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Hygienic motor with unique ventilation tube
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Hygienic motor with unique ventilation tube

AKMH motor from Kollmorgen is designed to be most hygienic in the market. Can be put directly in the wash down area and sprayed with water and cleaning chemicals. Stainless steel housing. Single cable for power and feedback. Unique breathing tube in the cable makes it possible to ventilate the motor as it goes through its thermal cycles.
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Servo motor has field-replaceable encoders
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Servo motor has field-replaceable encoders

The 1FK7 servo motor from Siemens is developed with field-replaceable encoders that make for quick and easy on-site service with no special tools or recalibration required. Modular design permits the swapping of incremental encoder with an absolute encoder right in the field, without sending the unit back to the factory. Also shown is Sinamics S120M that integrates motor and drive right in the same unit, ideal for vertical form/fill/seal machines, flow wrappers, rotary capping machines, filling machines, and other packaging equipment.
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Aerotech: Linear motor stage

Aerotech’s PlanarDL series of integrated, low-profile, XY, linear-motor stages offers quality geometric performance (straightness to ±0.4 µm; flatness to ±1 µm), and dynamic performance in a compact, low-profile, cost-effective package.
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Oriental Motor: High-torque bipolar stepper motor

The PKP series is a 1.8° or 0.9° high-torque type stepper motor providing significantly more torque than our PK Series stepper motors.
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Tray sealer boasts a clever controls concoction

A clever combination of stepper drive, stepper motor, DC gear motor, DC drive, and PLC control.
With a top speed rated at  140/min, this overwrapper uses servo motors  for six axes of motion.
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New controls package bring versatility, functionality, and low TCO

Like most OEMs, Package Machinery Co. looks for ways to reduce TCO for its customers. A switch to a new controls package brought significant progress.
A servo linear conveying system similar to this one is what Delkor uses in its integrated cartoning solution.
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Linear servo motor permits unique cartoning system

All in a very small footprint, this integrated packaging system forms, loads, and closes cartons thanks to its “racetrack” conveyor powered by servo linear motors.
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Siemens: Motor/drive combination package

A pre-set list of integrated Simotics motor/Sinamics drive packages from Siemens Industry, Inc. allow an OEM or end-user to select the optimum solution for a variety of heavy-duty industrial motion control applications from a single source, backed by a full three-year warranty.
WSS Series stainless steel 3-phase industrial grade washdown duty motors
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Omega Engineering, Inc: Washdown duty stainless steel 3-phase AC motors

The WSS Series stainless steel motors are 3-phase industrial grade washdown duty motors made with 300 grade stainless steel housing.
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Baldor Electric Company: Motors for sanitary washdowns

Designed for humid and moist environments in the food and beverage industry, Baldor’s Super White Washdown Duty line of motors features an autophoretic autodeposition exterior surface preparation method that makes the white epoxy finish coat of these motors five times more resistant to corrosion and chipping than previous methods.

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