Plettenberg's ALPHA series of high-performance brushed DC motors provides power outputs from 500 to 1500 W and is ideal for unmanned systems applications such as UUV propulsion. The robust brushed motors provide excellent power-to-weight ratios, durability, and efficiency.
The motor designs incorporate a number of advanced features, including a polygon-shaped stator ring for reduced weight. Windings are soldered to the commutator and gaps are filled with a special epoxy resin, providing ideal contact resistance and enabling higher RPM. Special mixtures for the carbon brushes utilize special mixtures resulting in low resistance and excellent running characteristics. The unique hand-wound design of the motors allows higher density factors, and brushes can be swapped out quickly and easily.
All brushed DC motors are made-to-order and tailored to the specific needs of our customers. This can include adjustments to housing, shaft, winding, cooling, potting material, magnet material, etc. These adjustments allow us to build the lightest, most efficient, and most powerful motors to meet unique application requirements. Our motors are ideally suited for unmanned systems applications with constraints in space, weight and power consumption.