Radford, VA, USA, October 23, 2014: Kollmorgen has won the 2014 Control Design Magazine Readers' Choice Award for technical excellence in stepper motors. The Readers' Choice Awards are the result of an independent survey of the magazine's subscribers who have the right to specify, recommend or purchase industrial automation and control products. Control Design magazine asked its readers to name their best supplier of products in each of the specified hardware or software categories. This is the third time that Kollmorgen has won this honor, and not only that, in the stepper motor category, Kollmorgen has almost twice as many votes as the second-place supplier.
Kollmorgen high-performance stepper motors enable precise, cost-effective, maintenance-free motion control and offer the highest torque density of any stepper motor in its class. This enables machine builders to get more power from the same size motor, or use a smaller motor without compromising performance, thereby reducing machine size.
Melanie Cavalieri, Product Manager, said: "Kollmorgen has once again won the recognition of Control Design readers for its industry-leading stepper motor technology and application experience. We have over 70 years of motion control experience helping innovators around the world. Solve the toughest challenges in motion control. Kollmorgen offers industry-leading off-the-shelf stepper motor solutions that provide high flexibility and speed for those applications where performance is critical. Additionally, for applications requiring special solutions, we Ability and experience to build modified or custom solutions.”
Kollmorgen can provide a variety of high-performance stepper motor solutions. Stepper motors have strong heat dissipation, can provide higher torque, and support higher shaft loads to meet diverse application needs. Helps machine builders build high-performing machines faster. In addition, Kollmorgen can offer hybrid stepper motors that combine optimized magnetics in a compact frame with an innovative rotor-stator design to provide higher torque and Smoother microstepping. Additionally, Kollmorgen's explosion proof stepper motor lines are suitable for Class 1, Division 1, Group D locations.
Kollmorgen is a leading global supplier of motion control systems and accessories. With more than seven decades of motion control design and development expertise, Kollmorgen provides breakthrough solutions that are convenient, reliable and unmatched in performance. With world-leading motion control concepts, industry-leading product quality, and expertise in integrating and customizing products, Kollmorgen is committed to creating an undoubted market competitive advantage for equipment manufacturers.