Servos for Aerospace Applications

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Servos for Aerospace Applications

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Introduction

This brief provides product descriptions for 4 lightweight servos for an aerospace application according to the stated product description. The brief is based on information from 3 companies, including Bonfiglioli, Emerson, and KEBA AG. We have provided links to the websites of each of these companies.

Synchronous Servomotor BCR Series

  • The Synchronous Servomotor BCR Series is manufactured by Bonfiglioli which is a globally renowned designer, manufacturer, and distributor of a complete range of gear motors, drive systems, planetary gearboxes, and inverters.
  • The Synchronous Servomotor BCR Series is AC/DC-powered, has a torque range of about 0.2-115 Nm, and a speed range of about 2000-4500 RPM.
  • Here is the link to the manufacturer's website for a detailed product description. Bonfiglioli servos can be operated in a temperature range of –20 to +40 °C.

Integrated-Drive Servomotor IBMD series

AC Servo Motor PACMotion Series

  • The AC Servo Motor PACMotion Series is AC/DC powered and it is manufactured by Emerson.
  • The series has the following characteristics: a torque range of about 1.5-4.8 Nm, a weight range of about 1.1-3.6 ft.lb., rotational speed range of about 2500-8000 RPM.
  • Here is the link to the manufacturer's website for a detailed product description.

DC Servo Motor LST

Research Strategy

To create a list of lightweight servos for an aerospace application that fit the stated description, your research team made an in-depth study of documents found on the websites of some companies in the industrial automation sector, including Direct Industry and Advanced Motion Controls. We identified 3 companies that make servos that fit the stated description and elaborated on the relevant servos for each of these companies.
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