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Johnson Electric Launches New Micro-Motor Product Line
The Compact DC is based on Johnson Electric's Curve technology, which uses an unusual 4-pole magnetic design in a curved package, reducing motor size and weight significantly. According to the company, the Compact DC micro-motors offer the highest power density in the industry.
This power density is well-suited to electric vehicles, in which weight ultimately decides range (less weight = longer range). JE claims a 35% weight reduction and 25% size reduction between a like-output standard motor and their Compact DC.
These micro-motors will not power the car, of course, but will be used in auxiliary functions of the car: HVAC, wheel locks, door locks, windows, etc.
And so ...Smaller is always better and these auxiliaries can add up, so every type of automobile can benefit from these reductions.
Photo credits: Johnson Electric
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