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PRODUCT NEWS
Equipmake Puts Its 'Space Motor' on the Market
mance space, aerospace and marine
applications, " said Ian Foley, CEO. " Firstly,
the complete package is ultra-lightweight
and capable of withstanding incredible
acceleration. Secondly, when an inverter
must operate in a vacuum, it needs to be
high voltage, because lots of power is
required.
" HPM-400 keeps air pressure inside and
has been completely redesigned mechanically
to withstand the pressure from
within when it goes from atmosphere into
the vacuum. That has resulted in a super
compact cylindrical package - convenEquipmake
motor was originally designed for Gilmore space rocket in
Australia
British electrification specialist Equipmake, expanding from its
founder's roots in designing Formula 1 race cars, has launched
an ultra-lightweight, power-dense electric motor designed for
demanding aerospace and marine applications. Debuted at the
Future Propulsion Conference held in Solihull, UK in March, the
HPM-400 is an advanced high power, short duration motor that
was original specified as a high-performance rocket fuel pump
for Australian company, Gilmour Space Technologies, for use in
its Eris rocket program.
Ian Foley,
Equipmake CEO,
comes out of
global motorsport
engineering at
Lotus
tional inverters being square - with a carbon fibre shell to keep
pressure in and weight down. It all adds up to an advanced high
power, low weight motor/inverter that's at home in space, in the
air or in water. "
Established in 1997 and based in Snetterton, Equipmake
provides complete electric mobility solutions with capability to
design, test and manufacture everything from motors to fully
electrified platforms. Foley, who serves as managing director, is
an experienced motorsport engineer who has been involved in
leading global motorsport programs from LeMans to Formula 1.
See www.equipmake.co.uk.
Equipmake motor was originally designed for Gilmore space rocket in
Australia
Featuring several technological and packaging innovations born
out of its need to withstand extreme acceleration while also
operating at atmospheric pressure and in space, the HPM-400
has multiple applications in high-performance environments. A
permanent-magnet motor with a maximum speed of 20,000rpm,
peak power/torque of 400kW/250Nm, yet a mass of just 30kg for
the motor only, the HPM-400 is believed to be the most power
dense in the world, says Equipmake. Combined with its integrated
silicon carbide inverter, which weighs only 10kg, the entire
system tips the scales at just 40kg.
" Because of its original intention for use as a rocket fuel pump,
the HPM-400 features several novel innovations over conventional
motor/inverters, making it ideal for use in high-perforwww.MagneticsMag.com
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