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The RW400 series reaction wheel is aimed at applications in 6 to 12 U CubeSats or similar platforms. It comes in three models that offer 15, 30 or 50 mN.m.s of angular momentum storage respectively in both directions. Up to 12 mN.m of torque allow for rapid slewing operations with small satellites.

The small envelope of 50 x 50 x 27 mm includes a dedicated controller, offering simple fire-and-forget control to the user.

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Last updated: 2022-10-20

RW400 CubeSat Reaction Wheels



197 g
210 g
375 g
maximum momentum storage
-15 to 15 mN m s
-30 to 30 mN m s
-50 to 50 mN m s
maximum torque
> 12 mN m
maximum angular speed
6500 rpm
angular speed control accuracy
-1 to +1 % of rpm
radiation tolerance
> 36 krad
operating temperature
-40 to 60 C
4.5 to 5.25 V
maximum power
< 15000 mW
50 mm
50 mm
27 mm


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