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Motion Solutions That Move Life Forward. ™

Portescap offers one of the broadest miniature motor product line in the industry, encompassing Brush DC, Brushless DC, Stepper Can Stack, Linear Actuator, Disc Magnet and Hybrid technology, as well as encoders, gearheads, and drive electronics. They help your applications excel through innovation and customization. From medical to aerospace or automation to security & access, Portescap's miniature motion solutions are moving life forward worldwide in critical applications.

Building upon a tradition of manufacturing excellence, and driven by a passion for innovation, they leverage over 70 years of experience in miniature motion solutions to put precise power in the smallest places. Make Portescap a part of your team and power up for the future.

Brushless DC Miniature Motors

  • Frame sizes range from 12.7mm (0.5 in) to 58mm (2.3 in.)
  • Speeds up to 100,000 rpm
  • Torque range of 2.3mNm (0.32 oz. in) to 316 mNm (44.7 oz. in)
  • Slotted and slotless technologies
  • Available features: Hall sensors, sensorless, integrated electronics, 2-wire options, autoclaveable

Brush DC Coreless Miniature Motors

  • Frame sizes range from 8mm (0.31 in) to 35mm (1.38 in.)
  • Speeds up to 12,000 rpm
  • Torque range of 0.64 mNm (0.09 oz. in) to 115 mNm (16.3 oz. in)
  • Low power consumption ratings

Stepper Motors

  • Can Stack, Disc Magnet, and Linear Actuator technologies
  • Frame sizes as small as 10mm (0.394 in)
  • Speeds up to 10,000 rpm
  • Torque range of 1.2 mNm (0.17 oz. in) to 2,500 mNm (X oz. in)

Drives, Encoders & Gearheads

  • Gearheads  with torque range of 10.4 mNm (1.47 oz. in) to 9,534
  • Encoders- Magnetic and optical encoder technologies available
  • Drives- available for brush DC, brushless DC, and stepper technologies with features such as pulse width modulation

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Technical Articles

Achieving Design Success via Communication in the Value Chain (Motors) Currently Portescapâ s online e-store is only for North America customers. However our European customers may purchase samples through our European distributor, Delta Line. Please visit... (View Full Article)
Automatic commutation of stepper motors using low cost standard stepper drivers (Motors) Stepper motors are mostly driven in open loop mode. Timing of the step pulses is defined by the controller, the motor is supposed to follow without losing synchronism. (View Full Article)