VLT® OneGearDrive®

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An energy-efficient drive system

The VLT® OneGearDrive® is a highly efficient, permanent magnet, three-phase synchronous motor coupled with an optimized bevel gear box which helps to optimize plant productivity and reduce energy costs.

With only one motor type and three available gear ratios, the motor concept covers all typical versions of conveyor drives commonly used in the food and beverage industry. The reduced range of physical configurations reduces costs and simplifies spare-part storage. Uniform mechanical dimensions reduce engineering and installation time and costs.

The drive comes in two versions: Standard for use in dry and wet production areas and Hygienic for use in wet areas and environments with high cleaning intensity including aseptic and cleanroom production areas.

Supply voltages and power range

  • 3 x 380-480 V...0.75–2.2 kW

Features and benefits

Up to 40% energy savings compared to conventional systems thanks to high system efficiency

Less noise and no airborne germs and dirt particles drawn into motor and expelled back into the surrounding air due to fan-free operation

Unrestricted use and high protection in wash-down areas thanks to high degrees of protection

Easy to clean due to smooth enclosure design

Fast, reliable connection and lower installation costs as a result of motor and brake connections via terminal box with CageClamp® technology

Resistance to detergents and disinfectants thanks to aseptic coating


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3D models and drawings

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Related applications


  • Drives for conveyors in food and beverage applications
    Ensure maximum uptime and lowest possible cost of ownership with hygienic, variable-speed conveyor control. EHEDG- and IPA-certified.

Case studies

  • Bottling is more competitive when it is sensorless
    Bottling is more competitive when it is sensorless
    To achieve higher productivity and energy efficiency on two new bottling lines, Tavina chose the Danfoss VLT® FlexConcept drive system.
  • Peroni wins >30% in conveyor efficiency
    Peroni wins >30% in conveyor efficiency
    Peroni Brewery wins at least 30% better conveyor belt efficiency in a bottling line upgrade with VLT® FlexConcept®.
  • Traditional brewery engineers tomorrow
    Traditional brewery engineers tomorrow
    Since upgrading its filling plant to energy-efficient drives from Danfoss, Stiegl Brewery of Salzburg saves about EUR 15,000 annually in maintenance and energy consumption.
  • Nestlé Waters reduces spare-part inventory by up to 70 %
    Nestlé Waters reduces spare-part inventory by up to 70 %
    Nestlé Waters chose the VLT® FlexConcept® to help fulfill their goal to optimize environmental sustainability and minimize energy consumption.
  • Up to 63% energy savings for Efes Pilsen
    Up to 63% energy savings for Efes Pilsen
    Replacing old gear motors on the conveyor lines with VLT® FlexConcept® which incorporates VLT® OneGearDrive® has helped Efes Pilsen work towards their operational efficiency and sustainability targets.
  • Molson Coors’ Borsodi Brewery saves up to 42% on energy
    Molson Coors’ Borsodi Brewery saves up to 42% on energy
    Breweries consume a lot of energy in running their processes. At Molson Coors’ Borsodi Brewery in northeastern Hungary, an upgrade of the gear motors on a glass bottle filling line has resulted in energy savings of 33-42%.