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Norbert Veignat

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Miniature Disc Magnet Motors for Textile Applications

Posted by Norbert Veignat

Mar 14, 2016


In the 80’s, Portescap was mainly involved in the watch industry providing small stepper motors to be used in watches and clocks. Using rare earth magnets, we then designed the first micro motor with a multipolar structure. Such a design avoids additional pole shoes on the rotor to create fewer steps per revolution. Later, Portescap expanded its expertise to include bigger motors for industrial applications [< 100 W].

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Topics: Automation, Others