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MAKIKAWA-MOTION TECHNOLOGY (ZHEJIANG) CO., LTD is a professional manufacturer of planetary reducers and the solution maker of AGV mobile robots. We integrate R&D, production, sales and service for one-stop.
MAKIKAWA originates from Kyushu Precision Technology Industry (located in Fukuoka City, Japan). “Professional technology, free association, pursuit of excellence products” as the management concept, and have accumulated high precision machining and processing technology for internal gears, external gears and special gears. and achieved "μ"-level processing precision. MAKIKAWA uses the high precision equipment from Japan and German and the JIS materials. So, high precision, high rigidity, high torque, low noise, long life and maintenance-free are main performance of our products. Meanwhile, we could do the customization for customers to provide high precision planetary reducers to meet the various working condition requirement.
MAKIKAWA adheres to the principle of the initialization for customers service, the ingenuity for keeping improving and the perseverance for quality control. And we focus on the many application fields , mainly including industrial automation, new energy lithium battery equipment, photovoltaic equipment, mobile robot, Scara robot, parallel manipulator, printing machinery, laser cutting machine, packaging machinery, pharmaceutical machine, bending machine, spring machine, machine tools and non-standard automation equipment industries.

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What will happen to MP series planetary reducers when exposed to moisture, high temperatures or corrosive gases?
MP series planetary reducers may be subject to a range of negative effects when exposed to moisture, high temperatures or corrosive gases. The following is a detailed description of the possible effects of these environments on the MP series planetary reducer:
A humid environment will cause moisture to enter the interior of the reducer, causing corrosion and oxidation of metal parts. Moisture may also mix with lubricating oil to form an emulsion, reducing lubrication effectiveness. Corrosion and oxidation can cause rough surfaces on parts and increase friction and wear, thereby reducing the performance and life of the reducer.
High temperature will affect the performance of lubricating oil, reduce its viscosity, and increase internal friction of the reducer. This may lead to rapid aging and thermal decomposition of the lubricating oil, and increased wear of the internal parts of the reducer. In addition, high temperatures can cause some plastic parts to become soft or lose their elasticity, affecting the overall performance of the reducer.
When exposed to corrosive gases, the metal parts of the reducer are susceptible to corrosion and oxidation. For example, corrosive gases such as hydrogen sulfide and chlorine will react chemically with metals to form metal salts and corrosion products, causing the surface of the reducer parts to lose their luster and even cause pitting and corrosion damage.
In these environments, the performance and life of the MP series planetary reducer may drop sharply, or even cause equipment damage and shutdown. To reduce these negative effects, the following measures can be taken:
Use materials with good anti-corrosion properties to manufacture key components of the reducer, such as stainless steel, galvanized steel, etc.
Clean the outer surface of the reducer regularly to ensure good sealing performance inside the reducer to prevent the intrusion of moisture and corrosive gases.
Establish appropriate protective measures around the equipment installation location, such as covers, protective covers, etc., to reduce the impact of the external environment on the reducer.
Select special lubricants and seals suitable for high temperature, humidity or corrosive environments to ensure the stable operation of the reducer in harsh environments.

How to avoid internal corrosion and oxidation of MP series planetary reducer during use?
Protecting the MP series planetary reducer from corrosion and oxidation is one of the keys to ensuring its long-term stable operation. The following are some measures to help you avoid corrosion and oxidation inside the MP series planetary reducer when using it:
When selecting the installation location of the reducer, try to avoid exposing it to moisture, high temperature or corrosive gases. Choose a dry, well-ventilated location away from areas that may produce corrosive gases to reduce the impact of the environment on the reducer.
Regularly check the seals of the reducer to ensure they are in good condition. Damaged seals may allow moisture or corrosive gases to enter the interior of the reducer, increasing the risk of corrosion and oxidation. If necessary, replace damaged seals in time to maintain the sealing performance of the reducer.
Regularly clean the outer surface of the reducer to remove surface dirt and salt and reduce the possibility of corrosion and oxidation. At the same time, replace the lubricating oil regularly to ensure it is clean and fresh to provide effective lubrication and protect the internal parts of the reducer.
Depending on environmental conditions, consider additional protective measures to protect the reducer. For example, in humid environments, a waterproof cover or covering can be installed to prevent moisture from directly contacting the surface of the reducer. In corrosive gas environments, consider using special coatings or coatings to protect the outer surface of the reducer.
Regularly check the operating status of the reducer to detect and deal with any potential problems in a timely manner. Regular maintenance can extend the service life of the reducer and ensure its stable performance. Pay special attention to checking the sealing performance, lubrication system and condition of the external surfaces of the reducer.
When using MP series planetary reducers, it is important to select materials and lubricants suitable for specific environmental conditions. For reducers exposed to humid or corrosive environments, materials with good corrosion resistance should be selected to manufacture key components, and lubricants with good anti-oxidation and anti-corrosion properties should be selected.