• Why do DC motors fail?

    Everything in this world has a limited time to operate, nothing lasts forever. So what factors play a key role in putting a DC motor out of action?

  • Once again, NASA relies on maxon technology

    Swiss-made BLDC motors for the Mars 2020 rover

    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 increases revenues

    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 technology and product initiative

  • When to choose an ironless DC motor

    By Paul Williams, Senior Sales Engineer at maxon motor uk

  • Endless torque

    The EC-i 52 DC motor

    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.

  • The miniature servo controller for extreme conditions

    New: maxon ESCON Module 50/8 HE.

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

  • Choosing a Brushed or Brushless DC Motor

    by Amir Janjua, Technical Engineer

    How do you decide whether to use a brushed or brushless DC motor? This article covers the factors to take into consideration.

  • maxon presents the first sterilizable drive system

    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.

  • maxon motor builds new Innovation Centre

    Company to invest CHF 30 million at its headquarters

    Drive specialist maxon motor is expanding its headquarters in Switzerland. Construction of the new Innovation Centre is due to start in February. The building is scheduled to be ready for use by summer 2018.

  • New Industry 4.0 grasper increases efficiency

    The Shadow Robot Company used their 20 years’ experience of developing world class robotic hands and thought how they could apply this knowledge to service robots. The result is the Smart Grasping System (SGS), an industrial grasper with built-in intelligence.

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