Bourns, Inc. today announced the release of a new dual ball bearing option to its popular Model 3549 10-turn precision potentiometer. The new option is available in the Hybritron® servo-mount version, and is capable of 10 million shaft revolutions with up to 250 grams of side load. Designed specifically for industrial, medical and aerospace machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, the upgraded ball bearing model option is also RoHS compliant.
"This specialty option was developed in response to customer feedback and requests for the higher performance and reliability of a longer life potentiometer," said Alain Leon, Product Line Manager at Bourns, Inc. "Adding a new dual ball bearing option to Bourns' industry-leading 10-turn precision potentiometer demonstrates our ongoing commitment to provide customers with solutions that meet their evolving and demanding application needs."
Bourns® Model 3549 with the dual ball bearing option is suitable for use under some side load conditions and features a standard servo mount. Optional 0.1 % linearity and optional A/R lug are also available. It is an excellent choice for an extensive range of M2M applications including farming and forestry equipment, off-road equipment used in construction, aircraft landing gears, production line equipment, packaging automation, patient diagnostic equipment and patient laser and radiation treatment equipment.
Bourns® Model 3549 with a dual ball bearing option is priced at $42.00 each in 1000 piece quantities. Samples and production quantities are available now.