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Overall Score (4.8)
(3 reviews / 3 comments)
3 out of 3 reviewers would buy this item again.
Only one problem. The unit came without the vent plug. AD stated I had to return the reducer in order to get another that would contain a vent plug. Seems like a simple item to support, but I hit a brick wall on this. I needed the reducer in service upon arrival so it runs with no vent plug. A reducer should not be run without venting as it will cause leaks. I ended up loosening the plug where the vent plug should be and I will just have to tolerate the slight leakage this causes. And hopefully I will be able to locate a vest plug somewhere, just not at AD. This is the only time I have gigged AD.
We have used quite a few of these speed reducers with great success. We use them in continuous duty applications for conveyors, and in intermittent use for indexing. It's nice that the unit is shipped with lubricating oil installed. If I could lob two complaints, the unit does not include the bolts needed to mount a motor to it nor anti-seize compound for the motor shaft. But still, it's a great value.
I bought one to replace a more expensive unit, and so far it has held up perfectly under a heavy duty cycle.