Oriental Motor Announces Release of 120 W (1/6 HP) Brushless Motor & Driver with Optional Hypoid Right Angle JH Gear

Hypoid Right Angle JH Gear with Stainless Steel Shaft and IP66 rated

Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the expansion of our popular BMU Series with the introduction of our 120 Watt (1/6 HP) IP66 new connector type Brushless motor combined with a hollow shaft right angle hypoid JH type gear head, featuring a stainless steel shaft.

The right-angle hollow shaft hypoid JH gear achieves IP66 class protection through the use of a stainless steel shaft, oil ring, oil seal and new motor connector type. And since torque is not saturated with the new right-angle hollow shaft hypoid JH gear, the maximum output torque is available at each gear ratio.

The BMU series brushless DC motor speed control system offers a maximum speed of up to 3,600 r/min (80 to 3,600 r/min). Speed ratio of 1:45 is achieved. This allows for a wider speed range, wider selection of gear ratios and torque ranges making the BMU Series an ideal alternative for servo, brushed motors or AC three-phase Inverter driven applications.

Brushless DC motors compare the setting speed with the speed feedback signals from the motor at all times and adjust the motor's applied voltage. For this reason, even if the load changes, stable rotation is performed from low speed to high speed. Unlike three-phase inverter driven motors, the torque at low speed is not limited, so brushless DC motors are suited for applications that require constant torque from low speed to high speed. Using brushless DC motors can also contribute to long lasting, maintenance free solutions, downsizing and space saving and overall energy savings.

The IP66 rated Hypoid right-angle JH gear with stainless steel shaft is currently available for the 120 W (1/6 HP) brushless motor & driver packages, starting at $561 and available to ship in 9 business days. The JH gear will be available for 200 W (1/4 HP) and 400 W (1/2 HP) motor models in the future.

The Hypoid Right Angle JH Gear's key features are:
• Stainless steel shaft, IP66 rated
• Broader and stable speed range compared to three-phase inverter driven motors
• New motor connector type
• Available now for 120 W (1/6 HP) brushless motor & driver packages
• 200 W (1/4 HP) and 400 W (1/2 HP) motor models will be available in the future.

Visit our web site to learn more about the benefits of the Hypoid Right Angle JH Gear at

Since its founding in Japan in 1885, Oriental Motor has been a world leader in motion systems. For over a century we have concentrated on technological advancement and product design improvement—an emphasis evident in the sophisticated devices we market today. Oriental Motor's sales and service network is international, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Domestically, ORIENTAL MOTOR U.S.A. CORP. was established in 1978.

For more information:
Technical Support, 800-468-3982, techsupport@orientalmotor.com

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