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Principles of Motor Selection

Jan. 9, 2023
Trying to decide what electric motor(s) are best for your new machine design? Stop here. This paper outlines requirements and presents the features of various step and servo motors.

Once the decision is made to use an electric motor in a new machine design the next big challenge is selecting the right motor and sizing it correctly for the application at hand. This article will give you all the tools you need to answer this challenge - showing the different types of motors that are available and explaining key concepts such as torque curves, motor winding configurations, inertia matching, and more.

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