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What is a Planetary Gearbox?

How does a Planetary Gearbox work? A Planetary Gearbox works by using a gear arrangement in which three planet gears rotate about a pinion, or sun gear as it is also known. The planet gears orbit inside an internal gear which is cut into the inner circumference of the gearhead body. The...

What is a Stepper Motor?

The rotor of a stepper motor rotates in steps, hence why they are called stepper motors.  The parts of the rotor will be either repelled away from the magnet or drawn towards it, as the electro-magnets in the stator are switched off and on. An open loop controller can be used due to the use of...

Heason Technology - Your Motion Control Specialist

What makes us unique within the Motion Control Industry?   We are a leading UK based Motion Control Systems Integrator with over 30 years of Motion Control experience. Our team of Motion Control specialists have expert product knowledge and industry experience so are able...

TwinSpin Reduction Gears for navigation and surveillance

This new transmission concept allows the use of the TwinSpin reduction gear directly in robot joints, rotary tables, and wheel gears in various transport systems. TwinSpin high precision reduction gears are designed for applications requiring: High reduction ratio High kinematic...

Torque Motors

Torque Motors from Kollmorgen HP/HT Motors  The HP/HT motors from Kollmorgen incorporate an insulation system, delivering uncompromised performance in high temperatures up to 240°C (464°F) and 2,068 bar (30,000 psi). The deeper your exploration takes you, as well as higher...

Kollmorgen AKMH stainless steel servo motor for food safety & hygiene requirements

The motor and actuator can endure multiple daily washdowns with high pressure, high temperature and caustic chemicals. Most importantly, the robust design eliminates the need to additionally protect the motor from harsh cleaning regimes, which reduces cleaning times without compromising...