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maxon - Expansion of the Dynamic Torque frameless platform

Following the successful launch of maxon's EC frameless DT motors with diameters of 50 mm and 85 mm, maxon is expanding the platform to include 38 mm and 65 mm diameters. (read more)

maxon - maxon's TSX RIO optical encoder

For maximum positioning accuracy, maxon is launching the new TSX RIO optical encoder, which can be combined with maxon’s EC-i 40 and EC-i 52 motors. (read more)

maxon - maxon's Sterilizable GPX HP gearheads

GPX HP STES gearheads are the latest additions to maxon’s sterilizable products. (read more)

maxon - maxon's ESCON2 Module 60/30 servo controller

The ESCON2 Module 60/30 is the first version of the brand-new maxon ESCON2 family of servo controllers. (read more)

maxon - IDX 56 drive, GB12 gearhead & ENX 22 EMT encoder

maxon's ENX 22 EMT integrated multi-turn absolute encoder provides the IDX industrial motors with a memory function, so to speak. (read more)

maxon - maxon's 2023/2024 Product Catalog

maxon offers a wide selection of components: from DC and BLDC motors to gearheads, encoders, positioning controllers, master controllers, and battery management systems. The newly released 2023/2024 catalog provides an overview. (read more)

maxon - maxon's ECX Flat motors

The ECX FLAT is available in a diameter of 22 mm in two versions. The standard version is particularly suitable for confined spaces, while the high-torque version is designed for maximum torque. (read more)

maxon - maxon's IDX 70 modular now includes GPX70 gearhead

With the GPX70, maxon is expanding the planetary gearhead series by adding a large, configurable industrial gearhead. (read more)

maxon - maxon's growing family of EC frameless DT motors

After the successful launch of the EC frameless DT50S and DT50M, this motor series has been strengthened by the addition of the EC frameless DT65 and EC frameless DT85. (read more)

maxon - maxon's ECX PRIME 6

The ECX PRIME products are particularly powerful, brushless motors with 4-pole rotors and ironless windings. (read more)

maxon - When to choose a 4pole DC motor?

Selecting a DC micromotor for use in applications from aerospace through to downhole drilling inspection, a 4pole motor has advantages. A 4pole design is stronger than a 2pole equivalent but can also fit within the same space and weight envelope. Greg Dutfield of maxon UK explains. (read more)

maxon - The flying Swiss Army knife

Innovative aircraft from Swiss startup Dufour Aerospace with electric drives combines the best of both worlds. The cross between drone and helicopter could mean significantly faster and more efficient air emergency operations. (read more)

maxon - Miniature servo controller for extreme conditions

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 - Helping Hands

It’s important to have people who are there to help others in an emergency, but state-of-the-art technology can play a vital role too. For success in rescue operations, humans and machines must form a powerful duo. We join a search for missing persons with the Swiss Alpine Rescue team from the Engelberg rescue station. (read more)

maxon - A Diabetic Runs the World Marathon Challenge

Seven marathons, on seven continents, in seven days. Linda Carrier goes the limit while being a Type 1 diabetic since the age of fourteen. (read more)

maxon - Mirokaï, a revolution in robotics

How can we fully integrate robots into our daily lives in the near future? This challenge is currently being addressed by French startup Enchanted Tools. (read more)

maxon - maxon's MicroMACS6 multi-axis controller

The ultra-compact MicroMACS6. The programmable motion controller is designed to synchronize several axes in real time. This master controller is available with an optional Bluetooth service and support interface for the first time. (read more)

maxon - maxon's MiniMACS6 multi-axis controller

maxon's MiniMACS6-AMP-4/50/10 controller is ideal for use in applications where PLC solutions may be too expensive or cannot meet customer-specific requirements. (read more)

maxon - A wide variety of high-performance drives

maxon, high precision drive specialist, launches high-torque product innovations this Spring. These include higher performance flat motors, drives with higher torque output, and new additions to the GPX gearbox family. (read more)

maxon - Highlights from the new maxon product catalog

The arrival of spring also marks the release of maxon’s 2022/23 catalog, with 592 pages and the latest in drive technology. One of the highlights? A radiation-resistant GAMA encoder. (read more)

maxon - maxon's Highly Dynamic Brushless DC motors

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)

maxon - Drives for medical robots & multi-axis systems

maxon is once again expanding its range of configurable drives with more brushless DC motors, gearheads, and encoders from the ECX series. There is also news on positioning controllers in the micro segment. (read more)

maxon - maxon adds dynamism to robotic drives

maxon presents a new frameless BLDC motor with matching encoder that really comes into its own in dynamic applications. (read more)

maxon - DRIVEN pays a visit to the robot on four legs

Wherever it goes, it is sure to attract attention.

The red walking robot ANYmal, on the cover of the maxon magazine DRIVEN, represents the increasing number of inspection robots in use worldwide. (read more)

maxon - The Mars helicopter makes history

Space fans are thrilled: NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has successfully completed its pioneering flight on Mars.

This is the first time in the history of powered, unmanned spaceflight that a device has flown in a controlled manner on another planet. (read more)

maxon - maxon motors handle valulable Mars soil samples

NASA’s Perseverance rover will be landing on Mars on February 18th. Was there once life on Mars?

This is the question that one of the most complex robotic systems ever built by humankind has set out to answer. Several of maxon’s electric drives are used for handling the soil samples—and to control the first Mars helicopter. (read more)

maxon - 5 challenges a motor has to overcome on Mars

Outer space is unforgiving. This is why precision drives embarking on a trip to other planets need to meet extremely high-quality standards.

Every Mars drive from maxon is based on a catalog product and is modified for the specific mission. (read more)

maxon - IP65, IP67, IP68…What do protection ratings mean?

If you are working on a project that calls for an electric motor unit, you will certainly have come across the terms IP65, IP67 and IP68. What do these protection ratings cover? Which protection should be chosen based on your project? Here's a brief answer to these questions. (read more)

maxon - maxon & Flybotix develop ultra-efficient UAV drive

maxon has collaborated with drone startup Flybotix to develop performance-optimized brushless DC motors for a new kind of inspection drone. With the know-how gained from this and other projects, maxon is making inroads into the new UAV market, where the reliability and quality of components are becoming more important. (read more)

maxon - DC Motor Selection for Dynamic Motion Control App.

Finding the right motor is one of the core elements in the selection of dynamic drive components, but there are a few rules to be respected to get the optimum motor. Read this white paper from maxon for more details. (read more)

maxon - Differences between AGVs and AMRs

Until recently, AGVs were the only option for automating internal transport tasks. Today, a more sophisticated technology is competing with them: Autonomous Mobile Robots AMR. Although both AGVs and AMRs allow materials to be moved from point A to point B, the comparison ends there. (read more)

maxon - maxon drives on the Red Planet

More than 100 electric motors from maxon have been used on the Red Planet and have withstood cosmic radiation, dust storms, and temperature fluctuations. With the Perseverance rover, precision drives are once again flying to Mars. The key to success is the same as before: standard industrial products. (read more)

maxon - White paper: Using DC Motors as Generators

This white paper, from maxon, addresses the basic rules when selecting DC motors to operate as generators. (read more)

maxon - Swiss racer Sébastien Buemi joins maxon family

Drive specialist maxon and Swiss car racer Sébastien Buemi team up to share their passion for precision, efficiency, and e-mobility. (read more)

maxon - maxon: Young Engineers Program

maxon supports young engineers and start-ups.

The drive specialist maxon motor has created the Young Engineers Program to work more closely with schools and start-ups. Their innovative projects benefit from discounted drives and expert consulting. (read more)

maxon - maxon's 16mm Spindle Drive for DC motors

maxon's newest product converts 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. (read more)

maxon - DC Drives Made to Order: Selection Just Got Bigger

maxon expands its configuration program

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. (read more)

maxon - maxon's Brushless 22mm Heavy Duty Drive Solution

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)

maxon - maxon's EC 90mm flat motor with MILE Encoder

The ultra slim design of maxon's EC 90 flat motor is now equipped with a MILE encoder. MILE (Maxon's Inductive Little Encoder) is the world's smallest inductive rotary encoder. (read more)

maxon - BLDC motor EC 19 and planetary gearhead GP 19 M

maxon's new brushless drive with a diameter of 19 mm has been specially designed for high speeds and features low heat development and extremely quiet and low-vibration running (read more)

maxon - maxon's EC-4pole 32 HD with planetary gearhead

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

maxon - Internal rotor drives with incredible power

maxon presents new High Torque DC brushless motors

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. The iron-core internal rotor drive is available with a diameter of 40 mm and delivers up to 234 mNm of torque. (read more)

maxon - Brushless DC motor for operating room applications

A sterilizable EC-4pole 30 from maxon motor

maxon’s new brushless electric motor, the EC-4pole 30, delivers high torque (106 mNm) and is sterilizable – a perfect drive for hand-held surgical tools. (read more)

maxon - The ultra-fast, configurable brushless DC motor

The new ECX motors are fast, sterilizable and configurable.

maxon motor launches new high-speed motors that are configurable online. The new ECX brushless motors are quiet and feature very high efficiency. These brushless drives are ideal for use in hand-held surgical tools and industrial spindles. (read more)

maxon - 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 - 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)

maxon - A powerful and cost-effective drive

The brushless EC-i 30 motor from maxon motor.

Several different versions of the high-torque, brushless EC-i motors from maxon motor are now available in small diameters. They are perfect for hand-held devices and robotic applications. (read more)

maxon - 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)