The company has upgraded and expanded its Type-CG variable speed AC inverter-duty and permanent-magnet dc gearmotors to address applications such as heavy-duty conveyor systems, medical equipment, food processing, and factory automation. The gearmotors feature a solid aluminum cast gear housing and can be face-mounted in virtually any position or mounted with a rigid base. Extra heavy-duty bearings and seals provide reliable operation and long life. Additionally, the new dc accessory-ready models can be fitted with encoders, other feedback devices, or brakes. BODINE ELECTRIC CO., Chicago, IL. (800) 726-3463.