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Why Use an Electromagnetic Brake with Your Electric DC Motor?

Posted by Louis Mongin   Jun 22, 2021   0 Comments

Why Use an Electromagnetic Brake with Your Electric DC Motor?

Electromagnetic brakes are used in industrial and medical equipment to consistently hold a load in position at a specific stopping point. The brake hollow shaft is mounted on an electric motor shaft for a compact integration.

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Topics: Others, Motor Application Tips, Robotics

How to Select a Mini Motor Technology for Your Surgical Device Design

Posted by Portescap   Mar 09, 2021   0 Comments

How to Select a Mini Motor Technology for your Surgical Device Design

Powered surgical hand tools are a mainstay of the operating room. For decades surgeons and device makers have relied on sterilizable Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motors to meet the torque, speed, and reliability requirements of surgical hand tools. With the advance of surgical robotics and robotically assisted surgical devices, more than device makers count on BLDC motors to meet their most demanding requirements.

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Topics: Medical & Diagnostics, Surgical Motor Solutions, Robotics