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Special gears from Ohorn for heavy machinery construction

In February this year, two five-stage bevel planetary gear units with torsion shaft systems were delivered to a company in the German-speaking region. This provider of sustainable complex solutions for global mineral processing and the metal refining industry has been a customer for over ten years. ”The two gear units with different sizes will ultimately …

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“Anniversary gear unit” in Ohorn: 250,000 delivered in January

On 24 January 2022, ZIMM Germany celebrated “grandly” in a double meaning of the word. On the one hand, because the four-stage bevel planetary gear unit of construction size 700 (product code: B4 GKP4-700-346,3-R-VO-VL200) that was prepared for delivery was not exactly one of the smallest; and on the other, because it was the 250,000th …

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ZIMM gear unit for ladle turret drives

The hydro-bevel planetary gear unit manufactured in Ohorn, which is used to drive ladle turrets, must be able to move a total weight of up to 610 tons. The drive is the largest of a range of transmissions for this application and its drive train is up to 95% hydraulic. In addition to the large …

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More drive for wind power

As announced at the end of March, by 2030, the US government under President Joe Biden wants to have supplied more than ten million households with environmentally-friendly electricity by building wind farms along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. The aim is to produce 30 GW (30 billion Watts) of wind power. In order to achieve …

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