Hub City

Hub City

Hub City

Hub City is a world-renowned name in gear drives, gear motors and related power transmission components. Their large product offering is advantageous for a multitude of applications and industries, such as: packaging, recreation, transportation, military, construction, arts and entertainment, communication, material handling, medical and food processing equipment.

In an effort to maintain their leading edge in innovation, Hub City is also raising their commitment to the pharmaceutical, meat, poultry and produce processing industries to a new level to provide ultimate motion solutions for these washdown environments.

In addition to standard applications, Hub City has the exceptional engineering capabilities to custom design solutions to fit your application needs. In fact, over 50% of HC products are either modified or completely customized and you can guarantee that you’ll always get a quick turnaround on all custom components and prototypes. Both standard and modified products are assembled within 24 hours of the order at one of their six North American Assembly Distribution Centers.

IBT Industrial Solutions is proud to be a major distributor of Hub City products, including:

  • Worm Gear Speed Reducers
  • Spartan™ Aluminum Worm Gear Drives
  • Cooling Tower Drives
  • PowerTorque™ Shaft Mount Reducers
  • Poweratio® 2000 High-Efficiency Compact Helical Parallel Drives
  • Poweratio® 2000 High-Efficiency Helical-Worm Gear Drives
  • IndustriaLine™ Mounted Bearings
  • CleanLine™ Washdown Solutions
  • Bevel Gear Drives
  • Poweratio® 4000 High-Efficiency Helical Inline Drives
  • Poweratio® 2000 High-Efficiency Helical-Bevel Gear Drives
  • Electric Motors
  • DuraLine™ Mounted Bearings
  • Mina-Gear™ Gearmotors

Product Spotlight: The HERA

Hub City’s High-Efficiency Right Angle Gear Drive is designed to improve efficiency in the workplace and the “generic” bolt pattern allows for easy drop-in replacement. You can also downsize your units and motors due to the HERA’s increase torque density, resulting in a 39% energy savings. Calculate your potential savings by switching to the HERA here.

Consolidate your inventory—The HERA speed reducer is dimensionally interchangeable tp up to 4 sizes of worm gear drives. Hera45 accessories available to directly replace worm products from 2.38” to 3.25” CD.  Hera55 accessories available to directly replace worm products from 3.25” to 4.25” CD.

You can also select the IP69K rated Stainless Steel Herarecognized as a tested, dust-tight product, capable of protection against close-range high pressure, high-temperature spray downs.

HUBFLEX Flexible Coupling System

Fast and Easy Insert Replacement. The teeth on the hubs do not touch or overlap. Thus, if the insert fails, you do not have metal to metal contact that will potentially destroy the hubs. Reversing applications. No realignment required after insert replacement.

HUBFLEX Advantages:

  • Low Maintenance
  • Minimal Downtime
  • No Lubrication Required
  • Fast and Easy Insert Replacement
  • The teeth on the hubs do not touch or overlap thus if the insert fails, you do not have metal to metal contact that will potentially destroy the hubs.
  • Reversing applications.
  • No realignment required after insert replacement.

CleanLine Ultraplus Stainless Steel Bearings

304 Stainless Steel Housings or Ultradur®. 440 Stainless Steel Rings and Balls, 302 Stainless Steel Flingers and Retainers. Stainless steel housings are machine polished to NSF/3-A or Industry Approved Standards.

These products include stainless steel and composite thermoplastic mounted bearings and stainless steel or acrylic painted gear drives. Four levels of washdown protection make up the product offering. CleanLine gear drives feature acrylic painted housings and stainless steel shafts. CleanLine Plus gear drives feature aluminum Platinum Plus housings and stainless steel shafts. CleanLine Plus mounted bearings feature composite thermoplastic housings with stainless steel inserts. The CleanLine UltraPlus mounted bearings feature stainless steel housings and inserts.

The Hub City stainless steel design featured in the CleanLine UltraPlus drives and bearings goes beyond basic corrosion resistance, by providing a smooth unobstructed, contoured exterior surface. The exterior is free of ribs, undercuts and protrusions that do not support washdown, cleaning and sanitary conditions.

CleanLine UltraPlus Hub3® (Hub Cube) Gear Drives are provided with stainless steel housings, shafts and hardware. These drives are available in seven sizes of worm gear reducers and three models of bevel gear drives. Smooth polished surfaces all around identify these drives as the ultimate food processing and/or washdown solutions.

Hub City + IBT Industrial Solutions

Hub City, Inc. has been around since 1892 and became a wholly owned Subsidiary of Regal-Beloit Corporation in 1992. Since then, they have become an industry leader in power transmission components, with one of the most extensive and high-quality product lines. When you partner with IBT, you partner with companies like Hub City who are committed to both quality and service.

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Our head office address:

9400 W 55th St, Merriam, KS 66203

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(913) 428-2858