Permanent Magnet DC Motors and Drone/UAV Launchers

CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense
CIRCOR Aerospace and Defense

CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is a global provider of specialty fluid and motion control solutions for demanding aerospace and defense applications. Our products are ideal for both fixed-wing and rotary unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and drones, as well as other robotic platforms, and are highly suited to a wide range of commercial and military markets.

Permanent Magnet DC Motors

Permanent Magnet Fractional DC Motors

Industrial-Grade Fractional HP DC Motors

Permanent magnet DC motors for Drones, UAVs and Robotics

Our industrial-grade fractional HP motors are designed to provide reliable and efficient performance for a wide variety of commercial and industrial drone and robotics applications.

We can make special modifications to the standard design, altering aspects such as RFI/EMI filters, pinions, mounting flanges and brakes to suit your precise requirements. Custom speeds and voltage ranges are available upon request.

Model Diameter Horsepower Rating Standard Voltage Options Standard Speed Options
125A100 1 1/4″ 0.010 3V, 6V, 12V, 27V, 50V 6000-16400 RPM
125A105 1 1/2″ 0.015 6V, 12V, 27V, 50V, 75V 5800-17100 RPM
210A101 2 1/4″ 0.083 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V, 180V 3810-7240 RPM
210A106 2 1/4″ 0.120 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V, 180V 2840-7700 RPM
275A102 2 3/4″ 0.200 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V, 180V 2640-5480 RPM
275A107 2 3/4″ 0.333 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V, 180V 2070-5290 RPM

Military-Grade Fractional HP DC Motors

Rugged permanent magnet DC motors for military applications

Designed to meet the needs of demanding military UAV and robotics applications, our military-grade fractional HP motors feature excellent power-to-weight ratios as well as high reliability and efficiency.  Many models have been engineered to meet relevant portions of the MIL-M-8608 and MIL-E-5272 standards, including environmental ruggedness and explosion-proofing.

These permanent magnet motors can be customised with flexible design options for flanges, pinions, filters, brakes and more. Custom speeds and voltage ranges are available upon request.

170A100 Military-Grade Fractional HP DC Motor

Military-Grade Fractional HP DC Motors

Model Diameter Horsepower Rating Standard Voltage Options Standard Speed Options
120A100/101 1 1/4″ 0.010 3V, 6V, 12V, 27V, 50V 5500-2400 RPM
120A105/106 1 1/4″ 0.017 6V, 12V, 27V, 50V, 75V 4900-17300 RPM
127A100 1 1/4″ 0.020 6V, 12V, 27V, 50V, 75V 5070-18400 RPM
127A105 1 1/4″ 0.030 6V, 12V, 27V, 50V, 75V 3400-15560 RPM
150A100 1 1/2″ 0.025 3V, 6V, 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V 6550-16700 RPM
150A105 1 1/2″ 0.040 3V, 6V, 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V 4820-11740 RPM
170A100 1 3/4″ 0.062 6V, 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V 4110-8750 RPM
170A105 1 3/4″ 0.100 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V 2410-7920 RPM
225A100 2 1/4″ 0.085 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V, 180V 3810-7240 RPM
225A105 2 1/4″ 0.130 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V, 180V 2540-6900 RPM
230A100 2.31″ 0.100 12V, 27V, 50V, 115V 4060-9600 RPM

Brushless Fractional HP DC Motors

Military-grade Brushless DC Motor for UAV, UGVs & Robots

Our brushless fractional HP motors feature low noise, longer lifespan and improved efficiency. They are ideal for a wide range of commercial, industrial and military applications in both aerial drones and ground robotics platforms. Windings can be tailored to your specific voltage, speed and torque requirements.

Diameter: 0.50” to over 4.0”
Power Output: 5W to over 700W
Input Voltage: 12V, 24V, 48V and more

Learn more: Brushless Fractional HP DC Motors

Drone/UAV Launchers

TruLaunch Pneumatic UAV Launching Systems

Portable, lightweight rail launchers for drones

TruLaunch UAV Launcher

The TruLaunch series of high-pressure pneumatic launchers for UAVs feature unlimited launch capacity with multiple launches per charge. The lightweight, durable carbon fibre construction makes the launchers easy to transport and assemble.

With no electronics and no external power requirements, the TruLaunch systems can be deployed under a wide range of conditions, getting UAVs airborne quickly and efficiently. Launch velocities and other parameters can be easily fine-tuned to support particular UAS specifications.

TruLaunch 1 and 2 are pneumatic rail launchers compatible with multiple UAS configurations, while TruLaunch T is a tube launcher that can accommodate multiple canisters or projectiles, and can be deployed on both fixed and mobile platforms.

Specifications:

TruLaunch 1 TruLaunch 2 TruLaunch T
Initial Setup Time <10 mins <10 mins 15 mins
Launch Angle 0 – 20 degrees 5 – 18 degrees 30 – 45 degrees
Max Launch Velocity 25 m/s  31 m/s 45 m/s
Launches per Charge >50 Up to 10 Up to 50
Launcher Weight <50 lbs 200 lbs 275 lbs
Max UAV Weight <60 lbs <75 lbs <30 lbs
Dimensions (LxWxH) 4×1.8×1.8 m
13x6x6 ft
6.7×1.8×12.4 m
22x6x8 ft
1.8×1.4×1.9 m
6×4.7×6.2 ft

Pneumatic drone catapult

Pneumatic drone launcher

Portable Drone Launcher

TruLaunch-T pneumtic launcher

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