News

  • 09/25/2020
    Understanding what factors contribute to a motor’s stall torque can help in selecting the right driver for a system. Click to read more.
  • 09/07/2020
    Disposable medical hand tools are seeing increased use due to their cost and hygiene benefits. Engineers who design these tools usually specify brush DC or brushless DC motors. Clémence Muron, our Applications Engineer, compares these two options. Click to read more.
  • 04/22/2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic is creating an urgent need for critical care equipment such as ventilators and infusion systems, as well as increased requirements for lab analyzers.
  • 03/06/2020
    Many applications using miniature brushed DC motors require motors to operate at more than one load point or through specific load cycles. Running a motor at usable load points requires a variable, controllable power source.
  • 02/03/2020
    Device makers and surgeons have for decades relied on sterilizable brushless direct current (BLDC) motors to meet the torque, speed, and reliability requirements of surgical hand tools. Now surgical robotics are leveraging these same capabilities.
  • 09/16/2019
    Portescap is pleased to announce the release of 3 new cannulated surgical motors for arthroscopic applications. The B0612H1005 Cannulated Microdebrider / Shaver Motor (48V), B0612H1006 Cannulated Microdebrider / Shaver Motor (36V) and B0612H1007 Cannulated Microdebrider / Shaver Motor (24V) are sterilizable BLDC motors designed for arthroscopic shaver and microdebrider applications.
  • 08/21/2019
    Portescap is pleased to announce the release of a new line of standard prototype motors for surgical applications. These 15 motors represent Portescap’s new SM series of surgical motors designed to meet the demanding requirements for surgical devices at a more cost-effective price point.
  • 08/23/2019
    As the art of tattoos has evolved, so have the machines designed to turn ink into living art.