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Motor Application - Feeding Materials at Set Intervals

Other Mechanisms - Feeding Materials at Set Intervals

For applications, such as feeding materials at regular intervals, Oriental Motor's stepper motors, servo motors and brushless speed control motors offer a wide range of solutions. For low speed, high torque applications we recommend the SMK series of low-speed synchronous motors.

Applicable Products

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Position Control Applications

For applications that require higher accuracy positioning Oriental Motor offers a wide range of Stepper Motor and Servo Motor solutions. Stepper motors, with their ability to product high torque at a low speed while minimizing vibration, are ideal for applications requiring quick positioning over a short distance. Servo motors are easy to operate and allow for smooth operation with large inertial loads and belt mechanisms. Servo motors are ideal for positioning over long distances using a flat torque characteristic from low to high speeds.

Type

Features

Positioning Operation

Positioning over short distance

Stepper Motors are suitable for high accuracy positioning over a short distance and provide high torque even at low speeds. Stepper motors also offer very low vibration and a wide range of features and options such as gearheads, encoders and built-in controllers to meet the specific needs of your application.

Positioning over long distance

Servo Motors provide accurate positioning for quick moves or for a long distance moves. All feature a closed loop configuration ideal for variable loads and offer a wide range of gear options and braking or load holding options. The built-in controller (stored data) FLEX also helps for system configuration considerations.

A wide range of gearing options are available to provide higher resolution positioning and higher torque.

Geared Stepper Motors

Geared Servo Motors

Geared Stepper Motors

Geared stepper motors not only achieve deceleration, high torque and high resolution, but they also offer improved damping characteristics at Start and Stop ensuring stable operation even during quick positioning movements.

A wide range of gearing options are available:
Spur, Taper Hobbed, Planetary and Harmonic gearheads.

Geared Servo Motors

These servo motors incorporate a gearhead with reduced backlash to make the most of the high controllability of the servo motors. The gearhead ensures high accurate, smooth operation even in applications where a large load torque is received.

Speed Control Applications

For applications where the speed needs to controlled or vary during operation Oriental Motor offers Brushless DC Motors (BLDC Motors) that feature wide speed control range and constant torque regardless of load.

By combining a control circuit with the motor, speed changes can be performed. Speed control motors are optimal for switching between high speed and low speed operation and for arbitrary adjustment of speed.

Setting Multiple Speeds and Switching Speeds

Arbitrarily Adjusting the Speed

Setting Multiple Speeds Adjusting Speed

 

Type

Features

Output
Power

Speed Control
Range

Power
Supply

Brushless DC Motors

Brushless DC Motors (BLDC Motors) provide high speed stability, energy saving and space saving. Brushless DC motors also allow for stable speed control even with a fluctuating load and offer constant torque over a wide speed range.

15 W (1/50 HP)
up to
400 W (1/2 HP)

80 ~ 4000 r/min Single-Phase 100-120 VAC
Single-Phase 200-240 VAC
Three-Phase 200-240 VAC
24 VDC
48 VDC

Oriental Motor also offers a range of gear options to reduce the motor speed and generate greater torque.

Brushless DC (BLDC) Motor Gear Options

Parallel Shaft Gearheads

Hollow Shaft Flat Gearheads

Parallel Shaft

Parallel Shaft gearheads reduce the motor speed and generate greater torque. A wide range of gear ratios are available.

Hollow Shaft Flat Gear

Direct connection to the drive shaft is possible without using a connecting part which enables equipment space saving. In addition, the hollow shaft flat gearhead enables permissible torque without saturation even at high gear ratios, so the motor torque can be fully utilized.

Fixed Speed Applications

Low-speed synchronous motors provide highly precise speed regulation, low-speed rotation and quick bi-directional rotation. The basic construction of low-speed synchronous motors is the same as that of stepping motors. Since they can be driven by an AC power supply, they are sometimes called AC stepping motors.

Type

Features

Output Power Power Supply
Synchronous Conveyor

Low-Speed Synchronous Motors are suitable for applications where the motor is operated starting, stopping and reversing repeatedly and the motor is operated at synchronous speed regardless of load torque.

1.65 in. (42 mm)
up to
3.35 in. (85 mm)
Single-Phase 100-115 VAC

 

For more information on this or a related application call 1-800-GO-VEXTA (1-800-468-3982) or visit our online Motor Sizing Tools section.


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