Midwest Motion Products (Watertown, MN) has released the Model MMP-D22-376H-24V GP52-195 BR-005 DC gearmotor with integral brake. Accepting any 24V DC source, including battery power, the encoder-compatible gearmotor/brake measures 2.25" in diameter and 9" in length. It has a keyed output shaft of 12 mm diameter by 25 mm long. Mounting is accomplished with four facemount M5 threaded holes, equally spaced on a 40-mm-diameter B.C. Output of the reversible gearmotor is rated for 215 in/lbs of continuous torque at 10 RPM, and 443 in/lbs peak.

The motor weighs 4 pounds and requires 1.7 Amps at 24 Volts DC to generate its full load torque. Motor windings for 12, 36, 48, 60, and 90V are available. The motor features an integral brake capable of 5 in/lbs of holding torque. Also, a rear shaft and mounting holes are provided for the addition of an optical encoder, available with resolutions of 32, 100, 250, 500, 1000, and 1024 ppr. The motor is rated at an IP 54 protection level for operation in harsh environments.

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