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Portescap Recognized by General Motors as Winner of Coveted Overdrive Award

Portescap Recognized by General Motors as Winner of Coveted Overdrive Award

PORTESCAP077 04 January 2022

Portescap has been recognized as a GM Overdrive Award winner in General Motors’ 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards. Portescap is one of a select group of companies to be chosen as a 2020 Overdrive Award winner.

How to specify a motion solution for a wheeled robot

How to specify a motion solution for a wheeled robot

PORTESCAP066 08 December 2021

For applications that require speed and efficiency of movement, wheeled robots can be advantageous compared to legged robots. Their simpler design can also mean lower cost and reduced maintenance.

Reliability considerations in coreless brush DC motor selection

Reliability considerations in coreless brush DC motor selection

PORTESCAP068 04 November 2021

The numbers of products incorporating electric motors is increasing exponentially. Some of these products are designed to be disposable, with cost taking precedent over longevity.

The right motor choice for HVAC control valve actuation

The right motor choice for HVAC control valve actuation

PORTESCAP059 05 October 2021

Central to the success of Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) systems are the miniature motors necessary to actuate the control valves.

Tailoring the motor to the application through appropriate coil selection

Tailoring the motor to the application through appropriate coil selection

PORTESCAP067 21 September 2021

Valentin Raschke, application engineer at Portescap, examines how choice of coil impacts on the motor specification, making it possible to adapt the motor to the available power source to create the most efficient solution for a given application.

Considerations for stall torque when specifying brushless dc motors

Considerations for stall torque when specifying brushless dc motors

PORTESCAP060 08 September 2021

When specifying brushless DC motors, the designer will of course consider key parameters such as operating speed and torque, along with voltage and current.

How to prevent moisture penetration of powered surgical tools

How to prevent moisture penetration of powered surgical tools

PORTESCAP064 31 August 2021

Reliability is crucial for electrically powered surgical tools and moisture ingress is a surefire route to premature failure.

Eliminating resonance in stepper motor applications

Eliminating resonance in stepper motor applications

PORTESCAP065 18 August 2021

Engineers are increasingly turning to stepper motors for a simple and cost-effective positioning solution.

Running a Brushed DC Motor as a Generator

Running a Brushed DC Motor as a Generator

PORTESCAP061 05 August 2021

It won’t surprise engineers with even a fundamental understanding of motor design to learn that a brushed DC motor can be operated as a generator to produce a DC power supply.

Choix du moteur pour pipettes électroniques

Motor selection for electronic pipettes

PORTESCAP063 20 July 2021

The production of multiple vaccines against Covid-19 has highlighted the important work done in research laboratories around the world.

 
 
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