The Vortex Blog

At Axis, we are committed to having a blog that is a resource. Whether you are an engineer, a curious enthusiast, or a potential partner, the Axis Blog is your gateway to a world of bearing design, installation and maintenance, lubrication, fit and tolerance, as well as case studies and solutions.

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The Importance of Proper Bolt Torque On Shaft Mount Reducers

Learn why bolt torque is crucial for shaft mount reducers and how to avoid common mistakes that can damage your equipment and compromise your safety.

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What is the Difference Between Continuous Overloading and Shock Loading?

Overloading your gear reducer will shorten its service life. This short article explains the difference between two common types of mechanical overloading.

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What is the Difference Between A Gear Drive, A Gear Reducer and A Speed Reducer Gearbox?

Gear drives, gear motors, and gear reducers are all mechanical devices that use gears to transmit power and change speed and torque. However, there are some important differences between these three types of devices.

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