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BEI Kimco Meets Challenging Robotics Application Requirements with Three High Torque Density Frameless Motor Designs
Electrical Equipment & Systems

BEI Kimco Meets Challenging Robotics Application Requirements with Three High Torque Density Frameless Motor Designs

VISTA, Calif,- Jan 5, 2017 - BEI Kimco, a brand of Sensata Technologies, is developing new motor designs to meet the torque loads and size requirements in the rapidly growing robotics industry. The company recently met demanding Brushless DC (BLDC) Motor needs for use in a multi-axis assembly robot for semiconductor and other light manufacturing applications. Key to the robot’s design...

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LAH13-11-000A Voice Coil Actuator prevents unwanted shaft rotation.
Mechanical Power Transmission

LAH13-11-000A Voice Coil Actuator prevents unwanted shaft rotation.

Preventing unwanted shaft rotation, LAH13-11-000A Voice Coil Actuator delivers peak force of 11.9 N and continuous stall force of 0.7 N. Measuring 36.00 mm x 30.00 mm, device weighs 0.22 lb. Eliminating friction and side-loads at non-vertical angle, unit removes unwanted particulate accumulation caused from bearing/bushing shedding. Returning magnet to mid-stroke when re-energized, Actuator is...

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BIE Kimco Voice Coil Actuator On-Board NASA's Spacecraft
Mechanical Power Transmission

BIE Kimco Voice Coil Actuator On-Board NASA's Spacecraft

VISTA, Calif., − Sept. 2016 – BEI Kimco, a brand of Sensata Technologies, is a part of NASA’s first asteroid sampling mission that could revolutionize understanding of the early solar system. BEI Kimco designed a customized Moving Magnet Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) to meet the harsh requirements for a spectrometer moving mirror application on the Origins-Spectral Interpretation Resource...

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BEI Kimco's Brushless Motors Meet Centrifuge Requirements for Reliable, Quiet Operation
Electrical Equipment & Systems

BEI Kimco's Brushless Motors Meet Centrifuge Requirements for Reliable, Quiet Operation

VISTA, Calif.,Oct. 4, 2016 - BEI Kimco has met the high performance motor requirements for laboratory centrifuge machines. Centrifuges are used in biology, chemistry and hospital labs to rapidly spin and separate liquid samples into layers for analysis. These machines have varying requirements in motor functionality and size, as well as speeds that can range from just a few thousand RPM to higher...

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Linear Voice Coil Actuator delivers low hystesis and friction.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Voice Coil Actuator delivers low hystesis and friction.

Targeting applications- requiring low friction and high force accuracy, 38 mm dia x 48.3 mm long LAH1-19-000A- provides low hysteresis/low friction with consistent bi-directional position control. Symmetrical flex circuit prevents friction caused by movement to ensure consistent results, and solid brass ball cage with captured steel balls further reduces friction. Along with- hysteresis of 10...

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Voice Coil Actuator Kit accelerates prototype development.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Voice Coil Actuator Kit accelerates prototype development.

Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) Developer's Kit includes- 6 actuators with ODs from 32–113.8 mm, force performances from 15.56–1,512 N, and total strokes from 6.35–31.7 mm. Designed to facilitate- prototype building- for those unfamiliar with VCA technology, kit provides all necessary components to- build- operational actuation system. Built-in feedback sensor and programmable controller...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

VCA Developer's Kit jump-starts prototype builds.

With- VCA Developer’s Kit, users- can start building voice coil actuator prototypes. Each kit includes VCA with built-in feedback sensor and programmable controller with MotionLab Software that runs on user's local PC. Incorporating I/O board that allows physical inputs and outputs, controller can operate in open or closed loop modes, is internally compensated for high linearity, and supports...

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Motors Meet Tough Demands for Inspection Class ROV Applications
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Motors Meet Tough Demands for Inspection Class ROV Applications

VISTA, Calif. – Advancements in the remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) industry are steadily growing, creating many new applications for Inspection Class ROVs. Inspection Class ROVs are the smallest, most portable class of ROVs and are easy to deploy. They operate on less than 10 horsepower, and use compact thruster motors that attach directly to the propeller for positioning and...

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BEI Kimco Meets Challenging Robotics Application Requirements with Three High Torque Density Frameless Motor Designs
Electrical Equipment & Systems

BEI Kimco Meets Challenging Robotics Application Requirements with Three High Torque Density Frameless Motor Designs

VISTA, Calif,- Jan 5, 2017 - BEI Kimco, a brand of Sensata Technologies, is developing new motor designs to meet the torque loads and size requirements in the rapidly growing robotics industry. The company recently met demanding Brushless DC (BLDC) Motor needs for use in a multi-axis assembly robot for semiconductor and other light manufacturing applications. Key to the robot’s design...

Read More »
LAH13-11-000A Voice Coil Actuator prevents unwanted shaft rotation.
Mechanical Power Transmission

LAH13-11-000A Voice Coil Actuator prevents unwanted shaft rotation.

Preventing unwanted shaft rotation, LAH13-11-000A Voice Coil Actuator delivers peak force of 11.9 N and continuous stall force of 0.7 N. Measuring 36.00 mm x 30.00 mm, device weighs 0.22 lb. Eliminating friction and side-loads at non-vertical angle, unit removes unwanted particulate accumulation caused from bearing/bushing shedding. Returning magnet to mid-stroke when re-energized, Actuator is...

Read More »
BIE Kimco Voice Coil Actuator On-Board NASA's Spacecraft
Mechanical Power Transmission

BIE Kimco Voice Coil Actuator On-Board NASA's Spacecraft

VISTA, Calif., − Sept. 2016 – BEI Kimco, a brand of Sensata Technologies, is a part of NASA’s first asteroid sampling mission that could revolutionize understanding of the early solar system. BEI Kimco designed a customized Moving Magnet Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) to meet the harsh requirements for a spectrometer moving mirror application on the Origins-Spectral Interpretation Resource...

Read More »
BEI Kimco's Brushless Motors Meet Centrifuge Requirements for Reliable, Quiet Operation
Electrical Equipment & Systems

BEI Kimco's Brushless Motors Meet Centrifuge Requirements for Reliable, Quiet Operation

VISTA, Calif.,Oct. 4, 2016 - BEI Kimco has met the high performance motor requirements for laboratory centrifuge machines. Centrifuges are used in biology, chemistry and hospital labs to rapidly spin and separate liquid samples into layers for analysis. These machines have varying requirements in motor functionality and size, as well as speeds that can range from just a few thousand RPM to higher...

Read More »
Linear Voice Coil Actuator delivers low hystesis and friction.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Voice Coil Actuator delivers low hystesis and friction.

Targeting applications- requiring low friction and high force accuracy, 38 mm dia x 48.3 mm long LAH1-19-000A- provides low hysteresis/low friction with consistent bi-directional position control. Symmetrical flex circuit prevents friction caused by movement to ensure consistent results, and solid brass ball cage with captured steel balls further reduces friction. Along with- hysteresis of 10...

Read More »
Voice Coil Actuator Kit accelerates prototype development.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Voice Coil Actuator Kit accelerates prototype development.

Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) Developer's Kit includes- 6 actuators with ODs from 32–113.8 mm, force performances from 15.56–1,512 N, and total strokes from 6.35–31.7 mm. Designed to facilitate- prototype building- for those unfamiliar with VCA technology, kit provides all necessary components to- build- operational actuation system. Built-in feedback sensor and programmable controller...

Read More »
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

VCA Developer's Kit jump-starts prototype builds.

With- VCA Developer’s Kit, users- can start building voice coil actuator prototypes. Each kit includes VCA with built-in feedback sensor and programmable controller with MotionLab Software that runs on user's local PC. Incorporating I/O board that allows physical inputs and outputs, controller can operate in open or closed loop modes, is internally compensated for high linearity, and supports...

Read More »
Motors Meet Tough Demands for Inspection Class ROV Applications
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Motors Meet Tough Demands for Inspection Class ROV Applications

VISTA, Calif. – Advancements in the remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) industry are steadily growing, creating many new applications for Inspection Class ROVs. Inspection Class ROVs are the smallest, most portable class of ROVs and are easy to deploy. They operate on less than 10 horsepower, and use compact thruster motors that attach directly to the propeller for positioning and...

Read More »

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