Precision motion control solutions.

Cone Drive’s technology and products benefit from the expertise and innovation of our traditional background. Available in both right angle and inline configurations, coupled with the availability of multiple precision levels, you are sure to find the right product for your application.


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We have extensive experience in supporting custom and special machinery. Leverage our unique technical abilities to help solve your productivity problems. Cone Drive is a leader in the precision motion control field and the only manufacturer of true double-enveloping worm gearing. We work together with our customers to develop a gearing solution which is optimal for them.

Key Features
  • Shaft Modifications: Longer/shorter than standard or non-standard diameter
  • Housing/Component Modifications: Additional machining, paint
  • Material: Aluminum bronze gear, oil seals, attached components
  • Steel Weldment: Made to fit Cone Drive or custom center distances
  • Unique Housing: Stainless, aluminum or iron
  • Surface Treatments: Special paints or coatings

Cone Drive has over 85 years of experience designing gearing solutions, with both gear sets and gearboxes. Options range from modified standards to custom designs to customer specified designs.


The Cone Drive Product Development Laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility directly adjacent to our Traverse City, Michigan manufacturing location. The lab has the capacity to test a wide range of gear reducer products, for both Cone Drive products as well as those manufactured by other companies. The lab includes capability to run a wide variety of tests including load testing for evaluating reducer performance and operating efficiency.
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    Test + Control
    • 6 product testing stands
    • Servo cyclic control
    • Simulated inertial loading
    • Constant torque/load
    • Durability/validation
    • Accelerated life test
    • Lubricant evaluation
    • Static loading & stiffness
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    Product Measurement
    • Displacement & motion
    • Torque
    • Thermal
    • Efficiency
    • Vibration
    • Basic noise
    • Transmission accuracy

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