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maxon precision motors, inc. - Micro Motors Getting Under Your Skin, Literally

Electric motors have become so commonplace in daily life that we may not realize how many of them surround us and provide functions that make tasks easier. These tiny, precision motor implementations are enabling design-in of these motion sources in ultraclean applications such as medical devices, including some that operate entirely inside the human body. (read more)

maxon precision motors, inc. - Once again, NASA relies on maxon technology

Swiss-made BLDC motors for the Mars 2020 rover

NASA's next Mars rover will collect soil samples, seal them and deposit them on the Martian surface for future collection and transport back to Earth. Swiss manufacturer maxon motor supplies several drives specifically developed for the task. (read more)

maxon precision motors, inc. - Miniature servo controller for extreme conditions

New: maxon ESCON Module 50/8 HE

A rugged, compact powerhouse: The new ESCON Module 50/8 HE servo controller from maxon motor controls DC motors up to 750 W, even in the harshest ambient conditions. (read more)

maxon precision motors, inc. - Electric drives - invisible helpers in our everyday lives

driven magazine reveals where they are commonly used.

Precision drive systems can be found in the home, in vehicles, and at work, making our lives simpler and safer. The current issue of driven, the maxon motor magazine, provides interesting insights into the world of drive technology. It also goes in search of an old friend. (read more)

maxon precision motors, inc. - maxon motor introduces a sterilizable drive system

Brushless DC motor, gearhead, and encoder from one single source.

With the ENX EASY, maxon motor’s NEW ENX EASY is a sterilizable encoder for use with maxon’s brushless DC motors. This opens up a range of new possibilities in medical technology. (read more)

maxon precision motors, inc. - maxon's High Torque Brushless DC Motor

Redesigned for even greater performance.

The EC-i 52mm brushless DC motor from maxon has had the iron-wound internal rotor motor redesigned from 7 pole pairs to 8 pole pairs. This significantly reduces the vibration and noise output of the DC motor. Available in three voltage outputs, 18, 24 and 48V the 52mm 180 W brushless DC motors produce up to 6,000 rpm. (read more)

maxon precision motors, inc. - Configure high-speed drives from your sofa

The maxon configurator is expanding its offering.

Never before has it been this simple to put together a customized, high-end drive, at work or at home, using maxon motor's online configurator. A variety of brushless, high-speed motors and gearheads are now available. (read more)

maxon precision motors, inc. - A perfect drive solution in only a few steps.

New, Speed motors and controllers from maxon.

maxon motor introduces additional brushless DC motors in its ECX series. They are fast, powerful, and easily configured on a computer. These motors are complemented with new modules for the compact EPOS4 positioning controller, which has a high power density and easy handling. Drive technology is becoming even better and... (read more)

maxon precision motors, inc. - drive.tech: New website for technology enthusiasts

drive.tech is our new website with stories about robots, Mars vehicles, and electro-mechanical prostheses. You can find blogs about energy efficiency in drives, selecting a suitable motor, and current trends. Readers are kept up to date on the latest developments in drive technology and are able to share their favorite articles with friends. Come and see for yourself! https://drive.tech/ (read more)

maxon precision motors, inc. - maxon's compact EPOS4 positioning controller

Compact power for your motion control application.

maxon motor's EPOS range of controllers has been very successful in the marketplace. Since its launch in 2005, more than 100,000 units are in use worldwide. To build upon this success, the Swiss drive specialist launches the EPOS4 as the next generation of positioning controllers. (read more)

News articles and press releases for maxon precision motors, inc.:

07/06/2015

maxon's smallest DC brushless motor is only four millimeters in diameter and comes in two different lengths. Certified in accordance with ISO 13485, the new brushless micro drive is ideal for medical applications.

05/22/2015

For applications demanding very high torque, drive specialist maxon motor is now launching its EC-i 40 DC brushless motor in a High Torque version.

04/13/2015

maxon motor's successful X drives program is being expanded to include a new motor size and different planetary gearheads. Putting together the right DC drive assembly online has never been so easy.

03/24/2015

MAXPOS 50/5 Wins Product of the Year

03/17/2015

The maxon X drives family will be expanded featuring new sizes of dc brushed motors and gearheads. These high efficiency drives are configurable online and ready to ship in 11 working days.

01/26/2015

maxon precision motors introduces right angle gearheads designed to be configured with maxon’s 22mm and 32mm dc motors.

12/22/2014

The maxon motor EPOS2 motion controllers for DC brushed and brushless motors are enhanced by even more possible fields of applications.

11/25/2014

maxon motor expands its offering of miniaturized controllers with its latest OEM plug-in module.

11/18/2014

The new issue of driven – the maxon motor magazine – is now available. In this issue, we peek over the shoulder of a surgeon using the da Vinci surgical robot, present a new device for cardiac patients...

11/12/2014

Today, the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully landed a small laboratory on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The lander features ten instruments which may provide important clues to the origin of life.

11/11/2014

Now even stronger, more efficient and with yet more combination options: There are new additions to the maxon family of X drive products.

02/27/2014

The new maxon EC-4pole 32 HD motor has been designed for extremely rough operating conditions, particularly applications in deep drilling

07/15/2013

New design ensures smooth and true running.

05/07/2013

maxon windings and precious metal brushes generate higher torque.

04/18/2013

maxon precision motor’s newly released DC servo motor controller, the ESCON 50/5 OEM module.

02/01/2013

Designed for brushed and brushless DC motors, compact in size

01/15/2013

maxon’s new ESCON 36/3 EC is a 4-quadrant PWM servo controller designed for efficient control of brushless DC motors with Hall sensors up to approximately 100 Watts.

11/16/2012

maxon motors introduces a NEW product line of innovative brushed DC motors, planetary gearheads and encoders. These are high performance precision drives that are easily configured

10/22/2012

maxon motor launches a completely new product program maxon motor, leading provider of high-precision drives up to 500 Watts, is launching a new range of DC drives on November 13, 2012.

08/13/2012

The landing of the Mars rover Curiosity took seven exciting minutes. Now it will be looking for signs of life on the Red Planet. Maxon’s encoder technology will play a part in the successful excursion of the rover.

08/06/2012

Designed to achieve maximum torque in minimum space

07/16/2012

The flawless launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 22, 2012 is another successful step for maxon motor ag in the use of high precision motors in the astronautics industry.

05/18/2012

Maxon’s newest product for converting rotary motion into powerful linear motion. The GP16 precision spindle combined with a DC motor make it possible to transform rotary motion into axial motion.

10/10/2011

Maxon’s NEW ESCON 36/2 DC is a 4-quadrant PWM servo controller for use with DC motors up to 72 W. A very fast digital current controller with an enormous bandwidth for optimal motor current/torque control.

09/14/2011

maxon motor’s newly designed 70 Watts flat brushless motor delivers a max. continuous torque of 130 mNm at an efficiency of up to 85%.

07/15/2011

Intelligent control applications often call for multi-axis solutions to meet demanding performance requirements.

06/24/2011

Maxon’s EC16 brushless DC servo gearmotor has had a number of modifications and improvements. The most obvious changes are the 60° winding pattern, the NdFeB high performance magnet and the higher power output. Plus, the ..

12/23/2010

maxon motor launches its EC22 HD (Heavy Duty) motor, a 22mm-diameter brushless motor that outperforms any other commercial electric drive on shock, vibration and temperature tolerances.

11/20/2010

maxon’s New EPOS2 24/2 was developed specifically for commanding and controlling in the CANopen network. USB and RS232 are available as further communication interfaces.

09/14/2010

Brushed DC motors in industrial versions

08/20/2010
Brushless EC-22 08/20/2010

Brushless EC-22 Sterilizable Brushless Motor (Up to 100 Watts)

07/26/2010

maxon’s newly improved EC 22 motors are equipped with preloaded ball bearings and latest generation Neodymium permanent magnets. The motors feature low vibration and low noise levels even at high speeds.

07/26/2010

Maxon's RE 50's "heart" is, as with all mechanically commutated maxon motor drives, the ironless rotor, which results in detent-free running and minimized mass inertia. The drive measures Ø50 x 108 mm and is available with four different windings.

07/26/2010

This motor was produced according to the most rigid Medical Standard ISO 13485 and is ideal for a variety of applications.

06/11/2010

maxon’s new brushless dc motor offers continuous current up to 0.95 mNm, nominal speed up to 80,000 rpm and an exceptional efficiency rating of 70%.

05/14/2010

The maxon motor DEC module 50/5 controller is a digital amplifier with speed controller for controlling brushless DC motors with Hall sensors up to 250 watts.

04/06/2010

Download CAD components of maxon motor products and shorten your design times. Free downloads are now available on 2D and 3D data as well as on the maxon data sheets.

03/08/2010

Deepen your knowledge in drive technology and motion control. Learn more about the coordinated operation of the drive components, motors, gearheads, sensors and controllers.

06/19/2009

Large-scale torque in small-sized packaging.

05/15/2009

maxon motor unveils the world’s smallest inductive encoder.

05/11/2009

The DEC Module 24/2, a digital 1-quadrant amplifier with speed controller for brushless EC motors with Hall Sensors up to 48 Watt and a surface area measuring less than 5 cm2.

05/05/2009

For the use in high speed medical applications of up to 90 000 rpm, maxon motor launches the two sterilizable drives “EC Size 5 sterilizable” and “EC 13 sterilizable”.

04/15/2009
EC 25 High Speed 04/15/2009

As an addition to the topmost performance range of EC motors, maxon motor launches its EC 25 High Speed – a speed-optimized and, at the same time, small-sized 250 W drive

03/27/2009

As an addition to the digital positioning controllers of the EPOS family, maxon motor now presents an OEM version.

03/24/2009

The low noise coaxial-drive (Koaxdrive) KD 32 planetary gearhead from maxon motor is setting new standards in operating noise and torque levels. Measuring 32 mm in diameter and with a torque of 6.5 Nm, it is ideal for use in noise-sensitive, highly...

01/26/2009

The drive specialist has met the requirements of a key medical standard and is strengthening its business in microdrives for the medical industry.

08/04/2008

On August 3rd this year NASA started a new mission to the red planet Mars. The major task of the Phoenix Mission is to look for signs of life, which means traces of water, on Mars. On board are seven maxon electro-motors.

07/02/2008

The top performance range of maxon motor’s RE program is being boosted. The new RE 65 power package delivers 250 watts and can handle the toughest demands.

07/02/2008

maxon motor launches a new intelligent positioning controller.

01/23/2008

Fall River, MA - Maxon’s Freedom Series? is a user friendly, motion control development tool designed to eliminate the confusion often associated with motion systems integration.

08/29/2007

Fall River, MA — In automation, many applications are characterized by high dynamism and high torque at the same time. Spatial restrictions also mean that drives must be short, have a long service life and be maintenance-free.

08/28/2007

Fall River, MA — The application field for EC micromotors is growing, while the space available for them is decreasing. A high density performance and outstanding efficiency are extremely important, especially for motors less than 20 mm in diameter.

05/14/2007

High torque but quiet is a must in medical technology to make handling instruments a more pleasant experience. New standards have now been set by maxon motor with the new and extremely low-noise Koax-Drive KD 32.

05/07/2007

maxon is offering a 1-quadrant amplifier range for brushless DC motors with its DEC 24/3. The ready-to use open board is the ideal solution for many drive tasks with 5 – 24 V operating voltage and maximum output power of 3A (intermittently up to 6A).

04/23/2007
EC-max 16 2 wire 04/23/2007

Brushless, electronically commutated motors are impressive because of their unprecedented service life.

09/21/2006

Fall River, MA - Maxon’s EPOS 24/1 is a digital motion controller capable of position, velocity, and current mode.