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maxon precision motors, inc.

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maxon precision motors, inc. manufactures small, high quality, DC brushless motors used in such industries as medical, semiconductor, test and measurement, robotics and manufacturing, among others. These motors range in size from 4mm - 90 mm and are available up to 500 watts. maxon's rhombic wound ironless rotor motors provide exceptionally high efficiency, low EMI emissions, fast acceleration, no preferred rotor position, linear speed and torque constants (accurate control) and long life. maxon also offers gearheads, encoders and tachometers to compliment its motors as well as a complete family of control electronics for velocity, torque and position control.

Tech Papers

DC Motor Selection for Dynamic Motion Control Applications

POSTED: 08/10/2015

Finding the right motor is one of the core elements in the selection of dynamic drive components. Due to their high starting torque maxon DC motors with or without brushes are the perfect matches for highly dynamic servo applications. Once the requirements of the application are specified and a general

Choosing the Right Drive Technology

POSTED: 08/10/2015

Coming up with the right drive technology for your application often depends on the options before you. Here are five of the most common drive configurations being used today, along with their benefits and drawbacks. Although there are a number of variations of drive technologies for motion applications, there are a

Machine Optimization Through DC Motor Selection

POSTED: 08/07/2015

Selecting the right DC motor is an important aspect of optimizing medical machine performance There are so many motors on the market today, from heavy-duty AC motors to tiny DC brushless and stepper motors. To use any of the motors users must have a full understanding of the application parameters, including

Three Multileaf Collimators

POSTED: 08/07/2015

When it came to designing a multi-leaf collimator (MLC) device,

Portable Ultrasound Probe System

POSTED: 08/07/2015

This portable ultrasonic probe makes it possible for doctors to perform routine scanning operations at reduced costs to them and their patients.

Implantable Medication Delivery Systems: Where Every Microliter Counts

POSTED: 08/06/2015

Implantable medication delivery systems can have a decisive influence on the quality of life of the patients. In

Trusting the Next Step

POSTED: 08/06/2015

Enjoying life to the fullest – Taking carefree strolls through shopping malls, cycling with friends or perhaps going on a mountain hiking tour. With the right leg prosthesis, being active can be part of day-to-day life again. Ottobock and maxon

Minimally Invasive Tissue Removal System

POSTED: 08/06/2015

Medical engineers consistently look for ways

Air Cushion Systems for Comfortable Flights

POSTED: 08/05/2015

To achieve the highest possible level of comfort for air passengers, Lantal from Switzerland developed a pneumatic air cushion system. This system replaces the customary cushion foam with air-filled chambers.

Guardbot Rolls into Position

POSTED: 08/05/2015

Because Guardbot is a sealed unit, it can operate on the water. Additional tests are now underway for an underwater version of the product.

Artificial Stars Created with Laser Technology

POSTED: 08/05/2015

There is still a long way to go before we can make our own stars. However, in scientific applications, the technology is already in use today. The Netherlands Organization for

Mini Pan/Tilt for HD Cameras

POSTED: 08/04/2015

The first lightweight Pan/Tilt head, Birdy, showed up on the market soon after the need for such devices became known

Intelligent Robots for Research and Soccer

POSTED: 08/04/2015

The robot named DARwIn-OP (Dynamic Anthropomorphic Robot with Intelligence-Open Platform) is used mainly for research and education purposes. The user can easily program the robot according to his own wishes, as the system is based on

Maxon Motors in the Formula Renault 3.5

POSTED: 08/04/2015

The Formula Renault racing series has become one of the most important racing series

Pocket-sized Delta Robots

POSTED: 08/03/2015

Today, various microassembly tasks present ever greater challenges to drive technology. Whereas the microcomponents and systems are continuously getting smaller, the development of production systems in macroscopic dimensions is frequently left behind. A Swiss

Service Robots Use Flat Motors

POSTED: 08/03/2015

Service robots being designed for the disabled must be reliable, safe, and easy to use. Having the right motion system components is essential for these highly

Pipe Inspection with Top Power Density

POSTED: 08/03/2015

Imagine the drain is clogged and not a single drop is flowing down any more. A common problem – the cause can be hidden in the far corners of a sewage system.

Wing-flapping Aircraft Hovers and Flies

POSTED: 07/31/2015

he Nano Hummingbird’s string-based flapping mechanism geometry shown illustrates the mechanism configuration (top), then the forestroke (2nd and 3rd from top) motions and backstroke (4th and 5th from top) motions

Hexapedal Robot

POSTED: 07/29/2015

The XRL is a lighter version of the X-RHex that is designed specifically to be more agile while maintaining the same leg spacing as the original RHex.

They're Gliding Over Water – On Solar Power

POSTED: 07/20/2015

At the world's biggest solar boat regatta in the Netherlands, everything revolves around sustainable high technology. This year, maxon motor benelux supported two of the leading teams and has thus become part of a completely new


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