Solar Array Drive Mechanism for GEO Applications


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The KARMA-5 TG from Kongsberg is a Solar Array Drive Mechanism with an axial torque of 1800N and a radial torque of 2000 N. It has a rotational speed capability of 1 degree/sec and a full step resolution of 0.005 degrees. The mechanism has a cross-axis moment of 300 Nm with a power consumption of 5 W. It has a mass of 4.6 to 7.9 Kg and measures 142mm in length and 230mm in diameter. This solar array drive mechanism has a redundant two-phase bipolar stepper motor with an operational life span of 15 years which makes it ideal for LEO and GEO applications.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    KARMA-5 TG
  • Manufacturer
  • Description
    Solar Array Drive Mechanism for GEO Applications

General Parameters

  • Orbit
    LEO, GEO
  • Motor Type
    Redundant Two Phase Bipolar Stepper Motor
  • Mass
    4.6 to 7.9 Kg
  • Axial Torque
    1800 N
  • Radial Torque
    2000 N
  • Cross Axis Moment
    300 Nm
  • Power Consumption
    5 W
  • Step Size
    0.005 Degrees
  • Signal Track Current
    1 A
  • Rotational Speed
    1 Degree/s
  • Operating Temperature
    -30 to 75 Degree C
  • Storage Temperature
    -50 to 85 Degree C
  • Dimension
    142 x 230 mm(L x Dia.)

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