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Kollmorgen understands the food and beverage industry’s rigorous demands for cleanliness. Food safety is vital to the integrity and reputation of your brand. And with the advent of the Food Safety Modernization Act in the U.S. and increasingly strict regulations worldwide, the ability to demonstrate effective procedures for preventing contamination is becoming critical to your ability to continue operating from day to day.

Everything from bearing grease to finishing materials must be safe for consumption should it ever come into contact with the product. Moreover, everything must be able to withstand corrosive cleaners and frequent washdowns. We provide food-grade options and ingress protection up to IP67 for motors, decentralized drives, gearheads and other components. We even offer stainless steel motor and gearhead options built to IP69K standards and designed with a smooth, seamless housing that gives pathogens nowhere to hide.

Build your machine with fewer components. Make sure those components are designed for easy cleaning without disassembly and long life under harsh washdown conditions. The result is a machine that spends far less time in cleaning, maintenance and repair – and far more time delivering products and profits.

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Kollmorgen Automation Suite™

Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ delivers a complete set of engineering tools and motion control components proven to speed development time and improve performance in food and beverage applications that rely on highly coordinated motion.

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AKD PDMM®

The AKD PDMM® provides an integrated servo drive and automation controller. It combines one AKD servo axis, a master controller that supports up to seven or more additional axes, and the full automation capability of Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ in a single, compact package.

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AKD® Servo Drives

AKD® servo drives provide industry-leading power density, performance and precision, and are available in washdown-duty decentralized versions for installation on the machine itself.

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AKMH Servo Motors

Stainless Steel AKMH Series

The AKMH Series is built to withstand the most rigorous of washdown regimens. The combination of the AKMH’s IP69K construction and corrosion resistant materials, make for a servo motor that will last the life of your machine.

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AquaTRUE™ gearheads

AquaTRUE™ gearheads eliminate the need for enclosures, shielding or mechanical transmissions, and withstand the frequent washdowns and harsh chemicals used in food and beverage processing and packaging.

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Cartridge DDR® servo motors

Cartridge DDR® servo motors combine the space-saving and performance advantages of a frameless motor with the ease of installation of a full-frame motor, so food and beverage machines are easier to build and maintain.

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AKM Washdown and Food Grade

AKM Washdown and Washdown Food Series servo motors incorporate a protective 2-K coating, IP67-rated seals, stainless steel hardware, special greases and other materials designed for applications such as food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing where hygiene and frequent cleaning are critical requirements.

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AKM™ servo motors

AKM™ servo motors offer more than a million standard configurations, including food-grade, washdown-duty and stainless steel versions.

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Direct Drive Rotary servo motors

Direct Drive Rotary (DDR) servo motors eliminate the need for gearboxes and transmission components that are subject to mechanical wear, allowing processing and packaging machines to perform with higher precision and throughput.

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KBM™ Series frameless motors

KBM™ Series frameless motors offer high performance, long life and simple installation in a motor kit that can be embedded directly for a lighter, more compact processing or packaging machine.

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Stepper motors

Stepper motors deliver near-servo performance using a brushless, feedback-free and maintenance-free design for precise, extremely cost-effective motion control in form/fill/seal, labeling and many other applications.

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Stepper drives

Stepper drives for both AC and DC power applications are ideal for high-performance indexing applications, offering microstepping capabilities up to 50,000 steps per revolution with no need for feedback systems.

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