Automotive

Reliable and efficient, Sumitomo geardrives keep your global production lines running smoothly. Choose from a premium lineup of reducers for your automotive systems.

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Products
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Applications

Automotive Manufacturing

Among automotive manufacturers' most common goals are increasing line speed, reducing downtime, cutting production costs or, ideally, achieving all three of these simultaneously. Sumitomo Drive Technologies’ geardrives are highly efficient and compact, which boosts your productivity.

In addition, we offer Motion Control Drives, such as our Fine Cyclo® and IB Precision Gearheads, which are commonly used in industrial robots and for palletizing equipment.

What separates us from the competition?

2 Year
Warranty
500 %
Shock load capacity with Cyclo units
24/7 Service
Available after hours

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15 W - 11 kW
0.02 HP - 15 HP
Ratio range
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Shaft configuration
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Power range
0.1 kW - 132 kW
0.13 HP - 175 HP
Ratio range
2.5:1 - 658503:1
Shaft configuration
Concentric
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212 in-lbs - 603620 in-lbs
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12 arc min for backlash reduction ratio 6

Allowable peak torque
29.7 Nm - 1370 Nm
263 in-lbs - 12126 in-lbs
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Smart, Safe, and Simple. CycloSmart® offers predictive maintenance for conventional and unconventional gearboxes.

Diagnostic method
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2.2 kW - 11 kW
3 HP - 15 HP
Ratio range
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Shaft configuration
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Power range
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0.13 HP - 75 HP
Ratio range
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2567 in-lbs - 159313 in-lbs
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0.13 HP - 40 HP
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Shaft configuration
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Torque range
0 Nm - 5140 Nm
0 in-lbs - 45450 in-lbs
Ratio range
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2266 in-lbs - 389884 in-lbs
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PARAMAX® 9000 Series Reducer

* Rated Torque

Torque range
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23012 in-lbs - 4885610 in-lbs
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Torque range
3000 Nm - 1100000 Nm
26552 in-lbs - 9735810 in-lbs
Ratio range
3.55:1 - 630:1
Shaft configuration
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Hansen P4 Multistage - Horizontal
Torque range
6000 Nm - 1100000 Nm
53104 in-lbs - 9735810 in-lbs
Ratio range
6.3:1 - 630:1
Shaft configuration
Parallel, Right Angle

Our customer originally introduced us to Sumitomo via their specifications. Upon using Sumitomo for many successful projects, we adapted Sumitomo Cyclo® & Buddyboxes as our standard. We have utilized Sumitomo reducers for many demanding applications and to date have not had a single failure or warranty-call related to the reducers.

Mechanical Lifter Manufacturer for Auto Plants
El Segundo, CA

Based on my experience with Sumitomo, I can honestly say that Sumitomo has earned our business with reliable delivery of high quality gearmotors and the ability to support us with our ongoing and new product development efforts. Just as importantly, Sumitomo gear prices and performance continually proves to be of the highest value for retaining our position as the market leader."

Automotive Parts Manufacturer
Loveland, OH