Dunkermotor Receives cUL Certification for Brushless Motors, Intelligent Servo Motors and Brush DC Motors
Canada added to existing global certifications for motion control components in U.S., Europe and China.
Elgin, IL -- June 26, 2012 -- Dunkermotor, now part of AMETEK Precision Motion Control, has received cUL Certification for its brushless motors, intelligent servo motors and brush motors for use in applications that require compliance to Canadian safety requirements. This Underwriters Laboratories certification is in addition to existing UL certification in the U.S. and means that OEMs, distributors and users in Canada can be assured their choice of certified Dunkermotor components is compliant with the appropriate regulatory standards in North America.
The new certification for Canada encompasses Dunkermotor's permanent magnet brush DC motors in 42, 51, 53, 63 and 80 mm frame sizes, as well as brushless DC (BLDC) motors in 42, 45, 65 and 75 mm frame sizes, including brushless motors with integral control intelligence (iBLDC™).
"This new certification reinforces not only our commitment to our Canadian customers, but also our U.S. and other global customers who sell their products in the important Canadian market," said Wilfrid Vinson, president of Dunkermotoren USA, Inc. "We are proud to be among a select few motor manufacturers who can offer their global customers not only UL and cUL certifications for the U.S. and Canada, but also CE and CCC certifications of our products, including brushed DC motors, in Europe and China."
The newly certified motors, currently available in powers up to 530 Watts (0.71 hp) are part of a complete family of modular components such as planetary and worm gearboxes, encoders, and brakes which offer virtually infinitely variable configurations to meet most OEM and specialty equipment builder application requirements.
Dunkermotor is the North American go-to-market name for Dunkermotoren GmbH, now part of AMETEK Precision Motion Control. Since 1950, Dunkermotoren has been recognized as the global quality and value leader in customized, configurable sole-source fractional horsepower motion control solutions composed of BLDC, PMDC and AC electric motors, gearmotors, controls, encoders and brakes, as well as linear motors. In 2011 Dunkermotoren produced over 3.4 million motors for the factory and commercial automation, specialty machinery, medical, solar power, packaging, semiconductor and mass transportation industries.
In May 2012, Dunkermotoren became part of AMETEK Precision Motion Control, a division of AMETEK's Electromechanical Group (EMG). AMETEK EMG, with 2011 sales of $1.3 billion, is a leader in technical motors and associated systems, electrical interconnects, and specialty metals. AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $3.3 billion.