From Lessons Learnt On The Road
14 March 2013
Ashwoods has developed a low cost, compact, highly efficient, lightweight and powerful range of axial flux permanent magnet motors for industrial applications.
Originally developed for Ashwood’s own use, to replace an under- performing ‘off the shelf ’ product that was not meeting the high demands of the automotive sector, the motors are now available for applications throughout the industrial sector.
Ashwoods’ rationale in bringing the motor to market was to focus on a scalable and cost effective modular design with innovative use of materials to drive down costs, improve durability and lower supply chain risk. The AC PM motor is over 94% efficient, can operate from 24 to 600 V and produce 2 to 60kW continuous power.
Innovative cooling solutions have been developed to allow for efficient heat dissipation and various methods are available to suit the application, power requirement and available budget.
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