China Custom CZPT Wheel Gearbox on Valmont Center CZPT and Lateral Move Irrigation System gearbox engine

Product Description

UMC is the industry leader in gearbox technology. Over our 40 year history we have introduced many industry changing gearboxes such as the patented TNT gearbox, the 740, the 760, the 775 and more. We continue to define and redefine industry standards for gearbox performance, quality, features and technology. Our gearboxes are purpose built to do the job. Never over-engineered.

UMC stands behind its products and is committed to manufacturing the best products for a global market.

740-U 50:1 Ratio

Designed for longer spans, larger wheels, and heavier towers.
 

Features and Benefits

  • 2.25 inch output shaft
  • 50:1 gear ratio
  • Cartridge input and output seals
  • Larger input bearings
  • Input shaft guard
  • External seal protectors for input and output seals
  • Top oil fill plug
  • Universal mounting pattern
  • Full cycle expansion chamber with stainless steel cover
  • Filled with extreme pressure worm gear oil
  • Steel output shaft and input shaft
  • Tapered roller bearings
  • Includes carriage bolts and nuts
  • Dual ended input shaft

740-UV 52:1 Ratio
Designed for longer spans, larger wheels and heavier towers where an extended output shaft is required.
 This gearbox has all the same capabilities, features and benefits that the standard 740 has with a few tweaks. The output shaft is extended, the gear ratio is 52:1 and the input shaft is made of ductile iron with a 25° pressure angle allowing this gearbox to be used on center CHINAMFG and lateral move/ linear systems that come standard with these specifications.

Features and Benefits

  • 2.25 inch extended output shaft
  • 52:1 gear ratio with 25° pressure angle
  • Cartridge input and output seals
  • Larger input bearings
  • Input shaft guard
  • External seal protectors for input and output seals
  • Top oil fill plug
  • Universal mounting pattern
  • Full cycle expansion chamber with stainless steel cover
  • Filled with extreme pressure worm gear oil
  • Steel output shaft and ductile iron input shaft
  • Tapered roller bearings
  • Includes carriage bolts and nuts
  • Dual ended input shaft

 

760-UV Gearbox

Designed for corner systems and lateral move carts where an extended output shaft is required

 

Growers typically use UMC’s 760-UV gearbox for the most extreme applications where an extended output shaft is required. The gearbox is designed for higher annual hours of operation while handling the heavy loads experienced on corner systems and lateral move carts as well as the most extreme field conditions where wheel rutting is prominent, soil is heavy, and tower weights are higher.

 

The UMC 760-UV final drive gearbox is our largest and most durable gearbox with an extended output shaft. It features a larger-diameter bull gear than the standard 740 series to handle 20% higher torque. It also features a 2.5″ output shaft to accommodate more overhung load. It is designed for use on center pivots, corners, lateral move/ linear irrigation systems and carts where a 52:1 gear ratio and extended output shaft are standard specifications.

Features and Benefits

  • 2.5″ output shaft
  • 52:1 gear ratio with a 25° pressure angle
  • Unique dual input and output seal design
  • 20% more torque capacity than the standard 740
  • Bronze gear optional
  • Larger input bearings
  • Input shaft guard
  • External seal protectors for input and output seals
  • 11-Bolt mounting pattern
  • Full cycle expansion chamber with aluminum cover
  • Filled with extreme pressure worm gear oil
  • Steel output shaft and ductile iron input shaft
  • Tapered roller bearings
  • Includes carriage bolts and nuts
  • Dual ended input shaft

TNT-2 Gearbox

Designed for applications where the irrigation system may need to be towed

 

This gearbox is the perfect solution for a towable irrigation system. Growers typically prefer this gearbox over a gearbox with a towable hub. Simply disengage the worm and tow your system to its working location, then re-engage the worm and you are ready to run. The CX coupler is the perfect compliment for the TNT-2 gearbox due to the ability to control coupler disengagement at the gearbox.

 

The UMC patented TNT-2 final drive gearbox is designed specifically for applications where a center CHINAMFG or lateral move/ linear irrigation system needs to be towed. The gearbox provides the ability to disengage the worm gear and allows users to move systems from 1 area to another without requiring a Towable Hub add on.

Features and Benefits

  • 2.25″ output shaft
  • 50:1 gear ratio
  • Dual input seals with triple lip output seals
  • Bronze gear optional
  • Input shaft guard
  • External seal protectors for input and output seals
  • Top oil fill plug
  • 11-Bolt mounting pattern
  • Full cycle expansion chamber with stainless steel cover
  • Filled with extreme pressure worm gear oil
  • Steel output shaft and input shaft
  • Tapered roller bearings
  • Includes carriage bolts and nuts
  • Dual ended input shaft

 
 

760-UV Bronze Gearbox

Designed for the most extreme conditions where an extended output shaft is required.

 

Growers typically use The UMC 760-UV bronze gearbox for the most extreme applications where an extended output shaft is required. The gearbox is designed for higher annual hours of operation while handling the heavy loads experienced on corner systems and lateral move carts as well as the most extreme field conditions where wheel rutting is prominent, soil is heavy, and tower weights are higher.

 

The UMC 760-UV Bronze final drive gearbox is our largest and most durable gearbox with an extended output shaft designed for the most extreme growing conditions. It features a high strength aluminum bronze bull gear and a heat treated steel worm gear giving it a much higher load capacity than the standard 760-UV. Additionally, this gear combination greatly reduces gear wear, extending the useful life of the gearbox. It also features a 2.5″ output shaft to accommodate more overhung load. It is designed for use on center pivots, corners, lateral move/ linear irrigation systems and carts where a 52:1 gear ratio and extended output shaft are standard specifications.

Features and Benefits

  • 2.5″ output shaft
  • 52:1 gear ratio with a 25° pressure angle
  • Unique dual input and output seal design
  • Bronze Gear
  • Heat Treated Steel Worm Gear
  • Larger input bearings
  • Input shaft guard
  • External seal protectors for input and output seals
  • 11-Bolt mounting pattern
  • Full cycle expansion chamber with aluminum cover
  • Filled with extreme pressure worm gear oil
  • Steel output shaft
  • Tapered roller bearings
  • Includes carriage bolts and nuts
  • Dual ended input shaft
  • Also Available Assembled in the USA

UMC is the industry leader in gearbox technology. Over 37 year history they have introduced many industry changing gearboxes such as the patented TNT gearbox, the 740, the 760, the 775 and more. CHINAMFG continue to define and redefine industry standards for gearbox performance, quality, features and technology. CHINAMFG gearboxes are purpose built to do the job. Never over-engineered.UMC stands behind its products and is committed to manufacturing the best products for a global market.

 

Application: Motor, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural
Function: Speed Reduction
Hardness: Hardened
Type: Worm and Wormwheel
Manufacturing Method: Cast Gear
Changes Way: Mixed
Customization:
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What are the Noise Levels Associated with Worm Gearboxes?

The noise levels associated with worm gearboxes can vary depending on several factors, including the design, quality, operating conditions, and maintenance of the gearbox. Here are some key points to consider:

  • Design and Quality: Well-designed and high-quality worm gearboxes tend to produce lower noise levels. Factors such as gear tooth profile, precision manufacturing, and proper alignment can contribute to reduced noise.
  • Gear Engagement: The way the worm and worm wheel engage and mesh with each other can impact noise levels. Proper tooth contact and alignment can help minimize noise during operation.
  • Lubrication: Inadequate or improper lubrication can lead to increased friction and wear, resulting in higher noise levels. Using the recommended lubricant and maintaining proper lubrication levels are important for noise reduction.
  • Operating Conditions: Operating the gearbox within its specified load and speed limits can help prevent excessive noise generation. Overloading or operating at high speeds beyond the gearbox’s capabilities can lead to increased noise.
  • Backlash: Excessive backlash or play between the gear teeth can lead to impact noise as the teeth engage. Proper backlash adjustment can help mitigate this issue.
  • Maintenance: Regular maintenance, including gear inspection, lubrication checks, and addressing any wear or damage, can help keep noise levels in check.

It’s important to note that while worm gearboxes can produce some noise due to the nature of gear meshing, proper design, maintenance, and operation can significantly reduce noise levels. If noise is a concern for your application, consulting with gearbox manufacturers and experts can provide insights into selecting the right gearbox type and implementing measures to minimize noise.

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Diagnosing and Fixing Oil Leakage in a Worm Gearbox

Oil leakage in a worm gearbox can lead to reduced lubrication, increased friction, and potential damage to the gearbox components. Here’s a step-by-step process to diagnose and fix oil leakage:

  1. Inspect the Gearbox: Perform a visual inspection of the gearbox to identify the source of the leakage. Check for oil stains, wet spots, or oil pooling around the gearbox.
  2. Check Seals and Gaskets: Inspect the seals, gaskets, and O-rings for any signs of wear, cracks, or damage. These components are common points of leakage.
  3. Tighten Bolts and Fasteners: Ensure that all bolts, screws, and fasteners are properly tightened. Loose fasteners can create gaps that allow oil to escape.
  4. Replace Damaged Seals: If you find damaged seals or gaskets, replace them with new ones. Use seals that are compatible with the operating conditions and lubricant.
  5. Check Breather Vent: A clogged or malfunctioning breather vent can cause pressure buildup inside the gearbox, leading to leakage. Clean or replace the breather vent if necessary.
  6. Examine Shaft Seals: Check the shaft seals for wear or damage. If they’re worn out, replace them with seals of the appropriate size and material.
  7. Use Proper Lubricant: Ensure that you’re using the correct lubricant recommended for the gearbox. Using the wrong type of lubricant can cause leaks.
  8. Apply Sealants: In some cases, applying a suitable sealant to the joints and connections can help prevent leaks. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for proper application.
  9. Monitor Leakage: After addressing the issues, monitor the gearbox for any signs of continued leakage. If leakage persists, further investigation may be required.
  10. Regular Maintenance: Implement a regular maintenance schedule that includes checking seals, gaskets, and other potential leakage points. Timely maintenance can prevent future leakage issues.

If you’re unsure about diagnosing or fixing oil leakage in a worm gearbox, consider consulting with a professional or gearbox manufacturer to ensure proper resolution.

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How to Select the Right Worm Gearbox for Your Application

Selecting the right worm gearbox for your application involves careful consideration of various factors:

  • Load Requirements: Determine the torque and load requirements of your application to ensure the selected gearbox can handle the load without compromising performance.
  • Speed Reduction: Calculate the required gear reduction ratio to achieve the desired output speed. Worm gearboxes are known for high reduction ratios.
  • Efficiency: Consider the gearbox’s efficiency, as worm gearboxes typically have lower efficiency due to the sliding action. Evaluate whether the efficiency meets your application’s needs.
  • Space Constraints: Assess the available space for the gearbox. Worm gearboxes have a compact design, making them suitable for applications with limited space.
  • Mounting Options: Determine the mounting orientation and configuration that best suits your application.
  • Operating Environment: Consider factors such as temperature, humidity, and exposure to contaminants. Choose a gearbox with appropriate seals and materials to withstand the environment.
  • Backlash: Evaluate the acceptable level of backlash in your application. Worm gearboxes may exhibit more backlash compared to other gear types.
  • Self-Locking: If self-locking capability is required, confirm that the selected gearbox can prevent reverse motion without the need for external braking mechanisms.
  • Maintenance: Consider the maintenance requirements of the gearbox. Some worm gearboxes require periodic lubrication and maintenance to ensure proper functioning.
  • Cost: Balance the features and performance of the gearbox with the overall cost to ensure it aligns with your budget.

Consult with gearbox manufacturers or experts to get recommendations tailored to your specific application. Testing and simulations can also help validate the suitability of a particular gearbox for your needs.

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editor by CX 2023-10-09

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