June 30, 2010 - GAM Introduces Industry’s First Motor Mount Kit and Gearbox that Adapts to Festo® Actuators

GAM Introduces First Motor Mount Kit LSK GAM Gear, LLC, a leading provider of servo gearbox and coupling solutions for the automation industry, announced the release of the LSK and the EPL-H – the industry’s first-ever motor mounting kit and planetary gear head that can specifically be adapted to Festo®* actuators.

"Many of our customers have had challenges developing and assembling brackets that connect motors and gearboxes to Festo® actuators," explained Craig Van den Avont, president of GAM Gear, LLC. "We’re pleased to introduce a motor mount kit and planetary gearbox that comes ready to bolt directly to a Festo® actuator."

The GAM LSK is a customized mounting solution that is designed to connect any motor to a linear actuator. The LSK is offered in multiple sizes and includes the coupling and mounting hardware.

The EPL-H is a unique hollow output planetary gearbox that mounts directly to the actuator and to any motor. The EPL-H is offered in three frame sizes.

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GAM Introduces First Motor Mount Kit EPL-H Gearbox "We hope this universal solution will help make mounting to Festo® actuators easier," said Van den Avont. "We’re committed to meeting our customers’ needs as we strive to manufacture custom and universal solutions that make application design a more seamless process."

*Festo is a registered trademark of Festo AG & Co. AG

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For more information on GAM's full line of gear reducers, linear slide kits, servo couplings and safety couplings, contact GAM, 901 E. Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056,Telephone 888-GAM-7117, FAX 847-649-2501, www.gamweb.com.