Electrical switching & drive systems & components


Ultra-fast brushless DC motor

1st Quarter 2016 Electrical switching & drive systems & components

The new high-speed ECX brushless motors from maxon motor are configurable online. They are quiet and have very high efficiency. These brushless drives are ideal for use in hand-held surgical tools and industrial spindles.

With maxon motor’s configurator, it is easy to put together a customised DC motor to specification, including gearhead, encoder and controller. With a few clicks of a mouse it is possible to configure a drive online and place an order. In addition to the brushed motors, these three new high speed brushless micro motors can also be configured.

The ECX motors are available with diameters of 8, 16 and 19 mm, achieving speeds of up to 120 000 rpm. They run very smoothly and are highly efficient. They are available with different power stages and in standard or sterilisable versions up to 2000 autoclave cycles.

All three high-speed motors are now available in maxon’s online shop, where customising the drives is easy. This means that customers can fit the drives with specific mechanical and electrical components specific to their application needs. For example, with the ECX 8 mm, the GPX planetary gearheads and ENX 8 encoders are available. It is also possible to customise the shaft lengths, winding types, ball bearings and much more.

Lean, automated processes ensure that all configurable drives are ready for shipment within 11 working days.

For more information contact Hans Burri, DNH Tradeserve, +27 (0)11 468 2722, hans.burri@dnhtrade.co.za, www.dnhtrade.co.za



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