classic | mobile
 

Search...

 

The stripped down motor
1st Quarter 2018, Robotics & Mechatronics


Motors used in robotics must be lightweight while simultaneously providing high torque in order for arms and grippers to move dynamically. This is why Swiss drive specialist, maxon motor is offering a new solution: the tried and tested brushless flat motors as frameless kits. This gives rise to a number of benefits.

DC motors cannot always be optimally integrated into a structure. In robot joints for example, space and weight are priority considerations that take standard solutions to their limits. This is why maxon developed an alternative for the growing robotics market and is now offering its brushless flat motors (EC flat) as frameless kits. Rotor and stator are delivered separately, without bearings and motor shaft, and connected only when the components are assembled. This offers the best of both worlds: high torque density and minimum volume. With outer diameters of only 43 to 90 mm, the EC flat series brushless flat motors are extremely compact. Designed as external rotor motors, they offer plenty of space inside for cable glands. They also come with Hall sensors for easy control.

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


Credit(s)
Supplied By: DNH Tradeserve
Tel: +27 11 468 2722/4127
Fax: 086 509 6714
Email: info@dnhtrade.co.za
www: www.dnhtrade.co.za
Share via email     Print this page  

Further reading:

  • Festo’s human-robot collaboration with artificial intelligence
    2nd Quarter 2018, Festo, This Week's Editor's Pick, Robotics & Mechatronics
    By means of intelligent workplaces capable of learning, such as the BionicWorkplace, and the use of multifunctional tools, collaboration between humans and machines will be even more intuitive, simple and efficient in future.
  • Autonomous food robots move with the times
    2nd Quarter 2018, Omron Electronics, Robotics & Mechatronics
    Autonomous intelligent vehicles (AIVs), such as Omron’s LD platform, use sensors to create a static map of their surroundings, so they have no need for physical guides.
  • Autonomous food robots move with the times
    1st Quarter 2018, Omron Electronics, Robotics & Mechatronics
    As with many other industries in the world today, food and beverage manufacturers are under immense pressure to increase productivity and sales while keeping manufacturing costs down. A normal reaction ...
  • Rotating and turning
    4th Quarter 2017, Lapp Group , This Week's Editor's Pick, Robotics & Mechatronics
    The most important difference between robot cables and conventional moving cables is that the former have to withstand both bending and torsion over their entire service life, and in development they are designed fundamentally differently to a power chain cable, for example.
  • Robots with high dynamic performance
    4th Quarter 2017, JTR Technologies, Robotics & Mechatronics
    JTR Technologies is the agent for Staubli Robotics in South Africa. Staubli is a pioneer and global leader in closed structure robots. Its high performance robots are renowned for their dynamic stability ...
  • NASA relies on maxon technology
    3rd Quarter 2017, DNH Tradeserve, This Week's Editor's Pick, Electrical switching & drive systems & components, Robotics & Mechatronics
    Swiss drive specialist, maxon motor will supply several drives specifically developed for the task to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is building the Mars 2020 rover for NASA. The maxon drives are ...
  • Innovation goes hand in hand
    3rd Quarter 2017, Horne Technologies, This Week's Editor's Pick, Robotics & Mechatronics
    To make daily life easier, the British company Steeper has developed the bebionic myoelectric hand prosthesis. This is controlled by myoelectric signals generated from muscle contractions in the arm, ...
  • Micro servo controller for extreme conditions
    3rd Quarter 2017, DNH Tradeserve, Electrical switching & drive systems & components
    Swiss drive specialist, maxon motor is expanding its range of servo controllers by adding the ESCON Module 50/8 HE (Harsh Environment), a rugged, compact powerhouse that operates in the harshest ambient ...
  • Omron offers complete single-source automation solutions
    3rd Quarter 2017, Omron Electronics, Robotics & Mechatronics
    The recent acquisition of Adept has expanded the capability to deliver robot-based packagingsolutions to the food and beverage industry.
  • The soul of the ant
    2nd Quarter 2017, Festo, Robotics & Mechatronics
    Drawing inspiration from the delicate anatomy of the ant, Festo has transferred their cooperative behaviour to the world of technology using complex control algorithms.
  • Mobile robots ramp up efficiency
    2nd Quarter 2017, Omron Electronics, Robotics & Mechatronics
    With supply-chain management and logistics increasingly under the spotlight in Africa due to remote locations and time-consuming transportation, warehouses are turning increasingly to industrial mobile ...
  • Exoskeleton technology can ­transform factories of the future
    2nd Quarter 2017, Robotics & Mechatronics
    Automation and artificial intelligence are paving the way for human robotic collaboration, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Visionary Innovation Team. Exoskeletons will see higher adoption across industries such ...

 
 
         
Contact:
Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Other
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual





 

         
    classic | mobile

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.