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Gear units for reactors

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Description

The term “reactor” is used in the chemical industry to refer to special apparatus (e.g. a stirred tank reactor) in which educts are reacted to obtain a desired product.

The reactors for this kind of application are designed to meet very high process and safety standards.

Powders and suspensions such as pastes, doughs etc. are dried in a mixer-dryer-reactor. The drying process that takes place inside the reactor is often required to be rapid yet simultaneously gentle on the product.

The gear units must therefore have a very high efficiency and produce only minimal vibration and noise. It should also be possible to monitor the complete gear unit.

Technical data

  • Types:Helical gear unit
  • Sizes:28
  • Gear stages:2-, 3- and 4-stage
  • Power ratings:up to 10,500 kW
  • Transmission ratios:i = 6.3 to 450
  • Nominal torques:5.8 to 1,400 kNm
  • Mounting positions:horizontal and vertical

Advantages

  • High efficiency
  • Minimal vibration
  • Low noise level
  • Dip lubrication
  • Complete drive solution mounted on a baseframe, comprising
  • Motor
  • Input coupling (FLUDEX)
  • Gear unit, incl. monitors
  • Gear coupling on output side

Applications

Drying / mixing chemical substances as well as food products of all kinds