After more than ten years of travel through space, the European space probe Rosetta has reached the comet Chury. Three months from now, for the first time in the history of space travel, a lander will touch down on the surface of the four-kilometer-wide comet. DC motors manufactured by maxon are part of this pioneering feat. (read more)
Compact yet powerful
In automation and robotics, many applications are characterized by high energy 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. The newly redesigned EC-i motors from maxon motors offer solutions that fit these requirements perfectly. (read more)
Exhilarating Speed - Man and Machine at Their Limits. In the newest edition of driven, the maxon motor magazine, is available now. Join Formula Renault 3.5 pilot Nico Müller on the racing track. Take a seat in the cockpit with him and learn more about why maxon's DC motors are important for fast laps. The magazine is available for free as an app for tablets and... (read more)
Brushless 22mm HD motor and gear combo for extremely harsh operating conditions
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. This motor was developed for the exceptionally high requirements in deep drilling technology and resists the m... (read more)
The next generation of high-performance positioning controllers
maxon motor launches the MAXPOS 50/5. This compact EtherCAT Slave unveils unprecedented possibilities as far as precision, dynamics, and synchronization are concerned. It also ensures reliability and durability even under harsh conditions. (read more)
The maxon X drives family of configurable products is growing. Motors, gearheads and encoders may be selected and ordered online. After only 11 working days, even complex drive systems are ready to be shipped. Detailed product data can be viewed online immediately, and 3D data for the configuration is available for downloading. Discover more at dcx.maxonmotor.com (read more)
New design ensures smooth and true running.
maxon motor, the worldwide leader in high precision drives, has added two new gearheads to the already successful GP 32 program. Significant improvements have been made to the single-stage planetary gearhead: The planetary carrier has been reinforced, the bearings have been repositioned, and a ceramic version is now available. (read more)
REM-C, a university / industry partnership is pleased to announce its formation. REM-C (Roboticists, Engineers & Manufacturers Consortium) was established to bridge the gap between university robotic programs and the engineering community. REM-C is a non-profit organization, comprised of leading manufacturers and universities, dedicated to the advancement of robotic technology... (read more)
maxon's new EC 40 is characterized by high quality materials and high performing specifications. The motor features a neodymium permanent magnet, stainless steel housing and welded flanges. It features a very flat speed/torque gradient (about 3.6 rpm/mNm), mechanical time constant 2.1 ms, permissible speed 18'000 rpm, and efficiency of 89%. (read more)
Haptic applications are well known in medical engineering, robotics, and aeronautics. For example:
An active helicopter sidestick generates forces that provide tactile feedback to the pilot of a conventional system. Such applications require a special drive. maxon's ironless winding and precious metal commutation were predestined for these requirements. (read more)
NEW configurable DC brushed motors and gearheads
maxon motor’s DCX series is being expanded with two new DC motors. The GPX 22 gearhead is now also available in a version with reduced noise level and with ceramic axes.
In addition to the maxon DCX 10L, a shorter version is now also available, the DCX 10S. Like all motors in the DCX series, this b... (read more)
Power Pack in a compact size
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%. The new motor in its 45 mm diameter is available with Hall sensors and comes in four windings (24, 30, 36, 48 V). (read more)
maxon's new brushless dc motor offers continuous torque up to 0.95 mNm, nominal speed up to 80,000 rpm and an exceptional efficiency rating of 70%.The motor is available with or without Hall sensors and with 6 V, 12 V and 24 V windings.
This motor was produced according to the most rigid Medical Standard ISO 13485 and is ideal for a variety of applications. (read more)
The digital positioning controller EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT meets the highest demands in real-time positioning of synchronized multi-axis systems. Extremely compact in size, the EPOS3 possesses a wide nominal power supply voltage range from 11 to 70 VDC and delivers a continuous output current of 10 A, during acceleration and deceleration even up to 25 A. (read more)
High performance, easy to commission, outstanding motor control characteristics, and top performance.
maxon motor’s new range of servo controllers continues to expand. Just like the existing motor control units in the range, the new maxon motor ESCON 70/10 possesses incredibly easy usability and peak control properties (read more)
Designed to achieve maximum torque in minimum space
maxon precision motors is pleased to announce the newest addition to our family of motion control products, the 22mm and 32mm right angle gearheads. These compact, lightweight and high torque gearheads were developed to provide an adjustable 360 degree right angle output for the most demanding applications. (read more)
maxon motor was challenged to deliver maximum power in the smallest possible space and the result is the EC 4 brushless motor. (read more)
The ESCON 50/5 OEM Module. maxon precision motor’s newly released DC servo motor controller, the ESCON 50/5 OEM module. This mini OEM plug in module is a 4 quadrant Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) servo motor controller that can efficiently control permanent magnet brushed DC motors (PMDC motors) and .. (read more)