Wheel Drives

Compact Wheel Drives

Utilizing our strong expertise in mobile robotic applications, NIDEC-SHIMPO has developed a modular OEM drive wheel package offering. We leverage the large variety of high-volume BLDC motors manufactured by the NIDEC Group that offer low-rotor inertia, fast dynamic response, and high torque in order to deliver the most compact wheel drive solutions for each customer’s application.
 
 
Drive Pack Features

  • Extremely compact, in-hub planetary design
  • Bearing and internal structure are ideal for applications with a maximum radial load capability up to 799 kg (1762 lb)
  • Standard design utilizes a 200 W or 400 W BLDC NIDEC motor with either 21:1 or 28:1 reduction ratio
  • Available options such as encoders, thermistor temperature output or a brake can be added to the motor
  • Ancillary items for mounting the wheel drive, housing the control, or cable management are available

Diagram

Motor
200 W 200 W 400 W 400 W
Reduction Ratio

21:1

28:1

21:1

28:1

Rated Output Speed (Motor @ 3000 rpm)

143 rpm

107 rpm

143 rpm

107 rpm

Max. Output Speed (Motor @ 4000 rpm)

190 rpm

143 rpm

190 rpm

143 rpm

Wheel Running Speed m/min (ft/min)

67 m/min
(220 ft/min)

67 m/min
(220 ft/mi

67 m/min
(220 ft/min)

67 m/min
(220 ft/min)

Nominal Output Torque N-m (in-lb)

18 (159)

24 (212)

31 (274)

41 (363)

Starting Output Torque N-m (in-lb)

24 (212)

32 (283)

46 (406)

62 (549)

Tire Diameter

150 mm (6”)

200 mm (8”)

150 mm (6”)

200 mm (8”)

Allowable Radial Load

300 kg (661 lbs)

799 kg (1762 lb)

300 kg (661 lb)

799 kg (1762 lb)

SU AGV Drive Pack Includes: Gearmotor with Intregal Wheel, BLDC Motor & Controller, with optional tire and braking mechanism.
NIDEC-SHIMPO manufactures a complete offering of planetary gearboxes, including a wide variety of reduction ratio possibilities. Contact us if your wheel drive package requires a different ratio or configuration.