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Nippon Pulse's new bipolar rotary hybrid stepper motors now available

May 31, 2019

Nippon Pulse is pleased to announce its new PJE series of bipolar hybrid stepper motors, which are available in sizes from 20mm to 86mm in diameter (NEMA sizes 8-34).


New 20mm linear stepper motor now available from Nippon Pulse

Mar 20, 2019

Nippon Pulse is excited to introduce its smallest linear stepper motor yet, the PFL20 Linearstep. The PFL20 is a highly efficient, high thrust tin-can linear actuator with a 20mm diameter and a bipolar winding.


Nippon Pulse certified to ISO 2015 standards for quality and environmental management

Jun 19, 2018

Nippon Pulse America Inc. (NPA) has recently received upgraded international standards certificates for its combined Quality Management and Environmental Management systems.


Nippon Pulse introduces four-axis FMAX box controller with built-in driver

Oct 12, 2017

Nippon Pulse is excited to announce its first box-level controller to join its chip and board controller product lines. The FMAX-4X-2SD is a box controller for up to four axes of movement, with built-in servo drivers for the X and Y axes.


Nippon Pulse releases new controller board with PCI-Express bus interface

Sep 20, 2017

Nippon Pulse is excited to introduce its newest available controller board, the PPCIe8443. An upgrade from Nippon Pulse's previous PPCI7443 controller board, the new "PCI Express" board utilizes an updated PCI-express bus interface that can control up to 4 axes of coordinated motion.


PCL6000 series controller chips feature spiral/helical interpolation capabilities

Jun 13, 2017

Nippon Pulse's PCL6000 series of chip-level controllers have long been available with highly advanced features, making them the most advanced controller chips in the world. In addition to their standard linear and circular interpolation options, two of our advanced controller chips now feature a third interpolation option: spiral, or helical, interpolation.


Nippon Pulse debuts small-forcer linear servo motor for high-density applications

Mar 14, 2017

Nippon Pulse America Inc. is excited to introduce one of the smallest available linear motors for high-density applications, the L250SSS Linear Shaft Motor. It is a 25mm diameter linear servo motor with a single winding and our smallest available forcer - only 30mm in length, and with higher force than competing off-the-shelf motors.


Nippon Pulse releases German-language catalog for stepper motor products

Aug 24, 2016

Nippon Pulse is thrilled to be able to cater to German manufacturers with the creation of a new German-language catalog for our stepper motor products.


New CAD models of Nippon Pulse stepper motors available for download

Jun 20, 2016

Nippon Pulse is pleased to announce that more than 10 new CAD models for the company's tin-can and hybrid stepper motors are now available for download.


New datasheets available for specialty Linear Shaft Motors

May 23, 2016

Nippon Pulse is pleased to announce a collection of new datasheets for its large-air-gap L series and short-forcer SS series Linear Shaft Motors. These datasheets are for motors that are 25mm, 32mm and 35mm in diameter, all of which have several alternate windings available to meet performance and voltage requirements.


PCD46x1A line of controller chips to replace existing PCD line

Apr 25, 2016

Nippon Pulse has released a new line of PCD controller chips as an upgrade for the PCD46x1 series. The new 46x1A series includes updates that fix bugs from the 46x1 series, and offers a few new features as well.


Nippon Pulse receives international standards certifications

Apr 04, 2016

Nippon Pulse America Inc. (NPA) is pleased to announce that its Virginia-based sales office has been approved for ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certifications by BSI America.


Nippon Pulse introduces SL083 scaleless linear motor with built-in encoder

Jan 18, 2016

Nippon Pulse is pleased to announce the release of a new linear motor product, the SL083. The SL083 is a scaleless linear motor with a built-in linear encoder.


New Linear Shaft Motor datasheets now available

Jun 09, 2015

Nippon Pulse is pleased to announce that updated datasheets are available for the Linear Shaft Motor S series servomotors.


PJPL linear hybrid motor ideal for medical, lab applications

Jun 02, 2015

PJPL linear hybrid motor ideal for medical, lab applications RADFORD, Va. - Nippon Pulse's PJPL Series motor is a series of two linear hybrid stepper motors. This series is ideal for motion control applications where the benefits of a smaller motor size with high force capabilities are essential.


PCL61x4 High-Performance Motion Controller Chip Series

Apr 15, 2015

Nippon Pulse announces new high-performance motion controller chip series with available 4-wire SPI interface RADFORD, Va. - Nippon Pulse has released its newest series of motion controller chips, the PCL61x4 Series. PCL61x4 is a series of two high-performance servo/stepper controller chips: the PCL6114 single-axis chip and the four-axis PCL6144 chip.


PFCU Geared Stepper To Replace NEMA11

Feb 26, 2013

NIPPON PULSE OFFERS GEARED STEPPER TO REPLACE NEMA11 PFCU30 w/ Integrated Gear Produces 100mN•m of Torque, Replace NEMA11 Hybrid RADFORD, VA -- Nippon Pulse has introduced the PFCU30 integrated geared stepper motor as a replacement option for a NEMA11 hybrid stepper motor. Because it is a tin-can style stepper motor, the PFCU30 is available at a much lower cost than a NEMA11 hybrid stepper motor, potentially 50 percent lower.


Nippon Pulse Unveils 10mm Rotary Stepper Motor

Jan 23, 2013

Nippon Pulse has introduced the PFC10 rotary tin-can stepper motor, the company's smallest rotary motor to date. The motor has a 10mm diameter, 10mm smaller than the previous smallest motor. A permanent magnet motor, the PFC10 tin-can stepper is a fit for small medical device applications, fluid dispensing, valve control, gaming machines, and other applications requiring a small rotary motor solution.


New AD Series Driver Boards from Nippon Pulse

Oct 25, 2012

Nippon Pulse has introduced four new driver boards for use with 2-phase stepper motors. Now available are the AD1111, AD1131, AD1231, AD1431 to drive bipolar and unipolar stepper motors. All four drivers are ideal for integration into systems or for use during prototyping and evaluation phases.


PFCL25 Linear Stepper Motor for Accurate/Precise Positioning

Apr 18, 2012

For accurate and precision positioning, Nippon Pulse offers its PFCL25 linear stepper motor. Nippon Pulse's linear stepper motors provide a cost effective solution to designers who need direct linear motion. Easily integrated into applications, the Nippon Pulse linear stepper motors simplify conversion from rotary to linear motion.


Nippon Pulse Offers S605 Linear Shaft Motor

Mar 28, 2012

Available from Nippon Pulse is its S605 Linear Shaft Motor (linear motor) which offers up to 3100N of acceleration force and a continuous force of 780N. The S605 Linear Shaft Motor is ideal for industrial applications requiring high force, high precision, energy efficiency, and/or high precision. The motor, because of the simple nature of its structure can achieve sub-micron resolution.


Nippon Pulse’s PFCU20, Integrated Reduction Gear Head Stepper

Dec 13, 2011

The Nippon Pulse PFCU20 tin-can style stepper motor offers users high torque in a small package (20mm diameter), using an integrated reduction gear to achieve up to 10mN·m of holding torque.


Nippon Pulse Introduces FMC32 Control Board for Bipolar Steppers

Nov 22, 2011

Nippon Pulse has announced the release of its newest motion control product, the FMC32 control board for control of 2-phase bipolar stepper motors. The FMC32 is a compact controller with an integrated driver and is equipped with the LSI PCD2112 chip for controlling a serial bus.


PCL61x3 Control Chips for Servos/Steppers, 15Mpps Maximum Output

Sep 06, 2011

The Nippon Pulse PCL61x3 series controller chips provide users looking for increased operational control a low-cost option. Serving general motion control applications, the PCL61x3 chips are designed to control servo or stepper motors, reduce burden on the CPU, and allow engineers to design complex motion profiles.


S040 Linear Shaft Motor for Small-Scale High Precision

Aug 09, 2011

Available from Nippon Pulse is the 4mm Linear Shaft Motor (model S040), a servomotor designed for small-scale, high-precision applications. The smallest in the Linear Shaft Motor line, the 4mm motor serves as a replacement for traditional high-precision linear motor systems.


Linear Stepper Motor is a Cost Efficient Linear Actuator

Jun 07, 2011

Providing engineers with the ability to design a linear motion system at a low cost and with simplicity, Nippon Pulse offers its PFL35T LINEARSTEP® tin-can type linear actuator. Nippon Pulse's LINEARSTEP series offers direct linear motion without the need of any mechanical transformers, allowing users the ability to design a simple system at a low cost.


Linear Shaft Motor Designed for the Ultra High-Precision Market

Apr 05, 2011

The Nippon Pulse Linear Shaft Motor is the first linear motor that is designed and constructed with the ultra high-precision market in mind. Because of its design features, the Linear Shaft Motor is more energy efficient and can achieve motion profiles similar linear motors are unable to achieve.


SCR Nanopositioning Linear Stage Series is High-Precision, High-Speed

Mar 09, 2011

The Nippon Pulse SCR Nanopositioning linear stage series a high-precision, high-speed linear stage, that offers the accuracy of piezo stages, while maintaining the speed and performance of servo stages. Featuring the Nippon Pulse Linear Shaft Motor, the SCR stage series produces extremely accurate results with no loss in stability, regardless of the complexity of the motion profile.


Nippon Pulse Unveils L160 Linear Shaft Motor

Feb 21, 2011

Nippon Pulse has introduced the L160 Linear Shaft Motor, a tubular style linear servomotor. The L160 is the fourth release in Nippon Pulse's low maintenance L-series line, joining the L250, L320, and L427. The L-series motor features a larger non-critical air gap (up to 65%) than available on the standard S-series models.


Nippon Pulse Motion Checker to Ease Prototyping

Jan 20, 2011

The Nippon Pulse Motion Checkers are palm-sized controllers that contain an integrated driver circuit and are designed to offer engineers an easy and affordable option to drive and control two-phase stepper motors during the prototyping and analysis phase.


Nippon Pulse Offers PCL6045BL Controller Chip to Reduce CPU Burden

Dec 08, 2010

Nippon Pulse offers the PCL6045BL controller chip, a 4-axis programmable pulse generator that provides the oscillating, high-speed pulses to drive both stepper and servo (pulse string input types) motors. The PCL6045BL enables the user to easily configure complicated motion control systems.


PFC35TH Stepper Offers High Torque in Low Profile Package

Oct 26, 2010

Nippon Pulse introduces its new PFC35TH tin-can stepper motor which offers high torque in a thin stack package. Nippon Pulse currently offers its PFC35TH stepper with 48 steps per revolution and a unipolar winding.


Nippon Pulse on YouTube, Ask Us a Question

Oct 07, 2010

You can view many of our application demo videos not only on our web site, but also on our YouTube channel. Visit the Nippon Pulse channel, view our demos, leave a comment, or ask a related question.


Nippon Pulse Offers Parallel Cabling Option on LSM

Sep 02, 2010

Nippon Pulse introduces a new parallel option on its Linear Shaft Motor to simplify cable management and routing when using multiple motors with one encoder and one servo drive.


Nippon Pulse Introduces L250SS Linear Shaft Motor

Jul 06, 2010

Nippon Pulse has announced the release of its newest linear servomotor, the L250SS Linear Shaft Motor. The new SS-series is highlighted by a forcer that is 50mm in length, significantly reducing the length that had been offered on the standard L250 motor. The standard L250 forcer length ranges from 120-210mm.


PF25G Stepper Motor, High Torque in Small Package

Jun 15, 2010

In its well established line of tin-can stepper products, Nippon Pulse offers its PF25G gearhead stepper motor. The PF25G motor is an ideal fit for projects within the medical device industry that require a high torque motor but are limited in available space.


Nippon Pulse Opens Newly Constructed R&D Center

Feb 25, 2010

Nippon Pulse recently opened a multi-million dollar Research & Development facility in Tokyo, replacing the old center which had been in existence for many decades.


NPA Now Offering SLP Acculine Stage Solution

Oct 29, 2009

Nippon Pulse America, Inc., (NPA), a leader in the motion control industry, is now offering its high precision SLP Acculine linear, single-axis stage series. The SLP stage has incorporated NPA's successful linear shaft motor into an all-inclusive stage that offers solutions for industrial applications.


24-Hour Prototyping Available from Nippon Pulse

Oct 22, 2009

Available from Nippon Pulse America, Inc., (NPA), a leader in the motion control industry, is an in-house model shop that offers 24-hour prototyping capabilities. The NPA model shop can add connectors and pinions to motors and also has the ability to prototype tin-can steppers, linear stepper motors, hybrid motors, controllers, and drivers to meet your individual need.