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maxon 21.06.2021
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Maxon Inside

No access for bacteria

Tiny drive systems for use in the human body have to be built in a clean environment, free of microbiological contamination. Welcome to the GMP cleanroom of maxon, where discipline and gelatin meet.
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Viva Technology – Viva Space!

During the Viva Technology show – Biggest technologies & start up exhibition in Europe – maxon was invited to participate to “Viva Space” - a roundtable to share experiences about exploration, sustainability and unknown discovery with a great panel of pioneers and entrepreneurs in Space.
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A next step in wearable robotics

Angel Robotics is a Korean startup company that focuses on wearable robots for rehabilitation, Their Exoskeleton is competition proven.
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The future of farming

Whether in the field, in the barn, or in the greenhouse, robots and drones already handle a lot of tasks. Here’s what they can do.
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Can DC motors be used at high temperatures?

Those familiar with the maxon catalog and technical specifications will have noticed that maximum ambient and winding temperatures are specified for our motors. Why is this?
Andrew Gibson
Andrew Gibson Sales Engineer
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Young Engineers Program

Autonomous field worker

At the ETH Zurich, a robot has been developed to mechanically destroy the weeds growing between crops. “Rowesys” makes herbicides unnecessary.
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Battling COVID-19 One Pump at a Time

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Winnipeg Ventilator project had to make some critical choices in design and component selection, particularly for the motor used in the mechanical pump design.
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“The transition to brushless dc motors was key"

Samir Bouabdallah is an expert in drone technology and founder of an exciting startup. How will the drone market develop, in his opinion, and what is required of the motors in the flying robots?
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Expert Blog

Delta vs Y Winding Arrangements

Although, the winding arrangement does not play a pivotal role in one’s motor selection, it is valuable information to be aware of.
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
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driven: The field of the future

The new issue of driven, the maxon magazine, awaits the reader with fascinating articles about agricultural robotics, drone technology, and cleanrooms.
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Breathing inspiration into medical technology

A University initiative saves lives by developing and donating ventilators for lower-income countries.
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Webinar: Choosing drive systems for lab automation

This maxon webinar looks at the latest motor and drive technologies used in laboratory automation applications.
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Smart Floating Arms

They move like snakes and reach places that are too narrow or dangerous for humans. The robust robotic arms of the Tokyo-based company HiBot take inspection, maintenance and repair to new levels.
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The future is AGV

The automated guided vehicles market is booming. These are the top 3 highest growth markets for AGVs.
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Growth in automation in e-commerce

Why is growth in e-commerce intrinsically linked to growth in automation?
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