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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

The Mars Mission – Technology for Another World

POSTED: 07/20/2015

We did not find any little green men on Mars, but we did find dried out lakes and river beds. The NASA missions keep discovering new secrets of the red planet. Always on board: Reliable DC

Hull Cleaning Robot for Large Ships

POSTED: 07/18/2015

Specially designed robotic crawler navigates around the underwater portion of

Climbing with Maxon Drives

POSTED: 07/17/2015

A robot able to climb transmission towers makes short work of routine checks. Equipped with powerful maxon drives, autonomous robots can go almost anywhere, to great heights or into narrow

Process Optimization While Cutting Down on Costs: End-to-end Sensor Solutions in Food and Beverage Technology

POSTED: 07/16/2015

The production of mayonnaise and salad dressings confronts metrology with some really demanding challenges.

Please Smile with Maxon Motors

POSTED: 07/16/2015

Digital SLR cameras can deliver extremely sharp photos – regardless of whether the photo-grapher is a professional or a hobbyist. Not only does the skill of the photographer, but also the technology inside the

Robotic Snake-arm Flies into Tight Spaces

POSTED: 07/16/2015

A robot as agile as a snake can explore almost any hidden nook and cranny. Problems often occur in confined and hazardous spaces, and whilst these spaces are difficult for humans to work in, a snake-arm robot has no issue. Whether in aircraft assembly, nuclear power stations or the inspection

Guardians Between Two Worlds

POSTED: 07/15/2015

The kinetic sculptures of the Korean artist U-Ram Choe are composed of acrylic resin, stainless steel and moving elements, and have been fascinating people for two decades. To breathe life

Maxon Motors for Better Door Security

POSTED: 07/15/2015

Around 5.5 million burglaries are committed worldwide every year – more than ten per minute on average. Using secure doors significantly reduces the risk of a house being broken into. The Spanish

Staying on Track

POSTED: 07/14/2015

Driver assist systems can help save lives by alerting driver of potential danger. The majority of traffic accidents are caused by human error. In the future, computer-controlled cars will significantly reduce the number of such

Taking to the High Skies with Maxon Motors

POSTED: 07/10/2015

At an altitude of 11 kilometers above the surface of the earth, the air is very thin. Modern pressure cabins and an environmental control system (ECS) ensure a pleasant atmosphere in commercial

When Every Tenth of a Second Counts

POSTED: 07/09/2015

Triathlon and time trial racing are gaining more and more fans every day. Technological innovations, such as an electronic drivetrain, are highly sought-after components when every second counts on the way to the finish line. The EPS (electronic power shift) system of bicycle component manufacturer Campagnolo from Italy took many

Underwater Inspection on Twelve Wheels

POSTED: 07/09/2015

Inspecting flooded pipes of power plants requires skilled,

IKO Maintenance Free Linear Guides C-Lube Technology Keeps Linear Motion Components Lubricated — So You Don’t Have To

POSTED: 05/07/2015

Walk through any plant that uses linear motion systems, and you can often see maintenance workers, grease gun in hand, applying lubrication to linear guides. And why shouldn’t they? Under-lubricated guides can wear excessively, which leads to performance problems and premature failure. These labor-intensive lubrication practices, however, do not come cheap.

Coming to Grips with Sustainability

by Josef Karbassi, Vice President Marketing and Communication

POSTED: 11/18/2010

Helping manufacturers address ‘green’ manufacturing with vacuum technology One of the biggest shifts in the manufacturing industry in recent years is the growing focus on sustainability. What started as a concern amongst a relatively small group has gathered force to become a key mainstream issue.   However, a rise


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