The perfect marriage of GEARS and MOTORS

Feinstein, Alan; Korane, Kenneth J.
May 2000
Machine Design;05/04/2000, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p88
Trade Publication
Provides information on servo-gearmotors for motion-control applications. Benefits of gearmotors; Design of the gearmotors; Thermal resistance of the integrated gearmotor compared to a traditional motor and gearhead.


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