New Maxon 150W 4-pole brushless DC motors allow autoclaving for surgical applications

Maxon Motor Australia introduces a small powerful
brushless DC motor that can be sterilised in an autoclave for use in surgical

The Maxon 4-pole 30mm brushless DC motors had opened
up several new possibilities for hand tools in industry when first introduced
in the market, with their ground-breaking power density ratio providing 200W
from 300 grams. The power from the motor delivered 135mNm at over 15,000rpm,
allowing application in automatic pruning shears, portable shearing tools,
abattoir processing tools and torque tools.

Maxon Motor has expanded further into the hand tools
market with the release of a sterilisable version of the popular motor for the
medical tools segment. Finding application in bone saws, surgical drills and
acetabulum reaming tools, the 150W 4-pole brushless DC motors still feature
nominal speeds of around 15,000rpm and high nominal torques between 80 and

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