Animatics Corp.'s new SM3416DT-PLS2, the latest release in the company's OEM Series of SmartMotors, features a new 8-pole, segmented stator design with higher copper filling factor compared to conventional techniques and achieves a higher energy density, as well as better efficiency that results in more torque capacity.
This technology now packs greater than 800W peak power into the cube-shaped Integrated Servo and is designed to have a more advanced registration function for demanding packaging and labeling applications. The SM3416DT-PLS2TM is competitively priced and delivers as much as 480 oz-inch of peak torque while maintaining over 200 oz-inch of continuous torque with a maximum speed capability of more than 5,000 rpm.
What should be the perception of a product’s real-world performance with regard to the published spec sheet? While it is easy to assume that the product will operate according to spec, what variables should be considered, and is that a designer obligation or a customer responsibility? Or both?
Biomimicry has already found its way into the development of robots and new materials, with researchers studying animals and nature to come up with new innovations. Now thanks to researchers in Boston, biomimicry could even inform the future of electrical networks for next-generation displays.
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