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by om_tech_support_JT
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Application Notes
Topic: Products with High IP Ratings
Replies: 0
Views: 895

Products with High IP Ratings

Q: I need some splashproof electric motors and fans with high IP ratings for a food processing application where the whole machine would be sprayed down with water from time to time. Can you explain the IP rating to me as well as differences in protection between your numerous IP rated products? A: ...
by om_tech_support_JT
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Stepping Motors & Controls
Topic: Using AZ stepper+drive to output signals during continuous move for dispensing robots
Replies: 0
Views: 603

Using AZ stepper+drive to output signals during continuous move for dispensing robots

Q: I'm using your AZ series absolute stepper motor & drive with built-in motion controller for a medical dispensing robot application. What I want to do is command the motion controller to perform a move with a given number of steps, and have it output a signal to my PLC every X steps (with a tr...
by om_tech_support_JT
Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Application Notes
Topic: Using AZ stepper+drive to output signals during continuous move for dispensing robots
Replies: 0
Views: 503

Using AZ stepper+drive to output signals during continuous move for dispensing robots

Q: I'm using your AZ series absolute stepper motor & drive with built-in motion controller for a medical dispensing robot application. What I want to do is command the motion controller to perform a move with a given number of steps, and have it output a signal to my PLC every X steps (with a tr...
by om_tech_support_JT
Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Latest Announcements
Topic: Introducing JB & JV Heavy Duty Helical Gearboxes for BMU Series IP66 Brushless DC Motors!
Replies: 0
Views: 919

Introducing JB & JV Heavy Duty Helical Gearboxes for BMU Series IP66 Brushless DC Motors!

Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the expansion of our popular BMU Series with the introduction of our High-Strength / High Gear Ratio JB & JV Gearboxes for our 200 W (1/4 HP) & 400 W (1/2 HP) Gearmotors and Drivers (items sold separately). JB, JV gearbox + BMU motor.png These new gears,...
by om_tech_support_JT
Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: AC Motors
Topic: Brother Gearmotors: Thermal Protection?
Replies: 0
Views: 526

Brother Gearmotors: Thermal Protection?

Q: Do your Brother gearmotors offer thermal protection to stop operation of the motor when its temperature exceeds normal operating conditions? I plan on using an inverter to boost the motor's rated torque by increasing voltage/current at certain times so I'm worried that it may raise the operating ...
by om_tech_support_JT
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Latest Announcements
Topic: Introducing Hypoid Right Angle JH Gear with Stainless Steel Shaft & IP66 Rating
Replies: 0
Views: 553

Introducing Hypoid Right Angle JH Gear with Stainless Steel Shaft & IP66 Rating

Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the expansion of our popular BMU Series with the introduction of our 120 Watt (1/6 HP) IP66 new connector type Brushless motor combined with a hollow shaft right angle hypoid JH type gear head, featuring a stainless steel shaft. The right-angle hollow shaft hypo...
by om_tech_support_JT
Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Latest Announcements
Topic: New PKP Series High Torque Stepper Motors Brochure Released!
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Views: 5206

New PKP Series High Torque Stepper Motors Brochure Released!

Oriental Motor USA has combined all existing PKP series catalogs into one new comprehensive catalog! It includes PKP series bipolar (4-wire) and unipolar (6-wire) types, reflective encoder types as well as electromagnetic brake types. Product Overview: New to this catalog; • 28 mm Electromagnetic Br...
by om_tech_support_JT
Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Latest Announcements
Topic: Introducing Fuji Frenic-Mini C2 Series Inverters!
Replies: 0
Views: 4381

Introducing Fuji Frenic-Mini C2 Series Inverters!

Oriental Motor USA is proud to announce we have expanded our partner network to now include to Fuji Electric Frenic-Mini Series (C2) Compact Inverters. This inverter series can be used with standard Three-Phase AC motors for controlling speed, saving energy or utilizing many of the additional featur...
by om_tech_support_JT
Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:17 am
Forum: Linear & Rotary Actuators and Controls
Topic: Material of Mounting Pedestal for DG series Rotary Acuators
Replies: 0
Views: 2314

Material of Mounting Pedestal for DG series Rotary Acuators

Q: I'm using your DG130 series hollow rotary actuators in a special environment close to food processing, and I need to know the material for the mounting pedestal MDG130A. Where can I find this information? A: The material of the mounting pedestals for both DG and DG2 series is aluminum with anodiz...
by om_tech_support_JT
Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Linear & Rotary Actuators and Controls
Topic: Changing the cable outlet direction on an EAS/EAC series linear actuator motor
Replies: 0
Views: 2392

Changing the cable outlet direction on an EAS/EAC series linear actuator motor

Q: I'm using your EAS6 linear system and I need the motor cable to be rotated 180 degrees from the original cable location. Is this possible if so how? I already removed the 4 screws and however I was not able to rotate the motor 180 degrees, it seems stuck and only moves about 1-2 degrees. A: With ...
by om_tech_support_JT
Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Linear & Rotary Actuators and Controls
Topic: ModBUS RTU: Integer vs Floater Values
Replies: 0
Views: 2371

ModBUS RTU: Integer vs Floater Values

Q: Using your linear series actuator with ModBUS RTU. However, every time I write values to the data position registers, I get an extremely large number. For example, I wrote 10 steps and the MEXE02 reads over 13 million steps with decimal places, what can be the cause of this? A: You want to verify...
by om_tech_support_JT
Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: AC Motors
Topic: Reducing noise of inverter-controlled AC motors
Replies: 0
Views: 2384

Reducing noise of inverter-controlled AC motors

Q: I just purchased one of your new Fuji Electric Mini C2 series inverters and I hooked it up to my three-phase motor. I noticed that when I operate the motor, it makes a lot of noise. Is there anything I can do to avoid/reduce this noise? A: There are a few parameter changes that you can make on th...
by om_tech_support_JT
Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Stepping Motors & Controls
Topic: AZ series thermal protection
Replies: 0
Views: 2476

AZ series thermal protection

Q: Does the AZ series products offer thermal protection for the motor? If so, how does it function and is there a way to customize it? A: The AZ product is a closed loop stepper motor with an absolute mechanical encoder; also referred to as the ABZO sensor. The ABZO sensor uses ‘Magneto Resistance s...
by om_tech_support_JT
Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Linear & Rotary Actuators and Controls
Topic: DRL Series Compact Actuator Life Expectancy
Replies: 1
Views: 2654

DRL Series Compact Actuator Life Expectancy

Q: I am looking to purchase a DRL series product and was curious to see what the life expectancy of this product was. I looked in the Service Life section of your catalog, but was unable to find any information on the DRL series. A: The DRL or DRL2 (DRL II) series compact actuators are offered with ...
by om_tech_support_JT
Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: Stepping Motors & Controls
Topic: DG130R-ARACD2-3+AR46AAD-N10-3+NETC01-ECT Beckhoff Ethercat integration
Replies: 0
Views: 2397

DG130R-ARACD2-3+AR46AAD-N10-3+NETC01-ECT Beckhoff Ethercat integration

Q: I have 2 of the DG130R-ARACD2-3 rotary hollow actuators and 2 of the AR46AAD-N10-3 rotary stepper motor systems wired to your network converter NETC01-ECT, then wired to my Beckhoff PLC. I'm using Beckhoff's TwinCAT software to send commands and to monitor status. When reading position feedback f...
by om_tech_support_JT
Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Stepping Motors & Controls
Topic: Connecting a PADG-SB (NPN type home sensor) to SCX11
Replies: 5
Views: 2309

Re: Connecting a PADG-SB (NPN type home sensor) to SCX11

To clarify previous wiring diagrams, I have attached the following wiring diagrams designed to help you wire a PADG-SB (NPN output sensor) to a RKSD507-AD or RKS507-CD RK2 series stored data type driver. The 1st diagram will be the standard home sensor wiring for NPN and PNP types. The 2nd wiring di...
by om_tech_support_JT
Mon Sep 12, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Speed Control Systems
Topic: BLE: setting torque limits with MEXE02 SW
Replies: 0
Views: 2482

BLE: setting torque limits with MEXE02 SW

Q: Hi I'm building 4 machines each with a BLE series BLE512A10S-3 BLDC motor and driver which I have already purchased. For my application, I need to be able to preset some uniform data stored in the drivers (such as preset speed settings), but I have to adjust the torque limit setting on the fly (f...
by om_tech_support_JT
Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Latest Announcements
Topic: Announcing lower pricing for AZ series motor cables!
Replies: 0
Views: 2620

Announcing lower pricing for AZ series motor cables!

Oriental Motor USA is pleased to announce reduced pricing for 1, 2 and 3 meter length standard connection cables offered for AZ series closed-loop, self-correcting stepper motors with built-in ABZO absolute magnetic sensors. AZ series introducing lower pricing for motor cables - price list.png These...
by om_tech_support_JT
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: Stepping Motors & Controls
Topic: AZ: Composite Functions
Replies: 0
Views: 2298

AZ: Composite Functions

Q: I am currently using the AZD-AD driver. I have set up an ETO so that the system will be stopped in the event of an emergency. Whenever this ETO happens, I need to reset the ETO via an input. When I turn on that input, I want the motor to automatically go to home as well so that I can start my ope...
by om_tech_support_JT
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Stepping Motors & Controls
Topic: AZ Direct Data Operation: Execution Memory vs Buffer Memory
Replies: 0
Views: 2405

AZ Direct Data Operation: Execution Memory vs Buffer Memory

Q: I have the AZ98AAD-TS10-3 product and I am trying to learn how to operate the motor in direct data operation mode. I was reading through the manual and noticed that for the direct data operation, I can send the information to either the Execution memory, or the Buffer memory. Can you please expla...
by om_tech_support_JT
Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Latest Announcements
Topic: New “W Type” Terminal Box on Brother Gearmotors 1 HP ~ 3 HP
Replies: 0
Views: 2682

New “W Type” Terminal Box on Brother Gearmotors 1 HP ~ 3 HP

Brother Gearmotors has upgraded their terminal box on all their 1 HP up to 3 HP ie3 efficiency geared motors (208-230-480 VAC) to now include a terminal connection inside the terminal box. This requires a different terminal box and replaces the existing E type terminal box / part number with the new...
by om_tech_support_JT
Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Latest Announcements
Topic: Introducing BMU series 200 W (1/4 HP) & 400 W (1/2HP) with Inch or Metric Geared Output Shaft
Replies: 0
Views: 3365

Introducing BMU series 200 W (1/4 HP) & 400 W (1/2HP) with Inch or Metric Geared Output Shaft

Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the expansion of our popular BMU Series motor and driver package series, now including the 200 Watt (1/4 HP) & 400 Watt (1/2 HP) package models with inch or metric geared output shafts with maximum output torque is up to 610 lb-in (70 N-m) . Along with const...
by om_tech_support_JT
Thu Jul 14, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: AC Motors
Topic: 5Ik40 Wireing
Replies: 7
Views: 16278

Re: 5Ik40 Wireing

Please see the general wiring diagrams below for 4 wire AC motors such as the 5IK40A-A or 5IK40GN-A. It also includes some wiring info for 3 wire motors. If you have a specific part number for the motor, please provide it. We offer many motors in different parts of the world and the wiring could be ...
by om_tech_support_JT
Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Speed Control Systems
Topic: Motor Initialisation
Replies: 16
Views: 8226

Re: Motor Initialisation

Hi jeffwitz, Thanks for letting us know! We appreciate it. I thought you were working with factory settings which would default the controller to an ID of * which means no ID assigned. If you change this ID, then you must also use the TALK command to talk to that specified device by calling its ID.
by om_tech_support_JT
Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Linear and Rotary Actuators and Controls
Topic: C++ code for Modbus used with AZ series
Replies: 7
Views: 3055

Re: C++ code for Modbus used with AZ series

Hi tobias, Unfortunately, OM does not offer a C++ to Modbus code library. Your C++ code does need to be converted to Modbus RTU code format. Our AZ series drivers only supports setting data with our own MEXE02 GUI software (free download), or with a Modbus RTU master. We offer network converters (to...

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