Maxon Motor Benelux

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Our background in developing our well-known DC motors and our carefully accumulated expertise in drive technology, make maxon motor the one-stop-shop for mechatronic drive systems. From design and engineering, to production, testing and support.

Maxon motor is ‘driven by precision’, worldwide and across many high-tech sectors. We are a knowledge partner in development, where different types of drives form a crucial contribution to the measure of success. The best ideas are the result of collaborations, mutual inspiration and challenging each other in pursuit of a higher goal. Maxon brings expertise, know-how and experience to co-creation and co-development; we generate solutions, make connections and support the development of new approaches.

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Maxon motor has worldwide representation in over 40 countries, where more than 2100 employees ensure the provision of services within easy reach of our customers. Our drive systems are produced at four maxon locations: Switzerland, Germany, Hungary and South Korea. Competence centres, specialising in specific areas such as robotics and integrated drive systems, take care of the development of the in-depth expertise in the fields our partners demand.

Motor Design

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• Dimensions & Tolerances (modules shoebox size: um, urad, temperature design constraints in complex geometry, volume, weight, in narrow shape tolerances)
• Simulation temp, magnet, UL, FEM analysis, temp. measurements
• MATLAB-Simulink (bandwidth control, motor simulation maxmot linear, modes & shapes analysis)
• CAD (2D & 3D solidworks, PTC)
• MATLAB Qualification Process Development
• National Instruments Labview (product qualifications)
• Automated Poka-Yoke Qualification Tooling Design (dimensional, functional, freq. response, optical etc.)
• Magnet Measurement, Qualification and Optimization (climate chamber -40 +150 oC, humidity control)
• Temperature Testing
• Lifetime Testing, Particle Measurement, Run-in Qualification (qualification, shock, temperature)

Operations

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• Low Volume (lot-size 50)
• High Mix (product)
• High Complexity (low tolerances)
• High Quality Rating (automotive level with SRS, Ship to Line, VMOI)
• Cleanroom (ISO 7 100m2, ISO 6 100 m2, ISO 5 crossflow)
• Surface Design: coating technologies, shear testing glue, adhesives
• Gluing optics, magnets, dose control – from spot to filler – (Loctite, Stoch Weld, Glasbeans, Fillerbond)
• High Voltage Testing (Megger), LCR measurement
• Measurement optical, interferometry (submicron level), autocollimator (linearity control)
• Supply agreements, customer portals EDI, re-ins and outs, complex logistics
• Building with lux, temperature and humidity stability

DC motors as Generators

december 14, 2018

Every now and then, I’m asked about the suitability of maxon DC motors for the use as a generator. Since our motors are very efficient, this is also true when operated as generators. The basic calculations between speed and voltage as well as current and torque are very simple. In the following, a few rules for a successful selection. Read more

Zwitserse motor gaat diep onder de oppervlakte van Mars

november 27, 2018

Vandaag, 26 november landt de InSight-sonde op de planeet Mars om onderzoek te doen naar het ontstaan van terrestrische planeten. Daarvoor wordt een meetsonde vijf meter diep in de bodem van Mars geslagen. De ingenieurs van maxon moesten alles uit de kast halen om hun motor voor te bereiden op deze taak. Lees verder

Free-flying camera robot supports astronauts on the ISS

november 21, 2018
Meet the new colleague for the crew of the International Space Station (ISS): an autonomous camera drone. The small sphere films the astronauts at work and this drone could potentially save about ten percent of their valuable working time. Read more [source: drive.tech]

The first Mars helicopter will fly with maxon’s DC motors

oktober 30, 2018

NASA is again working with maxon motor. Two years from now, the US space agency NASA will send a new rover to the Red Planet. Included: a small helicopter, which will take the first aerial photos of Mars. The rotors will be controlled by robust DC motors from Switzerland. Lees verder

From motor to drive system

oktober 25, 2018

maxon motor evolves more and more from a supplier of components to a provider of system solutions. Components to be understood as motors, gearheads, encoders, as well as speed and position controllers. As a system, we consider complete drive solutions in the sense of mechatronic units and subsystems, which are integrated into a larger context. The focus shifts from the individual components used towards the main functionality to be fulfilled. Read more [source: drive.tech]

A duo on its way to Mars

oktober 16, 2018

Two space agencies each plan to send a rover to Mars in 2020. We show the differences between the high-tech vehicles. Read more [source: drive.tech]

These five incredible animal robots will make your day

oktober 6, 2018

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In millions of years of evolution, nature has produced many sophisticated locomotor systems that engineers use as inspiration for creating better robots. We show some current technical developments that are highly advanced. Read more

Motion Components Are Morphing into Custom Drive Solutions

oktober 1, 2018

Traditionally, motion control suppliers create and produce components that their customers use to cobble together when they create drive solutions. Now, some suppliers are instead creating custom assemblies for their customers. For example, maxon precision motors is providing custom-built drive systems. The drive system is a mechatronics subassembly that can include a motor, gearhead, encoder, position controller, custom firmware, an application-specific enclosure, connectivity, and/or cabling. Read more [Source: designnews.com]

Want to know what’s new in Bionics?

september 12, 2018


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Compact controller communicates via EtherCAT

augustus 22, 2018

The EPOS4 Compact positioning controllers from maxon are ready for effortless, industrial Ethernet connectivity.

The devices from the successful EPOS4 Compact series can now also be incorporated into EtherCAT networks, thereby creating new opportunities for a huge range of applications. Lees verder

Out into the world – with giant steps

augustus 18, 2018

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The Taiwanese company FREE Bionics is committed to developing the best exoskeleton solutions and helping people all over the world. However, they need suitable drives. Read more

Super-fast and sterilisable

augustus 10, 2018

The ECX SPEED series of brushless motors has been optimized for high speeds (up to 120,000 rpm). Several different performance classes are available to fit your application: Standard, High Power, sterilizable (up to 2000 cycles) or with ceramic bearings for high speeds.

Select the mechanical and electrical interface online. The ECX program is fully configurable and is ready to ship in just 11 days. Read more

maxon motor high-performance sensorless control for brushless motors

juli 19, 2018

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maxon motor has developed a sensorless speed and torque control solution called High-Performance Sensorless Control (HPSC). This new technology allows FOC (field oriented control) for brushless motors without sensors from full stop to full speed under load. Read more [source: therobotreport.com]

Let light shine down on Opportunity

juli 11, 2018

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On July 7, 2003, the NASA twin robot Opportunity embarked on its journey to the Red Planet from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Today, 15 years later, it is still sending life signs back to Earth – despite a heavy sand storm. Read more

Fauna Robotica

juli 3, 2018

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In millions of years of evolution, nature has produced many sophisticated locomotor systems that engineers use as inspiration for creating better robots. We show some current technical developments that are highly advanced. Read more 

Is there a maximum length of encoder cables?

juni 19, 2018

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Standard cables in use by motors and sensors might just have a length of 30 cm up to 3 m. Sometimes this is not long enough especially if controllers are installed in a cabinet of a machine which might be placed some meters away or even in another room.

Water jet technology for better wound healing

juni 16, 2018


All over the world, people suffer from chronic wounds due to diabetes and other causes. A new micro water jet technology promises impro-ved treatment. A powerful flat motor provides the necessary water pressure.

A flat motor for high torque

mei 25, 2018

maxon’s brushless EC 90 flat motor with 1 Nm.

maxon’s new brushless EC 90 flat motor features maximum torque in a compact design. This and all other drives in this series of motors are now also available with cables.

DC motors in the freezer

april 27, 2018

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Deep-sea drilling. Mars rovers. Insulin pumps. Formula 1 cars. Surgical robots. Hand prosthetics. This is only a small selection from the thousands of applications in which maxon’s drive systems provide their power, precision, and robustness. However, before our DC motors, gearheads, sensors, and controllers are supplied to the customer, they have to withstand an array of abuse. During the development phase, we push our products to the maximum limits.

maxon DC motors are chosen for incredibly fast racing cars

maart 28, 2018

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2017 was an incredible year for race car engine specialist, Gibson Technology. The Repton based company designed, developed and manufactured a new 4.2 litre V8 engine, supplied to all LMP2 racing teams in the most prestigious endurance competitions. Every engine depends on the performance and reliability of a maxon DC motor and gearhead assembly.

The art of building a robot

maart 17, 2018


Philip Norman used to be an architect and a painter. Then he made an invention that could prove to be a game-changer for the way robots are built in the future.

Clean energy from high above

maart 6, 2018

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Globally the number of wind turbines producing sustainable energy keeps growing. But there is also another, newer method to make use of wind energy. A Dutch team is currently changing an entire industry.

Taking a closer look at blood

februari 28, 2018

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High-tech machines analyze human blood samples, detect coagulation disorders and thus help to save lives. The maxon sales company in France does not only supply the appropriate drives – in fact, it builds entire conveyor modules. A peek inside.

Using maxon motors in Robotics

februari 15, 2018

maxon technology is widely used in robotics, where high power density and precision are prerequisites. This article explains which products are most suited to robot applications and why.

Motion Controller expanded with EtherCAT

januari 25, 2018

Your drive specialist, maxon motor, is equipping its EPOS4 positioning controllers with additional connectivity options. They can now be integrated into any EtherCAT network as a slave by using an expansion board

EPOS4 positioning controllers by maxon motor are now able to communicate via EtherCAT using the CoE standard (CAN application layer over EtherCAT)

EPOS4 positioning controllers by maxon motor are now able to communicate via EtherCAT using the CoE standard (CAN application layer over EtherCAT). The EtherCAT card can be combined with the EPOS4 controllers in a housing, as well as with all EPOS4 modules. EPOS4 Compact designs with EtherCAT versions will follow at a later date.

NASA is about to uncover the secret of rocky planets

januari 17, 2018

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Our Earth is alive, active, and constantly changing. Its surface has been in motion since the planet’s formation. Continental plates drift apart and collide, forming mountains, oceans, and plains. Literally no stone is left unturned – only change is permanent.

Engineers revolutionize the helicopter landing

januari 13, 2018

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Helicopters are amazingly agile and free in the air, yet this flexibility practically vanishes when they land. They don’t require a lot of space to touch down, but the ground must be even. Otherwise, there is a risk that the helicopter, with its rigid landing structure, will tip.

Maxon motor draagt bij aan Kitepower’s vlieger voor elektriciteitsopwekking

januari 4, 2018

Windenergie gaat hogerop met een vlieger-aan-een-kabel die elektriciteit kan opwekken. Twee jaar geleden startte Kitepower als spin-off vanuit de TU Delft; met zijn ‘laddermolen’ legde voormalig astronaut Wubbo Ockels ooit de basis. Maxon motor levert robuuste aandrijvingen voor de control unit die de vlieger hoog in de lucht zijn kenmerkende ‘achten’ laat draaien. ‘Zij hebben geleerd van onze agile werkwijze als start-up, wij van hun manier om kwaliteit in het product en de productie te brengen.’ Lees meer Bron [linkmagazine.nl]

The delivery robots are coming!

december 7, 2017
When people look up at the sky, they see more and more drones. Yet the breakthrough for delivery robots will take place on the ground – if the lawmakers give the green light.

A powerful and cost-effective drive

december 6, 2017

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The brushless EC-i 30 DC motor from maxon motor.

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

Kenshiro: Strong robot with 160 muscles

november 29, 2017

The tendon-controlled humanoid robot created by the University of Tokyo has more than 160 artificial muscles and is the result of many years of experience. Around 100 brushless maxon motors ensures that the only 1.58 m tall robot has humanlike movements.

These robots crawl into every nook and cranny

november 11, 2017

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It started as a project by two engineers who were close to retirement. Today, the modular inspection robots by Canadian company Inuktun are successfully in use all over the world – defying even the most adverse conditions.

The first sterilizable drive system

oktober 28, 2017

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BLDC motor, gearhead, and encoder from a single source

maxon motor introduces the world’s first steam sterilizable encoder ENX EASY. It is available in an incremental (1024 counts) and an absolute version (4096 steps) for diameters of 13 and 16 mm and is designed for 1000 autoclave cycles.

The encoder can be integrated into the brushless drives ECX 13 and ECX 16 SPEED without increasing the length. When the gearheads GPX 13 and GPX 16 SPEED are added to the combination, our customers receive a fully sterilizable positioning system.

Extraordinarily commonplace

september 1, 2017

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Although we rarely notice them, electrical drives are everywhere around us – at home, on our commute, at work, and even when we grab a kebab for lunch.

Once again, NASA relies on maxon technology

juli 29, 2017

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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. maxon motor supplies several drives specifically developed for mission critical tasks.

The right controller for your motor

juli 14, 2017

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Robotics and automation call for increasingly precise control engineering. Daniel Hug, Product Manager for Electronics and Systems Technology at maxon, explains what a good motor controller has to be able to achieve today.

Once again, NASA relies on maxon technology

juli 6, 2017

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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.

Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy

juni 20, 2017

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Today, a world without robots to penetrate dangerous environments is virtually inconceivable.

Felix: Natural disasters are impossible to prevent and can come up at any time without warning. Specialized robot systems can help to restore order, rein in the damage and prevent additional hazards to humans. Today, I can’t imagine a world without robots to bravely enter danger zones in place of humans. Take underwater robots, for instance: Without them, construction or maintenance of underwater pipelines would be impossible.

The micro servo controller for extreme conditions

juni 13, 2017

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

Although we rarely notice them, electrical drives are everywhere around us

juni 8, 2017

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Although we rarely notice them, electrical drives are everywhere around us – at home, on our commute, at work, and even when we grab a kebab for lunch.

 

What do wasps have to do with brain surgery?

mei 12, 2017

What do wasps have to do with brain surgery?  At first glance, not a whole lot. However, one species serves as the model for an innovative brain surgery needle that is being developed by a team of researchers from England.

Develop a controller by your own?

maart 14, 2017

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At maxon motor, we often hear experienced engineers’ talk of developing their own controller for their application, as it’s perceived as being an easy thing to do and, therefore, a cheaper option. But is it?

Often the entire cost of developing a motor controller is not realized, customers tend to be attracted by the initially cheap overheads of buying the separate components and making a customized drive, in comparison to the seemingly expensive off-the-shelf solution motor-controller. If you have a closer look, you will realize that an off-the-shelf solution offers a lot of hidden  “built-in” advantages.

Maxon in Benelux van componentenleverancier naar ontwikkelbedrijf, naar ‘atelier voor specials’

februari 16, 2017

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Van oudsher was maxon motor benelux een leverancier van aandrijfcomponenten. De dochter van de Zwitserse specialist in gelijkstroommotoren en aandrijfsystemen groeide door tot ontwikkelbedrijf en zette drie jaar geleden een volgende stap met nieuwbouw in Enschede. Daar kon het bedrijf meer inzetten op productie. Lees meer [Bron: linkmagazine.nl]

A laser shows the way

februari 1, 2017

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The Radiology department at the University Hospital of Basel has state-of-the-art equipment. In addition to the world’s first 3D X-ray device, the hospital also relies on a new laser navigation system for CT scanning – guided minimally invasive surgery. “It offers a lot of advantages for image-guided operations,” explains Dr. Christoph Zech, head of the Interventional Radiology department at the University Hospital of Basel.

maxon motor bouwt nieuw Innovation Center

januari 25, 2017

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De Zwitserse aandrijvingsspecialist maxon motor breidt zijn hoofdkantoor in Zwitserland uit. In februari beginnen de bouwwerkzaamheden voor het nieuwe Innovation Center, voornamelijk ingericht voor onderzoek, ontwikkeling en de productie van medische aandrijvingen. Het gebouw moet in de zomer van 2018 klaar zijn.

Twenty-twenty vision: a world first in eye surgery

januari 16, 2017

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While robotic assistance systems are available for most types of surgery today, eye surgery used to be an exception. A Dutch company has changed that. The first operation using the system was successful.

Kenshiro: Strong robot with 160 muscles

januari 12, 2017

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The tendon-controlled humanoid robot created by the University of Tokyo has more than 160 artificial muscles and is the result of many years of experience. Around 100 brushless maxon motors ensures that the only 1.58 m tall robot has humanlike movements.

Encoder selection – part two: Encoders for Positioning

december 14, 2016

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When talking about resolution: Keep in mind the difference between the number of pulses per channel (counts per turn, cpt) and the number of states (the quadcounts)!

Positioning: Resolution and accuracy.

The required positioning resolution of the application dictates the encoder resolution to be selected. A well-tuned system can maintain the position within 1 encoder state (quadcount).

Application story: Smart motors from maxon make high-tech e-bikes

november 29, 2016

Use of electric bikes or e-bikes — those with power-assist and full drive capabilities — is exploding in Europe and now the Americas as more people than ever look for green modes of transportation in increasingly dense urban centers. Recently introduced to the world market, maxon motor makes an integrated drive (sometimes called a hub motor) consisting of motor, gearbox, and controller designed to convert any bike into an e-bike. Read more [source: motioncontroltips.com]

A perfect drive solution in only a few steps

november 24, 2016

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 more intuitive.

 

Efficient pump system for improved quality of life

november 17, 2016

Ascites is a term that describes an accumulation of large quantities of fluid in the peritoneal cavity. In the vernacular, this symptom is also called “abdominal dropsy”. In approx. eight out of ten cases, the cause of ascites is decreased liver function, for example caused by cirrhosis of the liver. But ascites can also be caused by reduced myocardial function, kidney diseases or cancer.

The heating of motors in hand-held tools

november 4, 2016

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Motors operated at the rated torque limit can get very hot. In continuous operation the winding can reach 155° resulting in a housing temperature of some 120°C. No surgeon would like to operate with a hand-held tool not even at half of that temperature. Neglecting friction, there are two main sources of power losses – and hence heating – in motors.

Configure high-speed drives from your sofa

oktober 19, 2016

When constructing a prototype, or if a product is scheduled for a rapid market launch, it is often necessary to choose the right DC motor for the project very quickly

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.

When constructing a prototype, or if a product is scheduled for a rapid market launch, it is often necessary to choose the right DC motor for the project very quickly. In such cases, engineers go to maxon motor’s online configurator. The platform has tens of thousands of drive options to choose from, all of which are available quickly and easily.

maxon drives help people walk again

oktober 1, 2016

At the first Cybathlon in Zürich, researchers are presenting the world’s best exoskeletons – devices that enable paraplegics to walk again. Motors from Switzerland play a central part in this development.

maxon EC flat motors

september 9, 2016

When space is at a premium

maxon flat motors are especially suitable for installation in confined spaces. The brushless motors are designed as internal and external rotors and can reach speeds of up to 20,000 rpm. The simple design made it possible to largely automate the manufacturing – this is reflected by the economical price. Choose from EC flat motors with hall sensors, sensorless motors, or EC motors with integrated electronics. These motors can also be combined with gearheads and encoders.

Machine Optimization through DC Motor Selection

augustus 31, 2016

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 power, speed, torque, physical size, efficiency, lifetime expectations, and other requirements.

maxon supports young engineers and start-ups

augustus 23, 2016

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.

Starting something new is always difficult. This is particularly true for engineers who are trying to get a project off the ground. Often they have creative ideas, but not the necessary equipment or funding. This is why the Swiss drive specialist maxon motor has launched its Young Engineers Program (YEP), which supports innovative projects that use electric drive systems.

Power density in robotics

augustus 8, 2016

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A question of torque – Inspection robots for pipes and ducts, rescue robots in disaster areas, or humanoid robots – they all have one thing in common: They are mobile robots that aid humans. We explain some of their requirements for drive technology in detail.

Inked to precision

juli 25, 2016

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The age of rockers and sailors is over. The tattoo scene has developed, away from ill-lit chambers with burly, bearded men scratching hearts onto biceps, to well-illuminated studios where young and talented artists do their work. The Swiss tattoo artist Alena Lizier, age 24, already has her own tattoo studio in St. Gallen, Switzerland. “Please take off your shoes when you come in”, she says. Hygiene is a must. Welcome to the new tattoo world.

BLOG: On the efficiency of drive components

juli 5, 2016

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There is often the questions about which motor shows the highest efficiency. In particular when talking about applications with limited power supply, such as a battery driven tool or a solar panel powered satellite. I believe it’s worth expanding the question to the full drive system consisting of controller, motor, gearhead and other mechanics. Table 1 gives a rough guess about typical efficiencies of different energy converting devices.

Mehr Power für dein eBike.

juni 21, 2016

When every tenth of a second counts

juni 1, 2016

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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 years to develop. maxon motors are responsible for executing shifting processes within tenths of a second.

Artificial stars created with laser technology

mei 27, 2016

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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 Applied Scientific Research TNO has developed a projection system for the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

Automatische ribbenspreider: zachte methode voor chirurgie

mei 3, 2016

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Physcient, een Amerikaans high-tech bedrijf, ontwikkelde een automatische ribbenspreider waardoor postoperatieve pijn van patiënten tot een minimum wordt gereduceerd en de genezing wordt versneld.

maxon EPOS positioning controller

april 27, 2016

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Positioning made easy.
EPOS is a modular, digital positioning controller by maxon motor. It is suitable for permanent magnet-activated motors plus encoders with a range of 1 to 750 W continuous output power. The wide range of operating modes, as well as various command interfaces, make it versatile for use in many different drive systems in the fields of automation technology and mechatronics.

One wheelchair for all situations

april 7, 2016

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Test driver Raffael is the first person with a walking disability that gets to drive up a flight of stairs with the Scalevo wheelchair – in reverse on two caterpillars.

Pepper: The new friend

maart 31, 2016

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Pepper wants to be an entertainer, a friend and a member of the family. To do this, he reads the emotions of the people with whom he interacts.

Super-fast and sterilizable

maart 22, 2016

The ECX SPEED series of brushless motors has been optimized for high speeds (up to 120,000 rpm). Several different performance classes are available to fit your application: Standard, High Power, sterilizable (up to 2000 cycles) or with ceramic bearings for high speeds.

maxon Encoder families

februari 25, 2016

Learn about the different types of encoders and how to select the right one for your application in this short video from the maxon academy.

A protective suit for difficult missions

februari 13, 2016

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TB Saftey, a small Swiss company specializes in high-quality protective suits with ventilation. The wearers enjoy a maximum degree of safety with freedom of movement. For ventilation, the blower units use maxon’s fast brushless DC motors.

At first glance, the yellow protection suits by TB Safety look a little strange and slightly bloated. The bloating effect is caused by the blower unit filling the entire suit with clean air. 

Nieuwe business unit mechatronica

januari 4, 2016

maxon richt nieuwe business unit ′MARS’ op

maxon ontwikkelde afgelopen jaar de BIKEDRIVE, een sterke motor voor e-bikes. Een nieuwe business unit ‘MARS′ (Maxon Advanced Robotics & Systems) richt zich binnen maxon volledig op mechatronische aandrijfsystemen. Meer innovatieve producten voor de robotica volgen.

Vriend, machine, redder: alles over robots.

november 11, 2015

Mensen en robots zullen de komende jaren steeds dichter tot elkaar komen. In het huishouden en bij het werk. Maar hoe zal dit samenleven er concreet uitzien? En wat zijn daarbij de technische uitdagingen? Het nieuwe driven magazine van maxon motor geeft daarop antwoord.