Orbex Group Introduces Ultra-Small Pancake-style Gimbal Motors

Orbex Group Introduces Ultra-Small Pancake-style Gimbal Motors

Austin, TX – February 15, 2022. Orbex Group has introduced a line of ultra-compact high-performance gimbal motors. Featuring a pancake-style form factor, the motors are wound to operate at low speeds typical for gimbals while exhibiting a high torque constant for fast response when needed.

The new gimbal motors are engineered to minimize cogging torque, ensuring smooth rotation for stable imaging or pointing. Because these brushless motors are electronically commutated, they can change speeds quickly and offer exceptional reliability. Orbex gimbal motors are also lightweight — an important characteristic for drones, UAVs and other airborne craft that need to maximize flight time.

Orbex gimbal motors are available in two sizes: 16 millimeters (OD) by 10 millimeters (H) and 26 millimeters (OD) by 12 millimeters (H). In addition to these standard units, Orbex can engineer your motor according to your application’s needs, with special windings, connector configurations or mounting interfaces. The motors also allow users to easily integrate a magnetic encoder for feedback.

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About Orbex

Since 2007, the Orbex Group has provided high-performance slip rings and electric motors for a range of OEM applications—including industrial automation, semiconductor, packaging, medical manufacturing, telecommunications and more. Our off-the-shelf and custom-engineered products include miniature capsule slip rings, through hole slip rings, DC-coreless electric motors, brushless electric motors and electric servo motors.

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