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Motion Control Application – Implantable medication delivery systems: Where every microliter counts!

Motion Control – Application Implantable medication delivery systems can have a decisive influence on the quality of life of the patients. In many cases, such delivery systems are vital for the survival of the patients – the systems have to be absolutely reliable. maxon motor manufactures high-precision micro drives for medication delivery systems. Fall River, […]

The Engineering Edge – Linear Motion Application – Moving Articles of Antiquity!

Motion Control – Linear Bearings Application Linear Motion Application – How Do You Move Articles of Antiquity? Very Carefully With A High Load Rail System from LM76! E. Longmeadow, MA – — The Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) has to move articles of antiquity from one location to another. In this instance, they are […]

Motion Control – Maxon drives are heading to the Red Planet with NASA’s Perseverance Rover!

Motion Control – Application – Maxon drives heading to the Red Planet! In July, NASA will be sending its fifth rover to Mars. Its main mission is to collect soil samples that will be analyzed on Earth at a later time. The rover will also carry a helicopter that will perform the first flights on […]

Motion Control – Case Study: Precision Ground Ball Screw Drives Universal Pipetting Module!

Motion Control Case Study – Pipetting COVID-19 Testing / Sampling Applications Reaching New Levels of Speed, Lifetime, and Force Sensitivity Woburn, MA –Motion Control Components Ball Screws – Case Study – Situation: In the area of automated laboratory equipment, servo-controlled pipetting modules are a key component of high-throughput systems. A major, global OEM had been […]

Motion Control Components Application Exoskeleton! – Maxon Driven – Focus – 2020 Cybathlon!

Motion Control – Application Exoskeleton “People with disabilities are only disabled if they come up against the insurmountable. But where do the obstacles in our everyday lives come from? From barriers in our minds” … Cybathlon founder Robert Riener.   CYBATHLON is so much more than a competition, it is intended to serve as a […]

Motion Control – Protection Against Contamination: Breathing Clean Air!

Motion Control – Protection Suit Motor! Maxon DC motors are used in the blower components of high-quality protection suits.   Maxon was selected for the compact and lightweight DC motor design, ironless winding, strong magnet and producing very little vibration and noise output. Most importantly, a brushless DC motor was mandatory as a brushed motor […]

Motion Control – Case Study – Ball Screws used in Wearable Pumps!

Motion Control – Case Study: Wearable Pumps!   The Next Generation of Intelligent Balloon Catheters Depend on Novel Designs of Ball Screw Driven Pumps Woburn, MA –Motion Control Components Ball Screws – Case Study – Situation: In the realm of cardiovascular assist devices, recent developments have focused on fully implantable pumps. Among the first was […]

Motion Control Application – Maxon Drives Power – Hull Cleaning Robot for Large Ships!

Motion Control Application – Hull Cleaning Robot Motion Control Application – Specially designed robotic crawler navigates around the underwater portion of a ship to remove the biofilm layers that accumulate there. As a battery operated, autonomous vehicle, component selection made up a highly critical part of the design and manufacture.   The HullBUG provides grooming […]

Motion Control Application – Twenty-twenty Vision – Maxon Components Allow Surgeon to Not only See But to Feel!

Motion Control Application – While robotic assistance systems are available for most types of surgery today, eye surgery used to be an exception. A Dutch company has changed that. A world first in eye surgery.   © 2016 Preceyes Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – Worldwide, about 50 to 70 million people […]

Motion Control – Case Study: Wearable Pumps Driven by Ball Screws!

Motion Control – Ball Screws are Enabling the Next Generation of Cardiovascular Assist Devices   Woburn, MA –Motion Control Components Ball Screws – Case Study – In this Case Study you will learn how a novel, ball screw driven pump made life-changing, ambulatory therapy possible for cardiovascular patients. Read how mechanical engineers utilized smooth running […]

How Would You Position Components Of An Experimental Reactor Vessel Weighing 33 Tons?

Easily …   … Using Custom made LM76 Jet Rail Bearings and Shafting! When a privately funded research company was ready to move from their original Proof of Concept to a sustainable fusion reactor to produce clean sustainable energy, they realized that extremely heavy components would need to be assembled and disassembled and reassembled again for […]

Motion Control Application – Please smile with maxon motors!

Motion Control Application – Digital SLR cameras can deliver extremely sharp photos – regardless of whether the photographer is a professional or a hobbyist. Not only does the skill of the photographer, but also the technology inside the camera play a key role. maxon drive systems help to create lightning-fast images.   Fall River, MA […]

Motion Control Application – Intelligent robot systems are increasingly being used in disaster control, rescue missions and salvage operations!

Motion Control Application – After the severe earthquake in Japan and the subsequent nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Quince managed to reach the upper floors of the ruins of the power plant. There it measured the radioactivity levels and sent HD images to the world outside. Wherever it is too dangerous for humans. Robots that can […]

Motion Control Application- Vacuum Compatible Maxon Motors for Extreme Conditions!

Maxon Motor spent several months working alongside Instrument Design Technology (IDT) to customize a small, brushless motor to perform in the extreme vacuum conditions of the synchrotron. This article highlights the challenges in the design.   Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – The Diamond Light Source particle accelerator in Oxfordshire has been […]

Motion Control Application- Intra-aortic pump powered by miniature brushless DC motors provides heart failure patients an aid to help hearts rest and heal!

The Maxon EC 6 motor brushless DC motor is the second smallest drive in the maxon family.   Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – Chronic heart failure patients draw hope from a new technology. A team of life science entrepreneurs in Houston, Texas has developed the first catheter-deployed circulatory assist device intended […]

Motion Control Application – Maxon Motor’s Exoskeleton Joint Actuator!

Motion Control Application – Reliable, Powerful, Efficient   Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – Maxon Motor developed an exoskeleton drive for use in robotic limbs. This complete joint actuation unit consists of a pancake brushless DC motor with inertia optimized rotor. Also included is an internal high resolution encoder, planetary gearhead with […]

Application – Rotary Table from Intellidrives Tackles Big Wafers!

INTELLIDRIVES’s Direct drive rotary servo tables.   Philadelphia, PA, — Motion Control Components and Systems – The ACR-335UT direct drive rotary table from IntelLiDrives adapts linear motor technology, coupled with precision bearings, to provide faster and more accurate handling of the 300 mm semiconductor wafers. The 335 mm diameter center opening in the ACR-335UT rotary […]

Motion Control Application- A wasp shows the way!

What do wasps have to do with brain surgery?  At first glance, not a whole lot. However, one species serves as the model for an innovative brain surgery needle that is being developed by a team of researchers from England. Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – In tumor treatment, neurosurgeons today use […]

Motion Control Application – Wearable Pumps for Medical Devices Count on Ball Screws from Steinmeyer!

  BURLINGTON, MA –Motion Control Applications – Motion Control Components – There has been a tremendous amount of innovation lately in the design of medical devices and lab instruments. One of the critical aspects of the new products being developed is linear motion. And Steinmeyer is proud to be directly involved in providing drive solutions […]

Motion Control Application- Maxon Drives Help People Walk Again!

At the first Cybathlon in Zürich, researchers are presenting the world’s best exoskeletons – devices that enable paraplegics to walk again. Motors from Switzerland play a central part in this development. Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – On October 8th 2016, people with paraplegia are going on a footrace at the Cybathlon […]

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