MOTION CONTROL: Pittman® brand Series N2300 slotted brushless dc servo motors incorporate internal Hall sensor feedback for linear speed-torque characteristics, high starting torque, and variable speed control with appropriate control electronics. Their six-slot lamination design contributes higher power, faster acceleration, consistent operation and longer service life.These brushless dc motors are ideal for a wide range of industry applications, including data storage, medical and biotech, semiconductor processing, automation and others requiring high performance and reliability.
The motors (2.25 inch in diameter) are available in four standard stack lengths (½ inch, 1 inch, 1-½ inch, and 2 inch) and integrate high-energy neodymium magnets for optimized performance. Depending on model, they can achieve peak torques up to 488 oz-inch and speeds up to 7,020 rpm at continuous torque for standard motors at rated voltages.
Other standard features for all versions include three-phase stator, four-pole rotor and shielded ball bearings. Motors can additionally be equipped with planetary or spur gearboxes and optical encoders to satisfy particular application requirements.
Mounting configuration is consistent with NEMA 23 standards. Modular motor design facilitates customization with options including modified shafts, multiple windings and brakes, among others.
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For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.