Gearboxes for the Theatre Industry

Gearboxes for the theatre industry must be very carefully selected to ensure they are right first time. In many applications people’s safety is on the line so no risks can be taken when choosing a theatre gearbox.  We’ve been lucky enough to supply this industry for over 20 years and have some excellent experience and understanding of the applications.

Some applications for theatre gearboxes include:

  • Backdrop
  • Portal bridge
  • Stage curtain
  • Podium
  • Tilting platforms
  • Iron curtains
  • Hoists / Winches
  • Counterweight flying systems

This industry places some unique demands on geared motors. Safety is paramount when it comes to lifting and lowering curtains / stages / equipment especially when people are working nearby so we must make special considerations whilst selecting equipment.

On top of the safety considerations, noise can often be an issue. If the piece of equipment is to be operated during a production, then near silent brakes can be fitted to the motor eliminating audible operating noise. For these applications we offer single and double braked motors.

In addition to gearboxes, motors and variable speed drives, we are also able to supply Screw Jacks for lifting platforms and similar applications.

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