The world is knee-deep in brushed DC motors. They are in everything from opening a car window to a cordless drill.

DC motors are available with and without an iron core. So, what is the difference between a low-cost iron core DC motor and an ironless DC motor? Why would anyone design a DC motor with an iron core?

What can ironless do that iron core can't?

What are the benefits?

What applications need the ironless DC motor?

Matthew Dean, the Medical Sales Engineer at maxon, discusses the advantages of the ironless DC motor.

Viewers will learn:
1. The origins of the ironless winding
2. The physics
3. Performance benefits
4. Typical applications
5. Prosthetic case study
Mon, Mar 28, 2022 · 11:00 AM London (GMT +1:00)
Matthew Dean
Medical Sales Engineer - Maxon
Matthew Dean is the maxon Sales Engineer focused on the medical sector. He has worked for almost 20 years in the precision drives business. Matt gained a B-Eng (Hons) at Portsmouth University and has experience in both the high volume and high precision OEM environments.

Matt works with some of the leading medical companies across the world and has been involved in selecting DC motors and designing customised drives for a range of applications in the medical arena, including:

· surgical robots
· heart pumps
· drug delivery systems
· hand and leg prosthesis
· surgical hand tools
· exoskeletons
Paul Fanning
Editor - Eureka! Magazine