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AKM Motor Family

This page covers AKM, AKM Washdown, and AKM Washdown Food Grade motors. This motor series can be used for high dynamic and high precision applications. The motors are high performance and run extremely smooth. They offer multiple connector and feedback options.

AKM motors are available in 8 sizes, while the Washdown and Food Grade variants are available in 5 sizes. 

Technical data of all available motor windings can be found in the motor manual on page AKM PDF Archive. Technical data of the built-in holding brakes are on page Holding Brake.

Part Number Scheme

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Articles

Approvals and Markings

Brake

Cogging Compensation

Connections and Wiring

Derating

DRIVE-CLiQ

Encoders & Feedback

Frame Size

Glossaries and Definitions

Motor Setup

Notices

Part Numbers

Safety

SFD, SFD3

System Design

Transport and Storage

Available Feedback Systems

Code Feedback Remarks
1-/2- Comcoder 1024 / 2048 lines, single turn
AA/AB BiSS B single turn / multi turn
C- SFD single turn, for AKD drives only
CA SFD3 single turn, for AKD and S300/S700 drives only
DA/DB EnDAT 2.1 single turn / multi turn
LA/LB EnDAT 2.1 single turn / multi turn
MA/MB DRIVE-CLiQ single turn / multi turn, thermal sensor according to current Siemens requirements, for Siemens drives only
GA/GB Hiperface single turn / multi turn, optical, for S 300/400/600/700  drives, AKM2-8
GC/GD Hiperface single turn / multi turn, capacitive, for S 300/400/600/700  drives, AKM1
GE/GF Hiperface DSL single turn / multi turn, optical, for AKD and S300/S700 drives, AKM2-6
GJ/GK Hiperface single turn / multi turn, optical, for AKD drives, AKM2-8
GM/GN Safety Hiperface single turn / multi turn, optical, with PTC thermal sensor only, for AKD drives, AKM2-8, Datasheet, SIL2/PLd/CAT/3 Certificate
GP/GR Hiperface single turn / multi turn, capacitive, for AKD drives, AKM1
R- Resolver single turn 

For more details, see MultiFeedback 

Washdown & Food Grade Information

AKM versions "W" (Washdown) and "F" (Washdown Food) are resistant against industrial cleaners.
The part number scheme defines the coating of the motor housing (type "W" for Washdown and "F" for Washdown Food) in the "Customization" code (last two digits) and the flange coating separated.
Part Numbers:

AKMzzz-yyyyy-0W Washdown with unpainted flange
AKMzzz-Wyyyy-0W Washdown with painted IEC A flange
AKMzzz-yyyyy-0F Washdown Food with unpainted flange
AKMzzz-Wyyyy-0F Washdown Food with painted IEC A flange

Certificates of the test laboratory Ecolob Deutschland GmbH:

Washdown

Target Market Rough environment, outside use.
For example: transport in food and beverage industry without contact to beverage/food, radar&network stations, wind turbines, naval applications
Standards UL, CE, EAC, RohS
Surface Gray 2K paint
Resistancy Against tested cleaning agents (see Test Report ), corrosion resistant
Protection class IP67
Shaft stainless steel (EN 1.4305 / AISI 303)
Shaft seal PTFE
Lubricant industrial lubricant for bearings, not suitable for food stuff
Connectors stainless steel, flat surface
Screws Stainless Steel
Size AKM2, 3, 4, 6 all flange types, AKM5 with Nema flange "B" only

Washdown Food

Target Market food and beverage industry, no direct contact to food.
For example: slicing, packaging and filling without direct contact to food or beverage. Motor below or beside the food.
Standards UL, CE, EAC, RohS, FDA
Surface White 2K paint. The surface has passed all tests according to FDA Global Migration for indirect contact to food. A direct contact to food is not allowed.
Resistancy Against tested cleaning agents (see Test Report), corrosion resistant
Global Migration Complies 21 CFR 175.300 of the US FDA Regulations, Condition of Use E (see Certificate)
Protection class IP67
Shaft stainless steel (EN 1.4305 / AISI 303)
Shaft seal PTFE
Lubricant lubricant for bearings suitable for food stuff
Connectors stainless steel, flat surface
Screws Stainless Steel
Name Plate Engraved, additional name plate in the package
Size AKM2, 3, 4, 6 all flange types, AKM5 with Nema flange "B" only