Brushless DC servo Motors Incorporate Internal Hall Sensor Feedback

January 8, 2010 6:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pittman brand Series N2300 slotted brushless DC servo motors incorporate internal Hall sensor feedback for linear speed-torque characteristics, high starting torque, and variable speed control with appropriate control electronics. Their six-slot lamination design contributes

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Linear Actuator Touts Extended Reliability, Performance

December 31, 2009 5:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduced its G4 37000 Series Can-stack Stepper Motor Linear Actuator, built for extended reliability and high performance. The 37000 Series is a 36 mm linear actuator in the G4 line of products and includes an 

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Hybrid Stepper Motors Suit Industrial Applications

December 15, 2009 10:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

MAE brand Size 34 (Model HS 200) hybrid stepper motors from Ametek Technical Products exhibit desirable torque characteristics to power a wide range of industrial equipment applications. Their low detent torque to holding torque ratios serve to deliver smooth and quiet operation and the fine positioning capability required for microstepping. 

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Navigation Switch Combines Sensitive Touch and Tactile Technology

December 11, 2009 9:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components’ Sensonav 14-function navigation switch combines sensitive touch and tactile functions while guaranteeing an extended life span of 1 million actuations per direction. According to the company, SensoNav is compatible with standard SMT lines and doesn’t require power consumption.

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NKK expands line of rocker-style Switches

December 3, 2009 9:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced it has expanded its already extensive line of rocker-style switches to include the low cost CWSB Series of miniature, snap-in mounted rockers.

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Motor Feedback System Presented as Turbo Fast

November 25, 2009 5:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sick Stegmann introduced the TTK70 Motor Feedback System, an absolute, non-contact linear measuring system that offers measuring lengths up to 4,000 mm, resolution of <1 µm and system accuracy of <10 µm, at operating speeds up to 10 m/s. The result is precise and highly reliable absolute position determination for linear motors in a diverse range of applications. The TTK70 motor feedback system is  

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Brushless motors offer stall torque up to 225 oz-in

November 12, 2009 6:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Four pole 1.65" (42mm) slotless brushless motors (from Koford Engineering) offer stall torque up to 225 oz-in and a peak power of 74 watts at 1585 rpm. Continuous power is 63 W. Oversize bearings and 1/4" shaft purportedly make this motor well suited for medical or military pumps as well as servo applications.

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Brush-commutated DC Motors Maximize Power Density, Minimize Cogging

November 11, 2009 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pittman brand 30 mm brush-commutated DC motors integrate high-energy bonded neodymium magnets for maximized power density and an optimized magnetic field profile and 7-slot straight armature to minimize cogging. The motors feature a large diamond-turned commutator and copper-graphite brushes to deliver

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Programmable Actuator Features Graphic User Interface

November 11, 2009 10:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduced its Haydon IDEA Drive stepper motor linear actuator. The IDEA Drive is an integrated linear actuator, electronic drive, and control unit fully programmable with a patent pending GUI (graphic user interface). Programming the actuator is through

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Servo Motors extend life of medical, industrial apps

October 19, 2009 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

A family of brushless servo motors (from AMETEK) purportedly extends the service life of applications ranging from medical and industrial equipment to instrumentation and automation machinery, among others. These motors (AB23000, AB34000, and AB48000) in NEMA sizes 23 (2.25 in.), 34 (3.54 in.), and 56 (4.75 in.)

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Sensorless Drives achieve efficiencies up to 99%

October 16, 2009 12:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

With current up to 20 A, a line of sensorless drives from Koford Engineering is purportedly up to 99% efficient. The drives are for operation in 12 V to 48 V applications, and include a PWM frequency of 56k for cool motor operation. Open loop and digital closed loop versions are available

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Keyboard provides nearly silent operation

October 15, 2009 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring whisper keystroke technology, the Stream XT keyboard from Cherry provides nearly silent operation. The keyboard is purportedly highly-resistant to liquid spills, and includes standard keystroke life of greater than 10 million operations.

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Anti-static Tumbler Switchblocks Hold up to 2,000 Key Codes

October 15, 2009 5:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a new family of tumbler switchlocks. Designated the Y Series, the anti-static four-, five- and six tumbler switchlocks exceed 20 KVDC static resistance and are available with 200, 750 and 2,000 key codes, respectively. The Y Series switches feature a

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Miniature Micro Switch Touts High Stability, Endurance

October 15, 2009 5:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Johnson Electric’s Burgess V3NS series Miniature Micro Switch is engineered to deliver a minimum of 200,000 operations at 250 VAC, 6 A, in a compact, IP67 rated 33 mm x 10.4 mm x 15.9 mm package. A range of internally fitted levers provides provides more stability than traditional types, according to the company.

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Time Delay Control Switch Relay Addresses Arc-flash Safety

October 15, 2009 5:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Electroswitch introduced a new Time Delay Control Switch Relay (TD-CSR) intended for local control to mitigate the arc flash danger in circuit breaker operation. It provides for a manually initiated time-delay trip or close operation that incorporates a flashing LED to notify the operator of a pending trip or close operation and to

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