Type 11 Biaxial Gimbal

The Type 11 biaxial gimbal as shown consists of two Type 1 actuators in an orthogonal combination. The Type 1 actuators can be provided with a variety of options. These gimbals can be used for two-axis antenna or solar array drives. A variety of application specific options can be implemented, including slip rings, cable management systems, and hard stops to limit range of motion. Interfaces can be adapted to fit the application both mechanically and electrically. Where the Type 1 actuator is not suitable for both axes, please keep in mind that actuators of different sizes can be mixed in a biaxial configuration (such as a Type 21 Biaxial Gimbal comprised of a Type2 Azimuth actuator configured with a Type 1 Elevation actuator, for instance) if required. 





Units      Basis          Data               

Output Step Angle*

Degrees Standard .0375
Steps/Revolution* - Standard 9600
Harmonic Drive Ratio* - Standard 100:1
Output Step Rate* Step/Sec (Deg/Sec) Maximum 250 (9.375) 
Power*  Watts Nominal 5
Output Torque* lb-in Typical 70
N-m Typical 8
Holding Torque Powered* lb-in Typical 70
N-m Typical 8
Unpowered* lb-in Typical 20
N-m Typical 2.26
Torsional Stiffness in the AZ-EL Plane lb-in/rad Typical 30,000
N-m/rad Typical 3,390
Perpendicular to Plane lb-in/rad Typical 15,000
N-m/rad Typical 1,695
Output Flange Load Capability Axial lb Maximum 350
N Maximum 1,556
Transverse lb Maximum 400
N Maximum 1,779
Moment lb-ft Maximum 540
N-m Maximum 61
Total Assembly Weight lb Typical 2.9
kg Typical 1.32

*Total Assembly Weight

Please contact Moog application engineers to discuss optional actuator performance requirements.



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