Washdown Drives

Washdown DrivesThis standard range of Washdown Gearboxes are perfect for use in demanding applications in the Food & Beverage, Meat & Poultry, Marine, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries.

They are ideal for applications that have direct contact with food products which require washdown under high pressure and are available with ATEX and IP69k protection.

The washdown gearboxes are offered with corrosion protection depending on the environment they are exposed to and are available in the following versions:


VFD (D-Series)
Coated Aluminum
Worm Gearboxes
VFN (N-Series)
Round Stainless Steel
Worm Gearboxes
VFI (I-Series)
Square Stainless Steel
Worm Gearboxes
BVN (N-Series)
Stainless Steel
Helical-Bevel Gearboxes

Metric    NEMA

Metric    NEMA

Metric   NEMA

Metric    NEMA

They are available in reduction ratios from 5:1 to 2,856:1, with output torque capacities up to 498 lb.ft. and input powers up to 5.4 hp.

Metric and NEMA Stainless steel & Aluminum motors are also available for use with these gearboxes.

Our complete washdown drives catalogs can be found here:

- Metric Washdown Drives Catalog

- NEMA Washdown Drives Catalog

 

Unit design benefits include:

- Housings with smooth surfaces

- Stainless steel 316L output shafts

- Viton seals with stainless steel 316L shield

- Hardened & ground gearing

- All stainless steel 316L hardware

- Closed stainless steel 316L protection cap with o-ring

- Fully modular IEC and NEMA C motor flanges

 

  • Unit Ratings
  • Unit Selection

The following table gives the technical specifications for various washdown gearboxes. Service factors need to be applied to these ratings to make a proper selection.

Series Size Ratios Output Torque
(lb.ft.)
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VFD (D-Series)

Coated Round Aluminum
Worm Gearboxes
D30 5 to 100:1 15.5 Metric ---
3D3 150 to 2400:1 25.8 Metric ---
D45 7 to 102:1 30.2 Metric NEMA
D45-211D 14.35 to 1002.66:1 34.6 Metric ---
4D3 140 to 2400:1 50.8 Metric ---
D50 7 to 100:1 53.1 Metric NEMA
D50-211D 14.35 to 983:1 61.2 Metric ---
5D3 252 to 2400:1 80.38 Metric ---
D63 7 to 94:1 108.4 Metric NEMA
D63-211D 14.35 to 924.02:1 124.65 Metric ---
6D3 2520 to 2745:1 169.6 Metric ---
6D4 252 to 2520:1 195.4 Metric ---
D85 7 to 96:1 260 Metric NEMA
D85-211D 14.35 to 943.68:1 293.5 Metric ---
8D4 140 to 2856:1 382.0 Metric ---

VFN (N-Series)

Round Stainless Steel
Worm Gearboxes
N30 5 to 100:1 15.5 Metric ---
N45 7 to 102:1 30.2 Metric NEMA
N45-211N 14.35 to 1002.66:1 34.6 Metric ---
N50 7 to 100:1 53.1 Metric NEMA
N50-211N 14.35 to 983:1 61.2 Metric ---
N63 7 to 94:1 108.4 Metric NEMA
N63-211N 14.35 to 924.02:1 124.6 Metric ---
N85 7 to 96:1 260 Metric NEMA
N85-211N 14.35 to 943.68:1 293.5 Metric ---

VFI (I-Series)

Square Stainless Steel
Worm Gearboxes
I30 5 to 100:1 15.5 Metric ---
I45 7 to 102:1 30.2 Metric NEMA
I50 7 to 100:1 53.1 Metric NEMA
I63 7 to 94:1 108.4 Metric NEMA
I85 7 to 96:1 260 Metric NEMA
I11 7 to 99:1 480 Metric NEMA

BVN (N-Series)

Stainless Steel
Helical-Bevel Gearboxes
X42N 7.29 to 77.36 95.9 Metric NEMA
X43N 50.35 to 323.37:1 100.3 Metric NEMA
X62N 6.03 to 74.81:1 302.4 Metric NEMA
X63N 56.76 to 589.85:1 302.4 Metric NEMA
X73N 7.94 to 86.09:1 498 Metric NEMA
X74N 74.79 to 678.79:1 498 Metric NEMA

These reducers are typically selected based on the input motor size and running output torque.

For application & selection assistance, please call, fax or email us.  Your application information will be reviewed by our engineers, who will recommend the best solution for your application.




Applications

Typical applications for these gearboxes include: Transport conveyors, sorting machines, cleaning/washing machines, filling/dosing/dispensing machines, drying machines, heating/freezing machines, packaging machines, palletizing machines, bucket elevators, pump drives (diaphragm metering, rotary lobe, screw spindle, centrifugal, impeller), marine (anchor winch, capstan), candy machines, bakery ovens, and feed extruders.


Application Examples:

  - Mixers

  - Pumps

  - Conveyors

  - Winches

  - Corrosion


Application

Conditions

Possible Contact With
Processing Product

Only In Proximity With
Processing Product

High Medium High Medium
Meat & Poultry Salt I & N-Series I & N-Series
Acid Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series
Alkaline Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series I & N-Series D-Series
Normal Cleaning I & N-Series D-Series D-Series
Seafood Processing Salt I & N-Series I & N-Series
Acid Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series
Alkaline Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series I & N-Series D-Series
Normal Cleaning I & N-Series I & N-Series D-Series
Fruit & Vegetables Salt I & N-Series
Acid Sanitization I & N-Series
Alkaline Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series I & N-Series D-Series
Normal Cleaning I & N-Series D-Series D-Series
Dairy Salt I & N-Series I & N-Series
Acid Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series
Alkaline Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series D-Series
Normal Cleaning I & N-Series I & N-Series D-Series
Flours & Derivatives Salt I & N-Series
Acid Sanitization I & N-Series
Alkaline Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series D-Series
Normal Cleaning I & N-Series D-Series D-Series
Beverages Salt I & N-Series I & N-Series
Acid Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series
Alkaline Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series D-Series
Normal Cleaning I & N-Series D-Series D-Series
Food Packaging
& Processing
Salt I & N-Series I & N-Series
Acid Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series
Alkaline Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series D-Series
Normal Cleaning I & N-Series D-Series D-Series
Bakery Salt
Acid Sanitization
Alkaline Sanitization I & N-Series D-Series
Normal Cleaning I & N-Series D-Series D-Series
Animal Food Salt I & N-Series I & N-Series
Acid Sanitization I & N-Series I & N-Series
Alkaline Sanitization I & N-Series D-Series
Normal Cleaning I & N-Series D-Series D-Series
Marine On Deck I & N-Series
Indoor I & N-Series