GAM Introduces Industry’s First Motor Mount Kit and Gearbox that Adapts to Festo® Actuators

GAM Introduces First Motor Mount Kit LSKMount Prospect, Illinois, June 30, 2010 — 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.

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."

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

For more information on GAM's full line of gear reducers, linear slide kits, servo couplings and safety couplings, contact GAM, 888-GAM-7117 or www.gamweb.com.