Planetary Gearmotors suit OEM applications.

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Compact, 16 mm Planetary Gearmotors are offered with range of motor windings, gear box housings, gears, and gear ratios. DC motor has speed range of 7 to 3,000 rpm and can be specified for any voltage from 1 to 36 V. Lightweight, 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-stage gearmotors have torque range of 1 to 30 oz-in., standard ratios from 3.6:1 to 450:1, are 90% efficient, and weigh 1.5 oz. Standard housing and gears are steel, with nylon optional.

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16 mm Planetary Gearmotors for OEM Applications Are Efficient, Quiet, and Low Cost

Santa Clara, CA - Efficient, quiet, low cost, 16 mm planetary gearmotors for OEM applications are now available from Source Engineering, Inc. of Santa Clara, CA. A broad range of motor
windings, gear box housings, gears, number of stages, and gear ratios provide the designer or specifier with a broad performance range to work with. These compact gearmotors are ideal for pick-and-place, medical equipment, office machines, toys, appliances, circuit board testing, robotics, manufacturing, and assembly operations.

The compact DC motor has a speed range of 7 to 3,000 RPM's and when ordered in OEM quantities motor windings can be specified for any voltage required from 1 to 36 Volts. Integrated with the motor is a 16 mm planetary gearhead. These lightweight (1.5 oz.) gearmotors have a torque range of 1 oz-in. to 30 oz-in. and are up to 90% efficient. These 1, 2, 3, and 4 stage gearmotors are available in standard ratios from 3.6:1 to 450:1 and other ratios to match existing requirements can be specified.

In addition to the standard steel housing and gears, nylon gears can be specified. The gearmotor is also available with a nylon housing and gears for applications that will not tolerate excessive noise.

Source Engineering, Inc. located in Santa Clara, CA is a supplier of stepping motors & drivers, brush-type motors, gear boxes, geannotors, and amplifiers to OEM's. Other motion control
components available from Source Engineering, Inc. include, brushless motors, and encoders.

For more information, call or fax Mr. Robert Thompson, Application Engineer, at Source Engineering, Inc., 3440 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara, CA, 95054, Tel: 408-980-9822, Fax: 408/980-1860 or visit our Web site at

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