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White Paper: Robotics, Automation & Control

Brushed vs Brushless DC Motors: Which is Best for your Application?


Not all motors provide the same benefits. Discover the differences between the two primary DC motor technologies in this comprehensive white paper. The goal is for readers to gain a better understanding of the function, design, and implementation of the BLDC (brushless) and PMDC (Permanent Magnet) motors.

Topics covered in the white paper include:

  • Technical overviews (construction, operation, performance characteristics)

  • Advantages and disadvantages of each technology

  • Application examples

  • Cost implications

  • Maintenance considerations

To conclude the white paper, a detailed list of points to remember is provided for the selection process of a DC motor for your upcoming applications.

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