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Managing wear and friction to maintain the performance of mini motors

Managing wear and friction to maintain the performance of mini motors

PORTESCAP072 17 May 2022

Understanding the impact of friction and wear on a mini motor, as well as the factors that cause them, is a key specification requirement.

Answering customer-driven needs in miniature motor design and development

Answering customer-driven needs in miniature motor design and development

PORTESCAP069 08 April 2022

From medical monitoring equipment to robots, miniature motors are integral to providing motion in space-critical, high performance applications.

Stop: How to integrate a brake with your mini motor application

Stop: How to integrate a brake with your mini motor application

PORTESCAP075 23 March 2022

Mini motor applications utilise DC motor technology because of compactness, low weight, and reliability.

Portescap’s new miniature motor R&D facility increases customisation capability

Portescap’s new miniature motor R&D facility increases customisation capability

PORTESCAP070 10 March 2022

The design and development of miniature motor motion solutions is integral to applications from medical equipment to robotics through to industrial power tools, in settings that demand performance and reliability.

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.

 
 
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