• Opportunity is waiting for light

    The 15-year-old Mars rover Opportunity is fighting another sandstorm.

    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.

  • New revenue record for maxon motor

    maxon motor group increases revenues to CHF 459 million – growth in all markets – expansion of production capacity at all sites

    Sachseln/Obwalden – The maxon motor group achieved a new revenue record in 2017. Revenues rose by 8.6% to CHF 459 million (up from CHF 422.5 million in the previous year). All markets contributed to the growth. Cash flow increased to just under CHF 50 million (up from 41.7 million). The number of employees in the group rose to 2577 by the end of the year. At a 40% revenue share, medical technology continues to be our strongest sector, followed by industrial automation at 28%. With R&D investments of CHF 34 million and more than 360 employees in our R&D sites worldwide, maxon has succeeded in bringing more than 20 new motors and gearheads to market and expand the company's position as a leading manufacturer of high-quality drive components and system. Based on the good order situation, maxon looks to the future with confidence.

  • A flat motor for high torque

    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.

  • Taking a page out of Nature's book

    driven magazine takes a look at bionics

    Engineers from all over the world are getting inspiration from nature and developing technology at the highest level: bionic prostheses, exoskeletons for children, and even a salamander with a spine.

  • All geared up at maxon

    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.

  • Powerhouse with great control characteristics

    maxon presents the EPOS4 70/15 controller.

    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.

  • Optimize medical machines through DC motor selection

    Selecting the right DC motor is an important aspect for optimizing medical machine performance.

  • FREE training with maxon motor uk

    Product and Controller workshops

  • maxon medical products and applications

    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.

  • Using maxon motors in Robotics

    By Amir Janjua, Technical Engineer, maxon motor UK

    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.

  • An exceptionally talented engineer and innovator

    On the death of Bodo Fütterer

  • New high-precision positioning encoder from maxon motor

    Introducing the ENX 16 RIO encoder

    maxon motor presents a top-of-the-range high-resolution encoder. The ENX 16 RIO offers an impressive resolution of up to 65,536 counts per turn in a compact and rugged housing.

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