Mechanical Power Transmission

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Mechanical Power Transmission

Tactical Airborne Gimbal System uses MWIR imaging system.

April 17, 2015

Measuring 17.5 in. across and weighing 100 lb with sensor payload, TAGS is based on carbon fiber, 4-axis gimbal design with fiber optic gyroscope stabilization. Controller offers geo-pointing and metadata output, and feedback is provided on low-latency binary interface. Featuring high-definition, continuous-zoom, midwave infrared imaging system with visible camera and laser, TAGS is suited for ISR missions that require demanding stabilization and pointing characteristics. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Six-Axis Hexapod Motion System is based on fast linear motors.

April 17, 2015

Based on parallel kinematic actuator structure for 6 degrees of freedom, H-860KMAG is driven by non-contact PIMag voice-coil linear motors and guided by frictionless flexures. Lightweight struts, in combination with stiff zero-play flexure joints, contribute to capabilities that include 4g acceleration, 100 Hz (small signal) max operating frequencies, and 250 mm/sec max velocity. Uses include high dynamics motion and vibration simulations requiring smooth and quiet, high-speed motion. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Slotted Brushless DC Motors feature 44 mm diameter body.

April 15, 2015

Designed with 3 motor lengths and 24 winding variations, EC044A Series is suited for pump and compressor products, medical equipment, and industrial automation products. Motors are capable of no-load speeds up to 15,000 rpm and are rated for continuous output torque up to 15 oz-in. Constructed of aluminum with 400 Series stainless steel shaft, motors have 4-pole rotor with neodymium magnets. Internal circuit board supports hall sensor feedback spaced at 120 electrical degrees. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Asynchronous Motors fulfill IE3 class requirements.

April 14, 2015

Available in 7.5–22 kW range, BX/MX Motors meet standards of IE3 efficiency class and are compliant to Ecodesign Requirements for Electric Motors as set forth by European Parliament and Council. Units are IP65-rated with Bi-Metallic or Ptc thermal protection, incremental or absolute encoder availability, and anti-condensate drain. Motors are suited for applications that require low energy consumption, particularly continuous duty actions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Silicon Carbide XY Air-Bearing Stage is built for precision.

April 13, 2015

Used for semiconductor manufacturing and advanced test/inspection, PlanarHDX is available with passive or active isolation systems. FEA-optimized silicon carbide structure and optimized air-bearing compensation maximize dynamic performance while maintaining geometric characteristics and positioning accuracy. This planar air-bearing platform is capable of 1.5 m/sec scan speeds and 5 g peak acceleration with payload of up to 20 kg while maintaining dynamic tracking and geometric performance. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearheads provide precise and quiet operation.

April 10, 2015

Designed to couple to any servo motor via Quick-Connect coupling, HPN Harmonic Planetary® Gearheads feature helical gears that lend to quiet performance and extended life. Peak torque ranges from 9–752 Nm, and one- and two-stage designs respectively offer backlash ratings of <5 and <7 arc-min and reduction ratios of 3:1–10:1 and 13:1-31:1. Suitable for precision motion control and positioning, products come in 11, 14, 20, 32, and 40 frame sizes with reduction ratios from 3:1 to 31:1. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electromechanical Motion System drives simulation.

April 8, 2015

Available with 1,500 and 2,700 kg payloads, Electromechanical Motion System offers lifelong lubrication and fully integrated compensation for necessary static load. Design protects cabling and enables essential electronics and computer to be integrated. Terminals for power supply and motion computer are provided standard, and optionally for I/O, USB, or thermo-elements. Utilizing certified safety components, platform simulates passenger vehicles, trucks, trains, heavy equipment, and aircraft. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Standard AC Motors feature terminal box.

April 8, 2015

Available as standard on 25~90 Watt KII Series single-phase AC motors and both 60 and 100 Watt KIIS Series 3-phase AC motors, Terminal Box facilitates terminal block wiring. Box is slimmer than conventional products and cable outlet can be rotated in 90° increments. In addition to doubling permissible torque compared to Work K Series, motors offer longer-life gears and quieter operation. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Jaw Type Shaft Coupling supports high-speed operations.

April 8, 2015

Designed for use in main spindle shaft on CNC machining centers, ALS-SGN features taper-lock hubs; design ensures concentricity and rotational balance during operation up to 22,000 rpm. High-torque elastomer center element absorbs resonance and mitigates conductive heat while providing over 22,000 Nm/rad torsional stiffness, and aerodynamic profile decreases noise while optimizing performance at high speeds. Max transmittable torque is 597 lb-ft, and ambient operating range is -40 to +248°F. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Industrial Hydraulic Motors have power density-optimized design.

April 7, 2015

Hägglunds CA 10–40 motors can simultaneously deliver full torque and full speed, both of which can be sustained indefinitely. Available downward to 10 Nm/bar, motors suit injection molding machines in plastics industry. There are 4 basic models and various displacements; 14 configurations in small torque steps allow tight dimensioning as well as full optimization in relation to hydraulic pumps. Facilitating adaptation, configurations are achieved using 2 mechanical interfaces. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Automatic Transmission is designed for pressure pumping.

April 7, 2015

Carrying 3,200 hp (2,386 kW) rating, 9832 Oil Field Series™ (OFS) model delivers continuous torque and maximum horsepower for pressure pumping in difficult environments. Design and power enable extraction of shale oil and gas deposits at deeper levels, while size and weight address transportation limitations imposed by poor road conditions and mountainous terrain. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Standard 3-Phase AC Motors offer max efficiency of 73%. .

April 7, 2015

Available in cable or terminal box type, KIIS Series provides 60 W, 1/12 hp or 100 W, 1/8 hp output power. Units can maintain wide speed range of 3–120 H (90~3,600 rpm) when used with inverter. Standard GVH parallel shaft gear head offers up to 350 lb-in. of permissible torque, while Hypoid right angle hollow shaft gear head, available exclusively on 100 W model, and is capable of handling up to 610 lb-in. of permissible torque. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

AC Speed Control Motors generate up to 350 lb-in.

April 7, 2015

Combining motor and controller in single closed-loop package, DSC Series requires only single-phase 110/115 Vac or single-phase 220/230 Vac with output power of 6 W (1/125 hp) up to 90 W (1/8 hp). Electromagnetic brake with Deceleration Control Function is available to support vertical speed control applications. Motors come standard with parallel gear head, while programmable controllers include LED readout for monitoring and can control up to 20 axes. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Double-Stack Linear Actuators deliver thrust up to 7.7 kg.

April 7, 2015

Occupying just 0.8 in.², Series 21000 Size 8 Actuators comes in captive, non-captive, and external linear versions with resolutions from 0.0025–0.04 mm per step. Units can also be micro-stepped for even finer resolution. Incorporating engineered thermoplastics in rotor drive nut and stainless steel acme leadscrew, stepper motor linear actuators are suited for medical equipment, semiconductor handling, valve control, X-Y tables, and handheld instruments. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Gear Drive is rated for 1/8 hp at 1,800 rpm.

April 6, 2015

Measuring 1.25 in.³, Miniature RA-300 Gear Drive has 0.250 in. diameter single input shaft, and single or double output shaft mounted in radial ball bearings. Unit is constructed with machined aluminum housing and steel case hardened helical gears in 1:1 and 2:1 ratios. Weighing just 6.1 oz, RA-300 provides output torque of 4.4 lb-in. (1:1 ratio) and 8.8 lb-in. (2:1 ratio). Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

DC Gearmotor features integrated optical encoder.

April 1, 2015

Accepting any 24 Vdc source, including solar or battery power, Model MMP TM40-285C-24V GP42-169 BR-003 EC-032 is rated for 89 lb-in. torque at 25 rpm. Fully reversible unit measures 1.65 in. in diameter and less than 8 in. long, including failsafe brake and encoder, and has keyed output shaft measuring 8 mm dia x 25 mm long. Requiring just 2.2 A at 24 Vdc to generate full load torque, gearmotor is mounted via 4 face mount M4 threaded holes, equally spaced on 36 mm dia BC. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Sealed Linear Stage handles light loads.

March 30, 2015

Measuring 80 x 120 mm, SLS Light offers max dynamic payload of 15 kg for direct drive linear motor version and 30 kg for ball screw version. Both sizes have proprietary linear lip seal design that integrates with stage’s anodized aluminum housing. Made from ruggedized polyurethane elastomer, seal resists chemicals, temperature extremes, and mechanical wear, and keeps out contamination such as manufacturing debris, particulate, or liquids. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Crusher Duty Motors range from 5-350 hp.

March 27, 2015

With high breakdown and locked rotor torque performance, Baldor•Reliance® Crusher Duty Motors meet demands of tough crushing applications worldwide. Units are available in frame sizes from 180–449 T and meet Premium Efficiency energy standards as well as future efficiency standards outlined by Integral Horsepower Rule. Motors with roller bearings as standard are field changeable to ball bearings and suitable for across the line starting or inverter duty. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Voice Coil Stages offer positioning accuracy to 1 micron.

March 26, 2015

Measuring 13.5 x 4.00 x 3.755 in., VCDS-051-089-01 series features voice coil motor, ball bearing linear slide, home switch, and integral optical quadrature encoder with differential outputs. Standard models have 4.005 x 3.000 in. stage and positioning resolutions of 1, 12.7, 25.4, and 29.95 microns. Suited for manufacturing, medical, aerospace/defense, and inspection applications, products offer 2.20 in. linear travel, 6.0 lb continuous force, and 19 lb peak force (at 10% duty cycle). Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearboxes serve precision motion-control applications.

March 26, 2015

Models PLG24, PLG42K, PLG42S, PLG52, and PLG63 are available with brush and brushless DC motors, come in diameters from 24–63 mm, and offer output torque to 74 lb ft. Reduction ratios range from 4:1 to 710:1, with >10 standard ratios available in each size, and typical construction includes gears and ball bearings made of steel or engineered polymer. OEMs can specify custom output-shaft features, lubrication, and reinforced output-shaft assemblies to suit application requirements. Read More