Hub City is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heavy duty power transmission products. From gear drives and speed reducers to couplings and bearings, each Hub City line of products is manufactured to the highest level of quality and engineered with 120 years of industry knowledge.
Hub City offers power transmission products for applications in recreation, transportation, military, packaging, construction, communication, material handling, medical and food processing equipment.
Hub City’s major product Lines are: Bearings, Electric Motors, Farm Products & Accessories, Gear Drives, Gearmotors, High Efficiency Helical Drives, Speed Reducers, Washdown Products and Custom Products.
More than half of Hub’s products are either modified or completely customized. One of the greatest benefits of doing business with Hub City is the strength of its engineering capabilities. Hub City prides itself in filling its customers’ needs with cost effective solutions.
- Hub City Standard Products:
In addition to its successful custom product line, Hub City offers one an extensive, high quality standard product line, including a wide range of worm gear, bevel, parallel shaft and in-line speed reducers, mounted bearings and the Mina-Gear® subfractional horsepower gearmotors.
Recent product line additions include the following: PowerTorque® Shaft mount reducers featuring ductile iron housings and precision ground gearing. DuraLine Mounted Bearings provide long-life and economy in the most popular sizes of pillow blocks, flange blocks and flange bracket bearings.
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 HERA Gear DriveHub 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 Hera—recognized as a tested, dust-tight product, capable of protection against close-range high pressure, high-temperature spray downs.
- HUBFLEX Flexible Coupling System
Hub City Hubflex Coupling SystemFast 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
Hub City CleanLine Ultraplus Stainless Steel Bearings304 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.