OC Robotics has developed a range of specialist electro-mechanical brakes that can be used on a variety of electric motors with rear shaft extensions. Rated to hold 200mNm, the brakes have been designed to fit the profiles of very small 42 and 32mm diameter motors.
Snake-arm robot for vehicle security inspections
Open-frame versions are available for use in applications where overall machine housing provide sufficient environmental protection, enabling a weight-saving, while fully-enclosed, housed versions provide physical protection and aesthetics for applications where motors are visible or exposed.
All the brakes provide a rear shaft extension to allow encoders, resolvers or tachometers to be fitted to them.
The brakes have been used on snake-arm robots for military and nuclear applications.
Wednesday, March 16, 2005