Electric Motors

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature BLDC Motor balances high speed and high torque.

May 2, 2016

Available in 45 and 60 mm lengths with Hall sensors and 3 different coils to match speed and voltage requirements, Ultra EC™ model 22ECP utilizes Ultra coil technology for optimized torque and power density from low to high speed. This brushless slotless 2-pole mini motor, suitable for medical and industrial markets, supports customization via gearbox, encoder, coil, and mechanical interface options. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Stepping Motor Driver can run 2 motors simultaneously.

April 28, 2016

With 2-channel drive function, Model TC78S122FNG can run 2 stepping motors independently in high-voltage, low-power MOS process. Bipolar IC also provides interface for driving brushed DC motors, enabling use of stepping motors and brushed DC motors together in 6 combinations. Channels can be paralleled to double power handling. Housed in HTSSOP package with max ratings of 40 V and 2 A, device offers singe-, half-, and quarter-step driving capability for torque-speed tradeoff flexibility. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

WEG Motors and Drives Play Key Role in Lille's New Wastewater Treatment Plant

April 20, 2016

Lille’s new facility comprises two separate treatment trains, one for wastewater and one for stormwater. Complying with EU standards is one of the key challenges that wastewater treatment plants face. For this reason, more and more water treatment facilities across Europe are investing in ambitious optimisation projects aimed at enhancing energy efficiency and productivity. One example of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Green & Clean

WEG Motors Drive Safe Jackup Operations in the North Sea

April 19, 2016

Reliability is key to ensuring the success of ‘jackup’ operations in the oil gas industry. With this in mind, leading provider of offshore drilling units Paragon Offshore turned to global drive technology manufacturer WEG to replace the electric motors driving its B391 jackup rig in the North Sea. WEG supplied Paragon with 58 highly reliable and energy efficient W22 motors to ensure a smooth... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

WEG and Alpha Electrics to supply Grange Resources Mill Motor

April 18, 2016

WEG Australia, through its local business partner Alpha Electrics (Tasmania), has successfully won the tender for Grange Resources, supplying two synchronous mill motors (frame size 1400). Facilitated by the ongoing business relationship between Alpha Electrics and Grange Resources and bolstered by the long standing supply and service history that Alpha Electrics has with WEG Australia, WEG... Read More

HVAC, Mechanical Power Transmission

Marathon Motors TEAO Cooling Tower Motor Wins Plant Engineering's Gold Product of the Year Award

April 14, 2016

Plant Engineering magazine has chosen Marathon™ Motors TEAO Cooling Tower motor for the 2015 Product of the Year Gold Award in the Electric Motors and Drives category. The award program, now in its 28th year, relies on readership to select the outstanding new products that help them do their jobs in a manner that’s more efficient, productive, safe and smart.  “Marathon Motors is... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brush DC Motor carries up to 14.96 mNm torque.

April 8, 2016

Featuring coreless design with self-supporting coil and magnetic circuit in 24 mm diameter size, Athlonix™ 24DCT provides efficiency reaching up to 90%. Miniature DC motor is available in 2 variations: precious metal commutation and graphite commutation with Neo magnet inside. Product is suited for battery-driven applications such as medical and industrial pumps, drug delivery systems, robotic systems, miniature industrial power tools, tattoo machines, and dental tools. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Reliable DC Motors incorporate mechanical monitoring system.

April 5, 2016

Offered in low-profile package with DC motor technology as alternative to motor rewinds or AC conversions, 125–1,200 hp RPM PD series is optimized for reliability. Performance and armature design produce full power over extended speed ranges with smooth torque transitions and minimal cogging while operating at low speeds. Length of brushes, along with mechanical monitoring system, promotes increased run time between scheduled maintenance shutdowns. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hygienic Servomotors utilize vented connector.

April 1, 2016

Designed for challenging environments, such as daily exposure to chemicals and high-pressure wash-downs, AKMH™ Hygienic Servomotors include integrated pressure equalization feature. Hybrid power/feedback cable incorporates tube that allows motor’s internal pressure to equalize with electrical cabinet of connected drive. Applied to end of cable that exits motor, Vented Connector assembly allows motor to vent at connection point while maintaining IP69K rating and hygienic features. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Brake Motors operate in fixed or variable speed applications.

March 22, 2016

Based on IMfinity® induction motor, Leroy-Somer FFB Brake Motors withstand severe stresses encountered in handling applications. Units offer total control of noise level, for both pick-up and engagement, as well as optimum control of application and release. Available in frame sizes 71–160, motors are sized for dynamic braking, and are based on failsafe operation. Products feature 230/380/400/415 and 460 V multi-voltage operation and provide braking torques from 4.5–200 N.m. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Portescap's Ultra EC(TM) Brushless Mini Motor Platform Wins 2016 Golden Mousetrap Award from Design News Magazine

March 8, 2016

Portescap’s Ultra EC™ Brushless DC Mini Motors have been recognized with a Golden Mousetrap Award in the Automation and Control: Motors and Mechanical Motion category. The annual awards are sponsored by Design News to recognize and celebrate the companies, products and people energizing North American design, engineering and manufacturing. Winners were announced at the Golden Mousetraps... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software

Configuration Software Matches Gearboxes with Motors, Creates CAD Files for Easy Design Integration

March 2, 2016

Regal’s Marathon Motors and Hub City collaborate with PARTsolutions to provide perfectly matched gearbox/motor configurations downloadable in 150 CAD formats. Regal divisions Hub City and Marathon Motors have collaborated with PARTsolutions to create product configuration software that allows design engineers to create and download perfectly matched gear/motor configurations. The... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Calnetix Advanced Motor Generator Technology at the Heart of Mitsubishi Award-Winning Hybrid Turbocharger

February 29, 2016

California-Based High-Tech Engineering Firm Develops Shipboard Energy Recovery Solutions to Improve Ship Efficiency and Reduce Emissions CERRITOS, Calif. – The award-winning MET Hybrid Turbocharger from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery Engine Co. Ltd. (MHI-MME) utilizes a motor generator system and power electronics developed by Calnetix Technologies. The Japan Machinery... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

IE4-Rated EC Motor features integrated VFD.

February 10, 2016

Featuring IE4 Super Premium efficiency rating, U.S. MOTORS® brand 3–10 hp Electronically Commutated Motor is integrated with tuned Variable Frequency Drive. Brushless permanent magnet motor and drive are designed with ferrite magnets rather than rare earth magnets and have integrated user interface for setup. Design eliminates cabling between motor and separate control while minimizing EMI and corona. Motor is IP54-rated and mounts in all standard NEMA or IEC mechanicals/constructions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

DeltaWing and DHX Electric Machines to Manufacture Revolutionary, Small, Light and Powerful Electric Motors

January 28, 2016

- Innovative motors are 75 percent smaller than conventional motors - New advanced cooling technology removes over 10 times the  energy and torque sapping heat - DeltaWing and DHX ramping up motor production for future vehicle applications, forging a  new "disruptive cumulative technologies" path BRASELTON, Ga. – DeltaWing Technology Group and DHX Electric Machines Inc. - two... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BLDC Motors feature high torque density.

January 28, 2016

Suited for embedded applications, Models RPX22 and RPX32 measure 22 mm and 32 mm in diameter, with peak torque of 25.2 and 62.0 oz-in. respectively. Both are available in 12, 24, and 48 V versions with 8-pole encapsulated core and environmental rating up to IP65. Motors are fully customizable with radiation tolerant, high temperature, and high altitude versions available on request. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Oscilloscope tests VFD-controlled motors.

January 28, 2016

Designed to check in-service motors for damaging VFD-induced shaft voltages, AEGIS® Shaft Voltage Tester™ Digital Oscilloscope comes with conductive microfiber tipped probe, probe holder with magnetic base, and carrying case. Two-channel, 100 MHz oscilloscope features 5.7 in. color TFT LCD, multi-language user interface, and 5-hr rechargeable/replaceable lithium-ion battery pack. Capable of sampling rates from 1–50 GSa/s, oscilloscope has USB port for data transfer or flash drive storage. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Energy-Efficient EC Motors target refrigeration, HVAC markets.

January 27, 2016

While increasing energy efficiency in commercial refrigeration and HVAC markets, EConomy and EXRi50 also improve reliability by reducing warranty costs due to IP rating. Profile of EXRi50 global-voltage, single-speed, single-direction, EC fans assembly, available as fan-pack with integrated fan ring, allows use in applications where current EC motor technology cannot physically fit. EConomy single-speed, single-direction, entry-level EC motor has 1&ndash;16 W output operating range.<br /> Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Stepper Motor Drivers facilitate spinning motor design.

January 15, 2016

Along with respective step/direction and phase/enable control interfaces, DRV8880 and DRV8881 have 2.0 A FS capacity and feature AutoTune&trade; on-chip intelligence. Latter monitors motor performance under varied conditions over lifetime and adjusts decay settings appropriately. Featuring step/direction interface, DRV8885 (1.5 A FS) and DRV8884 (1 A FS) bipolar stepper motor drivers integrate current sensing to promote accurate regulation, and conserve board space, and simplify routing. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

AC Motor (3-Phase) comes in 200 W version with hypoid gear.

January 14, 2016

Optimized for inverter combination (VFDs), 200 W (¼ hp) KIIS Series 3-phase AC motor features hypoid right angle gearhead that produces up to 1,680 lb-in. of permissible torque and, along with terminal box, provides IP66 protection. High-efficiency (77.8%) unit has fan-less motor design with optimized steel laminates and wind space factor. Hollow or solid shaft is available in L or R side orientations, and optional SOT7A torque arm accessory can aid assembly and improve life of gearhead. Read More