Archive for the ‘Applications’ Category

Motion Control – Giant Solar-Powered Butterfly Puts the Focus on Climate Change Solutions

Motion Control – Maxon to Host the Solar Butterfly Motion Control – Seeking climate change solutions, the world’s largest sustainability tour is coming to Taunton, Massachusetts. The solar-powered butterfly is a 30-foot-long tiny house in the shape of a butterfly, which charges the electric vehicle it tows .     Motion Control – The SolarButterfly […]

Motion Control Application- A wasp shows the way!

Motion Control – Flexible Operating Tool 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 – […]

Motion Control- Application – Underwater inspection on twelve wheels.

Motion Control – Application – Underwater Inspection Motion Control – Application – Inspecting flooded pipes of power plants requires skilled, high-precision handling. And the robotic vehicles have to be optimized accordingly, for example to dive 20 m deep. The new seawater manipulator is capable of maneuvering underwater in pipes, where it can be used to […]

Motion Control – Linear Motion Roll-Slide Mini from LM76

Motion Control – Miniature Linear Slide

Motion Control – Maxon develops ultra-efficient UAV drive with startup Flybotix!

Motion Control – Ultra-efficient UAV drive with startup Flybotix! Motion Control – Maxon has collaborated with drone startup Flybotix to develop performance-optimized brushless DC motors for a new kind of inspection drone. With the know-how gained from this and other projects, maxon is making inroads into the new UAV market, where the reliability and quality […]

Motion Control – Application – Whisper Slides for Harvesting Honey

Motion Control – Application – Linear Slides Sometimes, an application leads you to an immediate, off-the-shelf solution – like this one. Harvesting bee honey is a seasonal opportunity and these systems are hauled across the country to make it happen. They need to be all weather, tough and maintenance-free. The next time you take some […]

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

Motion Control – Motors for High Vacuum Application Motion Control – 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 – Application […]

Motion Control – Application – Finding The dark energy of the universe.

Motion Control – Application – Searching for “Dark Energy”! Motion control – Application- The HETDEX project is the first major attempt to find “dark energy” in the universe. With special spectrographs, the three-dimensional positions of one million galaxies are recorded. In the summer of 2012, the Hobby-Eberly Telescope started scanning the universe – aided by […]

Motion Control – 5 challenges an electric motor has to overcome on Mars

Motion Control – Electric motors on Mars Outer space is unforgiving. This is why precision drives embarking on a trip to other planets need to meet extremely high-quality standards. Taunton, MA — Motion Control Products – Every Mars drive from maxon is based on a catalog product and is modified for the specific mission. That’s […]

Motion Control – Application – FDA/Washdown System Excels with Special Linear Motion Shaft Assembly from LM76!

Motion Control – FDA/Dairy Washdown System   E. Longmeadow, MA – — Motion Control – Application  – Dairy machinery manufacturers are under intense scrutiny by FDA inspectors when it comes to FDA material and caustic washdown compliance. Recently, LM76 was called by a large US dairy packaging company to review a problematic portion of their […]

Innovative Motion Control – Mars helicopter receives Collier Trophy

Innovative Motion Control – Mars Helicopter! Innovative Motion Control – The Mars helicopter team is awarded the Collier Trophy for being the first aircraft to achieve powered, controlled flight on another planet. NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter flies with electric motors from the Swiss company maxon, a provider of precision drives. This prestigious award was presented on […]

Motion Control – Maxon’s Driven Magazine – See the article “Speed or Torque – or Both?”

Motion Control – Maxon’s Driven Magazine   Motion Control article “Speed or Torque – or Both” in Maxon’s Driven magazine helps in selecting the right motor for an application.  An application that could be on Mars, under water, or even implanted in the human body!     Fall River, MA — Motion Control – The Maxon […]

Motion Control – The world’s lightest electric mountain bike features maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR

Motion Control – Application – Mountain Bike With the new Lightrider E Ultimate, Swiss bicycle manufacturer Thömus is launching the world’s first full-suspension cross-country electric mountain bike weighing less than 15 kilograms. This record-breaking weight is made possible by the small and efficient maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR drive in the extremely lightweight Thömus ultra-high modulus carbon […]

Motion Control Application – Monitoring Over 6,000 Miles with the Galil DMC-4020 Motion Controller

Motion Control Application – Motion Controllers       Vaughan, Ontario, Canada – Motion Control Application – It’s estimated over 850,000 have entered the United States unlawfully since 2002. The try and prevent this, U.S. Border Patrol agents have the arduous task of monitoring over 6,000 miles of land along the southern US-Mexican and northern […]

Motion Control – Application – maxon drives are used in the rover and in the first Mars helicopter

Motion Control – Application – Maxon Goes to Mars!   The Helicopter is Still Flying … … 28 Trips and Counting! Taunton, MA — Motion Control – Application – DC motors from maxon have been used in virtually all successful robot missions on Mars. More than 100 of these drives from Switzerland are already on […]

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

Motion Control – Application – Heart Pump 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, […]

Motion Control Application – Maxon Flat Motors Helps in Keeping Muscles in Shape!

Motion Control -Application – Flat Motors For paraplegic people, rehabilitation is frequently a long process; this is why methods and tech-nology that optimize these measures for the patient are so important. At the Bern University of Applied Sciences, many years of research has led to the development of a recumbent trike with electrical stimulation. The […]

Motion Control – The first e-road bikes and e-MTBs with the lightweight maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR have arrived!

Motion Control – e-road bikes and e-MTBs! Italian premium road bike manufacturer, Cipollini and Swiss bike manufacturer, TRANSALPES launch their new lightweight e-bikes with the maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR Taunton, MA — Motion Control Products – The Cipollini Flusso is a performance e-road bike that weighs only 10.7 kg. With a weight of less than 16 […]

Motion Control Application – Driver assist systems can help save lives by alerting driver of potential danger!

Motion Control – Application – Driver Assist Systems Help Save Lives! Maxon A-max 16 brushed DC motor – This drive with a diameter of 16 millimeters (precious metal brushes, 2 Watt) was developed for use with an eccentric weight and a specified bearing. Fall River, MA — The majority of traffic accidents are caused by […]

Motion Control – Maxon and Fourier Intelligence join forces to transform rehabilitation technology!

Motion Control – Transforming Rehabilitation Technology! maxon Group and Fourier Intelligence announce that they are entering into a global strategic partnership. maxon’s precision drive systems and the start-up Fourier’s Intelligence’s rehabilitation robotics are a perfect match and are expected to drive the development of new technologies for patients. Taunton, MA — Motion Control Products – […]

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