Robotics Industry News
DC Drives Made to Order: The Selection Just Got Bigger
maxon precision motors, inc. Posted 05/07/2015
maxon expands its configuration program.
maxon motor's successful X drives program is being expanded to include a new motor size and different planetary gearheads. Putting together the right DC drive assembly online has never been so easy.
maxon's revoluntary X drives of DC motors and gearheads offer customizable choices that are easily and quickly configured online maxon's revoluntary X drives of DC motors and gearheads offer customizable choices that are easily and quickly configured online. They are stronger and more efficient than other drives currently available. The product line is now being expanded to include the DCX 12, a micromotor with a diameter of 12 millimeters to close the gap between the DCX 10 and the DCX 14. It is available with precious metal brushes as well as various options for ironless windings and bearings. The matching planetary gearhead (1–4-stage) is also now available.
New versions of configurable planetary gearheads
What's more, existing gearhead sizes can now be obtained with several new reduction ratios: GPX 14 (new 3 and 4-stage), GPX 16 (new 4-stage), and GPX 37 (new 1 and 2-stage). The planetary gearheads with the sizes 14, 26, and 37 millimeters are also available in ceramic, reduced-noise-level, and reduced-backlash versions.
All the new products are now available in the online shop. Customers choose the desired motor, the matching winding, brushes, and shaft length, as well as the gearhead and encoder. The order is ready for shipment after just 11 days.