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Specialty Motor Providers Allied Motion and ThinGap Merge 

Allied Motion Technologies, a manufacturer of precision and specialty controlled motion products, announced on May 9 that it plans to merge with ThinGap, a developer and manufacturer of zero cogging slotless motors such as its new motors for small satellites and cubesats. Their innovative design puts all the magnetics, which are the heaviest part of the motor, in the rotor to maximize inertia. […]

Electromagnetics

CoolMag Adds to Line of Thermal Protectants 

CoolMag, a Barcelona developer of encapsulants for keeping magnetic and electronic components cool and protected, has introduced a new thermoplastic compound that allows design freedom in applications previously restricted to common plastics and even metals such as coil bobbins, battery packs or electronic enclosures. The new flame-retardant Coolmag Plast PA20 combines thermal conductivity and electrical insulation in standard pellet form suitable for injection molding and extrusion processes.  […]