For high torques

Planetary gearheads are suitable for transmitting high torques of up to 120 Nm. As a rule, the larger gearheads come with ball bearings at the gearhead output.

Properties of the maxon planetary gearhead:

  • For transmission of high torques up to 180 Nm
  • Reduction ratios from 4:1 to 6285:1
  • High performance in the smallest of spaces
  • High reduction ratio in an extremely small package
  • Concentric gearhead input and output


  • Plastic version
  • Ceramic version
  • High-power gearheads
  • Heavy-duty gearheads
  • Gearheads with reduced backlash
  • Sterilizable gearheads

Other maxon precision gearheads

Planetary Gearheads (GP)

Compact and efficient gearheads with torque ratings to 120Nm. 

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High torque planetary gearboxes for DC motors
Spur Gearheads (GS)

Motor speed reduction spur gearheads with a high efficiency and very low noise levels. 

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Compact and cost effective spur reduction gearboxes
Spindle Drives (GP S)

Integrated thrust block for ease of installation and high forces. Metric threads, trapezoidal threads and Ball Screws. 

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Linear motion with planetary gear reductions
GPX Planetary Gearheads

GPX planetary gearheads can be customised to suit your application. Laser weld construction and assembly with your DCX motor. 

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Customisable planetary gearbox with high torque and efficiency