Bison Gear and Engineering Corp. has responded to growing OEM customer demand with more than 75 standard gearmotor models designed as Von Weise Drop-in Replacements (VWDIR). The gearmotor line encompasses AC and DC parallel shaft and right angle gearmotors and is designed for a variety of commercial and light industrial applications.
The new Bison VWDIR gearmotors range from 1/30 to 1/2 hp, with output torques from 12-800 in-lbs. DC models include 12V and 90V permanent magnet motors as well as a 115V universal motor. AC models are available with 115V and 230V inputs in permanent split capacitor, split phase, shaded pole and universal motor design.
"Over the past 24 months, we were approached by a growing number of customers requiring shorter lead times for these types of gearmotors, and we have responded by tooling up this complete VWDIR line that is now in full production in our St. Charles, Illinois facility," says John Morehead, vice president of strategic planning and marketing at Bison. "The Bison sales team welcomes the opportunity to discuss how OEMs can now benefit from this new offering."