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SENER SUM Stepper Motors
- Country: Spain
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Since 2015, SENER has become a leading global expert in the design and manufacture of motors for the aerospace industry. SENER has vertically integrated this potential into its portfolio by investing company resources in its R+D+i program.
The SUM stepper family of motors is currently being integrated into the rotary actuator product line that will be deployed in flights on the Next Generation Platform (known as Neosat), as well as the Euclid, Exomars and Juice scientific European Space Agency (ESA) missions.
The SUM motor design process ensures a high degree of consistency between the FEM model and the manufactured units.
This means shorter turnaround times by minimizing the number of repetitions needed to obtain a motor that matches specifications.
The stepper motor portfolio caters for diameters ranging from 38 to 150mm, in 2-phase and 4-phase designs. The number of turns per phase, distance between rotor and stator, etc., which are design parameters used by SENER’s engineers in the course of their work, may be seen in the attached table.
All design activities, including those for the SUM electric motors, are done by SENER engineers, aided by the most modern CAD/CAE tools in the market.
Excluding the manufacture of basic parts, all AIT activities are carried out by SENER’s personnel at its own installations.
SUM motors are currently manufactured in diameters ranging from 38 to 150 mm, in 2-phase and 4-phase designs. These parameters are non-restrictive and different designs may be configured upon request.
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