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Phytron GmbH
  • Offer Profile
  • We are specialized in stepper motors for extreme and hostile environments:
    • vacuum > 10-11 mbar
    • temperatures from -270°C to +  300°C
    • clean rooms
    • radioactive areas.
    Our product range comprises:
    • Precision stepper motors,
    • Stepper motor power stages and
    • Stepper motor control units.
Product Portfolio
  • Motors & Actuators

      • Vacuum Stepper Motors
        VSS / VSH: 19-125 mm

        • Stepper motors for extreme ambient conditions
        • Vacuum applications up to 10-11 hPa
        • Temperature range from –20 to +300 °C
        • Radiaton resistance 10² to 10³*² J/kg
        • Special design for clean room or space applications
        • Optional: gears, couplings, 2nd shaft, temperature sensors, etc.
      • Stepper motors phyBASIC: 20 – 86 mm (NEMA 8-34)

        • 2-phase stepper motors
        • Holding torques from 50 mNm to 7.2 Nm
        • Edge dimension from 20 to 86 mm
        • Number of steps (standard) 200
        • Step accuracy 5 % for 1.8° stepper motors
      • phySPACE stepper motors; 2-Phase-hybrid; ø 20 – 57 mm

        • 2-phase-hybrid stepper motor
        • holding torque from 3.1 to 420 mNm
        • diameter from 20 to 57mm
        • 200 fullsteps per revolution
        • Accuracy 5% for 1,8°
      • Stepper Motors
        ZSS: 19-56 mm

        • Holding torques from 3.8 mNm to 700 mNm
        • Standard number of steps: 200. special step width depending on the motor sizes: 8, 24, 56, 72, 500
        • Diameters: 19 to 56 mm
        • Optional: gears, motor brake, encoder, 2nd shaft, heat sink coupling, etc.
      • Stepper Motors
        ZSH: 57-107 mm

        • Holding torques from 0.45 to 17 Nm
        • Diameters ZSH: 57 to 107mm
        • NEMA compatible
        • Optional: gears, motor brake, encoder, 2nd shaft, heat sink coupling, etc
      • Stepper Motors
        VSS UHVC (Cryo): 19-125 mm

        • Suitable for low temperatures: He (-269 °C) or N² (-196 °C)
        • Ultra high vacuum applications up to 10-11 mbar
        • Radiation resistance up to 10³*² J/kg
        • Customized design: Titanium housing - Space - Reduced magnetic emission
        • Stainless steel housing
      • Spindle Actuator for cryogenic Vacuum

        • stepper motor with 200 steps/rev (1.8°), with integrated gear 50:1 (10:000 steps/revolution)
        • designed for 1300N axial force
        • spindle and nut system, non magnetic
        • material for housing, flanges and internal parts stainless steel or titanium
        • dry lubricated suitable for usage under vacuum at -270°C up to +40°C (also as grease lubricated version for environments > -35°C)
        • optional EMC cable shielding
        • thermocouple K-type in winding
    • Driver & Controller

        • Programmable Motion Controller

            • Stepper motor controller phyMOTION™

              • integrated power stages up to 70 V, 5A; or more powerful stages via external interface
              • 2 limit switches and 1 reference switch per axis already included (electrically isolated)
              • Supply voltage 24 to 48 VDC
              • I/O modules (digital 8/8; analogue 4/4)
              • optional encoder (ENDAT / SSI) and temperature evaluation (Pt / K-element) per axis via sub modules
              • USB & additional selectable: Ethernet, ProfiBus/ProfiNet, CAN, RS 485, RS 232, RS 422,...
              • elegant, straight forward programming with the free phyLOGICTM protocol and software (compatible to our well-proven MiniLog protocol)
            • Programmable 2-Axes Stepper Motor Controller: MCC-2

              • Freely programmable 2-axes stepper motor controller
              • Phase currents up to 3.5 APEAK
              • Supply voltage 24 to 48 VDC
              • 8 digital inputs/8 digital outputs, 2 analog inputs, 2 encoder
              • inputs, redundant motor enable input
              • USB, RS 485 or RS 232 interface
              • Programming in the well-tried MiniLog format
            • Programmable One-Axis Stepper Motor Controller: MCC1

              • Freely programmable one-axis stepper motor controller
              • Phase currents up to 3.5 APEAK
              • Supply voltage 24 to 48 VDC
              • 8 digital I/O, 1 analog input, 1 encoder input, redundant motor enable input
              • USB, RS 485 or RS 232 interface
              • Programming in the well-tried MINILOG format
            • Linear Stepper Motor Controller: MCC-2 LIN

              • Freely programmable 2-axes stepper motor controller with linear power stages
              • Best fit for extremely fine positioning and EMC-sensitive environments
              • Phase currents up to 1.7 APEAK
              • Supply voltage 24 to 48 VDC
              • Step resolution up to 1/256 step
              • USB, RS 485 or RS 232 interface
          • Power Stages

              • High Performance Stepper Motor Power Stage: APS

                • OEM power stage module
                • For 2 phase stepper motors
                • Up to 5 A PEAK at 24 to 70 V DC
                • Up to 1/512 step resolution
                • Up to 500,000 steps/sec
                • Online parameterising and diagnostic via SPI interface
                • Control via Control Pulses / Direction or via digital Sin / Cos (via SPI)
              • 19'' Stepper Motor Power Stage with ServiceBus: ZMX+

                • High-performance power stage, compatible with standard power stages on the market
                  (e. g. DSR 92-70)
                • Phase currents up to 9 APEAK / 70 V
                • Operation parameter setting: manual or online via ServiceBus
                • Different models available
              • Ministep Power Stage for Bipolar Control: MSX

                • Ministep power stages for mounting in 19" / 3 U rack
                • Phase currents up to 5 APEAK / 10 APEAK / 15 APEAK
                • 60 to 120 V supply voltage
                • Step resolution up to 1/20 step
                • Selectable phase current profile with current shape optimization
              • Compact Stepper Motor Power Stage: MCD+

                • Bipolar power stage with ServiceBus. Prepared for wall mounting
                • Phase currents up to 9 APEAK / 24 to 70 V, step resolution up to 1/512 step
                • Operation parameter input by setting switches or via ServiceBus
                • ServiceBus for easy programming operation parameters, online diagnosis and maintenance, configuration by PC software ServiceBus-Comm® , for Windows®
              • Compact Stand-alone Controls for 1 or 2 axes and Multi-Axis Systems up to 30 Axes: OMC/TMC

                • Programmable stepper motor controller for 1 or 2 axes
                • Phase current up to 9 APEAK
                • Supply voltage 50 VAC to 70 VDC
                • RS 232 or RS 485 interface
                • Programming in the well-tried MINILOG format
                • NEW Features: Linear and circular interpolation of two axes; change of frequency
                  or target position during operation
              • Sub rack with built-in MSX and ZMX+ stepper motor power stages: SLS

                • Plug-in 3U power Euromodule with Power stages
                • Integrated supply unit:
                  115 VAC, 230 VAC or 400 VAC
                • Integrated housing fan and fuses
                • Stepper motor power stages:
                  ZMX+ with 40/70 V motor voltage and ServicesBus
                  MSX with 90/120 V motor voltage
                • Adjustments of the power stages on the front panel
                • Interfaces on the rear: Signal connectors Motor connectors Temperature sensitive switch for monitoring the transformer temperature Communication connector: RS 232 or RS485 Additional connectors according to customer requirements
            • Power Supply

                  • Power Supply Units for Stepper Motor Power Stages and Control Units: SPH 240 / 500 / 1013

                    • Mains supply voltage 115 / 230 VDC
                    • Internally fused mains input
                    • Output voltage 48 VDC / 5 A or 24 V DC / 10 A
                    • Permanently short circuit-proof output
                    • Over voltage protection primary and secondary side
              • Drives

                    • Stepper motor module for the SIMATIC ET 200®S: 1-STEP-DRIVE

                      • Stepper motor controller with integrated power stage for
                        SIMATIC ET 200®S
                      • Suitable for bipolar control of 2 phase stepper motors with 4-,(6-) or 8 lead wiring
                      • 5 APEAK Phase current with 20 mA adjustable increments
                • Mechanics & Equipment

                • Highly precise customized drive systems ... additional quality products.
                  Phytron's additional products support customer-oriented all-in-one solutions:
                      • DMP 29 / 37 Inertial Damper for Stepper Motors

                      • The reliable damping element without loss of torque.
                        Phytron's inertial dampers DMP 29 and 37 improve the system characteristics of stepper motor appliences by significately reducing decay processes and system resonances. The dampers were developed for stepper motors size 32 (NEMA 14) and 37 (NEMA 17) with second shaft for optical devices or other sensible application ranges.
                        • Inertial damper for stepper motors of size 32 / 42
                          (NEMA 14 / 17)
                        • External diameter 29 or 37 mm
                        • Mounts onto motor shafts of 3, 4, 5 mm or customized
                        • Admissible ambient temperature 0 to +60 °C
                        • Protection class IP 62 (IEC 34)
                  • Interface & Programming

                      • Communication software

                      • Programming and monitoring control units and power stages via PC
                        MiniLog-Comm and ServiceBus-Comm are software packages developed by Phytron, to be installed on every Windows® computer. Now all is very easy: setting operation parameters, programming, commissioning, testing and monitoring. The free software CD is delivered with each product. And actual updates can always be downloaded from this homepage.
                          • phyLOGIC™ ToolBox

                            • Operating software and development environment for the
                              phyMOTIONTM phytron controller
                            • Easy to program: Drawing and converting from 2D contours in phyLOGICTM instructions (Motion Creator)
                            • Parameterising, creating programs, editing, debugging
                          • MiniLog-Comm

                            • Software package for operating and programming Phytron stepper motor controllers: MCC series,
                              OMC/TMC or IXE
                            • Graphical user interface
                            • Easy programming
                            • Commissioning support by test tools
                            • Online status display
                            • Parameterizing and program archiving
                          • ServiceBus-Comm

                            • Software with graphical operating and interaction interface for Phytron stepper motor power stages with ServiceBus
                            • Easy determining and
                            • optimising of power stage operation parameters
                            • Comfortable online status monitoring of up to 32 axes
                            • Efficient "one-click" re-establishing during servicing
                          • LabVIEW-VI MCC

                            • Virtual instruments for Phytron stepper motor controllers of the MCC series
                            • Graphical programming language for WINDOWS®
                            • Demo VIs for commonly used applications