The MPW series drive wheel joins the ElectroCraft family, thus expanding the MobilePower product range. This wheel, designed for use on mobile robots, is fully motorised and has an integrated heavy-duty planetary gearbox.
ElectroCraft, horsepower motor and motion solutions provider, has expanded its MobilePower product family with the MPW Wheel Drive, Leap Award Winner. The MPW Wheel Drive features a high torque-density brushless DC motor with a heavy duty integrated planetary gearbox mounted inside the hub of a lightweight aluminium wheel with custom tread. Designed for mobile robot applications, the MPW combines optimum performance with high-efficiency, quiet operation, and long life. The MPW drive wheel provides a complete motorized wheel-drive solution for mobile platform, eliminating the need for the OEM to design a solution using disparate components from several different suppliers.
Ideal for autonomous mobile robots and automated guided vehicles
ElectroCraft MobilePower MPW series wheel drives feature an integrated design that provides increased performance and reliability compared to traditional motor/gearbox/wheel combinations. The MPW52 (150 mm Wheel), provides a peak torque of 12.4 Nm (110 lb.in) at 2.4 m/s, while carrying up to 68 Kg load (150 lbs.) per wheel. The newly released MPW86 (200 mm Wheel), provides a robust peak torque of up to 35 Nm (310 lb.in) at up to 4.3 m/s, while carrying up to 227 Kg (500 lbs.) per wheel. The MPW86 broadens the ElectroCraft MobilePower line-up. This new model is ideal for larger size Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV), Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR), motorized carts and tuggers, or practically any battery powered application designed to transport heavy loads. Available with eight different motor and gearing combinations, the MPW86 offers a variety of speed-torque configurations to match a wide range of application requirements.