DIH40 Series brushless dc motors measure 4 inches in diameter and feature neo magnets, integral Hall-effect sensors, and a magnetics configuration that lends itself to variable speed operation. The units are available in three standard frame lengths of 2.2, 2.8, and 3.3 inches, providing continuous stall and peak torque ratings of 55, 110, and 175 oz-inches, respectively.
BEI Sensors & Systems Co., Kimco Magnetics Div., 804-A Rancheros Dr., San Marcos, CA 92069, FAX (760) 744-8815.
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