KDE Direct News Releases

KDE Direct Brushless Motors Break Ground in New Industries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, September 29, 2017 – KDE Direct, known across the globe for their brushless motors and components in the UAV and single-rotor market, is growing into a number of new industries in 2017. Propelled by the success of its brushless motors and power systems, KDE Direct has expanded to supply to industries such as aerospace and medical, securing partnerships in a number of groundbreaking industries and applications, including dental, marine, medical, aerospace and military, manufacturing and industrial, transportation, and robotics. KDE Direct first entered the fixed and rotor wing industry over a decade ago when Patrick Koegler, a...

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Underwater Applications for Brushless Motors

 In addition to helping aerial photographers and hobbyists take to the skies with drones, brushless motors can also power explorers seeking to reach the depths of the ocean. Besides the apparent necessity of being waterproof, brushless motors for underwater applications must be equipped to perform in extreme conditions, enabling these motors to withstand the high pressure and oxidation levels found several fathoms underwater. Underwater Drones As of 2017, drones are taking both the skies and seas by storm. Drones capable of operating underwater feature technology able to advance marine research and undersea cinematography in addition to helping us explore...

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Brushless Motors for Dental Drills Reduce Noise and Stress for Dentists and Patients

You know the noise we’re talking about. The unmistakable, high-pitched whir that signifies that a dentist’s drill is being used. And since you usually only hear that noise when you’re in the waiting room or the dentist’s chair, that sound is typically one that creates stress and anxiety for patients. No one likes getting their teeth drilled, and that’s exactly what the sound of the dental drill represents. But what’s the alternative? Reducing the “Whirring” Noise The whir of a traditional dental drill has been unavoidable for years. However, recent developments in brushless motors have enabled us to significantly reduce...

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Custom Design Inquiries

Nightinggale Security   Why Fly KDE Direct for Custom Products KDE Direct is a worldwide industry leader in component manufacturing and design for UAS, multi-rotor, and single-rotor systems. Our components are utilized in a wide array of applications, from drone deliveries to environmental efforts to shooting blockbuster movies. If you need modifications to our standard product lineup and off-the-shelf items or custom designed components specific to your requirements, KDE Direct has the experience and proficiency to achieve your goals. Weatherproof Motors A high IP rating and aerodynamic design ensure that your motors and fully enclosed components are protected against dust...

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RAS Team Wins "Best System Design" at International Aerial Robotics Competition with KDE Direct Motors

The International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC) is an annual competition challenging teams to develop aerial robots to solve engineering problems on the cutting edge of what is achievable by industry or government robotics. The current mission involved developing an autonomous drone capable of interacting with randomly moving robots on the ground to direct them toward a specific goal. The Robotics and Automation Society at the University of Pittsburgh (the RAS team) designed and produced a drone to compete in Mission 7 of the International Aerial Robotics Competition. The IARC team from RAS, sponsored by KDE Direct, competed in IARC Mission...

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