Universal Worm Gearmotors VF/W Series

Series VF/W-EP Series is designed to meet the requirements of the food & beverage and pharma & chemical industries and, more generally, to ensure risk-free operation in harsh environments. This version of the gearmotor is manufactured with improved sealing, enhanced corrosion protection and paint suitable for accidental food contact as the standard option. All these features work together to meet the highest hygienic requirements and to greatly increase gearmotor cleanability and operating lifetime in harsh and humid environments.

Key benefits

No dust ingress and protected against water jets
Minimized environmental contamination
Mounting flexibility
Food zone compliant (FDA & NSF)
Suitable for humid environment
Easy to wash

Main option

• H1 food-grade lubricant
• Wash-down duty double lip oil seals with stainless frame
• Fluoroelastomer rings on output shaft with inner stainless steel loading spring
• FDA and NSF registered paintings for food contact zones
• Up to C5M surface protection

Torque range

55 … 440 Nm (486 … 3,894 in-lb)

Gear ratios

7 … 300

Degree of protection

IP 56 as standard


Certificate of compliance
Inspection certificate
Food zone compliant (FDA & NSF)

Transmissible mechanical power

0,12 … 4 kW


• Keyed hollow shaft
• One-or double-sided solid plug-in output shaft
• Torque limiter


• Input with solid shaft
• Input with e-motor coupling:
– BN, BE, BX [IEC asynchronous]
– M, ME, MX [compact asynchronous]

Motor options

• Thermistors and thermostat sensors
• Independent forced cooling
• Incremental, sin/cos absolute single/multi-turn encoders
• Anti-condensation heaters
• Backstop



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