In 2004 Power Jacks acquired Neeter Drive the UK’s largest spiral bevel gearbox manufacturer with over 40 years of knowledge and experience in the supply of both standard and special designs. Neeter Drive today is a Power Jacks technology that is focused on delivering the best bevel gearbox solution for the customer. Power Jacks has taken time, engineering excellence and the best people to produce its line of bevel gearboxes, each designed and built with performance and efficiency in mind.
The Power Jacks Neeter Drive bevel gearbox is an ultra compact unit and is available in 5 sizes with 5 gear ratios.
Employing a central bearing housing support on the 1:1 and 1.5:1 gear ratios, and a small extended bearing housing on the input side of the bevel gearboxes with ratios 2:1 and above. It is a high torque rated unit with good thermal characteristics. It is available in solid shaft and hollow output shaft configurations with the optional motor mounting flange, for easy direct coupling of a standard electric motor.
The Power Jacks Range-U bevel gearbox is part of the new U-Series proposition from Power Jacks: a range of electro-mechanical subsea products specifically designed to operate at maximum efficiency in an underwater environment.
The Range-U Bevel gearbox has proven depth ratings of up to 3000m and capacities up to 20000Nm as standard. On request they can go even deeper.
They possess all the qualities you'd expect of Power Jacks products — strength, reliability, durability and high performance. And that means they're ideally suited to operate in the toughest subsea conditions, anywhere in the world.
A compact "monobloc" bevel gearbox design provides a visually attractive, quality finished, casing, produced from die-casting, in lightweight, aluminium alloy.
Several alternative fixing options are provided each via 4 fixing holes, as well as, through 4 holes in integrally cast, small base-mounting bosses, on widely-spaced centers — for more stable mounting, to top or bottom thereby offering universal and exceptionally firm attachment facilities. A series of bevel gearboxes with three hole mounting in the gearbox casing is also available.