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Virtual Panel Event about Industrial Connectivity

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This 60-minute virtual panel discussion between industry experts will explore the intersection of connectivity (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference



Join us on 15 July 2021 on the MVC Technology Presentation Hub and explore eight online seminar theatres. (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

New protection for Lenze servo drives in extreme conditions

New protection for Lenze servo drives in extreme conditions Lenze have extended their OKS surface protection system from standard geared motors to servo motors and servo geared motors. In industry there are many fields of application where a standard paint finish is not resistant enough for the working environment. Examples are increasing humidity outdoors or in cold stores, presence of salt in marine environments, and chemicals as found in some industrial processes. Lenze were already able to offer 3 increasing levels of protection to standard geared motors that suits these conditions. Now the same protection can be applied to servo motors and geared motors offering an attractive alternative to stainless steel components.

The highest of the three protection levels, the OKS-L, meets category C3 of EN ISO 12944-2 suiting use with the presence of water, chemicals and even high ambient temperatures. A primer coat plus two top coats are applied with a final colour that can be customer specified. Fasteners are zinc coated and sealing rings are applied to them. Optional are output shafts and nameplates in stainless steel. Chemical resistance is good for ammonia, oils, diesel fuel, cleaning solvents and acetic acid.

The availability of Lenze servo motors and geared motors with standard opinions for environmental protection makes it easy for the customer to specify. Compared to products with stainless steel construction, lead times are short with only 10 extra days for the finish and surcharges are low. The choice of gearboxes covers planetary, helical, bevel, helical bevel and helical worm.

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