W260 Series


W260 Series | Low Input Speed Worm Gear Reducer

Superior Gearboxes W260 Series Low Input Worm Gear Reducers are designed for rugged strength and maximum reliability, giving you the solid performance you need to stay productive. We build strength and durability into every Superior Gearbox reducer.  The W260 Series features 25:1 & 50:1 ratios in both left and right handed options. If your application requires modification to our standard catalog items, let our team of engineers make modifications to suit your application or manufacture custom-built mechanical drive components based on your requirements.  Our engineering team has the expertise to assist with designs, modifications, prototypes and complete production of custom drive components for any application.

  • Features


    • Two-piece aluminum housing for high strength, corrosion resistance and thermal capacity
    • Precision machined for exact gear mesh and bearing preload
    • Standard ratios are offered in 25:1 and 50:1 in both left or right handed options
    • Tapered roller bearings provide increased load capacity and bearing life
    • 1" input or hydraulic motor input
    • 2" solid output or 1.5" hollow bore output shafts available upon request
    • Serviced with 85W140 gear lubricant, run and leak tested before shipment
    • The W Series weighs 50/55 lbs. including 95 oz of lubricant
  • Applications

    Agriculture & Forestry:

    • Sprayers
    • Wheel Harvesters
    • Tracked Harvesters
    • Feed Mixers
    • Forestry Machinery

    Textile & Recycling:

    • Preparation Process
    • Spinning & Yarn Finishing
    • Fabric Production
    • Recycling Plaint
    • Stand Alone Recycling Machine

    Food Processing & Packaging:

    • Grain Handling
    • Baked Processing
    • Fruit and Beverage Processing
    • Liquid Filling Process
    • Solid Processing

    Intralogistics & Logistics:

    • Access & Aerial Platforms
    • Warehouse & Material Handling
    • Automatic Storage
    • Airport Equipment
    • Logistic & Industrial Cranes
    • Mobile Cranes
    • Conveying

    Construction & Mining:

    • Earth Moving
    • Building Construction
    • Concrete
    • Road Construction
    • Earth Moving Machines
    • Crushing, Grinding, & Material Handling
    • Slurry Processes

    Marine & Offshore:

    • Dredging Vessels
    • Offshore Construction Vessels
    • Work & Tug Boat
    • Offshore Platforms
    • Merchant Vessels
    • Pipe Layers and Cable Layers
  • Technical Drawing

    W260 Series Drawing

  • Rotation Options
    Rotation Selection
  • Ratings Chart
    RatioInput RPM
    Power & Torque1004001200

    2 Thread Worm

    50 Tooth Bronze Gear


    Input HP1.324.016.92
    Output Torque*13740116037304
    Input kW0.962.995.16
    Output Torque**15521311825


    Input HPNA2.122.88
    Output Torque*NA61593037
    Input kWNA1.582.15
    Output Torque**NA698343

    1 Thread Worm

    50 Tooth Bronze Gear


    Input HP0.822.343.61
    Output Torque*13067110586992
    Input kW0.611.742.84
    Output Torque**14761249790


    Input HPNA1.421.87
    Output Torque*NA66893437
    Input kWNA1.061.39
    Output Torque**NA756388
    All ratings specified with the #1 shaft as the input.                      *Torque measured in inch-lbs    **Torque measured in N-m

    LIMITATIONS ON HORSEPOWER AND TORQUE RATINGS: The horsepower and torque ratings given here are generalizations.  Different conditions for various applications may result in higher or lower horsepower capacities.  Under certain conditions the maximum indicated RPM may be exceeded.  For these reasons the ratings cannot be guaranteed for any application.  Prototype testing should be conducted for each application before production.

  • Download Brochure
    W260 Series Brochure Image

  • Request for Quote

    Please complete the following form with as much detail as possible. You can also use the above button to download/print this form. If you have any questions completing this form or to submit a quotation request via email, please reach out to sales@superiorgearbox.com.
    • Shaft A

    • Shaft B

    • Shaft C

    • Shaft D

  • Additional notes about shaft requirements



Ways to Request a Quote

Complete this online quote form by providing your contact information, detailed specs, and uploading your photos.

Download our easy quote worksheet here and email to sales@superiorgearbox.com.

Email your photos and specs directly to: sales@superiorgearbox.com.

Call us at 1-800-346-5745 to discuss your manufacturing needs. You will always talk to a real person!



Seal and bearing kits are available at superiorgearboxdirect.com.

Service Manuals can be downloaded here.