GAM releases new robotic cycloidal gearboxes

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GAM has released newe GCL cycloidal gearboxes that provide high precision and rigidity for horizontal and vertical robotic and motion control applications.

GAM said the GCL is designed to withstand the frequent start-stop impact loads of industrial robots and other motion control applications with impact resistance five times nominal torque. The GCL series is available in a wide range of sizes with ratios from 36:1 to 192:1.

GAM GCL cycloidal gearboxesAccording to GAM, output options for the GCL series include component boxes with a solid flanged output (GCLC F) or a hollow shaft flanged output (GCLC-H). In addition, the solid flanged output gearbox is available with a cover and motor mount (GCL-F). The GCL series can be used in a variety of applications, from robotics and automation to medical equipment, where zero-backlash and high tilting and torsional rigidity are required.

Features of the GCL series include:

  • Backlash of ≤1 arcmin with lost motion of ≤1 arcmin
  • Withstands frequent start-stop impact loads of industrial robots with impact resistance 5x nominal torque
  • Multi-tooth meshing for torsional rigidity
  • Flange output in 7 sizes with nominal output torque of 167 to 4,410 Nm and ratios of 57:1 to 192.4:1
  • Flanged hollow output in 6 sizes (up to 138 mm through hole) with output torque of 490 to 4,900 Nm

Configurations include:

  • Component with loose input shaft/pinion (GCLC-F, GCLC-H)
  • Gearbox with cover, integrated input, and motor mounting plate (GCL-F)
  • Drops in for many competitors’ products
  • Integrated motor adapter plate ready to mount your motor
  • Optional integrated pre-stage

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