When you’re manufacturing the gears and other parts that will go into a precision machine, your own machine needs to operate at the very pinnacle of precision. Manufacturing businesses depend on perfect fabrication – and the chain of perfection begins with you. When the machines that drive industry depend on the power and precision of your own machines, Kollmorgen technologies are the choice for top performance.

Direct Drive for the Perfect Cut

Direct-drive technology allows gear grinding tools, precision lathes and other machine tools to operate with the greatest possible precision and repeatability. By completely eliminating the need for mechanical transmission components, direct-drive motion makes your machine simpler while reducing maintenance. Direct-drive also eliminates transmission backlash, chatter and compliance, so that every cut is exact, every time.

Maximum Performance with a Minimal Footprint

Our frameless direct-drive motors mount in the machine head, eliminating transmission components to minimize machine size, weight and maintenance. Cartridge DDR® motors offer the advantages of a frameless motor in an exclusive design that can be installed and coupled directly to the load in only five minutes.

Better Engineering for a More Profitable Business

Kollmorgen pioneered the machine tool industry’s transition from hydraulic to electric motion. Today, we’re still leading the way with the most advanced design tools, motion networks, co-engineering capabilities and a full selection of integrated components to achieve virtually any design specification. Kollmorgen technologies and expertise make a measurable difference to the speed and precision of any high-end material forming operation – and to the bottom line.

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KBM™ Series Brushless Motors

KBM™ Series Brushless Motors eliminate the need for gearboxes and transmission components, providing the torque range, space savings and installation flexibility that engineers need to build a better machine tool.

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Cartridge Direct Drive Rotary (CDDR™)

Kollmorgen Cartridge DDR® motors combine the space-saving and performance advantages of a frameless motor with the ease of installation of a full-frame motor.

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AKD™ Servo Drives

AKD™ servo drives provide industry-leading power density, performance and precision in one of the most compact footprints available.

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