Washdown, Coated and Stainless Steel Gearboxes & Gearheads

When environmental conditions demand a higher level of protection, corrosion resistant and washdown gear reducers from Wittenstein provide the perfect solution. 

Available USDA approved STEEL IT coated, nickel-plated or in stainless steel, our solutions are ideal for specific applications in food packaging / processing, the pharmaceutical / medical industry or wherever clean room or harsh environments play a critical issue.

The washdown option is available as standard for most products.

The washdown option is available as standard for most products including: alpha LP+, alpha SP+, alpha TP+, alpha HG+, alpha SK+, alpha TK+ and alpha V-Drive.

If this option is not standard, our knowledgeable sales and skilled engineering staff are ready to discuss how we can create the ideal solution for your application needs.

Washdown gearheads are constructed using the following materials, coatings, & platings:

  • Stainless steel housings, shafts, and fasteners

  • Electroless nickel-plated housings, shafts, fasteners

  • USDA approved STEEL IT epoxy coated housings

  • NSF H1 approved food-grade lubricants

  • Gasketing compounds at housing interfaces

  • Custom engineered, corrosion resistant, rotary shaft seals

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Nickel Plated / Lacquer
Coated Gearboxes
Corrosion Resistant


Stainless Steel
Wittenstein Nickel Plated Right Angle Gearboxes
Wittenstein STEEL IT Coated V-Drive Gearbox
Wittenstein Stainless Steel Gearbox
Request "W" in type code when ordering
Request "STEEL-IT" / "Nickel-plated" option when ordering   
Request "SG" in type code when ordering

Mild caustic conditions
High humidity conditions
Extreme conditions