Motors used in robotics must be lightweight while simultaneously providing high torque in order for arms and grippers to move dynamically. This is why Swiss drive specialist maxon motor is offering a new solution: The tried and tested brushless flat motors as frameless kits. This gives rise to a number of benefits.
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.
maxon motor group increases revenues to CHF 422.5 million in 2016 – Europe and Swiss home market Switzerland trending up – For the first time, more employees abroad than in Switzerland – Competitive edge due to techology and product initiative – Great start into the new year
With their optimized magnetic circuit and special rotor, the new brushless DC motors from maxon deliver an impressive amount of torque. The EC-i 52 drives are considered to be high quality at an attractive price.
Precision drive systems can be found in the home, in vehicles, and at work, making our lives simpler and safer. The current issue of driven, the maxon motor magazine, provides interesting insights into the world of drive technology. It also goes in search of an old friend.
BLDC motor, gearhead, and encoder from a single source.
With the ENX EASY, maxon motor is offering a sterilizable encoder for its brushless DC motors for the first time. This opens up a range of new possibilities in medical technology – and it's not the only innovation coming from the Swiss drive specialist.
Company to invest CHF 30 million at its headquarters
Swiss drive specialist maxon motor is expanding its headquarters in Switzerland. Construction of the new Innovation Center is due to start in February. The building is scheduled to be ready for use by summer 2018. At this location, the company will also develop and manufacture its smallest drives.