Howden Gýrol® Fluid Drives consistently achieve high reliability ratings under the most demanding conditions and in the harshest environments. In addition the reliable and proven technology is unaffected by obsolescence and does not require software upgrades or updates.
You can learn about how they work on our
You can therefore use the most economical driver to accelerate high inertia loads. You can also use the most economical motor and starter.
Acceleration can be controlled at any rate, once the driver has reached full speed.
Allowing for stepless adjustment over a wide range.
Isolation is especially important when applications require load to be operated intermittently.
Especially in irregularly loaded equipment such as extruders, conveyors and crushers.
Limiting the torque is required to protect the driver and load.
By allowing driven equipment to often run at reduced speeds, the noise and wear on the equipment is reduced.
When operated at the design point.
The wear-free transmission of power means that it is incredibly reliable
Suitable for all environments no matter how harsh or how extreme the climate.
Simple (yet innovative) design, use of standard parts and no special tooling.
Our Gýrol® Fluid Drives have a lifespan of over 30 years.
Howden Gýrol® Class 2 Fluid Drives are primarily used in industrial and petrochem plants for reliable variable speed control of rotating equipment.
Howden Gýrol® Class 4 Fluid Drives are primarily used in power and industrial plants for reliable variable speed control of rotating equipment.
Howden Gýrol® Class 6 Fluid Drives are primarily used in power plants for variable speed control of boiler feedwater pumps.
Howden Gýrol® Class 6 SRE Fluid Drives are primarily used in combined cycle power plants for variable speed control of boiler feedwater pumps.
Howden Gýrol® Class 8 Fluid Drives are used industry wide for reliable speed step up or reduction along with variable speed control of rotating equipment.
Our lifelong aftercare service will supply original replacement parts, support you with maintenance and installation, and even train your own engineers in maintenance techniques. We keep detailed plant records almost indefinitely, and regularly supply spare parts for machinery over 50 years old.
You can read an explanation of how these remarkable machines work, on our blog.
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