AIP coreless armature rotor tester test items mainly include AC Hi-pot, insulation resistance, surge, DC winding resistance, inductance, reverse embedded wiring, and rotation.

AIP coreless armature rotor tester is suitable for all kinds of armature electrical performance online or offline detection, such as power tools, garden tools, vacuum cleaners and other motors.


Coreless armature rotor tester

This product is suitable for online or offline detection of the electrical performance of the armature rotor of the coreless and automatically identifies faults such as solder joints, winding short circuits/open circuits, winding errors, and poor welding. The armature can be placed arbitrarily, and the faulty solder joints can be automatically and accurately sequenced and tracked; The starting mode includes button, remote control, slide, and can automatically count data such as the number of tests and defects, which is convenient for quality management analysis.

Key Features

Easy-to-operate: 10.4-inch LCD, two kinds of operation are available: touch screen and numeric key, User-friendly interface and each function come up with help document.

Easy-to-use: professional test software, User-friendly operation interface, built-in help documents, high-performance touch, and numeric keyboard as standard.

Multiple interfaces: the instrument comes with USB, LAN (can be converted to RS232, RS485, etc. ) port, support TCP/IP network protocol, and PLC simulation technology, Instrument control, and expansion are quite easy.

Multiple startup models: button startup, sliding cover startup, and network startup are available.

language support: different language options to meet the needs of customers at home and abroad.

Intellectualization: the tester can be connected to the external through the internet port to achieve data interaction and resource sharing, meeting the requirements of the new generation of the internet.

Modularization: Each functional module is an independent system, which can work independently, and the plug-in structure is convenient and quick to maintain.


Test items: AC Hi-pot, insulation resistance, surge, DC winding resistance, inductance, reverse embedded wiring, rotation.

Welding resistance positioning: accurately locate the solder joints with the wrong welding resistance, and display them intuitively with diagrams.

Hook dislocation: Automatically detect whether the order of the armature winding hooks is correct, and accurately point out the number of wrong pieces hung clockwise or counterclockwise (this function is optional).

Power-on self-test: Automatically detect whether each module is working normally when powered on, and the problematic module will automatically report an error and prompt.

Docking with the MES system, the test data can be automatically uploaded to the client-server (this function is optional)





10.4" LCD display

Number of commutator

3-128 bars available

Bar to bar resistance

Test range


Test precision

≤±(0.5%× measuring range+3 words)

Diagonal resistance

Test range


Test precision

≤±(0.5%× measuring range+3 words)

Welding resistance

Test range


Test resistance

(More than 5 pieces, 6 pieces of 10-wire balancing method)

Insulation resistance

Voltage range

DC 500V/1000V

Voltage precision

≤±(1.5%× setting value +3 words)

Test range


Test precision

≤±(2.5%× measuring range +3 words)

AC Hi-pot

Voltage range


Iron core and winding/shaft and winding/shaft and Iron core /Single or dual insulation armature

Voltage precision

≤±(2.5%×setting value+10V)

Breakdown current range


Breakdown current precision

≤±(2.5%×display value +3words)


Voltage range


Voltage precision

≤±2.5% display value+2.5% measuring range +3words

Waveform limited value

Minimum difference 0.1% (waveform difference)

Impulse internal setting


Sample frequency


  • How do you test a Coreless armature?

    Testing a coreless armature typically involves several steps to assess its electrical performance and identify any potential faults. Here's a general outline of how to test a coreless armature:

    ·Visual inspection: Begin by visually inspecting the coreless armature for any visible damage, such as broken wires, loose connections, or signs of overheating. Ensure that the armature is clean and free from any debris or contamination.

    ·Resistance measurement: Use a multimeter to measure the resistance of the armature winding. This helps identify any short circuits, open circuits, or inconsistencies in the winding. Compare the measured resistance values with the manufacturer's specifications or industry standards to determine if they fall within the acceptable range.

    ·Voltage drop test: Apply a known voltage across the armature terminals and measure the voltage drop across each winding segment. This test helps identify any high-resistance connections or faulty segments within the armature winding. Again, compare the measured values with the specified limits.

    ·Inductance measurement: Use an inductance meter or LCR meter to measure the inductance of each winding segment. This test helps evaluate the integrity of the windings and detect any shorted turns or other faults. Compare the measured inductance values with the manufacturer's specifications or industry standards.

    ·Insulation resistance test: Perform an insulation resistance test to assess the insulation condition of the armature windings. Apply a high DC voltage across the windings and measure the current flowing through the insulation. A low insulation resistance value may indicate insulation deterioration or moisture ingress.

    ·Dynamic testing: Connect the coreless armature to an appropriate power supply or motor controller, and rotate it manually or using a suitable mechanism. Observe the armature's performance, such as its speed, torque, and smoothness of operation. Monitor for any abnormal noises, vibrations, or other indications of faults.

    ·Commutation test: In the case of a DC motor armature, perform a commutation test to ensure proper brush-to-segment contact. Monitor the voltage waveform across the brushes and segments to check for proper commutation, absence of arcing, and consistent brush contact.

  • What is a Coreless armature?

    A coreless armature is a type of armature used in electric motors, generators, and other electromagnetic devices. Unlike traditional armatures, which have a core made of magnetic material such as iron, a coreless armature has no core. Instead, it is constructed of a hollow, cylindrical winding made of a thin wire that is wound around a central axis. This design reduces the mass of the armature and increases its efficiency, as there is less resistance to movement when there is no solid core. Coreless armatures are commonly used in high-performance devices, such as brushless DC motors and servo motors, where fast acceleration and precise control are necessary.

  • What are the uses of coreless motor?

    Coreless motors are commonly used in various applications where compact size, lightweight construction, and high performance are crucial. Here are some common uses of coreless motors:

    ·Aerospace and Robotics: Coreless motors find extensive use in aerospace applications such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), satellites, and spacecraft. Their lightweight and high power-to-weight ratio makes them suitable for propulsion systems and control mechanisms. Coreless motors are also employed in robotic applications, including robotic arms, grippers, and small mobile robots.

    ·Medical Devices: Coreless motors are utilized in various medical devices that require small size and precise motion control. Examples include surgical tools, dental instruments, infusion pumps, miniature pumps for drug delivery systems, and portable medical devices like insulin pumps and respiratory equipment.

    ·Consumer Electronics: Coreless motors are found in numerous consumer electronic devices. They can be used for vibration feedback in smartphones, haptic feedback in gaming controllers, autofocus mechanisms in cameras, and miniature cooling fans in laptops and tablets.

    ·Precision Instruments: Coreless motors are used in precision instruments where accurate and smooth motion is required. They can be found in scientific equipment, laboratory automation, optical devices, and precision positioning systems.

    ·Automotive Applications: Coreless motors are utilized in specific automotive applications, particularly in electric power steering systems, where compact size, high torque, and responsiveness are essential.

    ·Model Making and Hobbyist Applications: Coreless motors are popular in model making, remote-controlled vehicles (RC), and hobbyist applications. They are used in RC cars, aircraft, boats, and drones due to their lightweight and high-performance characteristics.

    ·Industrial Automation: Coreless motors can be employed in various industrial automation applications, including robotics, pick-and-place machines, conveyor systems, and assembly line equipment.

    Overall, coreless motors are used where high power, compact size, and precise control are needed.

  • What is the difference between coreless and DC motors?

    The main difference between coreless motors and DC motors lies in their construction and operation. Here are the key distinctions:

    ·Construction: Coreless motors, as the name suggests, do not have a ferromagnetic core at the center of their armature. Instead, they have a winding made of insulated wire wound around a non-magnetic support structure. In contrast, DC motors typically have an armature with a ferromagnetic core, which provides a path for magnetic flux and enhances motor performance.

    ·Armature Inertia: Coreless motors have lower armature inertia compared to DC motors with a core. This means that coreless motors can accelerate and decelerate more rapidly, offering better dynamic response and agility. However, the lower inertia can also make coreless motors more susceptible to changes in load and torque fluctuations.

    ·Power Density: Coreless motors generally have higher power density compared to DC motors. The absence of a heavy iron core in coreless motors allows for a more compact and lightweight design while still delivering high power output. This makes coreless motors suitable for applications where size and weight are critical factors.

    ·Efficiency: Coreless motors typically exhibit higher efficiency compared to DC motors. The absence of a ferromagnetic core in coreless motors reduces eddy current losses, resulting in improved overall efficiency. DC motors, on the other hand, may have higher losses due to the presence of a solid core.

    ·Commutation: Coreless motors use different commutation methods compared to DC motors. Coreless motors often employ brush-type commutation, where carbon brushes and a commutator are used to switch the current flow in the armature windings. DC motors can also use brush-type commutation but are more commonly found with brushless designs that utilize electronic commutation.

    ·Applications: Coreless motors are typically used in applications that require compact size, lightweight construction, and high performance. They are commonly found in aerospace, robotics, medical devices, consumer electronics, and precision instruments. DC motors, on the other hand, are more widely used across various applications, including industrial machinery, automotive systems, appliances, and power tools.

  • What test instrument is used to test a coreless armature?

    To test a coreless armature, various test instruments can be used to assess its electrical performance and identify potential faults. Here are some commonly used test instruments:

    ·Multimeter: A multimeter is a versatile tool that can measure resistance, voltage, and continuity. It is commonly used to measure the resistance of the armature winding, check for open circuits or short circuits, and verify the continuity of the connections.

    ·LCR Meter: An LCR meter is specifically designed to measure inductance, capacitance, and resistance. It is useful for evaluating the inductance of each winding segment in the coreless armature, which helps assess the integrity of the windings and detect faults like shorted turns.

    ·Insulation Resistance Tester: An insulation resistance tester, also known as a megohmmeter or megger, is used to measure the insulation resistance of the armature winding. This test helps evaluate the condition of the insulation and detect any moisture ingress or insulation deterioration.

    ·Dynamometer: A dynamometer is a device used to measure the torque, speed, and power output of a motor. It can be used to assess the performance of the coreless armature, including its speed, torque, and efficiency, under various load conditions.

    ·Oscilloscope: An oscilloscope is a tool used to visualize and analyze electrical waveforms. It can be used to examine the voltage waveforms across the armature windings, monitor commutation performance, and detect any abnormal electrical behavior.

    ·Power Supply or Motor Controller: A power supply or motor controller is used to energize and drive the coreless armature. It allows for dynamic testing, where the armature is rotated manually or using a mechanism to observe its performance, such as speed, torque, and smoothness of operation.