Press Release Summary:
Designed for high speed medical applications of up to 90,000 rpm, EC Size 5 and EC 13 drives feature low-noise and low-vibration operation. Size 5 motor and gearhead measures Â½ in. OD, with shaft of 0.125 in., and motor has servo mount. EC13/GP13 version has 13 mm OD, 3 mm shaft, and flange mount with 3 face side threads. Both models offer sterilizability of 500 autoclave cycles (typ) and are available equipped with Hall sensors or sensorless as well as with 3 different windings.
Original Press Release:
Sterilizable Motors EC Size 5 and EC 13
Small, precise and incredibly fast.
maxon motor launches two sterilizable drives for use with or without planetary gearheads in high speed medical applications of up to 90,000 rpm. The drives are characterized by their high nominal speed, extremely low-noise and low-vibration operation, marginal thermal emission and small size.
The drives are identical and possess equal performance data and characteristics.
The motor and gearhead of Size 5 version possess dimensions in U.S. Customary Units resulting in an outside diameter of Ø½ inch and a shaft of Ø0.125 inch. The motor has a "Servo Mount", a well-established type of motor fixation. The EC13/GP13 version is expressed in metrics, which results in an outer diameter of Ø13 mm, a Ø3 mm shaft and a flange with 3 face side threads.
Despite their "personalized outer wrapping", the two drives are characterized by their similarities. Both are ideal for medical design applications; compact design with very high nominal speed, quiet running, minimized thermal emission and sterilizability of typically 500 autoclave cycles. Both are available either equipped with Hall sensors or sensorless as well as with three different windings. The gearheads come with versions of one, two or three stages as well as with or without output end shaft sealing. Check out our website for additional product information www.maxonmotorusa.com
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