Robotics Industry News
Sterilizable Motors EC Size 5 and EC 13 Small, Precise and Incredibly Fast
maxon precision motors, inc. Posted 05/20/2009
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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