The KHK brand is renowned for its quality. R. A. Rodriguez is KHK’s European master distributor and via its growing distribution network, industry in the UK and wider Europe has a speedy and comprehensive source of supply for this extensive range of stock gears.
Now the Letchworth based company has extended the range to include a new,European manufactured range of KHK branded high precision racks and pinions. Available with straight or helical teeth, these new KHK products are available in a choice of sizes and qualities to suit a variety of rotary-to-linear and linear-to-rotary motion requirements.
These precision gears are available in 500, 1000 and 1500 mm lengths, with metric tooth pitches from modules 0.79 to 12 and with soft, case-hardened or induction-hardened and ground racks. Teeth are finished by hobbing or grinding and in square or rectangular section. Special profiles are also available as a standard option.
In addition to providing KHK rack and pinion gear sets, R. A. Rodriguez and its distributors are able to supply complete drive solutions with zero backlash gearboxes.
The new KHK rack and pinion systems are ideal for applications requiring precise positioning and repeatability and those that involve high loads and duty cycles. Typically they will be specified for machine tools and automation systems for woodworking, glass working and materials handling.
Posted August 2013