Product News: Mechanical Power Transmission

Brush Electric Motors suit automotive power steering applications.

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March 21, 2014 - Along with weight-minimized design that promotes fuel economy, EPS series provides high steering power and low cogging torque (6.5 mNm for EPS-B77). Models EPS-B67 (67.0 mm dia), EPS-B72 (72.0 mm dia), and EPS-B77 (77.0 mm) feature 12.0 V input. Respectively, above models offer no load speed ratings of 2,340, 2,130, and 2,050 rpm; max output power ratings of 300, 360, and 400 W; and max efficiency ratings of 82%, 83%, and 80%.

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Original Press Release

Johnson Electric Launches High Power Electric Power Steering Motor

Press release date: March 13, 2014

Industry’s Highest Power & Lowest Cogging Brush EPS Motor

Hong Kong – Johnson Electric today announced a powerful motor platform for automotive electric power steering.  This EPS series motor platform provides the industry’s highest steering power and lowest cogging torque through innovative brush motor technology. It delivers 20% higher steering power and 10% lower cogging torque in comparison with existing brush motor technology.  The motor weight is also reduced 10% to improve fuel economy.

Johnson Electric’s EPS series brush motor platform employs innovative design features to generate the industry highest steering power, while maintain low cogging torque that is comparable to the brushless EPS motor technology.

“Electric power steering improves fuel economy and driving comfort,” said Jim Dick, Johnson Electric’s senior vice president of Strategic Marketing. “The new EPS series provides a cost effective and efficient steering solution,” he added.

For further information, please visit: www.johnsonelectric.com or e-mail sales@johnsonelectric.com

About Johnson Electric Group
The Johnson Electric Group is the world’s leading provider of innovative motion systems and components for medical devices, domestic equipment, office equipment, industrial products, consumer products and automotive applications.  The Group is headquartered in Hong Kong and has over 36,000 employees in 23 countries.  Innovation and product design centers are located in Hong Kong, China, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Israel, Japan, UK and the USA.  Production centers are located in China, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Serbia, USA, Mexico, Brazil, India, Israel and UK.  Johnson Electric Holdings Limited is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (code 179).

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