Helical gear reducers offer from 1 to more than 100 hp and feature ratios from 1.5:1 to 400:1, with a 146,940:1 possible ratio. Catalog includes product information on all worm and helical gear reducers.
Indiana Power Transmission Systems Inc., 470 E. Northfield Dr., Brownsburg, IN 46112, FAX (317) 852-6868.
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