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Video: Stainless steel range suitable for the food processing industry

Apex Dynamics has had stainless steel products in its program since the beginning. Stainless steel is a major advantage, especially for use in the food processing industry. The AB, AF, AT and AE series therefore all have a stainless steel housing. In this video CEO Thom van Oss takes a close look a various series.

Transcript video: Stainless steel range suitable for the food processing industry

Stainless steel housing

The AB, the AF and the AE series all have a stainless steel housing including the output shaft. These series do have a black anodized input housing and adapter flange to mount the motor. For the angles variants the right angle stage is black coated aluminium. That’s usually not a problem because many standard servo motors are also not made of stainless steel. In many applications it is important that the outgoing side, which can come into contact with moisture, is made of stainless steel. Our AT series also has a stainless steel housing and an outgoing stainless steel shaft.

Food Grade lubricant in the food industry

More and more servo motor manufacturers are manufacturing an all stainless steel motor. Almost always it has a round outgoing flange. For this purpose Apex Dynamics specially designed a new series, the straight AES or the right angled AERS. Complete stainless steel is standard within these series. In the meantime, for most of the stainless steel servo motors we have a round stainless steel adapter flange.

Optionally all our gearboxes can be lubricated with a so-called Food Grade lubricant. This lubricant is NSF/H1 approved and is allowed to use in the food industry.  AES and AERS gearboxes are lubricated with Food Grade lubricant as standard and equipped with a stainless steel key and mounting materials. Most of the versions are already included in our design tool so all the information is available online.

Apex Dynamics has always been strong in fast delivery of standard gearboxes with a stainless steel housing. With the complete stainless steel AES series we now also have a matching solution for applications with a stainless steel servo motor. With the complete RVS AES series, we make a next step again.

Do you want to read more about stainless steel gearboxes? Read our article about stainless steel gearboxes in the food industry or contact us for custom made information.