Turn steppers into servos

SilentStep control software lets stepmotors run like servos by optimizing torque, precision, and noise.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Patent-pending software technology

  • Reduces resonance and noise by up to 75%

  • Efficient control technique maximizes torque, eliminating need to over-size motor

AGILE SYSTEMS
Waterloo, Ontario
(519) 886-2000
www.agile-systems.com
Circle 142

Rod end bearings

Self-lubricating rod end bearings come in metric sizes.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Threaded stem or tapped body styles

  • Made of zinc-plated steel (rod end), hardened and ground Cr6 bearing steel (ball socket), and bronze (external ring)

  • Operating temperature range: -30 to 150°C

J. W. WINCO INC.
New Berlin, Wis.
(800) 877-8351
www.jwwinco.com
Circle 143

Magnetostrictive sensors

Miniature C-series sensors feature a flexible shaft to provide precise curvilinear measurements when there is less than 270° of rotation to monitor.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Modular architecture based on core sensor

  • Optional 5 and 12-V supply module supports changing requirements

  • IP67 packaging houses core sensor

MTS SYSTEMS CORP.
Cary, N.C.
(919) 677-2314
www.mtssensors.com
Circle 144

Linear servomotors

P01-48 linear servomotors provide reliable positioning and handling without belts, cams, or gears.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 135 lb peak force

  • 45 G acceleration

  • 175 in./sec speeds

  • 22 models with strokes to 5 ft

  • IP67 connectors rotate for mounting flexibility

LINMOT INC.
Delavan, Wis.
(877) 546-3270
www.linmot.com
Circle 146

Power connectors

Epic LS1 circular and mixed power connectors are available in five styles based on a standard M23 threaded connection housing.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Two contact configurations — 5+PE contacts for power distribution and 3+PE+4 contacts for mixed power — make it possible to connect two flexible cables or one flex cable to fixed machine wiring

  • Offered in male coupler, female connector, and male inlet configurations

  • Rugged nickel-plated zinc body, plastic contact insulation body and sleeve, gold-plated electrical contacts

  • Cable mounted arrangements include EMC shield ring and IP68 clamp and seal

  • Designed to DIN specification EN61984

LAPP USA INC.
Florham Park, N.J.
(888) 456-3539
www.lappusa.com
Circle 145

Brushless dc gearmotor

New 24-V brushless dc gearmotor-brake system develops 145 lb-in. of torque at 72 rpm.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Small size: 2.3 in. (diam.) × 9.2 in. (length)

  • Keyed 12-mm (diam.) output shaft

  • IP 54 protection rating

  • Output torque: 16.4 Nm (continuous)/18 Nm (peak) at 100 rpm

  • Options include optical encoders, analog tachometers, planetary gearheads (3:1 to 450:1), 12 and 36-V windings

MIDWEST MOTION PRODUCTS
Watertown, Minn.
(952) 955-2626
www.midwestmotion.com
Circle 147

Rotary sensor

Non-contact rotary sensor has no moving or mechanical parts, eliminating lifetime and wear concerns.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Embedded, integrated circuit provides analog output from 30° to 360° in 10° steps

  • 12-bit resolution, independent linearity to 0.5% of measurement range, repeatability less than 0.03%

  • Redundant output available with six leads

  • Sealed to IP69

NOVOTECHNIK U.S. INC.
Southborough, Mass.
(508) 485-2244
www.novotechnik.com
Circle 148

Timing belt pulleys

A6D51 series timing belts come in inch and metric sizes for 6 mm (0.236 in.) wide belts.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Made of aluminum with integrated Fairloc hub

  • Tooth pitch: 2 mm; available in sizes from 15 to 120 grooves

  • Bore sizes: 0.1875 to 0.375 in.; 5 to 10 mm

  • OD: 0.356 to 2.988 in.; 9 to 75.9 mm

  • Available in double and no-flange versions

STOCK DRIVE PRODUCTS
New Hyde Park, N.Y.
(516) 328-3300
www.sdp-si.com
Circle 149

High-torque motors

Brushless EC 45 four-pole motor provides high torque without a gearhead.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Four-pole neodymium magnets, electrically commutated, no wearing brushes

  • 45 × 155 mm, 1.13 kg, 200 W output to 10,000 rpm

  • Ambient temperature range from -20° to 100° C

  • Magnets produce responsive mechanical time constant of less than 2 msec

MAXON PRECISION MOTORS INC.
Burlingame, Calif.
(800) 865-7540
www.maxonmotorusa.com
Circle 150