Size 15 industrial motors are available with right-angle planetary gearboxes and feature 12 or 24V dc windings, stall torque of 5,000 oz-inches, three-to-one bevel gear reduction, and ceramic-10 magnets. Options include 1, 2, or 3 stage planetary gearboxes, EMI filters, optical encoders, and overload protection. Applications include automotive, industrial robotics, and cargo transport systems.
Globe Motors, 2275 Stanley Ave., Dayton, OH 45404.
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