Archive for the ‘Applications’ Category

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 […]

Motion Control Application Story – Sound of Light from Intellidrives!

Optoacoustic tomography (OAT) is a technique for generating high-resolution images of biological tissue that scatters light waves, typically biological tissue.. Image courtesy of Tomowave Philadelphia, PA, — Motion Control Components and Systems – Application – OAT systems create these images with pulses of dark red light that have a maximum duration of 50 nanoseconds. These […]

Motion Control Application- maxon motors in the Formula Renault 3.5!

The Formula Renault racing series has become one of the most important racing series for future world-class Formula 1 drivers. Since 2012, a new, more powerful V8 engine has been roaring under the hood of the World Series racing cars. Inside it, maxon motors are responsible for adjusting the electronic throttle system. Fall River, MA […]

Motion Control – Electric drives … … invisible helpers in our everyday lives!

driven magazine reveals where they are commonly used. Precision drive systems can be found in the home, in vehicles, and at work, making our lives simpler and safer. The current issue of driven, the maxon motor magazine, provides interesting insights into the world of drive technology. It also goes in search of an old friend. […]

Motion Control Application – Robotic Rib Spreader Helps Patients Hurt Less and Heal Faster!

Motion Control Application – Hand-held, robotic surgical instrument that helps patients hurt less and heal faster, uses high torque Maxon motors.  Fall River, MA – Miniature Motors – Motion Control Application – It may sound unbelievable, but some tools that physicians use to perform invasive surgery were originally developed in the 1930s and have gone […]

Motion Control Application – Steinmeyer optiSLITE Miniature Ball Screws the Optimal Solution for Pipetting Systems!

            BURLINGTON, MA –Motion Control Components Application – Steinmeyer, a global manufacturer of precision ground ball screws, recently introduced an enhancement to its miniature ball screw line called optiSLITE. This feature delivers lower friction torque for smoother running and better servo response. The result is superior positioning performance in laboratory […]

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

E. Longmeadow, MA – — Linear Motion – Application Story – 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 filling line. After each shift, the […]

Linear Motion Control Application – LM76 Jet Rail Bearings & Shafting

Linear Motion Control Application – How Would You Position Components Of An Experimental Reactor Vessel Weighing 33 Tons? Easy … Using Custom made LM76 Jet Rail Bearings and Shafting! E. Longmeadow, MA –Linear Motion Control Application – When a privately funded research company was ready to move from their original Proof of Concept to a […]

Motion Control Application – Polishing Machine’s Linear Ball Bearing Failures Solved by LM76!

E. Longmeadow, MA – -Linear Motion Application Story … The Application – Polishing Aluminum Truck Wheels is done with a polishing machine that has a 36″ vertical stroke indexer, having a 2500 pound load moving @ 4″ per second. The polishing media is like toothpaste with glass in it. It is extremely abrasive, and sticky/tacky. […]

Motion Control Application – On the Trail of Wild Animals!

Elephants, lions or entire herds of antelopes –with a digital camera specially designed for documentaries, wild animals can be captured quickly. Motors made by maxon ensure that there are no chromatic aberrations in the recordings! Fall River, MA — 35 degrees Celsius in the shade; the sun is burning hot. Not a single cloud in […]

Linear Motion Control Application – LM76 Jet Rail Bearings & Shafting

Linear Motion Control Application – How Would You Position Components Of An Experimental Reactor Vessel Weighing 33 Tons? Easy … Using Custom made LM76 Jet Rail Bearings and Shafting! E. Longmeadow, MA –Linear Motion Control Application – When a privately funded research company was ready to move from their original Proof of Concept to a […]

Linear Motion Application – Loading Dock’s Corrosion Problem – Solved by LM76!

Linear Motion Control Application – Loading Dock’s Corrosion Problem – Solved by LM76! E. Longmeadow, MA – Linear Motion Control – Application The Problem – An LM76 customer is a manufacturer of loading dock ramps. These motion control systems are installed in every state and experience all climates and conditions. Each dock section employs a […]

Motion Control – Successful Landing on Comet Chury!

Congratulations from maxon motor! Rosetta mission employs Swiss drive technology. Today, the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully landed a small laboratory on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The lander features ten instruments which may provide important clues to the origin of life. Two DC motors made by drive specialist maxon motor are on board the mission For the […]

Linear Motion – Roll-Slide Mini from LM76

          Application – Camera Slider     LM76 also manufacturers a broad variety of FDA & USDA compliant bearings and shafting, in inch sizes of .25 inches to 1.5 inches, and a FDA & USDA compliant profile rail and slide system that can easily be integrated into new and existing applications. […]

Motion Control Application – Shakespeare In a New Light With Flat, Brushless Motors!

Since 2011 audiences can see plays in a whole new light after a literally revolutionary development in theatre lighting with flat, brushless motors playing a leading role. Fall River, MA -Motion Control Application – The RSC Lightlock was developed by Vince Herbert, head of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Lighting Department, to address a problem that […]

Application – In “Off-Roading” LM76’s Black Racer Bearing is a Winner!

Anyone who’s worked on cars knows how critically important ball joints are to steering and suspension. They also know what happens when ball joints fail!   E. Longmeadow, MA – — Motion Control – Application Story – When an aftermarket manufacturer of off-road steering and suspension systems needed an upper ball joint bearing, they called […]

Motion Control – Artificial Heart Valve Tester Features H2W Voice Coil

H2W Technologies linear motion voice coil technology is being used to create a life tester for an artificial aortic heart valve. The heart valve tester simulates the human heart pumping action. It operates under closed loop position control with 1 micron resolution linear encoders. – Will track and follow any customer supplied waveform (analog waveform […]

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