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Motors for solar tracking

Motors for solar tracking

Brushless dc Solar Tracker Motors (STM) with integrated fieldbus-enabled controllers suit a variety of solar tracking applications.

Features & benefits

  • Available in 45, 65, and 75-mm frame sizes with powers to 530 W; can be integrated with existing design slew drives, pan and tilt mechanisms, and linear actuators

  • Embedded intelligence reduces bus traffic and can take over mission-critical motion control functions when network is down

  • Designed to control up to 127 motors over a 5,000-m bus length using a CANopen interface plus off-the-shelf PLC with solar tracking function block

Dunkermotor USA Inc.
(224) 293-1300

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