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December 2018

New Right Angle "FC" Geared Stepper Motors, Stepper Motor Selection Tips, Pack Expo Recap

New Product: Right Angle "FC" Geared Stepper Motors

RK2 right angle geared motor on a indexing conveyor The right angle FC geared motor is a compact orthogonal shaft geared motor made up of a disc-shaped gear (face gear) meshing with a spur gear.  Previously popular with large size motors, the face gear is adopted for smaller motors for high precision, space savings, and high strength.

Available with:

  • AZ Series Stepper Motors For Absolute Operations
  • AR Series Stepper Motors For High Duty Applications
  • RKII Series Stepper Motors For Vibration-Sensitive Applications

New Engineering Note: Stepper Motor Selection 

There are a variety of stepper motors available in the market.  The most popular type of motor is the hybrid type, which includes the permanent magnet from the permanent magnet type, and the tooth construction from the variable reluctance type.  There are 2-phase, 5-phase, and high resolution designs.  Motors can also be pre-assembled with additional options for different purposes.  For example, there are motors with an electromagnetic brake, encoder, or gearhead.

So, when does it make sense to use a specific type of stepper motor?  

Indexing conveyor

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Thank You For Stopping By Our Booth at Pack Expo

In case you missed us at Pack Expo, here's a peek at the brand new parallel delta robot demo that we showcased for the first time.  Combining Oriental Motor's patented ABZO magneto-resistive sensor and patented low-loss lamination design with the unique Alphastep Hybrid Control technology, servo-like performance can be achieved without the high cost associated with servo motors.

Parallel Delta Robot Featuring
AZ Series stepper motors 

New parallel delta robot demo with AZ Series Alphastep motors

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