PI 054-17 Lohr am Main, 2017-11-28

Motors for intelligent drives

Intelligent, powerful and flexible: The new MS2N servo motors are now also available with an integrated encoder in SIL3 PLe

Bosch Rexroth is expanding its range of applications for modern drive solutions with new servo and linear motors.

  • Safety on board: Servo motors with encoders with SIL3 PLe standard
  • Explosion protection new ATEX servo motors with single-cable connection
  • New linear motors with iron-core and self-cooling

High-dynamic, precise and easy to configure – the latest developments in the motor spectrum from Bosch Rexroth follow these basic requirements for automation and electrification. The high-torque synchronous servo motor MS2N is now also available with an integrated encoder in the SIL3 PLe category for demanding tasks with SafeMotion. The new MS2E series enables single-cable solutions with conformity to ATEX in device group II, category 3G/3D. As an attractive direct drive alternative to classic ball screws, Bosch Rexroth is supplementing its motor range with the ML3 series featuring self-cooled, iron-core linear motors. Thanks to their high dynamics and force density, they enable the shortest cycle times in many applications.

The high-torque synchronous servo motor MS2N has proven itself in the Bosch Rexroth Connected Automation range with their high dynamic, synchronization and a robust single-cable connection, with up to 75 m cable length. In addition to the functionality of using the motor with the IndraDrive drive controllers as a torque sensor for i4.0 applications, the servo motor is also now available with an integrated SafeMotion encoder from the high-performance SIL3 PLe safety class. This eliminates the need for additional safety components in the system. The motor model in the IndraSize engineering tool enables safe, quick and simple drive configurations that correspond exactly to real operation. For environments with explosive gases and dust, Bosch Rexroth introduces the MS2E variant. With ATEX conformity to device group II, category 3G/3D, applications in zones 2 and 22 can now also benefit from the efficient single-cable connection.

The self-cooled linear motor of the new ML3 series with iron core provide the highest force density, the lowest cogging force and high dynamic. This makes them an attractive alternative to classic ball screws with servo motors. With fewer components, minimal wear and the highest speeds, they achieve a significantly higher productivity for a wide range of applications from digital and 3D print through laser machining to pick-and-place applications.

Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, and Factory Automation to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 29,500 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 5 billion euros in 2016.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). The company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 59,000 associates in research and development.

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