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In line with the environmental revolution, electric motor control is moving very quickly in the direction of higher efficiency for industrial motors and drives. Moreover, an increased level of integration at the lowest cost is required to support market penetration of new technologies, as well as increased safety and reliability. Committed to industrial motor control for more than 20 years, ST was among the first to recognize these trends.

ST is riding the winds of change with innovations in integrated intelligent power modules and systems-in-package, monolithic motor drivers, fast and efficient power switches, voltage-transient protected Triacs, and powerful and secure microcontrollers. Whichever motor technology you use, from traditional and rugged to the most modern and efficient, ST is able to supply the right electronic devices and a complete ecosystem with a range of evaluation boards, reference designs, firmware and development tools to simplify and accelerate design cycles of industrial motor control systems.

Brushed Motor
Brushed Motor
A brushed motor is an internally-commutated electric motor designed to be run from a direct current power source...
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Induction Motor
Induction Motor
The AC induction motor is traditionally used for industrial applications such as those for driving pumps, blowers, compressors, and cranes.
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PMSM / BLDC Motor
PMSM / BLDC Motor
Despite their different structures, all three-phase permanent magnet motors (BLDC, PMSM or PMAC) are driven by a PWM-modulated three-phase bridge (three half bridges)...
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Stepper Motor
Stepper Motor
Stepper motors are widely used in holding and positioning applications in the computer, security, industrial automation and automotive sectors.
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Switched Reluctance Motor
Switched Reluctance Motor
Switched reluctance motors are mainly used in traction, industrial and automotive pumps and home appliances (vacuum cleaners and certain washing machines).
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Technical Documentation

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      AN5417
      Low consumption standby implementation with STSPIN32F0 family
      1.0
      317.32 KB
      PDF
      AN5385
      Open load detection with STSPIN220 stepper driver
      1.2
      298.04 KB
      PDF
      AN5381
      STSPIN820: Microstepping Management
      1.0
      627.2 KB
      PDF
      AN5386
      STSPIN830: measuring negative voltages on sense resistors
      1.3
      522.31 KB
      PDF
      AN5417

      Low consumption standby implementation with STSPIN32F0 family

      AN5385

      Open load detection with STSPIN220 stepper driver

      AN5381

      STSPIN820: Microstepping Management

      AN5386

      STSPIN830: measuring negative voltages on sense resistors

Presentations & Training Material

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      An introduction to electric motors 1.0
      2.23 MB
      PDF

      An introduction to electric motors

Publications and Collaterals

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      ST PowerStudio;The dynamic electro-thermal simulation software for power devices 1.0
      290.77 KB
      PDF

      ST PowerStudio;The dynamic electro-thermal simulation software for power devices

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      STSPIN motor drivers 11.2017
      1.6 MB
      PDF
      X-NUCLEO expansion boards motor control - Selection guide 1.2
      263.59 KB
      PDF

      STSPIN motor drivers

      X-NUCLEO expansion boards motor control - Selection guide

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      Motor Control Reference Guide 15.10
      2.61 MB
      PDF

      Motor Control Reference Guide

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      STSPIN Motor Control: Design Considerations for Brushless Direct Current Motor Control 1.0
      5.54 MB
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      STSPIN Motor Control: Design Considerations for Brushless Direct Current Motor Control