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FAULHABER motors in NASA research satellites

28th October, 2015

MMS mission researches explosive changes in the earth’s magnetic field
In NASA’s “Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS)” research project, motors from FAULHABER will help in examining the earth’s magnetic field.
The MMS mission should for the first time provide a three dimensional image…

New Takachi WH Series IP67 Hand Held Case

02nd June, 2015

New from Takachi comes the WH series fully submersible hand held enclosure. Made from flame-retardant (UL94V-0) ABS and with silicon rubber side grips this enclosure is well suited to indoor and outdoor applications.

The enclosure is available in one footprint with…

New Brushless DC-Servo

27th January, 2015

In the fight for high performance with minimum weight, FAULHABER with the development of its series
3274 BP4 has put a new champion in the ring. The brushless DC servomotor, measuring 32 mm in diameter and 74 mm in length,…

New MCST 3601 controller for stepper motors

27th January, 2015

Searching the multitude of available programmable motion controllers for a controller that is ideally suited to miniaturised stepper motors with phase currents of sometimes less than 100 mA was once a real challenge.

The MCST 3601 series has now emerged from the…

FAULHABER firmly anchors Philae lander

19th September, 2014

At the end of May 2014, the Rosetta space probe swung into an orbit around the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in order to map its surface and thus prepare for the landing of Philae. a ballistic lander, weighing 100 kg.

The lander…

IP68 Rated Waterproof Light Guides

03rd April, 2014

Available from Mentor, waterproof IP68 rated light guides are available in lengths from 4.5mm to 100mm. In volume, they can also be supplied coloured.
Standard products are available in diameters of 2.2mm, 3.2mm and 5.2mm in lengths of 45mm. Length…

Light Weight Profile Based Control Box

02nd April, 2014

Erntec offers the FC series of aluminium profile based Control Boxes from Takachi in Japan.


Available in 5 different profile widths ranging from 37.9mm to 150.4mm, the enclosures are available in 175 standard sizes from 90mm x 90mm to 600mm…

Motor with EtherCat communication

18th February, 2014

The two companies Dr. Fritz Faulhaber GmbH & Co. KG from Schönaich Germany and Technosoft SA from Neuchâtel Switzerland have combined their skills and knowledge to produce one of the world’s smallest Intelligent Motor’s for speed and position control…

Rack Mount Chassis

18th February, 2014

Erntec offers the HYR series of 19” rack mounting enclosures with integrated heat-sinks from Takachi in Japan.


Available as standard in 2U and 3U heights, the enclosures have an internal usable area of 386.5mm x 225mm. They are available in…

DIN Rail BUS System

18th February, 2014

Erntec offers the In-Rail BUS system for use with Dold industrial DIN Rail enclosures.


Designed to offer quick transmission of data, power or inter-module signals, the bus system replaces the need for individual wiring. This also provides a method to…