Company Profile

RAE Corporation

RAE Corporation, founded in 1946, manufactures fractional horsepower, permanent magnet, DC brush type motors, parallel shaft and right angle gearmotors, wound field motors, and DC motor drives. RAE can also customize their product. Options include output shaft modifications, specialty brackets, end bell modifications, brakes, encoders, junction boxes, special lead or harness assemblies, and special terminals or plugs.

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Company Info

P: 815-385-3500
P: 800-323-7049
F: 815-363-1641
4615 W. Prime Pkwy.
Mchenry, IL 60050-7037

RAE Corporation Entries

  • ►  Motors • Fractional/Subfractional Motors 

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    Motors with a rated output power of 746 watts or less built for copmression-related applications.

    Rae Corp offers motors for motion control applications including permanent magnet DC fractional motors. Fractional DC motors include various hp ranges such as 1/60 hp up to 1/12 hp, 1/30 hp up to 1/8 hp, 1/20 hp up to 1/3 hp, and 1/17 hp up to 1/3 hp.

  • ►  Motors • Permanent Magnet Motors 

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    Permanent magnets are used to provide the magnetic field for synchronous machines.

    RAE offers five series' of permanent magnet motors. The M1500 Series features 1/60 hp up to 1/12 hp, the M1600 Series 1/30 hp up to 1/8 hp, the M400 Series 1/30 hp up to 1/4 hp, the M6000 Series 1/20 hp up to 1/3 hp, and the OPTI 4000 Series permanent magnet motors offer 1/17 hp up to 1/3 hp.

  • ►  Motors • Electric Motors 

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    Electric motors turn electrical energy into mechanical energy, by using magnetic fields and current-carrying conductors.

    RAE Corp. manufactures a variety of electric motor types including permanent magnet, fractional horsepower,  DC brush, right angle & parallel shaft gearmotors, and would field motors. The company's electric motors typically come in the 1/70 to 1/3 horsepower range. Motor speeds are available up to 5,000 RPM, with torques available up to 165-inch ounces.

  • ►  Motors • Gear Motors 

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    Defined as a motor and speed reducer combination , a gear motor provides high torque at a low shaft speed.

    RAE Corpoation makes right angle, parallel shaft and planetary gearmotors. All gearmotors feature continuous duty with torque ratings up to 300 inches per pound and speeds up to 400 rpm, class "F" insulation, 0.750" standard shaft diameter, from 12 to 180 VDC, 5:1 to 125:1 ratios, and more.

  • ►  Motion Control • Drives 

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    Motion control drives change the motion controller's control signal into a voltage or high powered electrical current that is then passed to the actuator.

    RAE ofers PWM (Pulse Width Modulated) and SCR in variable speed motor controls such as the RHV135 Controller, a high voltage PWM variable speed DC motor drive. The RHV has a current rating of 3 Amps, while the SCR series has a current rating of 5 Amps, and the RLVS: 15 Amps rating. RAE's solid state controls are compatible with a variety of permanent magnet DC motor designs.

  • ►  Motors • Gear Motors • Worm Gear Motors 

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    Worm Gear Motors

    RAE Corporation manufactures right angle worm gearmotors in eight different series'. The G4 Series single worm reduction gearmotors are designed for applications requiring low output torque. The G7 Series double worm reduction worm gearmotors aree designed for applications requiring moderate output torque at slow output speeds. RAE's oil filled G16 right angle gear train gives you up to 95 inch pounds of torque.

  • ►  Motors • Gear Motors • Planetary Gear Motors 

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    Planetary Gear Motors

    RAE Corporation is a manufacturer of planetary gearmotors. Their GP300 Series is an in-line planetary gearbox designed for high torque applications in a limited space. Features include continuous duty, 300 in/lbs rating, speeds up to 400 RPM, 12 up to 180 VDC, 5:1 up to 125:1 ratios, 0.750" standard shaft diameter, and Class "F" insulation.

  • ►  Motors • Gear Motors • Right Angle Gearmotors 

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    Right Angle Gearmotors

    With over eight series' of right angle gearmotors to choose from, RAE Corporation has nearly every torque rating, input HP and speed rating you need. For example, the G4 Series features a 7 in-lbs rating, speeds up to 400 rpm, 12 up to 115 VDC, 12:1 up to 47:1 ratios, 0.250" maximum shaft diameter, and Class "F" insulation.

  • ►  Motors • Motor Controllers 

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    Motion controllers are used to govern the manner in which an electric motor operates. Motor controllers may be automatic or manual.

    IPC Automation offers PWM/SCR industrial motor controls. The RHV PWM 115 VAC input, 0 to 130 VDC output, 5 A coninuous DC rating, variable-speed PWM output DC drive provides control of permanent magnet motors and gearmotors used in motor operation applications in a single direction. The IPC C192 reversible motor controller is a 115 VAC input, 0-90 VDC output variable speed motor controller designed for shunt-wound field DC motors and gearmotors operating in a two directions.

  • ►  Motors • Universal Motors 

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    Many types of motors can be made in universal configurations to provide flexibility to work in any environment.

    RAE Corporation-manufactured wound field universal motors operate on AC or DC input voltages and are available with 1/60 HP to 1/10 HP. Designed for applications that require a medium amount of torque within a compact design, the motors feature speeds up to 5000 rpm at load and speeds up to 20000 rpm at no load.

  • ►  Motors • Low Voltage Motors (Premium Efficiency) 

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    Premium efficiency, low voltage motors for many applications, including general purpose, severe duty/chemical processing, and hazardous duty.

    RAE Corporation are manufacturers of low voltage permanent magnet DC motors. They offer five series' of low voltage motors with voltages ranging from 12 up to 115 VDC, 12 up to 180 VDC, and 12 up to 130 VDC. Speeds range from 3500 rpm to 5000 rpm. RAE's OPTI 4000 Series of low voltage motors offers a rectangular shaped metal yoke for high output torque in a compact package.

  • ►  Motors • Continuous Duty Motors 

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    Continuous duty motors are designed for uninterrupted service for long periods of time.

    RAE Corp. are providers of continuous duty permanent magnet DC motors. Their M1500 Series are compact and feature 1/60 hp up to 1/12 hp, and speeds up to 5000 rpm. The M1600 Series of continuous duty motors provides higher 36.5 in/oz torque ratings than the M1500 Series. Other specs include 0.312" maximum shaft diameter, speeds up to 5000 rpm, 12 up to 115 VDC, and 1/30 hp up to 1/8 hp.

  • ►  Motors • High Torque Motors 

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    High torque motors feature high torque at stall and can have high dynamic stiffness depending on the model.

    RAE Corporation manufactures permanent magnet high torque DC motors available with continuous torque DC ratings of 65 in-oz., 85-in.-oz, 120 in-oz., and 165 in.-oz. The 1/17 HP to 1/3 HP motors feature speeds up to 3500 RPM, and 12 up to 130 VDC.

  • ►  Motion Control • Motors 

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    Many different industrial motor types are used in motion control applications.

    RAE Corporation offers motion control gear and DC motors. Gear motors come in right angle, parallel shaft, and planetary configurations. Gear motors feature an all metal construction, a maximum speed of 1000 RPM, and a maximum shaft diameter of 0.750". Permanent Magnet DC motors have a maximum speed of 5000 RPM, a maximum shaft diameter of 0.500", and a maximum standard pilot diameter of 2.105".

  • ►  Motion Control • Motors • Gearmotors 

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    RAE Corporation designs and manufactures parallel shaft gearmotors, planetary gearmotors, and right angle gearmotors for various applications, including: noise sensitive, moderate output torque at slow output speed, moderate output torque, high output torque, back drive, etc. RAE planetary gearmotors have the following features: all steel gearing, a reversible design, externally replaceable brushes, grease lubrication capabilities, dynamically balanced armatures, and gearbox ball bearings.

  • ►  Motion Control • Motors • Permanent Magnet Motors 

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    RAE Corporation offers: OPTI 4000, M6000, M4000, M1600, and M1500 Series motors. These motors have speeds ranging from 3500 to 5000 RPM, a maximum continuous torque DC rating of 165.0 in-oz, and shaft diameters ranging from 0.250" to 0.500". Horsepower ratings are as follows: OPTI 4000 motors range from 1/17 HP to 1/3 HP, M6000 motors range from 1/20 HP to 1/3 HP, M4000 motors range from 1/30 HP to 1/4 HP, M1600 motors range from 1/30 HP to 1/8 HP, and M1500 motors range from 1/60 HP to 1/12 HP.

  • ►  Motion Control • Drives • AC Drives 

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    RAE Corporation offers RHV-115VAC AC input, variable speed PWM output drives. Drives have an input voltage of 115 V, an output voltage ranging from 0 to 130 V, a 5A continuous rating, and 0.250 "Fast-On" connectors. Other features include: an adjustable maximum speed, smooth linear acceleration, a single direction operation, and an FET PWM design.

  • ►  Motion Control • Drives • DC Drives 

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    RAE Corporation's line of DC drives and controllers includes 12VDC and 24 VDC single direction DC drives, 12 VDC reversing DC drives, low cost SCR controllers, 110/220VAC SCR regenerative DC drives, 90 V DC reversible SCR motor controllers, and 110/230VAC, 220VAC and 230/460VAC single phase power controllers.

  • ►  Motors • Permanent Magnet Motors • 12V Permanent Magnet Motors 

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    RAE Corporation offers a variety of permanent magnet motors, including: OPTI 4000 Series, M6000 Series, M4000 Series, M1600 Series, and M1500 Series. Motors have horsepower ratings ranging from 1/17 to 1/3 HP, speeds up to 3500 RPM, voltage ratings ranging from 12 to 180 VDC, a maximum shaft diameter of 0.500", and a maximum standard plot diameter of 2.015".

  • ►  Motors • DC Motors • Right Angle DC Motors 

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    RAE Corp. produces eight series of right angle gearmotors designed for applications requiring low output torque, moderate output torque at slow output speeds, high output torque, or back drive. The G250 series has an 80 to 90 percent efficiency rating, while the G16 model provide continuous duty torque of 95 inch pounds.