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Compact Actuator with CANopen Interface

Compact Actuator with CANopen Interface

Baumer's compact FlexiDrive MSBA actuator is a complete multi-turn absolute positioning system. It consists of a brush-type geared dc motor, a magnetic position sensing unit, a regulator and a CANopen feedback interface. The housing measures 42 mm in diameter and can be customized with flexible gear combinations, extended functions and diagnostic options.

The FlexiDrive MSBA actuator retains position data even when being moved or turned off. Incorporated dynamic overload protection via overspeed limiting protects against overload as the device's internal thermal regulation shuts the motor down at temperatures in excess of 110C. System safety and performance is enhanced by current limiting and the intelligent blocking management.

The actuator is available with a gear ratio between 3.7:1 and 307.54:1 and a maximum resolution of 15 degrees. The device requires no separate controller and includes digital hardware inputs and outputs for easy programming by the user.

Compact Actuator with CANopen Interface
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