Small Brushless DC servo gear motor – tailor made.

This very small brushless DC motor is the latest example of miniature motor modification capabilities supplied by maxon motor Australia. It is only on close inspection of the image you begin to understand the scale of the modifications and the quality of the brushless motor and gearhead construction.

This servo motor system is comprised of an 8mm diameter 2w 24V Brushless DC motor with a maximum speed of up to 80,000rpm. It is assembled with an 8mm diameter planetary gearhead with a reduction ratio of 16:1. Visible on the gearmotor is the continuous flow laser welding construction that provides unparalleled strength and manufacturing repeatability. The output shaft of the gearbox is completely customised to suit the robotic gripper application. The shaft was specified at 20mm long with 0.2mm of material removal for the flat and very fine run-out tolerances. The specification process for a small DC servo motors such as this, with high levels of motor modifications can often require many of the standard DC motor features to also be re-engineered to accommodate them. For example if a servo motor or gearhead is specified with a long shaft the radial loads, bearing system, mounting system and the motors integration into the machine all may need re-evaluation. For medical DC servo motor applications and aerospace applications a maxon motor engineering project team is often assigned for the motor system development.

Contact maxon motor Australia for further information or assistance. www.maxonmotor.com.au

Ph: +61 2 9476 4777

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About maxon motor Australia

maxon motor is the world’s leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. More than 40 years’ experience, constant innovation, top-quality products and competent customer service make maxon motor a reliable partner in the drive technology sector. We are driven by your specific requirements. The product range incorporated in the modular system is comprehensive: Brushed and Brushless DC motors with the unique ironless maxon winding Flat motors with iron cores Planetary gears, spur gears and special gears Sensors (encoders, DC tachos, resolvers) Servo amplifiers, position controllers and control electronics High-tech CIM and MIM components Customer specific drive solutions. maxon motor is a Swiss company headquartered in Sachseln (Central Switzerland) that employs more than 2000 staff worldwide. With 14 sales companies based in over 30 countries, sales partners in another 10 countries and with six production sites, maxon motor are able to provide locally-based and competent customer service. maxon motor helps provide innovative solutions at competitive prices for numerous applications in various markets, such as Medical technology, Industrial automation and robotics, Aerospace industry, Automotive industry, Communication, Consumer applications, Inspection and Instrumentation and Safety engineering. maxon motor Australia is based in Mt Kuring-Gai NSW and our staff will be happy to help you with all your DC motor and technical enquiries. www.maxonmotor.com.au

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