Abstract: A vibration motor and a tactile device are provided. The vibration motor has: a stationary portion; a movable portion having a magnet and capable of vibrating with respect to the stationary portion along a central axis extending in an up-down direction; and an elastic member. The stationary portion has: a housing, disposed radially outside from the movable portion and having a cylindrical shape extending along the central axis; a top surface portion, disposed above the movable portion, fixed to the housing, and extended in a direction intersecting with the central axis; and a coil, capable of applying a driving force to the movable portion. The elastic member is disposed below the top surface portion and above the movable portion. The elastic member is fixed to the top surface portion and the movable portion and supports the movable portion so that the movable portion can vibrate along the central axis.
Abstract: A motor unit includes a bearing rotatably holding a shaft, and a housing accommodating a rotor, a stator, and the bearing. The housing has an opening, a cover closing the opening and fixed to the housing, and an annular member that has an annular shape when viewed from the axial direction and is provided independently from the bearing. The cover includes an accommodation portion accommodating the annular member, one or more ribs disposed radially outward of the accommodation portion when viewed from the axial direction, and one or more fixing points fixed to the housing. The one or more ribs extend outward from the accommodation portion. When viewed from the axial direction, for at least one of the ribs, the fixing point is formed on an extension line extending outward from the rib in a direction in which the rib extends.
Abstract: A motor includes a rotor rotatable about a center axis that extends vertically, a stator opposing the rotor in a radial direction, and a base portion opposing a lower surface of the stator in an axial direction. The base portion includes a lower lid portion extending in a direction orthogonal or substantially orthogonal to the center axis, a protruding portion protruding in the axial direction from an upper surface at a center of the lower lid portion, and a stator holding portion adjacent to the protruding portion in the axial direction and contactable with an inner circumferential surface of the stator. The protruding portion includes a first ventilation portion opening downward at the center of the lower lid portion and a second ventilation portion to cause the protruding portion to communicate with the first ventilation portion.
Abstract: A connection terminal includes a lower terminal portion, a bent portion, and an upper terminal portion. The bent portion extends radially inward from an upper end of the lower terminal portion. The upper terminal portion extends axially upward from a radially inner end of the bent portion. The upper terminal portion is located radially inside a radially inner end surface of a tooth. In a process of manufacturing a motor, a rotor main body is inserted into a radially inner side of a stator core, using a space defined radially inside the lower terminal portion.
Abstract: A vibration motor and a tactile device are provided. The vibration motor has: a stationary portion; a movable portion, capable of vibrating with respect to the stationary portion along a central axis extending in an up-down direction; and an elastic member. The stationary portion has: a case including a housing disposed radially outside from the movable portion and having a cylindrical shape extending along the central axis; and a coil, capable of applying a driving force to the movable portion. The movable portion has: a magnet, extending along the central axis; and a holder, disposed above the magnet. The holder has: an upper portion, extending in a direction intersecting with the central axis and disposed above an upper surface of the magnet; and a side surface portion, extending downward from a radial outer edge part of the upper portion and fixed to a radial outer side surface of the magnet.
Abstract: A motor includes a motor main body including a rotor and a stator, a housing that houses the motor main body, a controller that is located above the motor main body o controls rotation of the rotor, and a cover that surrounds the controller from a radially outer side. The housing includes a cover joint that is annular and surrounds the controller when viewed in an axial direction. The cover includes a cylindrical portion that surrounds the cover joint from an outside in a radial direction. The cover joint includes a contact portion that contacts a surface of the cylindrical portion in the radial direction and an adhesive joint that is bonded with the cylindrical portion via an adhesive in the radial direction. The contact portion and the adhesive joint are adjacent each other in a circumferential direction.
Abstract: A spindle motor includes a base, a shaft arranged on the base and extending in a vertical direction, a stator having a coil defined by a wound conductive wire and arranged on an upper surface of the base, and a rotor rotatably supported around the shaft. The base has a through hole that penetrates the base from the upper surface to a lower surface. The conductive wire is drawn out to the lower surface side through the inside of the through hole. The through hole is sealed by a sealing material. The through hole includes a columnar lower column body and a columnar upper column body. The lower column body is arranged on the lower surface side of the base. A cross-sectional area of the upper column body orthogonal to an axial direction is smaller than a cross-sectional area of the lower column body orthogonal to the axial direction.
Abstract: A motor including a rotating portion that rotates about a center axis that extends vertically and a stationary portion that rotatably supports the rotating portion. The stationary portion includes a stator including a coil, radially facing at least a portion of the rotating portion, a base disposed axially below the stator, a circuit board disposed axially between the stator and the base, a conductor electrically connected to the coil and the circuit board, including an extending portion extending axially downward from the circuit board, and a resin portion covering the circuit board and the conductor, connecting the base and the stator. The base is provided in its axially upper surface with an opening that overlaps the conductor when viewed axially.
Abstract: A vibration motor includes a stationary part, and a movable element which has a magnet and can vibrate in one direction. The stationary part includes a coil which applies a driving force to the magnet due to energization, a housing which houses the movable element and the coil therein, a first lid part which closes an end portion of the housing on one side in the one direction, and a first bearing part. The first bearing part is disposed inside the housing on the other side in the one direction from the first lid part. The first bearing part includes a bearing inner circumferential surface disposed with a gap therebetween with respect to an outer circumferential surface of a portion of the movable element on one side in the one direction.
Abstract: A motor unit includes a motor having a motor shaft extending along a first direction, an inverter that supplies electric power to the motor, a housing that supports the motor therein, an inverter case that is fixed to one side of the housing in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction and that houses the inverter, and a plurality of bolts that fasten the housing and the inverter case. The plurality of bolts include a first bolt extending along the first direction, a second bolt extending along the second direction, a third bolt extending along a third direction orthogonal to both the first direction and the second direction, and one or more fourth bolts extending in a fourth direction intersecting all of the first direction, the second direction and the third direction.
Abstract: A motor including a rotating portion that is rotatable about a center axis that extends vertically and a stationary portion that rotatably supports the rotating portion. The stationary portion includes a stator facing at least a portion of the rotating portion in a radial direction, a base disposed axially below the stator, and a resin portion covering at least a portion of the stator, connecting the stator and the base. The base includes a recessed portion that is recessed downward in an axial direction and that accommodates at least a portion of the resin portion. The recessed portion includes an inner peripheral surface provided with an upper wall portion disposed axially above a portion of the resin portion.
Abstract: An actuator that swings a swing portion about a first axis and a second axis perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to each other, includes a fixed portion, two first stator cores, two second stator cores, two first coils, and two second coils. The first coil is in the same region as a tooth portion of the first stator core, and the second coil is in the same region as a tooth portion of the second stator core. As viewed in a central axis direction, each extending portion of each of the first stator cores includes end surfaces that face a magnet and oppose each other with the magnet interposed therebetween along the first axis, and each extending portion of each of the second stator cores includes end surfaces that face the magnet and oppose each other with the magnet interposed therebetween along the second axis.
Abstract: A motor unit having a motor shaft, and a speed reduction mechanism connected to the motor shaft are included. The speed reduction mechanism includes a sun gear unit disposed on the motor shaft, planetary gear units meshing with the sun gear unit and arranged in the circumferential direction, a carrier at least a part of which surrounds the planetary gear units, and an output unit connected to the planetary gear units. The carrier includes a first cylindrical portion disposed outward of and above the sun gear unit and extending in the axial direction. The first cylindrical portion rotatably supports the output unit via a bearing, and the bearing is at least partly disposed radially inward of the radially outer end of the planetary gear unit.
Abstract: A stator includes a first sleeve extending in an axial direction and a first stator core on an outer periphery of the first sleeve. The first stator core includes a lower core and an upper core on a side of the lower core opposed to a first end of the axial direction. The lower core includes a lower annular portion with an annular shape and lower pole teeth protruding radially outward from a radially outer end surface of the lower annular portion and extending to a second end of the axial direction. The upper core includes an upper annular portion with an annular shape arranged on the lower annular portion opposed to the first end of the axial direction to overlap the lower annular portion, and upper pole teeth protruding radially outward from a radially outer end surface of the upper annular portion and extending to the second end of the axial direction. Each of the lower pole teeth and each of the upper pole teeth are alternately arranged in the circumferential direction.
Abstract: A command generation device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a command receiving unit that receives a high-level command value related to motion of a motor from a host device, and an internal target generation unit that generates an internal target value of the motor, including a position target value and a rotational speed target value, based on the high-level command value. The internal target generation unit includes a feedback calculator that generates the internal target value corrected based on a difference between the high-level command value and the internal target value, and generates the internal target value corrected in a cycle shorter than a cycle of receiving the high-level command value with the command receiving unit.
Abstract: A drive apparatus includes a motor; a reduction gear connected to the motor; a differential connected to the reduction gear, for rotating an axle about a differential axis; a housing including a gear housing portion housing the reduction gear and the differential; and an oil housed in the gear housing portion. The differential includes a gear for rotating about the differential axis. An end portion of the gear is lower than the reduction gear, and is configured to soak in the oil. The housing includes an oil drain hole and an oil feed hole for joining an interior of the housing and a space outside of the housing, a first stopper member removably in the oil drain hole, and a second stopper member removably in the oil feed hole. Each of the oil drain hole and the oil feed hole is in a portion of the gear housing portion.
Abstract: A dust collector including a body with an intake portion and an exhaust portion includes a filter, a filter support that supports the filter, a motor case protruding from an inner surface of the body, and a vibration motor accommodated in the motor case. The body accommodates the filter support. A portion on the tip side of the motor case is at a position where it is allowed to come into contact with the filter support when the vibration motor is driven.
June 5, 2020
Date of Patent:
May 9, 2023
Chun-Hsien Liu, Bo Yi Li, Chih-Hsiang Chen
Abstract: A base plate is a portion of a housing of a disk drive apparatus, including a base body being a casting product, and an electrodeposition coating film covering at least a portion of a surface of the base body. The base body includes a bottom plate rectangular as viewed from an axial direction, a pivot post, and a protrusion. The bottom plate extends perpendicular to a rotation axis of a disk that extends vertically and a swing axis of a head that is disposed in a different position from the rotation axis and that extends vertically. The head reads or writes information from or to the disk. The pivot post protrudes upward from an upper surface of the bottom plate along the swing axis. The protrusion is provided protruding radially outward from a peripheral surface of the pivot post and protruding to the upper surface of the bottom plate.
Abstract: A robot control apparatus includes a controller to control operation of a robot, a storage to store operation logs with different preservation periods for the operation of the robot, a collector to, when a specific event occurs, select and collect an information element corresponding to a type of the event from the operation logs, a record generate to create a record from the information element collected by the collector, and a record preserver to preserve the record.
Abstract: A motor includes a rotor including an axially extending shaft, a stator, a housing, a heat sink disposed axially above the stator, a board fixed axially above the heat sink, a connector disposed radially outside the housing, and a connector pin accommodated in the connector. The heat sink includes a main body, and a protrusion which is continuous with the main body, the protrusion extending radially outward of the housing. The connector, the protrusion, and the board overlap in this order when viewed from axially below. The connector pin is positioned radially outside the protrusion.