The 6 latest trends in direct drive motor technology

Despite the maturity of the machine tool industry, allowing for many advancements in engineering design over the span of decades, a machine is still limited by what the builder is able to implement.  One of the most important choices builders make in the development stages of a machining platform is which type of motor to use.

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LTN Products Ideal for Camera/Surveillance Systems

Meeting the needs of the latest camera technology, LTN Servotechnik GmbH offers state-of-the-art slip rings and resolvers for use in video surveillance systems by supporting the transfer of images and videos with ever higher resolutions over 360° of coverage.

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Integrated Drive Motor for Smooth Motion Control

With its angle encoder modules named the MRP series, HEIDENHAIN has already given manufacturers of high-precision rotary axes enormous support in their design, assembly and alignment tasks. The integration of a torque motor with a very low detent torque is now the logical step forward in this solution. This unique combination, named the SRP series, […]

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Why Direct Drive?

Although Direct Drive technology has been around for over 40 years, there still is a lack of understanding by many machine builders and even those who are familiar with it may not have a desire to adopt the technology.

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ETEL’s DXR+ Entry Level Rotary Module For Automation

ETEL introduces the DXR+, the newest member of its direct drive rotary module portfolio, featuring a compact design, light mass and large hollow shaft.

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ETEL’s Thermal Module Ensures Motor Protection

To provide absolute motor protection from overheating, ETEL presents the IMTHP, a thermal module that serves as an accessory to ETEL’s torque motors.

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Did You Know That an ETEL Torque Motor Helped a Solar Energy-Powered Plane Fly Around the World?

Recently the Solar Impulse 2 airplane finished its flight around the globe, with airtime lasting over 500 hours and is the first plane to do so relying entirely on Solar Energy. With an ETEL motor inside, the Solar Impulse 2 successfully started in Abu Dhabi and flew across Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the United States, […]

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Direct Mounting Saves Components And Boosts Performance

The new hollow-shaft encoder series ECI 4000/EBI 4000 extends HEIDENHAIN’s range of inductive position measuring devices.

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Solar Impulse 2 Finishes Flight with ETEL’s Proud Assistance

Recently the Solar Impulse 2 airplane finished its flight around the globe, with airtime lasting over 500 hours and is the first plane to do so relying entirely on Solar Energy. With an ETEL motor inside, the Solar Impulse 2 successfully started in Abu Dhabi and flew across Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the United States, Atlantic Ocean, and Europe before heading right back where it started.

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