Planetary, spur, worm, spindle - when it comes to gearheads maxon motor has produced customised assemblies for every type. In fact, there is a research and development team solely focussed on producing systems with special gearheads.
The drive specialists at maxon motor have developed the EPOS4 70/15 positioning controller, the most powerful model of the series so far with a maximum output of 2.1 kW. There is also news from the field of BLDC motors as well.
By Patrick Vega, Technical Engineer at maxon motor uk
With DC motors as small 4mm it’s not surprising that 45% of maxon motor’s business is from the medical industry. Patrick Vega, Technical Engineer at maxon motor uk, discusses some of the products and applications.
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.
Monitoring equipment is used to inspect the air in pharmaceutical and healthcare manufacturing sites where a sterile environment is paramount. It is essential that facilities producing injectible drugs such as those used to treat patients with cancer who may have weak immune systems, or facilities offering stem cell therapy, are bacteria free to avoid risk of infection.