Motion control applications in the Food and Beverage, Personal Care, and Pharmaceutical production environments often require materials of construction and sealants that provide higher level s of protection. To improve our high precision product offering to customers in these industries, NIDEC-SHIMPO is now offering a washdown and food grade duty al a carte options for our inline and right-angle planetary reducers. These options provide ultimate flexibility without sacrificing on precision and performance.
Different washdown and food grade feature packs include a stainless steel output shaft, SUS screws and bolts, sealed bearings, and an epoxy adhesive as the sealant. A food grade feature pack includes a white Food-Grade Epoxy coating on the housing. Other custom coatings (i.e. Nickel plating, Steel-It™, etc.) can be made available upon request.
A special Food-Grade grease is an option that can be specified by the customer where required, but we suggest that you contact NIDEC-SHIMPO to help with proper sizing and selection.
These VRL and VRB inline frame sizes and ratios can be quickly assembled with any combination of the a la carte washdown or food grade duty options from our North America Kit Build Facility.
Available Models and Frame Sizes:
|VRL||Frame Sizes||070, 090, 120|
|VRB||Frame Sizes||060, 090, 115|
|Ratios||1-Stage||3:1, 5:1, 7:1, 10:1|
|2-Stage||15:1, 25:1, 28:1, 30:1, 35:1, 50:1, 70:1, 100:1|
Small quantity orders will be tested, assembled, and shipped within 2–4 days. For all other VRL, VRB, VRS inline series and EVL, EVB, EVS right-angle series frame size and ratio combinations, please contact SHIMPO for price and availability from our main manufacturing facility.
As the global marketplace becomes increasingly competitive, NIDEC-SHIMPO continues to raise the bar in terms of product quality, variety, flexibility, and availability – providing a real value to our customers. Our new washdown and food grade duty a la carte features serve as another good example where SHIMPO is delivering improved value to our customers.
- Output Shaft Stainless Steel for both Washdown (WD) and Food Grade (FG)
- Food Grade Grease (Optional)
- White Epoxy for Food Grade
- ASUS Cap Screws and Fasteners for both Washdown (WD) and Food Grade (FG)
- Special/IP65 Compatible Epoxy Sealant for both Washdown (WD) and Food Grade (FG)