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Innovative Magnetic Designs in New BLDC Motors from maxon

Two new brushless DC motors from maxon of Switzerland feature innovative magnetic aspects that enable them to provide important capabilities for design engineers. A frameless brushless-DC motor with new winding technology and a matching encoder really comes into its own in dynamic applications. A new series of flat motors, shown above, also feature special winding technology along with segmented magnets, designed particularly for design engineers grappling with tight spaces. […]

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Espey Reports Business Rebound Amidst Impacts of Pandemic & Supply Disruption

Espey Mfg. & Electronics reports that its sales, profitability and order backlog are all up and cash position is solid, but its recent experience illustrates how the global pandemic and supply chain disruption can cause unprecedented upheaval for a company. A long-established provider of magnetic components, Espey’s primary business is […]

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TDK Unveils Smaller & More Powerful Components for Automotive Designers

In its relentless pursuit of smaller and more powerful mass-produced magnetic components, TDK has introduced several products for automotive design engineers recently. One is a series of thin-film power inductors that use the company’s proprietary metallic magnetic material as its core material. Others include a high-reliability ferrite chip bead and, introduced in late October, new inductors for power-over-coax systems. […]

Software and Design

Magnetic Encoder Onboard Trinamic Motion Control Module

Trinamic has introduced a small, low-power servo control module with integrated motion control for stepper motors that features an on-board magnetic encoder. The single-axis controller-driver module is designed for two-phase bipolar stepper motors used in robotics and automation equipment. It optimizes speed and synchronization […]