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Direct Drive Motor Range

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Ellard Direct Drive Motor Range

The Ellard Direct Drive Motor range is extensive, they are available with mechanical and digital limits, in a size suitable for your needs.  Now including the DDO300 single phase motor, supplied completely pre-wired this competitively priced motor has proven reliability.

DDO Range of mechanical limit direct drive motors

  • All motors are fully TUV (Stuttgart) tested for the anti drop device
  • Supplied pre-wired
  • Fitted as standard with the Mini Basic Starter, with an option to upgrade to Mini Standard Starter
  • Wide variety of upgrade packages available, including remote control, PIR sensors, magnetic loop detectors etc
  • 300Nm Single phase version now available
  • The low level override is designed specifically for the UK market that will not fail after a small number of ’emergency’ operations

RDFL Range of digital limit direct drive motors

  • Limits fully adjustable from ground level
  • Wide variety of upgrade packages available, including remote control, PIR sensors, magnetic loop detectors etc
  • Floor level fault diagnosis via digital display located on the control panel
  • Service maintenance indication function
  • 24 RPM versions available to order
  • Simple plug-in cards can provide options such as maintenance reminders, induction loop detection, radio control and even the ability to connect to the shutter via the internet so your client can remotely check its status. Ideal for multiple door and/or various location operations.

To find out which Direct Drive Motor is right for your needs, contact one of our Sales Engineers

Technical Specification

Direct Drive Range

Direct Drive Range                
DDO Mechanical Limit Range                
Model Manual Override Mech Volts Output Torque Output Speed (RPM) Duty Cycle Protection Integral Safety Catch Bore Diameter (mm)
DDO170 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 170Nm 12 60% IP54 Yes 30
DDO260 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 260Nm 12 60% IP54 Yes 40
DDO350 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 350Nm 12 60% IP54 Yes 40
DDO500 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 500Nm 12 60% IP54 Yes 40
DDO650 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 600Nm 12 60% IP54 Yes 55
DDO750 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 750Nm 12 60% IP54 Yes 55
DDO1000 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 1000Nm 12 60% IP54 Yes 55
DDO300 Low Level 230v/1Ph/50Hz 300Nm 12 25% IP54 Yes 40
RDFL Digital Limit Range                
Model Manual Override Mech Volts Output Torque Output Speed (RPM) Duty Cycle Protection Intergral Safety Catch Bore Diameter (mm)
RDFL3 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 215Nm 15 60% IP54 Yes 30
RDFL4 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 290Nm 15 60% IP54 Yes 30
RDFL6 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 450Nm 15 60% IP54 Yes 40
RDFL7 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 550Nm 12 60% IP54 Yes 40
RDFL7.5 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 700Nm 10 60% IP54 Yes 40
RDFL8 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 750Nm 10 60% IP54 Yes 55
RDFL9 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 1000Nm 10 60% IP54 Yes 55
RDFL10 Low Level 400v/3Ph/50Hz 1400Nm 7 60% IP54 Yes 55


  • What is the Fire Rating for an Ellard Roller shutter?

    It is the roller shutter that is fire rated rather than the Ellard motor. Therefore you would have to refer back to whom you bought the roller shutter from

  • What industrial door motors do you sell?

    Here at Ellard ltd we specialise in supplying industrial door motors and supply a comprehensive range of motor types and models. This includes, direct drive, flange, sectional, garage door and tubular motors. Our selection is vast, so for a comprehensive list of our products and specifications you can visit our dedicated pages or get in touch with our expert team.

  • Do your traffic barriers have obstacle detection?

    Yes, our Nubia traffic barrier has built in intelligent controllers which offer obstacle detection and built in lights to make them easy to see in the dark or in bad weather.

  • What are the benefits of direct drive motors?

    Direct drive motors remove the need to use an elaborate system of cogs. This means that the full power of the motor goes straight into the pulling mechanism, making it an extremely efficient motor. Without the extra mechanisms, it also has a very low sound output comparatively to other methods.

  • Why should I use a fire motor as part of my fire safety plan?

    Fire motors are often connected to your fire detection system and activate if fire is detected on your premises. They quickly and efficiently close helping to contain the fire and keep your employees/customers safe from the dangerous area. Government legislation requires that all fire doors must have an automatic function and all Ellard fire motors comply with the latest rules and regulations. All motors can be set to a Smoke Curtain mode, and our new Fire Door Control Panel has a panic circuit function to guarantee a means of escape.This allows you to re-open the shutter 3/4 then immediately re-close when fire alarm is still active.

  • Can I link specific access controls to my gate automation system?

    Yes, our gate automation systems can be linked to keypads, switches, intercom systems and key switches, dependant on your specifications or security requirements. Take a look at the range of controls and accessories available for gate automation.

  • Can I add extra features to my sectional door drives?

    Yes, we ensure that your sectional doors have easy wiring to add safety and access accessories.

  • What are the main applications for high speed motors?

    High speed motors are used for a wide range of purposes and can increase the efficiency of companies when time is of importance. Beverage, food, car and chemical factories often use high speed motors both to increase productivity and provide a security barrier. They can also be interlocked to create a airlock function

  • What size strips do you supply your sliding door gear track?

    Our track sections are cold rolled and in standard lengths of 2,000, 2,500 and 3,000mm and can be used for both side or top fixing. If you would like to learn more about our sliding door gear then please get in touch with our team.

  • Which motors are most commonly used for shutters and garage doors?

    Tubular motors are the most common place motor for roller garage doors and shutters. They provide a durable, fast and quiet solution for both light and heavy applications. Tubular motors can be plugged into the mains through our easy fit panel to give you low voltage at the key switch or are backed up with battery power. Additionally, we provide garage door automation for sectional and balanced doors.


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