A directly mountable motor for driving spindles has been added to JVL’s line of ServoStep motors. It can be used for replacing hand wheels in format change applications. The all-in-one unit has everything built in, including motor, encoder, drive electronics, control electronics with ePLC and optional Ethernet or CAN bus. All major industrial Ethernet protocols such as Profinet, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, Sercos, ModbusTCP/UDP and Powerlink are available. Features include double ball bearings enabling up to 7,100 N axial load and closed-loop control. Options include CANopen protocol with DS 301 and DSP 401 support and safe torque off (SIL3).