This company has added three single-stage gear units to its Nordbloc 1 product line (photo). The new SK 871.1, SK 971.1 and SK 1071.1 are said to provide industry-leading thrust-load capacity per case size. The new products have a power range of 30 to 60 hp and a torque range of 3,540 to 8,850 lb-in. With durable cast-iron housing and optimized bearings, they can reliably handle large axial and radial forces and are well suited for use with pumps, mixers, conveyors and industrial fans. With single-stage gear units, users can benefit from improved thermal performance, increased bearing ratings and more compact designs. — NORD Gear Corp., Waunakee, Wis.