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Driving Machines Beyond Limits Elmo Motion Control is a leading manufacturer of innovative motion control technologies, with over 30 years of experience and millions of servo drives operating worldwide in every industry. Elmo's drives, controllers, and integrated motors are designed with emphasis on performance, efficiency, reliability, safety and simplicity. Elmo also produces products for harsh environments that can operate in extreme environmental conditions with temperatures ranging from -40° C to 70° C, altitudes of up to 40,000 feet, and high mechanical shocks or intense vibrations. The company is headquartered in Israel, employs more than 300 staff worldwide, and has a dedicated presence in the UK, USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Poland, China, Korea and Singapore.

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Elmo Motion Control - B-Hornet Servo Drives

POSTED 07/30/2012

B-Hornet Servo Motors from Elmo Motion ControlElmo Motion Control, leaders in the military motion control arena for over 30 years, has enhanced its standard hornet military servo drives for applications requiring very high-power pulses out of a very compact package.

The ultra-compact B-Hornet boosts the standard 20A/120V Hornet to 40A/120V. It weighs only 1.8 oz (50 g), yet can 'burst' over 4000 watts of power to military applications such as winglets, UAV - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Gimbals, Turrets, and other unmanned vehicles. It can also withstand extended environmental conditions.

Based on Elmo's SimplIQ technology, the B-Hornet is also capable of operating in position, velocity and current modes and contains a wide range of feedbacks and I/O options. With Elmo Composer software, users can easily perform drive setup, configuration, tuning, analysis and programming. The drive operates on DC power and, as a PCB-mounted device, enables efficient and cost-saving implementation.

What makes the B-Hornet servo drive distinctive from other 40A drives on the market? "The huge difference is in its ultra small size, yet high power density," explains Haim Monhait, Elmo CEO. "Our customers are looking for a motion control solution that can meet the space limitations in their military applications, but that can still excel when it comes to power requirements and servo performance, which is the combination the B-type Hornet provides."

B-type Hornets:

  • Deliver extremely high power output
  • Emerge from an ultra small package
  • Ultra efficient with negligible heat dissipation
  • Produce high performance servo control
  • Additional dedicated control and power conversion functions
  • Withstand even more robust environmental conditions

About Elmo
Elmo designs a full line of cutting edge, MIL grade motion controllers and servo drives that are one-stop solutions for any application. We are involved in over 100 military projects worldwide, some of which have been in operation for many years and are still going strong. Due to our focus on performance, reliability, durability, safety, and compliance with a wide range of standards and protocols, our solutions have been integrated by world leading machine manufacturers in the military arena. We bring our customers profitability, success and solutions that are ready-to-use, ready for the extreme, and ready to take on any military application!