New SEW-Eurodrive DR motor
The need to reduce energy consumption has become increasingly important during recent years, and the European Commission has addressed the topic of energy efficiency with the legislation of the Energy-using Products (EuP) Directive, which provides a frame
Recognizing this trend early on were SEW-Eurodrive, who claimed to be the first manufacturers to introduce energy-efficient motors based on die-cast copper technology in 2003. To continue to meet the demand for energy-efficient drive solutions, the compan
The motor, which is fully compatible with other units, including the current motors of the DT/DV series, meets all worldwide energy-efficiency requirements (standard, high and premium). It features a new modular brake design, offering the user a choice of
The company has also developed two fully integrated encoders that can be easily retrofitted on the DR motor. Standard encoders can be mounted directly on to the shaft and fan guards for larger motors (eg four-pole from 7.5kW to 55kW), while mounted encode
The new DR motor system is available in a variety of sizes with a number of optional features.