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What if The Beatles Didn’t Have Worm Gears?

“I look at the world and I notice it’s turning While my guitar gently weeps With every mistake we must surely be learning Still my guitar gently weeps” -“While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” George Harrison (1968) George Harrison’s guitars, and many other string instruments, use a worm gear drive. While more than a half-century has […]

How Gearboxes Keep Coal Mine Conveyors Moving

A combustible sedimentary rock, coal has been a vital source of energy since the 35th century BC. At the time of publication, it’s the largest source of energy for electricity generation worldwide. Thanks to the inventions that came with the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century, which paved the way for the use of Falk […]

Gearheads, Gearboxes, Muscle Cars & the Rocket 88

There are fast cars. Then there are legends. Nothing is more American than the iconic muscle car. Manufacturers built them in limited numbers for one purpose: to allow gearheads to drive as fast as physics dictates. The introduction of industrial gearbox and Falk drives helped fuel the nation’s craze for speed, paving the way for […]

How Did the Gearbox Business Boom?

We’re in the midst of a new industrial era. Unlike previous industrial revolutions, this one doesn’t revolve around steam-powered machines or electric motors. Instead, it’s happening digitally, powered by microprocessors and the increasingly ubiquitous Internet of Things. Dubbed the Fourth Industrial Revolution by the World Economic Forum, this era has accelerated the pace of change […]

Manual Transmissions & Gearboxes: Why it’s Not time to Switch Gears

Time to shift gears—it’s a phrase we still commonly use in conversation. But how many people understand where it comes from? The actual act of shifting gears is quickly becoming obsolete as demand for automatic transmissions increases. Many manufacturers are phasing out engines that require the operator to manually shift gears. Twenty-five years ago, one […]

What Do Falk Gearboxes & Beer Have in Common?

It’s no secret that Falk gearbox parts have powered some of the world’s largest machinery for more than a century. But what most folks don’t realize is that the manufacturer’s legacy was built upon a river of beer. That’s right. Before the Falk family made its name in the power transmission industry, German immigrant Franz […]

Falk Parallel Drive Ready For Your Business

This Falk Parallel Gear Drive is ready for use in your business today. The Gear Drive is a quality piece that will serve your needs for years to come. Mar-Dustrial Sales, Inc. carries these high quality drives because the Falk Corporation has many years of experience creating drives and machinery that endure through a great […]

Falk Gearbox Drives Have a History of Quality

  This is a Parallel Gear Drive that Mar-Dustrial has up for sale. It’s in great condition, entirely unused and on factory skids. The drive has one fan, double in and out. The Falk Drive has been rated at 505 HP at 1170 RPM Input. The history of this gear drive is what makes it […]

Gearing in Great Condition- Falk Parallel Drive

This Falk Parallel Gear Drive has both housing and gearing that are in great condition. The Falk name has earned a reputation for high quality products in the power transmission industry. The Drive One is a product family containing many high quality gear drives. These gear drives are the best of both worlds because they […]

Falk Parallel Gear – Likely Unused

This Falk Parallel Gear Drive is in great condition, as it likely was never a used drive. The gearing on the drive is excellent and full of oil. This particular gear drive has one fan. Falk drives are built to last for years to come. The outer cover assembly for parallel drives prevents contaminants from […]

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