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6/17/2009 | New Micron XTRUE True Planetary Gearheads offer cost-effective, precise operation

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY – Thomson has launched a new series of Planetary Gearheads specifically designed to move large loads more easily and more quietly.
Known as XTRUE™, the new series uses proprietary True Planetary™ gearing to improve load capacity and reduce backlash.

"The XTRUE Series of precision gearheads is a cost-effective complement to the Micron True Planetary Gearhead family of products, which is already the broadest and deepest selection of planetary gearheads available in the world," said Ted Moser, Micron Product Line Manager.
XTRUE True Planetary Gearheads are available in 40mm, 60mm, 80mm, 120mm and 160mm frame sizes and deliver precise 13 arc-mins operation with torque capacity up to 876 Nm and ratio availability of 3:1 to 100:1. 

Users benefit from greater machine up-time with the Micron flexible RediMount™ mounting system. This allows the gearhead to be mounted to any motor in three easy steps: align, mount and tighten. 

XTRUE True Planetary Gearheads feature a tapped face output that enables easy, drop-in replacement for similarly configured European gearheads. All XTRUE components are RoHS-compliant (EU Directive 2002/95/EC), helping users to ‘go green’ with their machine.

About Thomson
With more than 60 years of motion control innovation and quality, Thomson is the industry’s premier producer of Linear Ball Bushing® Bearings and Profile Rail Bearings, 60 Case™ Shafting, ground and rolled Ball Screws, Linear Actuators, Gearheads, Clutches, Brakes, Linear Systems, and related accessories.  Thomson invented the Linear Ball Bushing Bearing in 1945, and has set the standard ever since with an unsurpassed set of mechanical motion control solutions serving global commercial and aerospace & defense markets.  Thomson Industries, Inc. has facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with over 2000 distributor locations in around the world.

Thomson, 1500 Mittel Boulevard, Wood Dale, IL 60191-1073; 1-540-633-3549; 1-540-633-0294 (fax);;

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