Entries by Ann McGirk

Speed Increaser Designed for Test Stand

Cotta’s high-speed gearboxes are built to provide many years of service, which is a reason why some of the largest OEM companies in the world have come to Cotta for custom built gearbox solutions.  In addition to designing high-speed gearboxes for speed management in non-aviation and industrial applications, where highly-specialized, powerful and reliable solutions are […]

Pump Drive Used in Rope Shovel

Cotta’s complete product line has been supporting a wide variety of industries and applications for years, where demanding performance is required under the most extreme conditions and challenging environments. The mining industry is one of those industries in which Cotta continues to meet the high performance requirements of customers.  The process involved in the mining […]

Assembly Complete on Creep Drives

Cotta Transmission just completed assembly on additional creep drives that will be used in a guardrail truck application.  Cotta has been supplying the creep drives to a customer for over 10 years.  The units allow the guardrail trucks to creep along at a very low consistent speed without being affected by the engine speed.  This […]

Specialists in Engineered Gearbox Solutions

Cotta is the premier leading manufacturer of top-quality, precision-engineered gearboxes for many specialized mobile and stationary applications such as vocational trucks, defense, off-highway, aerospace, heavy industry, well-drilling, mining, marine and much more. You don’t have to be a gearbox expert with Cotta as your source. Whether you need a standard, modified standard, or a completely […]

Custom Speed Reducer Gearboxes – Numerous Sizes

Cotta’s long tradition of manufacturing the highest quality gearboxes, American-made for more than a century, is exemplified in our extensive line of speed reducers.  Compact and rugged, Cotta’s engine mounted speed reducers are designed to meet the demands of modern diesel engines. Cotta offers standard models, or will design a custom gearbox for your application.  […]

Compound Gearbox Used for Drill Rigs

Cotta Transmission Company works with customers in numerous markets to provide them with engineered gearbox solutions.  Cotta’s capabilities include manufacturing this large compound gearbox that is being used in drill rigs. Specifications: Ratio 1:1 on Companion Flanges Max Input Speed: 2500 RPM Max Power: 550 HP Per Input Approx. Weight: 3000 lbs Heat Rejection:  76300 […]

Cotta Wet Clutch Gearbox Technology

In response to customer demand, Cotta has developed a new line of wet clutch transmissions based on our most popular products.  These products take reliability, durability, and ease of use to a new level in the most demanding applications.  Cotta’s wet clutch option is an industry leading technology which provides lower maintenance, extended clutch life, […]

Driving Performance in Ground Water Drilling & Pumping

To be successful in water well drilling and pumping, your equipment requires highly reliable transmissions and gearboxes that deliver optimum performance in demanding applications. For over a century, Cotta has been designing transmissions, speed reducers and increasers, transfer cases, and custom gearboxes of uncompromised quality. Companies working with ground water drilling and pumping have come […]

Heavy-Duty Pump Drive

Cotta just completed assembly on another heavy-duty pump drive.  The unit will be going through testing prior to being painted and shipped out to the customer.  Cotta’s high-capacity pump drives are constructed with top quality materials and precision machining to offer you the competitive edge you need to meet your most demanding pumping challenges.  They […]

High-Performance Gearboxes

You don’t have to be a gearbox expert with Cotta as your source. Whether you need standard, modified standard, or a completely new design, Cotta’s engineering team will work with you to meet your specific requirements, effectively and efficiently. Cotta’s engineers and designers work with customers to develop solutions, and then deliver drawings in virtually […]