Oriental Motor expanded the AlphaStep Hybrid Control System, AZ Series stepper motor product line-up with the introduction of the new Face Gear Type.
The new AZ Series FC Type stepper motor features a right-angle FC Type, commonly referred to as a “Face Gear.” The name FC Face Gear derives from the motor pinion and face gear. It is a compact orthogonal shaft geared motor comprised of a disc-shaped gear (face gear) meshing with a spur gear.
The FC Face Gear Type right-angle gearhead’s slim size is ideal for compact and space saving applications, where high precision and high strengths are required. It is available with two cable orientation, in a 42 mm or 60 mm mounting face and in both AC input and DC input driver control. Optional electromagnetic brake type is also available.
The AlphaStep Hybrid Control System, AZ Series family of products is a leading closed loop, battery free absolute motion solution offering the best of open loop performance with closed loop control, allowing for advanced performance across a wide range of applications. All AZ Series products are available in pulse input or built-in controller (Network) types in AC or DC input. A DC input multi-axis controller / driver with EtherCAT is also available to connect up to 4 axes with one unit.