- Engineered-to-order solutions, optimized to offer exceptional reliability and long life
- Drawing on decades of engineering expertise, innovation, and support
- Manufacturing and service support in North America and Europe
- Purpose-built to exacting customer specifications and industry specific standards
- Robust designs with rigid case construction for durability in demanding applications
- Single and double helical gearing using carburized, through-hardened, and nitrided teeth with precision-ground finishing
- Conservatively sized anti-friction or journal bearings for longevity
- Integrated lubrication and instrumentation monitoring systems
Lufkin Gears low-speed increasing and reduction gears are widely used throughout industry with a renowned reputation for reliable performance in the most demanding applications.
Lufkin Gears low-speed gearboxes are used in centrifugal pump, dredge pumps, booster pumps, and positive displacement applications in oil, gas and industrial plants around the world. We adapt to industry standards like ISO, API, and AGMA while providing optimized solutions according to each project's unique requirements. Over the years, the Lufkin Gears brand has been the industry standard for dependability in critical pump gearbox applications.
Iron and steel
Lufkin Gears technologies are used worldwide on hoisting equipment, rolling mills, and winders. With thousands of units in our installed base, we have the expertise to keep any steel production line rolling. Drawing on broad experience across the metals industry, we specialize in upgrading existing gears to increase throughput and reliability.
Lufkin Gears products are designed to be the most reliable and robust equipment for applications such as mills, grinders, presses, conveyor drives, and kiln drives. Our units are available in parallel shaft and planetary configurations, single stage or multiple stages.
Our technologies are well known for keeping production moving under the most demanding conditions. We provide proven solutions for crushers, pumps, slew drives, bucket wheels, blendomat, conveyor drives, and many more applications. Our gearboxes are available in horizontal or vertical parallel shaft, angular shaft, or planetary configurations with custom accessories and monitoring equipment to meet every need.
Extruders and mixers for plastics and polymer processing
We have a long history of supplying extruders and mixers for the plastics and polymer industry. Our experts regularly provide specialized gear solutions with single or twin output shafts in corotating or counter-rotating applications with integral thrust bearings.
Our test stand services are used by customers worldwide to prove performance, increase production, or develop new technology. We provide custom testing solutions in civil and military operations for aerospace, electric motors/engines, pumps, generators . With more than 400 proven test bench applications, we have the experience to meet any highly technical testing requirements.
With over 500 references and installations, Lufkin Gears and Allen Gears are key brands throughout the nuclear industry. We have decades of proven performance and reliability in reactor building, auxiliary building, cooling systems, and hoisting equipment around the world.