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ETEL makes every day a step forward in new technologies and innovations.

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New LMG and LMS size

ETEL extends its existing LMG and LMS linear motors families with the LMG20 and LMS20 range. These 6 new motors (available with two different winding types except for LMS20-100) are new alternatives for many linear motor applications.

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AccurET VHP – Very High Performance Controllers

ETEL designed the AccurET VHP to reach sub-nanometer position stability combined with extremely low tracking errors during dynamic motions and to control the most demanding axes in terms of speed accuracy. AccurET VHP range will be shown, for the first time, at SPS/IPC Drives in Nuremberg (Germany) in November 2016.

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© Solar Impulse | Revillard | Rezo.ch

 

© Solar Impulse | Descloux | Rezo.ch

ETEL joins the worldwide scientific community to congratulate Solar Impulse team for their recent historic achievement: flying around the world with a solar airplane.


Addressing new technological challenges that push back the limits of the impossible has always been part of ETEL’s sources of inspiration and innovation. Today ETEL is proud of its contribution to the Solar Impulse project that combines the most advanced scientific knowledge in terms of aeronautics, materials, photovoltaic energy, and electrical motors. What used to be a dream is now a great success that will certainly open doors to major steps in aeronautics. In fact, flying days and nights without fuel is now proven to be achievable.

 

ETEL torque motors powered the ultra-lightweight revolutionary airplane for more than 500 hours of flying around the globe in the most demanding environmental conditions. The torque motors as well as all other components had to work from ground temperatures to extreme conditions at more than 8000 meters altitude (~26’000 feet) without any compromise or uncertainty on their performance and reliability. All along the incredible human challenge that the pilots faced and during record-breaking flight times, ETEL torque motors operated safely to ensuring their safety and finally contribute to the success of this incredible challenge.

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New Vulcano XY: the modular standard platform

ETEL is proud to present its new VULCANO XY system – a three-piece-design allowing a compact and cost engineered solution, coupled to mechanical bearings and high-end optical encoders. This platform can easily be coupled with a rotary module RTTB or the brand new Z3TH combined module. This latter provides a Tip and Tilt correction, a double Z-axes, 364° Theta rotation and 4 degrees of freedom.

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TMB+: New torque motors family

ETEL is renewing its torque motor product range by adding a new motor type, the TMB+. TMB+ is an evolution of the renowned TMB Torque Motor that provides a combination of increased performance and new features while maintaining the interfaces of existing motors.

TMB+ will be unveiled during the IMTS 2016 machine tool exhibition in Chicago, IL, USA, in September.

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RTMBi: Next-generation of indexing table

ETEL’s RTMB high precision indexing tables have been a trusted solution for over 10 years, with thousands of products operating in a variety of industries including automation, electronics, and back-end semiconductor manufacturing. Now, ETEL is proud to announce the next generation of high performance indexing tables: the RTMBi. By combining ETEL’s high efficiency torque motors with HEIDENHAIN’s high resolution encoder technology in a very compact package, the RTMBi delivers industry-leading torque density with high positioning accuracy.  With lower inertia and increased continuous torque, ETEL’s indexing tables are now capable of even higher dynamics and shorter indexing times, resulting in increased machine throughput for the end-user.

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Keep your machine QuiET! A new solution for vibration isolation!

ETEL is very proud to announce the release of its new QuiET - Active Isolation System. From now on, an advanced motion platform from ETEL does not only include the motion system and its associated motion controllers but can also benefit from its proprietary active isolation system. This makes ETEL the only Motion System Supplier in the world offering a so large scope of supply! 

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New LMS

ETEL extends its existing LMS linear motors family with the LMS05 range. These 3 new motors (available with two different winding types) are new alternatives for many linear motor applications and a very easy upgrade for existing ETEL LMG customers.

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ETEL on Swiss TV

The French Swiss television (RTS) selected ETEL to make a coverage on an high-tech company. Missed it? Watch the video here.

ETEL opened R&D Unit in Biel

ETEL expands its R&D department and opens an additional R&D centre in Biel. The aim of this strategic decision is to allow close collaboration with the upcoming concentration of technical skills, when the BFH Campus Technik and the Swiss Innovation Park will be located in the neighbourhood. 

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