STOBER has developed its planetary gear units of the PE series – where E stands for economy – even further. The user gets an extremely economical variant of the STOBER planetary gear unit with significantly increased performance and typical STOBER helical gearing. This gearing ensures low noise development and optimal smooth operation. This is a unique feature on the market in this price and product class. Combined with the STOBER IE5-class Lean motor with direct attachment, the user receives a drive that is economical, while still being extremely energy efficient.
STÖBER Antriebstechnik has further advanced its One Cable Solution (OCS) in collaboration with encoder manufacturer HEIDENHAIN, bringing the next generation to the market. Thanks to the future-proof HEIDENHAIN EnDat® 3 protocol, the new hybrid cable can reliably connect motors and drive controllers at a distance of up to 100 meters. The user receives a complete system consisting of synchronous servo motor, cable and the appropriate drive controller.
STOBER has started the new year with a good deed. Sterneninsel, the outpatient children’s and youth hospice service for the city of Pforzheim and the 28 Enzkreis communities, was pleased to receive a donation of 8,000 euros from the drive specialist from Pforzheim at the beginning of the week.
STOBER presented the new generation of its servo planetary geared motors at the SPS IPC Drive in Nuremberg at the end of 2019. One of the special features of this generation: Each motor series can be directly mounted in any available size.
Leicht Stanzautomation develops and manufactures systems, such as for winding and unwinding strips and wires, and sells them around the world. For the first time, SI6 series drive controllers from STOBER are installed in the newest generation of the manufacturer’s automated multiple winders
At the end of November 2019, STÖBER Antriebstechnik presented the new generation of its servo planetary geared motors for the first time at SPS IPC Drive in Nuremberg. These drives are the most compact on the market in their power range and with their exceptional diversity of combinations and options.
STOBER is currently presenting the new generation of servo-planetary gear units, which are the most compact drives on the market in their power range and with their enormous diversity of combinations and options.
While the Rennschmiede Pforzheim team was previously represented at the Formula Student competition by a combustion-engine vehicle, it will enter an electric race car for the first time in 2020. This not only means a change in design
On 13 and 14 February the regional competition “Jugend forscht – Pforzheim/Enz” will take place on the campus of the university in Pforzheim. The aim of the event is to promote the innovative power, curiosity and inventiveness of young talents and to bring them together with experts from the respective faculties of the university and business within the framework of the competition.
From January 19 to February 16 the “Vesperkirche”, a social project, takes place in a local church in Pforzheim. Many people come here during these days to eat, get help or just to have a roof over their heads. As part of their social activities, trainees and trainers from STOBER are supporting the event.
For precise, high-speed tasks, companies from industries such as the automotive, food, medicine, pharmaceutical, plastic or electronics sector rely on robots—e.g. for loading and unloading, palletizing, handling, sorting or stacking a wide array of components. Stäubli Robotics is one of the leading providers in the world. Additional axes from STOBER allow the multi-axis robots to be configured with complete freedom, thus giving them maximum flexibility. This is a partnership with a future—and significant added value for customers.
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We saw tremendous success at SPS in Nuremberg, Germany. There, at the largest international trade show for electrical automation technology, we were able to generate many more new contacts as well as more leads than in years past. We presented our new generation of servo-planetary gear units for the first time on the 115 square-meter area.
Since 2014, STÖBER Antriebstechnik has been supporting the Rennschmiede Pforzheim, which regularly participates in the Formula Student – to date with a combustion vehicle. From 2020, the team will also compete in Formula Student Electric together with STOBER. The drive specialists will provide motors, gearboxes and drive controllers for the new racecar. Together with Witzenmann, a company also based in Pforzheim providing cooling components, they are among the platinum sponsors.
Mechanical and design engineers are always pressed for time. Putting together just the right drive solutions is particularly time-consuming ─ especially if you have to gather and compare extensive manufacturer-specific documentation.
On two days in March and April customers and interested parties participated at STOBER’s annual Practical Forum in Pforzheim. The event offers participants the opportunity to inform themselves about current trends and innovations in drive and automation technology. It’s also the perfect opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences and to discuss upcoming projects.
With the new STOBER Configurator, users have an online tool to intuitively build the right drive solution from STOBER’s extensive product range with just a few clicks. Technical information and drawings are readily available after quickly and easily configuring a product. Users can even request a quote with a simple click. The configurator is one of many projects in STOBER’s commitment to supporting customers with additional digital services.
STOBER jersey on, helmet on and on your bikes!
That was the rallying call when the annual ‘STOBER in Motion’ mountain bike event rolled out for this year’s round. Organised for employees by employees, ‘STOBER in Motion’ is a mix of individual and team cycle races and 2018 was the 13th consecutive event.
The 6th generation of STOBER drive controllers provide the right solution for the increasingly complex requirements and functions in automation technology and machine engineering. New to the range is the SC6 stand-alone device, which enables extremely compact and economical application designs with up to four axes thanks to its integrated power supply and narrow structure. Design engineers now have access to three series from STOBER which they can combine and, that way, implement any conceivable task and a wide variety of applications. In addition to the new SC6, this includes the SI6 multi-axis drive controller and the flexible, extremely versatile SD6.
Motion Control expert STOBER has used products from its own range to design and build a robotic component mounting system to manufacture the new LeanMotor, an encoderless drive that is a world first in the market.
The new LeanMotor took center stage for STOBER at this year’s SPS IPC Drives. “SPS IPC Drives is the most important trade show of the year for us,” explains Patrick Stöber. “It is a joy to present a world first this year and to see this much interest. We got visitors, customers and partners excited about our new development and had a lot of very interesting conversations.”
For engineers looking for a more cost-effective and better performing replacement for an AC motor but don’t require a high specification Servo Drive, the new LeanMotor from STOBER is the ideal solution.
Matthias Meyering, Head of Product Management Electronics: “Even more decisive than the sheer compactness of the SI6 is the omission of redundant supply units. The entire series of drive controllers is connected with a central supply module. The fuses and cabling for each individual axis are also dispensed with here. The drive controllers are connected with each other via Quick DC-Link modules. And by using double axis modules, unused power reserves of an axis can be used for other axes.”
The performance of the new Motion Controller MC6x05 (for control cabinet installation) and MC6x15 (with touch panel) derives from the Intel® CoreTM i3 Dual-Core processor with 2.4 GHz. Peripherals can be interfaced with either EtherCAT® or USB3, opening up new potential applications in the field of image recognition or vision systems.
Despite the size of the hollow shaft, these motors offer an exceptional power density with their orthocyclically linear-wound motor coils. The use of the flange hollow shaft for direct connection to the load results in a completely backlash-free, differentiated and smooth drive behavior.