• Manufacturing maxon Ceramics

    Watch our short video to see how ceramic parts are made at our dedicated factory

  • How to configure a maxon ESCON Speed Controller

    The ESCON is a 4-Quadrant PWM servo controller used to control permanent magnet motors in a highly efficient manner. The ESCON can control motors rated up to 700W on a continuous basis and 2100W for a short period.

    The following article will provide an overview on configuring the ESCON based on your analog/digital input requirements, and the motor being used, assuming an appropriate power supply is in use.

  • Compact controller communicates via EtherCAT

    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.

  • Design considerations for exoskeletons for children

    Developing Exoskeletons for children present their own engineering challenges simply because children are still growing.

    Exoskeletons were largely developed for people that have sustained paralysis or suffer muscular dystrophy. For adults who have stopped growing there is no risk of outgrowing the exoskeleton. However for children their growth and ability present a multitude of challenges for design engineers.

  • 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

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