Transcyko Cycloidal Gearboxes for Food Processing

High torque, durable, compact, and reliable. Transcyko Cycloidal Gearboxes for food processing are the high quality, full-service alternative to the products of other leading manufacturers.

Cycloidal Gearboxes In The Food & Beverage Industry

Cycloidal gearboxes are a reliable and cost-effective option for most speed reducing tasks. They offer high speed, high torque capabilities and excellent ratios. Their compactness and flexible mounting and installation options make them very well suited to operating food and beverage processing and mixing machinery.

A major benefit of their compact size and self-contained gearing is that cycloidal gearboxes can easily be built as sealed units. Low noise and vibration makes cycloidal gearboxes less likely to leak than conventional gearboxes.  This makes cycloidal gearboxes perfectly suited to  food-grade processing, where lubricant contamination and leaks are completely unacceptable.

Sealed drive enclosures and compact, rugged designs make our cycloidal gearboxes and drives the best choice when you need to keep the workplace clean and sterile to maintain food production standards. Older gearbox designs are less effective at meeting the demands of increasingly strict legislation to protect consumers from food contamination and possible bacterial infection.

Manufactured from highly corrosion resistant materials, Transcyko cycloidal gearboxes can be washed down with sterilising solutions and disinfectants at high temperatures without harm, enabling easy maintenance of hygiene standards.

Cycloidal gearboxes are used in the food & beverage industry for many different tasks:

  • Mixing
  • Agitation
  • Oil Separation
  • Conveyor Motors
  • Filling Equipment
  • Screw Conveyors
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Blenders
  • Feeders
  • Grinders

Case Study: Chocolate Processing

Conch mixing tanks for chocolate rely on consistent speeds to achieve a thorough mix and the best texture and flavor. The volume of air entering the mixture and the precise blending of materials is critical for maintaining quality control. This is why cycloidal gearboxes and cyclo drives are now the standard for chocolate processing.

Cycloidal gearboxes have very low backlash and very high torque capabilities even at the low speeds used in chocolate mixing, and this ensures very consistent speed and smooth operation without vibration. Cycloidal gearboxes for chocolate processing increase your control over the fine tuning of mixing and blending and reduce the risk of quality failures. Upgrading mixing systems to increase production is made easier by the compactness of Transcyko cycloidal gearboxes and drives, which also feature flexible mounting options for vertical or horizontal mounting.  More powerful gearboxes and drives can be installed without costly reconfiguration of existing machinery.

Transcyko Cyclo Brand Interchangeability

As the leading Taiwan speed reducer manufacturer, we ensure our cycloidal gearboxes and drives are interchangeable with other global brands. Our product range and 24-7 maintenance service means we can rapidly supply our customers with alternative drives and components compatible with their existing equipment.

Advantages of Transcyko Cycloidal Gearboxes

Cycloidal gearboxes and cyclo drives are named after the cycloidal epicyclic design of the gear system. The gears rotate around each other instead of being arranged inline. This enables short designs that are ideal for centrifuges. Cycloidal gears operate in constant compression, standard gears operate in shear – this is why cyclo designs are much more durable and reliable.

  • Strong
  • Reliable
  • Low Noise
  • Low Vibration

The compact design is balanced, with few moving parts. This makes cycloidal gearboxes strong and  reliable with reduced vibration and noise. We apply our long experience as a Taiwan speed reducer manufacturer to continually improve our cyclo designs.

Transcyko cycloidal gearboxes have many features that make them the best choice for food processing tasks:

  • Balanced Load Gives High Shock Resistance
  • High Output Torque Capability
  • High Single-Stage Reduction Ratios
  • Concentricity Validation of Key Components
  • Very Reliable With Predictable Service Intervals

Balanced Load For High Shock Resistance

Epicyclic cycloidal designs balance the load across the gears. More teeth are engaged in cycloid designs during operation than in a traditional gear design. Transcyko cycloidal gearboxes will survive shock loadings much higher than the loads that damage traditional gearboxes.

Inline gearboxes experience failure of gear teeth and drive shafts because concentrated shear forces are focused on small contact areas during drive shaft rotation. Our cycloidal gearboxes are very durable and reliable because forces are evenly distributed between components in a balanced system. Cycloidal gearbox designs reduce the risk of failure.

High Output Torque Capability

Distributing the load simultaneously across multiple gears in compression reduces gearbox wear, making the cycloidal gearbox very robust and reliable. Transcyko cycloidal gearboxes are capable of very high torque operation because of this. Our standard ZS series cyclo drives deliver output torques ranging from 30-40,000Nm.

As a vertically integrated speed reducer manufacturer we direct all stages of our design process. Because of this our in-house design team can build gearboxes to meet any customer requirement, no matter how demanding.

High Single Stage Reduction Ratios

High torque shock resistance allows for large single-stage changes in speed that would exceed the limits of a standard gearbox. This means our cycloidal gearboxes offer very high performance, but are also very reliable and long-lasting even when driven very hard.

We design our Cycloidal Derivative ZS cyclo drives to achieve single stage reduction ratios from 6:1 to 87:1. This makes them suitable for both low speed and very high speed applications in a single step.

Concentricity Verification of Key Components

We use a 3D Coordinate measurement machine to achieve the highest standards of quality control. We verify key component concentricity in every cycloidal gearbox and cyclo drive we manufacture. Input and output flanges are checked for accuracy and precision before shipping to ensure they will always deliver the consistent, reliable, trouble-free operation our customers have come to expect from us.

Very Reliable With Predictable Service Intervals

Cycloidal gearboxes are the most reliable and durable speed reducers available for business critical operations. Even at very slow speeds, the easy roll-off movement of the gears and high overload reserve reduces internal pressure, increases thermal safety, and almost eliminates wear.

The balanced loading of cycloidal gearboxes reduces the risk of intermittent failures and stoppages. Service intervals can be scheduled to fit into the timing of the  business cycle without costly interruptions.

Transcyko Cycloidal Gearboxes: The Perfect Choice

Transcyko cycloidal gearboxes are the perfect choice for high performance speed reduction applications in the food manufacturing and processing industries. We also focus on offering high quality, performance, and excellent maintenance and service support for our customers.

  • High Quality and High Performance
  • Excellent Service & Maintenance Support
  • Leading Brand Cross-Compatibility

High Quality and High Performance

Our stringent quality control testing and measurement of all components ensures our cycloidal products are ready to provide low maintenance, high performance, reliable and cost-effective solutions for our customers.

Excellent Service & Maintenance Support

At Transcyko our responsive service team ensures smooth, reliable operation of your cycloidal gearboxes and drives, regardless of how harsh or demanding the task. Our in-house expert service team provides 24/7 support to all our customers, no matter how large, small or complex your business requirements are.

Leading Brand Cross-Compatibility

The form factor of Transcyko cyclo drives and cycloidal gearboxes makes them seamless replacements for other leading brands. Transcyko manufactures components that are direct part replacements for a wide range of cyclo products to keep your business running smoothly.

Transcyko: The Logical Choice

We provide our customers with a one-stop shop for cycloidal gearbox requirements. Our in-house service and design staff provide effective, rapid, global support for all your servicing and maintenance needs.

Our technical and design teams are happy to discuss any requirements. We offer technical advice and assistance at all stages of your business process based on our long and successful experience in drive design, operation and maintenance. We aim to ensure you get the best possible solution for your requirements at a cost-effective price. Our customers have discovered that Transcyko cycloidal gearboxes and drives are the logical choice. We are the perfect partner to help you achieve and maintain business success.