How Automation Can Protect Your Bearings

An image of various types of roller bearings.

Bearings are unsung heroes, quite literally bearing the weight of relentless motion in industrial systems. They play a critical role in transferring loads, reducing friction between moving parts, and facilitating smooth operation. Their failure can be a big problem– leading to downtime you don’t want or need.  One of the best ways to keep your […]

Exploring the Advantages of Torque-Arm Speed Reducers and the Latest Evolution of TXT from Dodge® Industrial

Torque-Arm Speed Reducers from Dodge

In industrial operations, optimizing efficiency is paramount. Ensuring seamless mechanical power transmission is essential for equipment to operate at peak performance. Speed reducers play a crucial role in achieving this goal. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at Torque-Arm speed reducers, examining their significance and the practical benefits they offer. We’ll also explore […]

Testing the Strength of the Toughest Worm Gearboxes in the Industry

See How Dodge Industrial's Tigear-2 Compares to Other Worm Gearboxes

At IBT Industrial, we believe in partnering with the best manufacturers and suppliers to offer our customers uncompromising quality backed by brands they can trust. We also believe in showing versus telling. That’s why, in this article, we’re featuring the rigorous testing that Dodge® Industrial has put its Tigear®-2 worm gearbox through to prove that […]

Improve Your Operations with Agriculture Duty Mounted Ball Bearings


From tilling to irrigation to harvest and more, those who operate in the agriculture industry understand the importance of constantly searching for new ways to boost efficiency. In today’s marketplace, with demand at an all-time high, it’s more important than ever that agriculture operations have sustainable, long-lasting equipment that they can depend on. In this […]

Top 5 Safety Tips for Manufacturing

In the manufacturing space, safety is incredibly important and should always be top-of-mind. Failing to create a safe working environment can be detrimental to your products and profit, as well as put your workers at risk of injury. A safe working environment and culture can take time to cultivate and grow. Fortunately, IBT has several […]

How Gearboxes & Gear Reducers Add Function & Utility to Power Transmission Operations

A gearbox—otherwise known as a gear reducer or speed reducer—is a set of gears that can be added to a motor to decrease speed and increase torque drastically.  Two standard gearbox configurations are in-line and right angle, though hybrid drives are also available. ➤ In-line models are commonly made up of helical or spur gears, […]

Beat Downtime with Dodge® Food Grade Products

Food producers, don’t let corrosive agents, moisture, or harsh-cleaning chemicals impact your operations. With the average recall costing $10 million, it’s time to reconsider if your current equipment can protect you from unnecessary downtime and expensive repairs.  That’s where Dodge® Food Safe products can help. This IBT supplier offers industry-leading Dodge Food Safe ball bearings […]

Dodge® Stainless Gearboxes Ideal for Food and Chemical Processing

If you work in food or chemical processing, then you know that traditional epoxy-painted and cast iron gearboxes don’t last long.  The constant chemical exposure, water immersion, abrasion, and high-pressure washdown causes the paint to chip—and rusts the metal, which eventually gets eaten away. Longer-Lasting Than Painted or Cast Iron Gearboxes If you’re replacing your […]

Dodge® Smart Sensors — A Simple Step with Big Impact in Overcoming Mechanical Failure

Are you experiencing inconvenient and premature repairs to your mechanical equipment? Repairs can be frustrating. Like Murphy’s Law says, “Anything that can go wrong, will, and at the worst time.” Thankfully, OPTIFY™ is paving the way for a new, simpler future. Issues like increased temperatures or vibration can cause more significant problems that leave employees […]

5 Reasons Why You Need to Upgrade to the Dodge® Torque-Arm II Today!

You’re working through your day just like you would any other day. Suddenly, your inbox and phone is buzzing with notifications. One of your site’s gear reducers is down…again. There is no time to waste, you know that as every minute of downtime ticks by, the cost is racking up. You have enough on your […]