John Morehead, national
sales manager of Crouzet Motors
(Vista, CA), was bunkered
down in his office in Palatine,
IL surrounded at all points by
ankle-deep snow from an unfortunately
There are more brushless PM motors being made every day. These brushless PM motors are smaller in size -- i.e., less than 50 watts in power output found in hard-disk drives, CD and DVD players and many portable medical devices. Servo systems with brushless PM motors ranging from 50 watts to 50 kilowatts are now challenging the larger electric motor applications. A few manufacturers have pushed brushless PM motors above 200 kW.