Dowmax Axial Piston Motor

Dowmax Axial Piston Motor

Perfect for applications such as directional drilling machinery, top head drives and marine winches, the Eaton Dowmax ME Series motors feature a double swash plate design and multiple opposed pistons.

The low-speed, high-torque design of the Dowmax ME Series provides optimal power output with smooth operation and reduced torque ripple.

Addresses these engineering challenges:

  • Smooth operation at low speeds
  • High starting torque and the need for higher overall efficiency
  • Compact with easy installation
  • Robust construction
  • Quiet operation
  • Unaffected by thermal shock and good for starting in cold temperatures

Product Features

  • Multiple pistons and double swash plate allow for smoother operation at speeds as low as 1 rpm
  • Numerous shaft and mounting options promote flexibility of possible applications
  • Speed pickup system available

Technical Information

ME Series
  • Pressure Range: Up to 4000 psi
  • Torque Range: Up to 16136 Nm (11,900 lb-ft)
  • Speed Range: up to 1000 rpm

Featured Literature

VIS (Valve-In-Star) 40-45

Dowmax ME Motor

Eaton’s ME low-speed, high-torque motor is a double swash plate type axial piston motor and has a high performance at low speed ranges. Learn more in this catalog.

Technical Guides: VIS (Valve-In-Star) 40-45
Technical Guides:

ME Low Speed High Torque Motor
How to execute a shaft seal replacement for a ME low-speed, high-torque motor.


Configure Product

Find the exact product configuration that meets your needs with the Eaton product configurator. The configurator allows easy manipulation to create a product that meets your specifications from end-to-end.

Click here to configure ME motor with mechanical brake
Click here to configure ME motor, 2-speed
Click here to configure ME motor, standard series


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