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Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) Systems play an increasing role in defense, security, and monitoring from aircraft, land vehicles and shipboard systems. These systems must provide smooth, error free movement in the azimuth and elevation axes. Mounted to a variety of platforms, many EO/IR systems are subject to the most extreme conditions imaginable. With Kollmorgen’s motor technology embedded, these systems have been operating successfully for over 30 years. When these critical systems need high-performance motion, today’s EO/IR OEMs rely on Kollmorgen.

Small & Powerful Solutions

Utilizing decades of experience, Kollmorgen provides motor technology that enables smooth, accurate, and stable motion to position image sensors and long-range detection systems. Kollmorgen’s frameless motor technology is optimized for torque-dense, yet lightweight solutions. These rugged motors are directly coupled to the internal workings of the EO/IR system to provide the visual integrity and stability needed by the user.

Minimize Risk with Your Proven Partner

Kollmorgen has many decades of experience supplying motion components designed for reliability in the most demanding of defense applications. We continue to innovate and consistently meet the increasing demands of today’s battlefield, as well as the battlefield of the future. With our global engineering expertise and manufacturing facilities and capabilities, Kollmorgen is ready to deliver the standard and customized motion components needed to support any weapon system, anywhere in the world.

Solutions Tailored to Your Unique Requirements

The ability to integrate core motor technologies into a customer's unique application is a key competency of Kollmorgen. Our expertise allows us to modify standard products, such as our award winning TBM and KBM frameless platforms, or develop entirely custom solutions leveraging our extensive product portfolio.

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TBM Series

The Kollmorgen TBM (Torquer Brushless Motor) Series direct drive frameless motor is designed to be directly embedded in your machine, using the machine’s own bearings to support the rotor.

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The RBE Series from Kollmorgen is a proven platform offering many years of direct drive motor solutions. As the saying goes, these motors are ‘oldies but goodies’ and continue to be viable solutions where relatively high torque and low speed, pancake type motor configurations are required.

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