Medical Motors

Medical Motors

When you need to put the most power and precision in the smallest of spaces, you can depend on the engineering experience, application support and manufacturing excellence of Portescap. Originated in Switzerland, Portescap, with a line up including sterilizable brushless DC slotted motors, is a recognized leading expert in miniature motors and precision motion control solutions for the medical market. Our success stems from the highly collaborative environment we create between customers and our sales and engineering teams. Our medical motors power surgical hand tools, medical pumps, lab automation and ventilation equipment and several other medical devices.

Count on low vibration and noise levels and reduced EMI/RFI emissions, while at the same time you can expect consistency and repeatability in motors designed to deliver more power in a smaller space. Need a custom fit? Complete customizable assemblies can include encoders, gearheads, intricate shafts and modified design configurations to reduce assembly costs while providing a precise, high-powered component. Whatever your next design challenge, Portescap can deliver your exact performance needs in a small, ergonomic miniature medical motor package.

Typical Motor Requirements 

Small, Medium and Large Orthopedic Drills

Sterilizable brushless DC custom designed motors (+1000 autoclavable cycles) allow drills to be lightweight, powerful and cost effective.

Large Bone Orthopedic Saws

Sterilizable brushless motors provide the high torque to power through the most difficult procedures.

Arthoscopic Shavers

Deliver up to 30% more torque with autoclavable brushless motors (+1,000 autoclavable cycles).

Surgical Staplers

Our high-torque motors allow for smooth, one-handed operation.

Powered ENT Instruments

Sterilizable brushless motors provide the power needed in a lightweight ergonomic package.

Surgical Robots

Our extensive motor portfolio provides the precision and performance needed for all robotic motion applications.

Insulin Pump

Coreless DC motors allow for miniaturization, mobility and efficiency while optimizing delivery control and safety.

Home / Ambulatory Infusion Pumps

Mini motors allow for compact pump design with longer battery life.

ambulatory infusion pump

Hospital / Clinical Infusion Pumps

High torque density DC motors help reduce the size and battery life of your mobile clinical pumps.

hospital infusion pump


High power density motors and linear motors can help reduce the size of your auto-injector.


Respiratory and Ventilation Devices

Brushless DC motors provide responsiveness and efficiency for improved patient acceptance and extended device life.

Radiation Treatment Therapy

Coreless Brush DC motors provide high precision, power and acceleration for improved radiation treatment results.

Lab Automation

Highly precise and responsive motors allow for optimization of the processing of samples.

Biopsy Systems

Power faster, less invasive and more accurate biopsy procedures using high precision miniature motors.

Medical Pipettes

Compact and efficient motor solutions allow for faster dispensing times while maintaining accuracy.

Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment Devices

Brushless DC and coreless brush DC motors allow for improved ergonomics and device performance.

Powered Plastic Surgery Devices

Power delicate skin graph devices or liposuction tools with high power mini brush or brushless DC motors.

Mesotherapy Guns

Compact and efficient motor solutions allow for faster micro-injections while maintaining accuracy.


Brushless flat DC and DC coreless motors are ideal for exoskeleton applications providing long battery operating time in a lightweight package.

Ultrasound Transducers

Precise motion dynamic, repeatable transducer positioning for 2D and 3D applications.

Ultrasound Transducers

Powered Surgical Screwdrivers

Portescap offers sterilizable slotted BLDC motors to withstand the repeated autoclave cycles of reusable surgical screwdrivers.

Dental Hand Tools

Portescap’s motors are ideal for dental hand tools in applications such as odontology and endodontics equipment.