Portescap in Motion

Switzerland R&D Prototyping Capabilities

Posted by Samuel Klein   Nov 30, 2021   0 Comments

A Historical Swiss R&D Center to Develop Performance-Critical Miniature Motors

Founded in 1931 in Switzerland as The Universal Escapement Ltd., Portescap was devoted exclusively to manufacturing products for the clock and watch industry. Our company became quickly famous for the Incabloc shock absorber system which was breakthrough for mechanical watches designs.  

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Topics: Ultra EC, Brushless DC motors

Efficiency and Power Density Redefined in Harsh Surgical Environments

Posted by Anil Alex   Nov 10, 2021   0 Comments

Efficiency and Power Density Redefined in Harsh Surgical Environments

Since the advent of civilization, the art of motion has been a critical part of human life in the quest to save, improve, and enhance lives. With advances in technology, motors are playing a very important part in our day to day lives, at times very subtly without our knowledge. Technology has helped improve motor power density and has enabled usage in various applications that once used pneumatic controls. OEM’s around the world developing motion applications in medical and industrial markets require the best power density, efficiency, and reduced envelope with lowered overall cost of ownership.

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Topics: Surgical Motor Solutions, Brushless DC motors, motors for surgical hand tools

Reducing Surgical Hand Tool Size Without Sacrificing Performance

Posted by William Huang   Oct 07, 2021   0 Comments

Reducing Surgical Hand Tool Size Without Sacrificing Performance

For the surgical hand tool designer looking to deliver all of the performance objectives in the most sleek and lightweight package possible, the choice of electric motor is a key consideration.

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Topics: miniature motors, Surgical Motor Solutions, BLDC Motors, Brushless DC motors, surgical hand tool design, precision manufacturing, surgical instruments, hand tool manufacturing

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