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ATEX Certified Bevel Gear Box from Pfaff-silberblau

by | 11 May 2023

Pfaff-silberblau, a leading supplier of motion technology for industrial applications, is introducing a new ATEX variant of the K.13 bevel gear series. This gearbox series has been specially upgraded for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and thus meets the requirements of the ATEX directives.


ATEX stands for Atmosphères Explosibles and refers to the European Directive 2014/34/EU, which defines the requirements for the use of equipment and protective systems in potentially explosive atmospheres. This directive applies to all areas where explosive atmospheres may occur, such as in the chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas industries, as well as in mines and landfills.


The new ATEX bevel gearbox variant from Pfaff meets all the requirements of this directive and offers a wide range of advantages for use in potentially explosive environments. The gearbox housing is made of robust cast iron and has a special surface coating that provides high explosion resistance. The bevel gears are made of case-hardened steel and offer high load capacity and long service life. Another advantage of the K.13 bevel gearbox series is an optimized design that enables high efficiency.


The ATEX K.13 series is available in various designs and can be customized to meet specific customer requirements. It is available in K5.13, K11.13 and K25.13 sizes and offers a maximum drive torque of up to 230 Nm. It is also available with various shaft designs and mounting flanges to allow easy integration into existing systems. Pfaff's K.13 ATEX bevel gearbox can be used in a variety of industries for applications in multi-screw jack systems. Here are some examples:


Maritime applications: In maritime industries, equipment and machinery must operate under extreme conditions such as salt water, wind, and waves. This requires special drives that can operate reliably and safely. Pfaff's ATEX bevel gearbox can be optimally used in maritime applications as a drive for various machines, such as cranes, winches, and pumps. Due to its robust design and corrosion resistance, it can operate reliably even under extreme conditions, thus improving the productivity and efficiency of such equipment.


Pharmaceutical industry: In the pharmaceutical industry, the use of chemicals can create a risk of explosion. Therefore, plants must be designed to be hygienic and explosion-proof. Drives used in these plants must therefore also be hygienic and easy to clean. The ATEX bevel gearbox from Pfaff can be used in such plants as a drive for various machines, such as mixing vessels, filling and packaging machines, or tablet presses. Thanks to its primed surface and cast housing, the gearbox is easy to clean and meets the requirements for hygienic and explosion-proof drives in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, due to its high load capacity and adaptability, Pfaff's ATEX bevel gearbox can ensure fast and reliable movement of machinery, increasing productivity and efficiency in the pharmaceutical industry.


All in all, Pfaff's new K.13 ATEX bevel gearbox series is an excellent technical and economical solution for use in potentially explosive environments. With its robust design, high gear efficiency and adaptability to customer requirements, it offers a reliable and safe choice for a wide range of applications in any industry.