Dunkermotor is the North American sales, technical support and logistics subsidiary of Dunkermotoren GmbH, for 60 years the world market leader in customized, configurable sole-source motion control solutions composed of long-life brushed motor products and the industry’s largest portfolio of integrated intelligence brushless motor+controller solutions with connectivity to CANopen, Profibus, Profinet and Ethercat fieldbuses, as well as linear motors, AC electric motors, planetary and worm gearheads, controls, encoders and brakes.

Headquartered in Bonndorf, Germany with production and/or logistics facilities in Europe, Asia and Elgin, Illinois, Dunkermotoren employs 1000 globally and produced 3.4 million motors in 2011 for the automation, packaging, medical, solar, and agricultural/mass transportation industries.

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Angular gearbox in SpiroTec design

In addition to its planetary and worm gearboxes, Dunkermotoren developed the SpiroTec gearbox and incorporated it to the product portfolio. The centerpiece of the series STG is the helix tooth wheel set. This allows for the reliable transfer of high torque minimal axial offset while still fitting into a small installation space. Because the internal [Read More]


Everything is really in the drive

For almost two decades, Dunkermotoren has pioneered brushless DC motors with fully integrated control electronics at a power range up to 550 W. With the BG 75 DMC (Direct Mains Connection), Dunkermotoren has succeeded in making an external power supply unnecessary by incorporating it into the motor housing. The 550W BG 75 DMC contains the [Read More]


Dunkermotoren website with new design

As of the end of June the Dunkermotoren website now appears with a new design. The site features a new, fresh look which goes well with the corporate philosophy. The new navigational structure makes it easier for the user to quickly and easily discover their desired contents in an uncomplicated way. The flexible design of [Read More]


ST Series linear motor now available with Profinet drive

The ST Series linear motor from Dunkermotoren now available with Profinet drive, DME 230×4. In combination with this Profinet drive, the ST linear motors allow for easy integration into Siemens controller environments. The linear system with DME 230×4 provides high dynamic motion and good controllability for quick and precise positioning. The ST Series ServoTube is [Read More]

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