Technical Papers

Why Motor Constant Matters in Thermally Limited Applications

Temperature is one of the many limiting factors in the motor selection process that can be easily overlooked. This paper...

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Comparison of Slotless and Slotted Motors

Permanent magnet brushless motors come in all shapes and sizes providing both rotary and linear motion. They are known for...

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A Method of Virtual Torque Sensing for Collaborative Robot Joints

This technical document explores the use of calibrated motor current and internal compliance in harmonic gearing to produce a virtual...

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Motor Sizing 101

This technical note addresses basic motor sizing with simple calculations that can be done to generally size any motor application.

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How to install a Frameless Motor – Installation & Design Guide

This document details the installation and integration of Celera Motion frameless kit motors into our customers’ applications.

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Servo Loop Bandwidth, Motor Sizing and Power Dissipation

This paper describes how servo loop bandwidth, motor sizing and power dissipation are all related.

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Sinusoidal Drive Operation with Brushless PM Motors

This technical paper explores the theory behind motor and drive interaction and more specifically provides focus on parameter conversions and...

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Low Inductance Motors – Achieving Optimal Motion System Performance

Advancements in the design of rotary and linear motors continue to reduce motor winding inductance.

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Servo Terminology

This tech notes describes many of the commonly used servo terms, giving the reader some useful insight when designing a...

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Performance Optimization Using Slotless Motors and PWM Drives

Smooth motion, meaning very low position and current loop error while at speed, is critical to system performance in many...

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