Gearboxes for the Material Handling Industry

Gearboxes used in material handling span an array of applications each faced with their own unique challenges.

Applications include:

  • Conveyors
  • Elevators
  • Hoists 
  • Winch systems

The smooth, efficient and reliable movement of materials is paramount to productivity and so it is vital that the correct drive solution is selected to mitigate the risk of downtime and financial implications.  

Material handling applications are subject to variable loads, shock loads, atmospheric and environmental conditions and require a keen attention to detail. The diversity of materials and installations will demand focus on sealing arrangements, shaft loadings, clutch and brake mechanisms as well as compliance with legislations and directives.  

STM understand that efficient, reliable and compact drive solutions help our customers maintain and strengthen their market leading capabilities.