What is cogging torque?

Cogging torque is the torque needed to overcome the opposing torque created by the magnetic attractive force between magnets on the rotor and the iron teeth of the stator. There are multiple rotor positions within a revolution where the cogging torque is high. Cogging torque can be minimized my adjusting the pole and slot count of the motor, by skewing the magnets on the rotor, or by skewing the lamination stack. By design, slotless motors have zero cogging torque as they have no iron teeth in the stator.

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