Motors and Servos

PMD ProdigyCME 400x275The Prodigy/CME Machine-Controller boards from Performance Motion Devices provide high-performance motion control for medical, scientific, automation, industrial, and robotic applications. Available in 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-axis configurations, these boards support DC Brush, Brushless DC, and step motors and allow user-written C-language code to be downloaded and run directly on the board. 


MarsMaxon400x275Switzerland-based maxon recently published a publication and two-minute video showcasing the company’s 60-year history. The “60 Years of Excellence” package is a colorful story that starts with biographical insights on the company’s founder, and continues with backgrounders on the many key personalities who helped develop the company’s diverse products.


OrientalMotor AZD KR2D4 400x275The new modular system from Oriental Motor includes customized options for several fixed and mobile applications.


Neugart WPLHE 400x275Germany’s Neugart has announced the WPHLE, a right-angle variant that combines the advantages of its PLHE, Economy and Precision gearboxes. The new gearbox is axially space saving, economical, IP65-compliant and designed for high radial and axial forces at the output, Neugart said.


ResgreenPullbuddy400x275Mobile robot company Resgreen Group has announced it is testing a new brushless motor for its PullBuddy Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV), which can move loads up to 3,000 pounds. The brushless motor has a higher torque compared to the currently used brushed motor, which will lead to better performance and increased horsepower, the company said. In addition, the new motor requires less maintenance.


OrientalMotor BLH motors400x275The new BLH Connector Type feature includes an all-new motor with a motor connector to attach a single motor cable.


CeleraMotion Omni Plus400x275Celera Motion has announced it expanded its innovative direct drive motor platform, the Omni+ series. The series is designed for optimal system integration with several axial lengths and winding options, including a new size – the Omni+ 100 mm.


maxonmotor400x275At the recent Xponential 2022 event, we caught up with maxon and its latest precision motors and drives for robots, drones, and other equipment.


Infinitum400x275Infinitum Electric, which develops a sustainable, breakthrough air-core motor, has announced raising $80 million in Series D funding to scale motor production to meet increasing demand. The company said it will use the investment to vertically integrate and automate production of its motors for the commercial and industrial market segments. 


MaxonDroneMotor400x275The new EC 69 flat drone motor is a brushless motor optimized for unmanned aerial vehicles and drone applications.


OMNIedge 400x275THK CO., LTD. has expanded its “OMNIedge” IoT service for the manufacturing industry to include predictive failure detection for rotary components. Used in utility equipment and production machinery critical to manufacturing lines, upkeep and management of rotary components typically requires frequent maintenance. 


Siemens sinamics g115d 400x275Siemens has announced a new compact and powerful drive system specifically designed for horizontal conveyor applications. The new Sinamics G115D comprises the motor, drive and gearbox in one unit, and is offered in both wall-mounted and motor-mounted versions.


ElecElectroCraft APES23 400x275troCraft’s APES23 is a 56mm/NEMA 23 frame, hybrid stepper-based linear actuator. New NEMA17 and NEMA23 frames are available for greatly enhanced performance capabilities.


EPC9167 400x275EPC (Efficient Power Conversion) has announced the availability of the EPC9167, a three-phase BLDC motor drive inverter that uses the EPC2065 eGaN FET. The design aims to provide premium motor drive performance at a low cost for drones, robots and e-bikes.


Orbex PancakeGimbal 400x275Orbex Group, which produces high-performance slip rings and electric motors for OEM applications including industrial automation, has announced a line of ultra-compact, high-performance gimbal motors. Featuring a pancake-style form factor, the motors are wound to operate at low speeds typical for gimbals, while exhibiting a high torque constant for fast response when needed.


OrientalMotorBLVSeriesR 400x275The new BLV Series R type of motors were specifically designed for battery-powered input type applications, such as automated guided vehicles, autonomous mobile robots and conveyors suited for brushless performance.


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