Harmonic Drive LLC

247 Lynnfield Street
Peabody,  MA  01960-4904

United States
978-532-1800
http://HARMONICDRIVE.NET
  • Booth: B9718


 Press Releases

  • Peabody, MA, September 10, 2018 –Harmonic Drive LLC, a leader in high precision motion control adds new two-stage ratios to its HPN Harmonic Planetary® gearhead line.  HPN planetary gears offer affordable pricing with short lead times.

    New two stage ratios include 15:1, 20:1, 25:1, 35:1, 40:1, 45:1 and 50:1. With the addition of these ratios, the HPN line of planetary gearheads offer the increased design flexibility our customers require.   

    HPN Planetary gearheads feature a robust design utilizing helical gears for quiet performance and long life. These gearheads are available with short lead times and are designed to couple to any servo motor with our Quick Connect® mounting system. HPN Harmonic Planetary® gears are available in 5 frame sizes: 11, 14, 20, 32, and 40, with reduction ratios ranging from 3:1 to 50:1

    HPN Features:

    • Peak Torque 9 N m to 752 N m
    • Robust design
    • High precision
    • Backlash <5 arc-min (One stage), < 7 arc-min (Two stage)
    • Quick Connect® single bolt clamping design for easy mounting
    • Reduction ratio 3:1 – 10:1 (One stage), 15:1-50:1 (Two stage) 
    • Helical gears for quiet performance
    • Quick delivery

    This value series of planetary gears carry the reputation for quality and reliability for which Harmonic Drive® products are known throughout the world. HPN gearheads are suitable for use in a wide range of applications for precision motion control and positioning.

    About Harmonic Drive LLC

    Harmonic Drive, LLC engineers and manufactures precision servo actuators, gearheads and gear component sets. We work closely with both Fortune 500 and companies of all sizes to understand their application requirements and provide a standard or custom-engineered solution to enable the success of their design project. The majority of the products sold by Harmonic Drive, LLC are proudly made at our manufacturing facility in Peabody, Massachusetts. Harmonic Drive Group Companies in, Japan (Harmonic Drive Systems, Inc.) and Germany (Harmonic Drive AG) provide additional products. We have shared core values, product designs and quality standards. State of the art manufacturing facilities in the US, Japan and Germany enables us to locally serve the needs of our global customers.

    With over 50 years of experience, our expert engineering and production teams develop enabling technologies and products to meet the needs of an evolving motion control market. We are very proud of our outstanding company history. Our high-precision, zero-backlash Harmonic Drive® gears and Harmonic Planetary® gears have, and continue to play critical roles in robotics, spaceflight applications, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, factory automation equipment, medical diagnostics and surgical robotics. More information can be found by visiting the company’s website at www.harmonicdrive.net

    Harmonic Drive is a registered trademark of Harmonic Drive Systems.

    Harmonic Drive LLC Contact:

    Colleen Anderson, Marketing Manager / marketing@harmonicdrive.net / 978-573-3427

  • Peabody, MA, September 10, 2018 –Harmonic Drive LLC, a leader in high precision motion control introduces FHA-C-H series actuators. Available in four sizes, these new super-flat actuators feature IP65 protection. With IP65 and 480V, the FHA actuator is well suited for machine tool, packaging, and wash-down applications. The new product will be on display at Fabtech in Atlanta, booth B-9718!

    FHA-C-H rotary servo actuators utilize Harmonic Drive® precision gears combined with a performance matched brushless servo motor. Encoder options now include EnDat® & HIPERFACE®. The FHA series is designed to operate with a wide range of third-party servo drives including Bosch, Mitsubishi, Siemens, and Kollmorgen.

    The FHA has a low-profile form factor and features a hollow-output shaft. This hollow shaft feature may be used to pass cables, tubing or lasers through the axis of rotation.

    Gear Ratios of 50:1, 100:1, and 160:1 are available in each of the four sizes, offering the machine designer a wide selection of speed and torque specifications.  Like all Harmonic Drive® actuators, the FHA-C-H actuators are highly reliable and maintain zero backlash for the life of the gear.

    New FHA-C-H Features:

    • IP65 Rating
    • 480VAC
    • EnDat® & HIPERFACE® Encoder Protocols
    • DESINA style flex rated cables

    Visit us at Fabtech in Atlanta, booth B-9718!

    About Harmonic Drive LLC

    Harmonic Drive, LLC engineers and manufactures precision servo actuators, gearheads and gear component sets. We work closely with both Fortune 500 and companies of all sizes to understand their application requirements and provide a standard or custom-engineered solution to enable the success of their design project. The majority of the products sold by Harmonic Drive, LLC are proudly made at our manufacturing facility in Peabody, Massachusetts. Harmonic Drive Group Companies in, Japan (Harmonic Drive Systems, Inc.) and Germany (Harmonic Drive AG) provide additional products. We have shared core values, product designs and quality standards. State of the art manufacturing facilities in the US, Japan and Germany enables us to locally serve the needs of our global customers.

    With over 50 years of experience, our expert engineering and production teams develop enabling technologies and products to meet the needs of an evolving motion control market. We are very proud of our outstanding company history. Our high-precision, zero-backlash Harmonic Drive® gears and Harmonic Planetary® gears have, and continue to play critical roles in robotics, spaceflight applications, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, factory automation equipment, medical diagnostics and surgical robotics. More information can be found by visiting the company’s main website at www.harmonicdrive.net

  • New Face-Mount Planetary Gearheads from Harmonic Drive LLC

    HPN-L Planetary Gears offer affordable pricing with short lead times

    Peabody, MA  –Harmonic Drive LLC, a leader in high precision motion control introduces the HPN-L Harmonic Planetary® Gearheads.  HPN-L face-mount helical planetary gearheads for servo grade performance deliver affordable precision.

    HPN Planetary gearheads feature a robust design utilizing helical gears for quiet performance and long life. These gearheads are available with short lead times and are designed to couple to any servo motor with our Quick-Connect coupling. This new face-mount value series of planetary gears carry the reputation for quality and reliability for which Harmonic Drive® products are known throughout the world. HPN gearheads are suitable for use in a wide range of applications for precision motion control and positioning. HPN-L Harmonic Planetary® gears are available in 3 frame sizes: 14, 20, and 32, with reduction ratios ranging from 3:1 to 50:1.

    HPN-L Key Features :

    • Peak Torque 18 N m to 300 N m
    • Robust design
    • High precision
    • Backlash <5 arc-min (One stage) , < 7 arc-min (Two stage)
    • Quick-Connect design for easy mounting to a wide variety of servomotors
    • Reduction ratio 3:1 – 10:1 (One stage), 15:1-50:1 (Two stage)  
    • Helical gears for quiet performance
    • Quick delivery
    • Drop in replacement for popular industry dimensions

    Known for its expert engineering and manufacturing, Harmonic Drive LLC products are relied upon every day throughout the motion control industry. The majority of the products sold by HDLLC are proudly made at their US headquarters and manufacturing facility in Massachusetts.

    APPLICATIONS for Harmonic Drive products:

    • Defense: Unmanned Vehicles, Remote Weapon Stations, Antenna Pointing
    • Robotics: Industrial, Semiconductor & Flat Panel, Humanoid, Mobile Robots
    • Medical: Surgical Robots, Medical Imaging, Therapeutic, Prosthetics, Exoskeletons, Lab Automation
    • Aerospace: Solar Array Drives, Antenna Pointing, Valve Actuators, Lunar and Interplanetary Rovers
    • Machine Tool: Milling Head, Tool Changer, Rotary Table, Grinding, B & C Axis
    • Energy: oil exploration, drilling and positioning, wind power, solar

    KEY PERFORMANCE features for Harmonic Drive® servo actuators, gearheads and component sets:

    • True Zero Backlash
    • Excellent positional accuracy and repeatability
    • High Torque-to-Weight and Torque-to-Volume ratios
    • Compact size
    • High Reliability
    • Single stage high reduction ratio

    About Harmonic Drive LLC

    Harmonic Drive LLC engineers and manufactures precision Harmonic Drive® servo actuators, gearheads and gear component sets.  They work with industry-leading customers and companies of all sizes to provide both standard product and custom-engineered servo actuators, gearheads and gear components. Harmonic Drive LLC provides high precision, high performance solutions to meet customer’s mission critical application requirements. The majority of the products sold by HDLLC are proudly made at their US headquarters and manufacturing facility in Massachusetts. Affiliated companies in, Japan (Harmonic Drive Systems, Inc.) and Germany (Harmonic Drive AG) provide additional manufacturing capabilities. More information can be found by visiting the company’s web site at www.harmonicdrive.net


 Products

  • HPN-L Planetary Gearhead
    Introducing new Face-Mount Planetary Gearheads from Harmonic Drive LLC. HPN-L face-mount helical planetary gearheads for servo grade performance deliver affordable precision....
     

  • Introducing new Face-Mount Planetary Gearheads from Harmonic Drive LLC. HPN-L face-mount helical planetary gearheads for servo grade performance deliver affordable precision. HPN Planetary gearheads feature a robust design utilizing helical gears for quiet performance and long life. These industry standard-sized gearheads are available with short lead times and are designed to couple to any servo motor with our Quick-Connect coupling. This new face-mount value series of planetary gears carry the reputation for quality and reliability for which Harmonic Drive® products are known throughout the world. HPN gearheads are suitable for use in a wide range of applications for precision motion control and positioning. HPN-L Harmonic Planetary® gears are available in 3 frame sizes: 14, 20, and 32, with reduction ratios ranging from 3:1 to 50:1.

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