Hub gears

Hub gears for automated guided vehicles (AGVs).

With unattended operation around the clock, driverless transport systems (AGVs) in warehouses, parcel distribution centres and production halls ensure maximum profitability and reliability when distributing goods, packaging materials or components.

Hub gears from Framo Morat prove their value as wheel drives for AGVs due to the advantageous arrangement of both the bearings and the drive and output shafts. Furthermore, a compact design in confined spaces is possible.

The hub gears are available in the NG250 and NG500 variants, each in single- and double-stage versions with Vulkollan® wheels. Moreover, customer-specific adaptations, such as a brush seal for outdoor applications or a toothed belt for use in high-bay warehouses, can be made too.

Product features

Standard equipment

  • Compact design thanks to integration of planetary carrier in impeller
  • High radial loads thanks to direct transfer of force to vehicle frame
  • Long service life and low noise emissions thanks to separation of gear and impeller
  • Short delivery times and high efficiency with geared platform (NG250/500):
    – Single or two-stage planetary gear (i = 4, 5, 8, 16, 20 and 32:1)
    – Vulkollan® wheel, Ø160×50 mm (NG500) or Ø125×50 mm (NG250)
  • Maintenance-friendly design, e.g. thanks to the option to easily change wheels

Optional equipment

  • Drive systems fully developed in line with customer specifications including motor, brake, encoder and controller
  • Individual motor adaptation, through specially adapted stub shaft and motor bolt circle
  • Protection against intake of debris via brush seal
  • Excellent flexibility for customer-specific adaptations based on the modular principle:
    – Individually configured radial loads
    – Custom sizes
    – Helically toothed planetary carriers
    – Individual materials, e.g. thermoplastics
    – Other ratios (e.g. i = 25, 40 and 64:1)
    – Individual PU impeller materials, profiles and sizes (Ø140 – Ø200×50 mm)



  • Max. load capacity 250 kg
  • Standard wheel size 125 mm
  • Total gear length 64 mm


  • Max. load capacity 500 kg
  • Standard wheel size 160 mm
  • Total gear length 64 mm

Custom engineerd solutions

  • Individual radial load
  • Application-specific interfaces
    (motor and impeller)

Further Information

Contact person

email hidden; JavaScript is required

Custom hub gears

Application examples