MRO Magazine

SEW introduces new stainless-steel, 'easy-to-clean' gearmotors


July 19, 2010
By PEM Magazine

The KESA37 stainless steel gear reducer from Bramalea, Ont.-based SEW-Eurodrive provides motion in any place in which machines and systems must be cleaned intensively. Because of its special housing design and the use of high-quality stainless steel, the gear reducer is ideally designed to satisfy production conditions in the food and beverage industry, in the pharmaceutical industry and in constantly wet environments.

System operators are always on the safe side when they use stainless steel gear reducers from the KESA37 series. That applies equally to applications in the fields of materials handling, intra-logistics and hygienic applications. The hygienic properties, long service life, and ease of maintenance allow stainless steel gearing to be used in a wide range of applications, for example, in:

  • Food industry
  • Dairies and milk processing operations
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Cosmetics industry
  • Meat processing industry
  • Bottling and beverage industry
  • Laboratory applications
  • Water supply
  • All applications in extremely wet conditions

The stainless steel gear reducers from SEW-Eurodrive are easy-to-clean surfaces combined with a high-grade resistance to acid and alkaline. Recesses that can collect dirt and liquid have been eliminated as much as possible. All seals and connections are available with a degree of protection of up to IP 69K. The reducers are entirely use stainless steel housings and fittings, effectively preventing any type of corrosion.