ETEL’s DXR+ Entry Level Rotary Module For Automation

September 18, 2017

ETEL is proud to introduce the DXR+, the newest member of its direct drive rotary module portfolio. For years, ETEL has offered a DXR rotary table as an accessory to its motion stages and now, with important design changes, the DXR+ is available as a stand-alone entry level rotary module featuring a compact design, light mass, and large hollow shaft which provides the right performance-to-cost ratio for mid-end automation applications.

The DXR+ has the exact same physical characteristics as its predecessor, the DXR, but brings major improvements in terms of stiffness which has a direct impact on the control bandwidth of any XY stage that is supporting it.

The new DXR+ sports a toothless ring design, similar to an ironless linear motor but in a rotary shape, ensuring zero-cogging along with cross-roller bearings providing high moment load capacity and high stiffness. It is equipped with a Numerik Jena RIK4 encoder with 18,000 lines per revolution that can be read as either 1 VPP or a TTL signal output.

It is designed for applications that can benefit from bidirectional repeatability of ±2 arc sec, position accuracy down to ±3 arc sec after calibration, and position stability ±0.2 arc sec.

Like any other standard modules from ETEL (ZT, Z3TH, RTTB), the DXR+ can be mounted on any standard XY platforms. The DXR+ is a one-degree-of-freedom module allowing unlimited angular travel. Nevertheless, as an option, travel can be limited to angular segments that are multiple of around 60°. The cleanliness level of a DXR+ ranges from ISO 5 down to ISO 1 under specific conditions.

Want to learn more?

Contact us today

Related resources and news

LEAP award in Motion Control presented to ETEL

HEIDENHAIN is pleased to announce the ETEL brand TELICA motion system for semiconductor manufacturing has been selected to receive a prestigious LEAP award. Securing the Silver position in the Motion Control category of LEAP (Leadership in Engineering Achievements Program), the award is scheduled for presentation to HEIDENHAIN in December in California. The LEAP Awards celebrate […]

Read more »

ETEL’s Newly Optimized IL+ Motors

SCHAUMBURG, IL (November 2019) – ETEL, a direct drive motor manufacturer of the HEIDENHAIN Group, now offers updated ironless linear motors optimized for electronics and semiconductor manufacturing. Called the IL+ product lines, these motors are offered in the same profile as ETEL’s previously established ironless linear motors but now specially re-designed to allow for increased […]

Read more »

4 Popular Servo Motor Applications

Servo motors are relied on far and wide for controlled linear or angular motion. They are deployed in systems we interact with every day as well as more specialized mechanical systems. Typically working with a positional feedback device, such as an encoder or resolver, servo motors also require a control to communicate back and forth […]

Read more »