Design and development
For Katsa’s engineering department, the starting point and key to success is the flexible and close co-operation with the customer. It is vital to identify the technical requirements and limitations related to specific applications at the earliest possible stage ensuring properly used efforts.
Turning devices is a product group that Katsa is known worldwide. Turning devices are intended to rotate the shaft with a specific torque and speed.
Mining gear units
Mines are a demanding environment for any machinery and equipment for their installation, operation and maintenance. Katsa’s response to these challenges is to offer tailored solutions that will meet the requirements of the mining environment, including mixer, flotation cell and conveyor gear units.
Pulp and paper machine gearboxes
Finland is known for its paper industry. That is also true for Katsa. For decades, Katsa has supplied pulp and paper factories with gear units optimised for the highly demanding operating conditions.
In this sector, the best known of Katsa’s product lines are the KV worm gear actuators. The series of modular worm gear actuators is based on decades of experience.
Katsa has extensive experience in industrial gear units. Catalogue gears, however, have never been part of Katsa’s business. Nevertheless, Katsa has supplied hundreds of different roller and mixer gear units, when the customer has not been able to find a suitable or sufficiently durable standard solution.
Heavy-duty vehicle gearboxes
Katsa has solid experience in different special gear units for the off-road industry. Katsa designs and manufactures a wide range of gearboxes for vehicle power transmission.
In addition to basic transmission and the different input and output shafts, it is possible to connect the gearbox with additional outputs for instance to hydraulic pumps and control the gearbox manually or electronically.
Pump and clutch gearboxes
Since the 1980s, Katsa has supplied PTO (Power Take Off) gears coupled to the flywheel of diesel-engines. These PTO gears feature a hydraulically actuated output shaft and outputs to a generator and hydraulic pumps.
Vehicle-mounted winches have been part of Katsa’s business since the 1980s. Katsa offers complete weight and space optimised winch solutions up to a traction power of 100 kN.
Project gear units
Project gear units include all those gearbox solutions supplied by Katsa that are not manufactured in series for ongoing deliveries. A project gear units may also refer to a single unit or a few units made specifically for a particular customer project.
Typical project gear units include, for example, test equipment gearboxes, customized special gear units or gearboxes that are designed especially for a particular project.