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SKF Motor Encoder Unit

the new generation

A sensor bearing that can resist electromagnetic fields in electric motors,
increase service life and reduce maintenance costs
Combining bearing and sensor functionality Built-in sensor protection Features
in one unit, sensor bearings can be integrated In addition to accurately detecting AC induc- Robust, compact sensor enables speed
in AC induction motors to allow precise tion motor speed and direction, the new and direction control
speed and direction control. Thanks to their generation of SKF Motor Encoder Unit Faraday cage protects from the effects
compact size, these sensor bearings can provides integrated protection for its of external magnetic fields
help to save space in electric motor designs. electronic sensor. Embedded electromagnetic interference
The new generation of SKF Motor Encoder The unit features an electromagnetic (EMI) filter protects against power surges
Unit offers a much more robust and cost- interference (EMI) filter encapsulated in the
effective solution. The sensor bearing is sensor body to protect against inductive or Benefits
protected from the effects of power capacitive power surges and electrostatic Increased service life
surges and electromagnetic fields to avoid discharges. This shielded encapsulation Reduced maintenance and
electronic failures, resulting in a reduction results in an easy integration, as no extra operating costs
of maintenance and warranty costs. The space is needed outside the motor. Improved signal resistance to electro-
bearing is protected by a contact seal on And thanks to the sensor bodys Faraday magnetic disturbance
one side. On the opposite side, the impulse cage, this new generation unit is able to Integrated, cost-effective design
ring and sensor body create an effective deliver accurate speed and direction data Compact and easy to mount
labyrinth seal to keep lubricant in and solid even in harsh electromagnetic environments. Fully interchangeable with
contaminants out of the bearing cavity. previous generation
Robust reliability and support
Combined, these integrated sensor protection Typical applications
features mean the new generation of SKF AC induction motors in:
Motor Encoder Unit offers more reliable Forklift trucks
performance and longer service life than Electric vehicles
conventional sensor bearings. Agricultural vehicles
Because the unit is backed by SKFs global Material handling
footprint, you can take advantage of SKF Construction machinery
support to solve your challenges. Hydraulic pumps
Integrated and optimized design

Sensor body features sensor

and Faraday cage with embedded Deep groove ball bearing
electromagnetic filter

Impulse ring

Signal and position flexibility

The new unit employs a compact and
SKF Motor Encoder Unit 4
robust sensor that produces an incremental
the new generation
encoder signal. The sensor is accurate down 7
d 30 mm
to zero rpm. An integrated active circuit,
which requires an external voltage supply in B1
the sensor body, contains a Hall effect cell
that produces two output square signals. Cable length
Available for 30 mm shaft diameter, the
008A (free cable end)
new generation of SKF Motor Encoder Unit
can be installed at either bearing position of 4
AC induction motors.
d D

Cable length
108A (AMP Superseal)

Bearing Sensor unit Mass Designation

Principal Basic load ratings Fatigue Limiting No. of Period Phase Cable
dimensions dynamic static load limit speed pulses accuracy shift length
d D B B1 C C0 Pu ?10

mm kN kN r/min % mm kg

30 62 16 22,2 19,5 11,2 0,475 7 500 64 ?4 90 ?30 540 0,24 BMD-6206/064S2/UA008A

62 16 22,2 19,5 11,2 0,475 7 500 64 ?4 90 ?30 565 0,24 BMD-6206/064S2/UA108A

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PUB BU/P2 14907 EN February 2015