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Ultrasonic piezo motor | XUMU

World's fastest ultrasonic motor. Direct-drive, non-magnetic and equipped with integrated encoder.

The XUMU is a direct-drive ultrasonic piezo motor, with integrated controller, allowing for an extremely compact design and easy integration in applications like micro automation, sample positioning and OEM motion projects.

The XUMU comes with a ceramic strip which can be attached to the object you wish to move. A detailed explanation can be found below.

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Only 1 - 2 weeks lead time for most products.

Compact & durable ultrasonic piezo motor


Fast

Up to 1000 mm/s

Smooth

1N, 3N, 5N or 10N direct-drive ultrasonic piezo motors

Durable

Lifetime > 1000 km / typ. 20 million cycles

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Ultrasonic piezo motor


Example of linear application. Rotary motion is possible as well.

Non-magnetic motor

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Compact:

Starting with a weight of just a few grams

Low-voltage

Safe, 12V operation

Integrated controller

For analog / PWM control. External controller also available.

Select your ultrasonic piezo motor


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Driving force

Ceramic strip length

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Product code:

XUMU-3-X

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Volume pricing
from €150 / $160 per motor.
Lead time just 1 - 2 weeks for most products. Evaluation kits available for all of our products.

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Additional benefits


  • No wear-induced play (no loss of accuracy over time)

  • Maintenance free

  • No magnetic field generation

  • Direct-drive, no bulky gears or other transmission components

  • Back-driveable (manually overridable without affecting lifetime)

  • Low & safe voltage (12V)

  • Low power consumption

Technical details


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Ultrasonic motors by Xeryon


The non-magnetic XUMU motor is driven by the Crossfixx™️ ultrasonic piezo technology, allowing for a silent and fast positioning of any object. With a direct-drive force of 3N this is the world’s leading piezo motor in terms of force, speed and integrability.

The lifetime of over 1000km (or 10 million cycles) puts the XUMU at the top, supporting a wide range of applications. The XUMU motor is a real OEM product but a break-out board is available for test setups.

How it works:

1. The motor's ceramic tip vibrates in an elliptical pattern at a very high frequency.

2. When the tip contacts another object, this vibration will result in movement of said object.

3. The XUMU comes with a ceramic strip, which can be attached to the object you wish to move. Both linear and rotary movement is possible.

4. The motor can be controlled by analog control or PWM. A version with an external controller is also available.

The XUMU comes with the ultrasonic motor with suspension, an adhesive ceramic strip, mounting screws and an optional break-out board for test setups (see picture below).

Ultrasonic piezo motor - break out board

Optional break-out board for test setups

Not familiar with ultrasonic piezo technology? Have a look at our evaluation kits, the perfect way to experiment with our products!

Not what you're looking for? We also design custom stages for your specific product. Contact us to talk about a custom stage design.

Controlling the XUMU


You can control the speed of the XUMU ultrasonic motor with an analog signal on the “SPD” pin. The analog input voltage can range from 0V to 3.3V which corresponds to lowest speed (standstill) to full speed.

You can control the speed with a PWM signal on the “SPD” pin. This signal should not exceed 3.3V and the frequency has to stay between 200 Hz and 200 kHz. By varying the duty cycle of the PWM signal you can control the speed from the lowest speed (standstill) to full speed.

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