Sumitomo - Astero - Parallel Shaft Gearhead

Modular Parallel Shaft Gearheads and Gearmotors for Light Industrial and Commercial Applications


 Ratios:  24 Ratios, from 3:1 to 200:1
 Torque:  0.13 to 20 Nm
 115 Volts Single-Phase, 50/60 Hz, 220 Volts Single- and 3-Phase, 50/60 Hz
 Motor:  6, 15, 25, 40, 60 and 90 Watt AC Induction Motors
 Shaft:  Inch, metric
 Housing:  Aluminum housing, clear silver metallic color
 Mounting:  Face and foot
 Approvals:  UL and CUL (115V, Single Phase), CE (with thermal protection)
 Lubrication:  Grease, no maintenance


  • Motorbrake
  • Rightangle Gear
  • Frequency Inverter
  • Mounting Plate

Product Description

The Astero family of fractional powered Gearmotors and Controllers are built on Sumitomo's legacy of high quality, precision gearing and world-class designs. Engineered for light duty applications, the Astero is remarkably rugged in construction and incorporates parallel-shaft involute gearing for maximum efficiency and quiet operation. Astero is a cost-effective solution for OEMs who require optimum performance, quality construction and long service life, all backed by the stability and support of a world-leader in gearing solutions.

Features & Benefits

  • A long-life solution for OEM applications with no plastic or bronze gears
  • Light duty gearmotor for maintenance-free applications
  • High quality construction with sealed ball bearings, all steel gears, and rugged aluminum housing
  • Parallel shaft-type involute gears offer maximum efficiency
  • Universal mounting configurations for easy adaptability to a wide range of applications in space-constrained environments
  • Sealed, grease-lubricated construction requires no maintenance
  • Optional reversible and induction motors, brake and speed controller options


  • Food Processing Machines: Ice Cream, Ice, Popcorn, Beverage
  • Institutional Food Equipment
  • Roller, Belt and Ramp Conveyors
  • Sealers and Packaging Equipment
  • Medical Instruments and Healthcare Products
  • Stirrers, Agitators and Churns
  • Automated Bank Machines, Turnstiles and Money Sorters
  • Grinders, Presses, Woodworking Machinery
  • Amusement Machines and Automated Sports Equipment


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