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Washdown reducers are designed and built to withstand the rigors of high pressure washdowns in food service and other wet or humid conditions. They combine the standard IRONMAN™ features with added WASHGUARD® features assuring trouble-free operation. Use these with LEESON WASHGUARD® “Duck” motors for a Gear+Motor™ with truly unmatched ability to thrive under conditions that quickly destroy most motors and gear reducers.

Designed to be the premium worm reducer in the industry, IRONMAN BY GROVE GEAR™ reducers include, as standard, top quality features for which you¹ll often pay extra from other brand suppliers. By Leeson.
Premium features as standard include:
  • O-ring on face of input flange, which provides a positive seal against moisture intrusion in this critical area
  • Stainless steel output shaft
  • Enviroseal eliminates the need for a vent, creating a “sealed for life” design
  • Viton® double-lip shaft seals for superior resistance to chemicals common in washdown applications
  • Food grade white epoxy paint
  • Food grade synthetic lubricant, USDA Class H2
  • Washguard Gear+Motor™ combinations are available up to 1 1/2 HP