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Tolomatic expands extreme-force electric actuator family to include the RSX128 actuator rated up to 50,000 pounds of force (222.4 kN)

Tolomatic’s expanded extreme-force electric actuator family now includes the RSX128 actuator, rated up to 50,000 pounds of force (222.4 kN). Designed for replacing hydraulic cylinders and designed for 100 percent duty cycle, the RSX actuator features Tolomatic’s precision-ground planetary roller screws for operating life in challenging environments. Applications include assembly, metal fabrication (pressing, punching, clamping), automotive manufacturing, timber processing, motion simulators and more.

The RSX128 actuator represents a 60-percent increase in the bi-directional maximum force provided by Tolomatic’s extreme-force RSX electric actuator family. Additional frame sizes include the RSX080 which provides 18,000 lbf/80kN and the RSX096P press-model which is optimized to provide extend force up to (40,000 lbf/178 kN).

For all models, IP65 is standard for protection against dust and water spray. IP67 is optional for improved resistance of water ingress. A modified food-grade version, designed for volumetric filling and other high-force food-and-beverage applications, is available as a custom design with food-grade white epoxy coating and stainless-steel components to meet the requirements of washdown applications.

The entire RSX actuator family’s construction includes tie-rods and Type III hard-coat anodized aluminum housings. A standard internal anti-rotate feature prevents the rod from rotating without external guidance.

Information on the RSX128 actuator from Tolomatic can be viewed at:

https://www.electromate.com/pub/media/assets/catalog-library/pdfs/tolomatic/tolomatic-rsx-actuator-catalog.pdf

For further information, please contact:

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Warren Osak
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Tags:  RSX128, Linear Actuator, Electric Actuator, Tolomatic, Electromate

maxon Heavy Duty Motors are ideal for Downhole Drilling

maxon motor is a worldwide manufacturer of brushed and brushless DC motors, modular systems, and control electronics. They are a leading provider of high-precision drives and systems used in a variety of industries, such as aerospace, oil & gas, and energy.

Measurement While Drilling

Measurement While Drilling (MWD) uses measurement modules behind a drill head. The control system measures angle, vibration, and drilling speed. The “pulser” unit sends the collected information back to the surface, across thousands of meters, through pulses in the drill mud (MPT – Mud Pulse Telemetry). These pulses are generated by an actuator system driven by maxon’s Heavy Duty assembly. Having reliable information is crucial for drilling technicians for them to respond quickly and make corrections where needed.

maxon Heavy Duty Drives

maxon Heavy Duty Drives are perfect for these extreme applications for a number of reasons. They can withstand operating temperatures ranging from -55 to 200°C and can withstand high shock loads and vibrations (1000 g / 25 grms). Their robust design with laser welded connections adds to their high reliability. They also have a high performance/volume ratio with a compact, low mass design. Other features include:

  • Low Energy Consumption
    • High Efficiency
  • Excellent Control Properties
    • Linear Motor Characteristics
  • Operation in Air or in Hydraulic Oil
  • Low Magnetic Interference

maxon motor Heavy Duty Drives go through a number of rigorous tests prior to being used in the field. These tests include:

  • Internal Full Load: the motors are tested in hydraulic oil, at extreme temperatures, under full load during continuous operation
  • Vibration and Thermal Stress Test: drives are put into a climate-controlled cabinet and subjected to simulated high vibration
  • Shock Test: drives undergo simulated shock loads of more than 1000 g and must remain fully functional following the test.

For more information regarding maxon heavy duty drives, read the full article here or contact Electromate today!


Electromate Powered Solutions
 service a wide range of manufacturing sectors that utilize automation technology to significantly enhance productivity and flexibility of various automation processes.

 

Tags:  Maxon, downhole motor, electric motor, BLDC motor, MWD, pulser, Electromate

SMAC Moving Coil Actuators succeed in Biomedical Applications

SMAC Moving Coil Actuators manufactures precision electric actuators using Moving Coil Technology. These actuators allow force, position, and speed to be completely programmable. With precise force control, soft-land capability, repeatable positioning, and data feedback, they have a variety of applications within industries such as Medical, Bioscience, and Pharmaceutical. To learn more about SMAC actuators for biomedicine, contact Electromate today.

Medical

Automated Screwing Caps on a Syringe

The automated screwing of caps onto a syringe requires precise torque control, lending SMAC’s actuators with fully programmable force and data feedback capability a perfect choice.

Simplifies Suture Assembly Process

The process of suture assembly can be complex and tedious when done with a pneumatic system. Additionally, the load cell can be oversensitive to noise introduced by the environment, required periodic calibration. This leads to an increase in downtime and a decrease in productivity. With SMAC, there is no need for downtime due to calibration, no load cell, less maintenance, fewer components, and more cost effectiveness.

Diabetes Dosing Assembly and Testing

With SMAC, diabetes dosing assembly and testing can be done in one complete package with a linear and rotary axis; there is no need for a load cell, LVDT, and ball screw. These tests monitor the torque and the amount of dosing desired, then pressing the end button inward and monitoring the effort and position. This is all done to ensure the internal components are functioning properly.

Medical Catheter Assembly

When assembling a medical catheter, the LAR95 series linear rotary actuator assembles the needle to housing within 3 seconds from the time of pick up to when it is fully tightened. With precise force control and fast, accurate handling, you can be sure no parts will be damaged.

Bioscience

Measure Cell Height

In both dry and saturated conditions, SMAC actuators measure cell height with smoothness of motion and accuracy. Their compact size and pricing also make SMAC the perfect choice.

Pharmaceutical

Soft Contact Lens Molding

With SMAC, pharmaceutical companies have been able to automate their molding stations. When the monomer is still fluid, a smooth velocity profile and good force control is essential. This prevents any bubbles or imperfections from forming within the lens.

For more information regarding SMAC actuators, contact Electromate today and read the full brochure here.


Electromate Powered Solutions
 service a wide range of manufacturing sectors that utilize automation technology to significantly enhance productivity and flexibility of various automation processes.

Tags:  actuators, moving coil actuators, biomedical, SMAC, Electromate

ADVANCED Motion Controls introduces the FM-series FlexPro Digital Servo Drives

Available immediately from ADVANCED Motion Controls are three new additions to the FlexPro servo drive family, the FM series.  Designed with compact form and power density in mind, the micro-sized drives can outperform larger-sized digital servo drives and still be integrated into tight spaces.  The new FM drives are equipped with an additional interface board that makes it easy to integrate into your system with standard connectors.

FM060-5-EM and FM060-10-EM are connected to the power supply and motor using screw terminals while the FM060-25-EM features pre-soldered connection leads.

FM060-5-EM Servo Amplifier

Features include:

  • 50.8 x 25.4 x 26 mm (2 x 1 x 1.03 in)
  • 10-55 VDC input
  • 5 A continuous, 10 A peak for FM060-5-EM
  • 10 A continuous, 20 A peak for FM060-10-EM
  • 25 A continuous, 50 A peak for FM060-25-EM
  • Incremental encoder and BISS C-mode feedback
  • Torque, velocity, and position operating modes
  • Phoenix and Molex connectors
  • Configuration and full loop tuning
  • IMPACT architecture

Projected Industries & Applications:

The small size of the FM drives makes them perfect for cobots (collaborative robots), AGVs, portable devices, lab and warehouse automation, military equipment, and any other integrated design.

About FlexPro

FlexPro is AMC’s newest family of digital servo drives. With cutting edge engineering, FlexPro is meant to expand the capabilities of AMC’s already powerful and diverse product selection.  The IMPACT architecture allows FlexPro servo drives to maintain the intelligence and power of larger-sized servo drives while fitting into much more compact packages.

About IMPACT

IMPACT (Integrated Motion Platform And Control Technology) is the architecture that makes AMC’s FlexPro drives possible.  The stacking of circuit boards with creative selection and placement of high-power components allows for much higher power density than previously produced servo drives.  The expanded processing capabilities ensure the drive’s intelligence is unmatched. IMPACT makes its debut with the FE060-25-EM.  This technology will be used in subsequent FlexPro drives as well as any future custom products where it is desired.

Information on the FlexPro servo drive family from AMC can be viewed at:
https://www.electromate.com/pub/media/assets/catalog-library/pdfs/advanced-motion-controls/FE060-25-EM-Brochure.pdf

For further information, please contact:

EDITORIAL CONTACT:
Warren Osak
sales@electromate.com
Toll Free Phone:   877-737-8698
Toll Free Fax:       877-737-8699
www.electromate.com

 

Tags:  FlexPro, Servo Drive, Servo Amplifier, AMC, Advanced Motion Control, Electromate

Introducing the World’s Smallest Multi-Turn Absolute Kit Encoders

Miniaturized device features accuracy, robustness and a zero-maintenance rotation counter – all in a 22 mm diameter package

Size matters, and in the world of industrial automation, providing exceptional performance in a highly compact package can be an enormous advantage. With this in mind, encoder manufacturer POSITAL has unveiled a fully functional prototype of their new miniature multi-turn kit encoder for integrated motor feedback. With a diameter of only 22 mm and a height of 23 mm (0.87”/0.9”), the new device is the world’s smallest multi-turn kit. It features a self-powered rotation counter that does away with the need for backup batteries or complex gear systems. POSITAL’s extremely trim 22 mm magnetic Kit Encoders are designed for builders of servomotors, feedback-controlled stepper motors, microdrives, miniature robots and other machines where high-precision position feedback is required and space is at a premium.

Posital Miniature Absolute Kit Encoder

Like their ‘big brothers’, the new 22 mm kits are reliable, accurate and simple to install. Unlike resolvers, they cover a multi-turn measurement range and provide digital output. Compared to optical kits, they are more rugged and more resistant to contamination by oil, dust or moisture. They offer 17-bit electronic resolution and a multi-turn measurement range of up to 32 bits. Vendor-neutral SSI and BiSS C interfaces are supported. Installation of the 22 mm kits is very straightforward and can be done under normal factory conditions. Integrated self-calibration simplifies commissioning. The combination of robust magnetics, high operational reliability (with an integrated temperature sensor for diagnostics), multi-turn functionality and maintenance-free operation all help to reduce the cost of ownership.

Information on the Multi-Turn Absolute Kit Encoders from Posital Fraba can be viewed at:
https://www.electromate.com/products-by-manufacturer/posital-fraba/

For further information, please contact:

EDITORIAL CONTACT:
Warren Osak
sales@electromate.com
Toll Free Phone:   877-737-8698
Toll Free Fax:       877-737-8699
www.electromate.com

 

Tags:  Posital Fraba, Kit Encoder, Multi-Turn Absolute Encoder, Electromate

New Harmonic Drive FHA-C Mini 24V Servo Actuator with Dual Absolute Encoder and Panel Mount Connectors!

— FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE —

Harmonic Drive FHA-C Mini 24V Servo Actuator

Introducing Dual Absolute encoder versions of the FHA-C mini actuator, featuring BiSS-C bi-directional communication for both encoders.  The dual encoders are incorporated in essentially the same package size as the long-standing FHA-C mini single incremental encoder version. Without increasing the size, the dual absolute encoder offers single turn absolute position at the output, without the need for battery back-up.  Panel mount connectors come standard, and customers can choose between 4 exit options.

The FHA-C mini Series is a family of extremely compact actuators that deliver high torque with exceptional accuracy and repeatability.  The actuator combines a high precision Harmonic Drive® gear component with a pancake brushless servo motor.  A single turn 14 bit (16384 cpr) gear output encoder has been integrated along with a single turn 14 bit (16384 cpr) motor input encoder providing a true absolute encoder that does not require a battery within 360° of rotation of the output.  Typical multi-turn encoders monitoring the motor input shaft require a battery to store the current position when power is lost to the system; however, the dual absolute encoder overcomes this need.  In other words, No Battery Required. When power is restored the actuator knows its position.

Features include:

  • Zero backlash
  • Incremental, Absolute or Dual Absolute Encoder
  • 24VDC winding
  • High-torque/weight and torque/volume ratio
  • Optional flex-rated cables with sealed connectors

Information on the FHA-C mini actuator from Harmonic Drive can be viewed at:https://www.electromate.com/assets/catalog-library/pdfs/harmonic-drive/harmonic-drive-fha-mini-24vdc-specsheet.pdf

For further information, please contact:

EDITORIAL CONTACT:
Warren Osak
sales@electromate.com
Toll Free Phone:   877-737-8698
Toll Free Fax:       877-737-8699
www.electromate.com

 

Tags: FHA, Actuator, Servo Actuator, Harmonic Drive, Electromate, FHA-C, Mini Actuator

New 20mm Linear Stepper Motor now available from Nippon Pulse

RADFORD, Va. – Nippon Pulse is excited to introduce its smallest linear stepper motor yet, the PFL20 Linearstep. The PFL20 is a highly efficient, high thrust tin-can linear actuator with a 20mm diameter and a bipolar winding.

PFL20 is RoHS-compliant, has a 30/60mm effective stroke, and can reach 6 N of force at 200 pps. With 24 steps per revolution, the lead screw has a 1.2mm thread pitch; the PFL20 also reaches 5V rated voltage, resistance of 33 Ohms/phase and inductance of 12mH/phase. The datasheet with additional specifications can be found here.

The simple structure of Linearstep motors – just a threaded rotor hub and lead screw – helps to save space and reduce costs, due to fewer components needed compared to systems that convert rotary motion to linear. Linearstep motors are also easy to control, and can be ordered with unipolar or bipolar windings and a variety of usable voltages. In addition to the 20mm motor size, this motor is also available in 25mm (captive or non-captive option) and 35mm diameter sizes.

Nippon Pulse’s tin-can linear actuators, including the Linearstep, are also available for customization; contact an applications engineer to learn more about our customization capabilities.

Information on the PFL20 from Nippon Pulse can be viewed at:

https://www.electromate.com/assets/catalog-library/pdfs/nippon-pulse/Nippon_Pulse_pfl20_specsheet.pdf

For further information, please contact:

EDITORIAL CONTACT:
Warren Osak
sales@electromate.com
Toll Free Phone:   877-737-8698
Toll Free Fax:       877-737-8699
www.electromate.com

 

Tags:  Linear Step Motor, PFL20, Stepper Motor, Electromate, Nippon Pulse

ADVANCED Motion Controls introduces the FE060-25-EM – FlexPro Digital Servo Drive

Available immediately, the FE060-25-EM is the first servo drive of the new FlexPro digital drive family from ADVANCED Motion Controls (AMC). Designed with compact form and power density in mind, the micro-sized FE060-25-EM can outperform larger-sized digital servo drives and still be integrated into tight spaces.

FE060-25-EM Digital Servo Drive

At just 1.5 x 1 x 0.6 inches (38 x 25 x 16 mm) in size, the footprint of the drive is approximately the same as two standard postage stamps. In other words, four of these drives can fit on a standard business card.  Even with its small size, the FE060-25-EM can supply brushed, brushless, stepper, and linear servo motors with up to 25 amps continuous current and 50 amps peak current.

Features include:

  • 1.5 x 1 x 0.6 inches (38 x 25 x 16 mm) in size
  • 10-55 VDC supply voltage
  • 25A continuous current
  • 50A peak current
  • Highest power density servo drive from ADVANCED Motion Controls to date
  • EtherCAT Communication
  • Incremental encoder and BISS C-mode feedback
  • Torque, velocity, and position operating modes
  • Configuration and full loop tuning
  • IMPACT architecture

A developer version is available for proof-of-concept and testing purposes – part number FD060-25-EM. It comes with an FE060-25-EM soldered to a larger board that is equipped with various connectors for simplified interfacing.

Projected Industries & Applications:
The small size of the FE060-25-EM makes it perfect for cobots (collaborative robots), AGVs, portable devices, lab and warehouse automation, military equipment, and any other integrated design.

About FlexPro:
FlexPro is AMC’s newest family of digital servo drives. With cutting edge engineering, FlexPro is meant to expand the capabilities of AMC’s already powerful and diverse product selection. The IMPACT architecture allows FlexPro servo drives to maintain the intelligence and power of larger-sized servo drives while fitting into much more compact packages. The FE060-25-EM is the first drive in the series with many more to come.

About IMPACT:
IMPACT (Integrated Motion Platform And Control Technology) is the architecture that makes AMC’s FlexPro drives possible. The stacking of circuit boards with creative selection and placement of high-power components allows for much higher power density than previously produced servo drives. The expanded processing capabilities ensure the drive’s intelligence is unmatched. IMPACT makes its debut with the FE060-25-EM. This technology will be used in subsequent FlexPro drives as well as any future custom products where it is desired.  

About ADVANCED Motion Controls:
ADVANCED Motion Controls, a U.S. company in business for over 31 years, was founded with the idea of designing and manufacturing lower cost / higher power density servo drives. The company’s focus remains to create and deliver the best motion control drives for brushed or brushless servo motors. With approximately 3 million servo axes shipped, ADVANCED Motion Controls has become one of the fastest growing servo drive companies in the world.

Information on the FE060-25-EM from Advanced Motion Controls can be viewed at:

https://www.electromate.com/assets/catalog-library/pdfs/advanced-motion-controls/Advanced_Motion_Controls_FE060-25-EM.pdf

For further information, please contact:

EDITORIAL CONTACT:
Warren Osak
sales@electromate.com
Toll Free Phone:   877-737-8698
Toll Free Fax:       877-737-8699
www.electromate.com

 

Tags:  Servo Amplifier, Servo Drive, BLDC Drive, AMC, Electromate, EtherCAT

New EC-i 30 20W with Integrated Electronics from maxon

Maxon have released the new EC-i30 20W Brushless Servo Motor with Integrated Electronics.  With an integrated 4 Quadrant speed controller, this latest addition to the EC-i portfolio is available as a 5-wire version. Both enable and direction versions of the motor are offered.

This high torque 20Watt 30mm diameter motor is ideal in micro fluid pump (air/gas) and medical applications such as:

  • Vacuum wound therapy                                       
  • Anaesthesia and gas monitoring
  • Blood analysers
  • Haemodialysis
  • Gas detection and analysis
  • Surgery training systems
  • Patient vital signs monitoring
  • Compression therapy
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Portable oxygen concentrators
  • Fragrance distribution

The EC-i30 20W Brushless Servo Motor with Integrated Electronics is available with an optional planetary gearhead, model GP32C, and can be customized specific to the needs of the application.

Features include:

  • Cost-effective
  • 20 Watt Rated
  • 24VDC winding
  • 4 Pole Pairs
  • Speed range 250 – 6060 RPM
  • Optional gearheads, encoders and drive electronics

Order your EC-I 30 20W motor with Integrated Electronics online now at-

EC-i 30 20W with Integrated Electronics Brushless Servo Motor Buy Online

Information on the EC-i 30 20W with Integrated Electronics Brushless Servo Motor from maxon can be viewed at:

EC-i 30 20W with Integrated Electronics Brushless Servo Motor Specification

For further information, please contact:

EDITORIAL CONTACT:
Warren Osak
sales@electromate.com
Toll Free Phone:   877-737-8698
Toll Free Fax:       877-737-8699
www.electromate.com

 

Tags:  BLDC Motor, Servo Motor, Brushless Motor, EC-i 30, Electromate, Maxon

New EC-i 52XL 200W High Torque Brushless Servo Motor from maxon

The new EC-i 52XL 200W Brushless Servo Motor from maxon is a powerhouse. When space is limited but high torque and dynamics are required, the maxon EC-i 52XL motor is the ideal motor choice.

With its extended length (80 → 110mm), this motor with flux collector rotor provides outstanding torque performance compared to the existing EC-i 52 180W High Torque, especially on the industrial automation front.

Its extra power can be even more significant at relatively low speed which makes it a powerful fit to a variety of industrial applications including material handling & transport systems.

Because of its optimized magnet ring, the brushless EC-i 52XL motor with an iron winding offers a very high torque density and a low cogging torque.  The multi-pole internal rotor is extremely dynamic.  Its solid design, with a steel flange and steel housing, makes this motor a robust solution for industrial applications.

Features include:

  • Cost-effective
  • 200 Watt Rated
  • 24, 36 & 48VDC windings
  • 8 pole pairs
  • Optional gearheads, encoders and drive electronics

Order your EC-i drive online now at-

EC-i 52XL 200W Brushless Servo Motor Buy Online

Information on the EC-i 52XL 200W Brushless Servo Motor from maxon can be viewed at:

Maxon EC-i 52 XL_200W_EN spec sheet

 

For further information, please contact:

EDITORIAL CONTACT:
Warren Osak
sales@electromate.com
Toll Free Phone:   877-737-8698
Toll Free Fax:       877-737-8699
www.electromate.com

 

Tags:  EC-i 52XL, Brushless Motor, Servo Motor, Electromate, Maxon


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