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maxon motor 20.03.2019
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5 Trends in aviation
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5 Trends in aviation

Learn more about some thrilling projects that researchers and engineers are working on.
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NASA’s InSight lander starts digging on Mars

The Mole is about to start its work on the Red Planet and go deeper than ever before.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

EPOS: Get the Electronic Data Sheet!

The so-called electronic data sheet (*.eds, *.esi) of an EPOS controller is just some clicks away. It can be easily exported by EPOS Studio and fits 100% to your controller.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
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Reliability is everything

Medical technology is a key market for maxon. Many of our drives are used in insulin pumps. What exactly do our motors do in these devices?
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Maxon Inside

When is a Standard not a Standard?

maxon motor has become well known in the small precision drive market for its large catalogue of standard products. However, most people will not be aware that around 80% of product supplied worldwide is modified in some way or another.
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Expert Blog

DC motors as Generators

Brushed and brushless DC motors can be operated as generators. However, there are some points to consider.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
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maxon joins Emirates Team New Zealand as Official Supplier

Current Defenders of the America’s Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand, will be competing in the 36th America’s Cp. maxon motors’ technical assistance will be a key factor towards success.
On the right track
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On the right track

Christian Dörsam from Chur (Switzerland) provides conversion and repair services for model railroads. If he wants to really pamper a locomotive, he gives it a maxon motor.
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Maxon Inside

“The differences are huge”

Hydraulic systems are increasingly being replaced by electric systems in aerospace. Aerospace project manager Robin Phillips knows why – and provides an outlook into the future.
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Expert Blog

The right motor for reduced EMI effects

Worried about EMI? Make sure your DC motor selection is not working against you.
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
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Free-flying camera robot supports astronauts on the ISS

Meet a new colleague for the crew of the International Space Station (ISS): an autonomous camera drone.
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driven: Ready for take-off

The brand new issue of DRIVEN – the maxon motor Magazine – is all about Aviation. Electric drives 30,000 feet above sea level. Find out more!
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First Mars helicopter will fly with Swiss DC motors

In 2020, the US space agency NASA will send a new rover to the Red Planet. Included: a small helicopter, which will take the first aerial photos of Mars.
Power density in robotics - a question of torque
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Power density in robotics - a question of torque

Inspection robots for pipes and ducts, rescue robots in disaster areas, or humanoid robots – they all have one thing in common: They are mobile robots that aid humans. We explain some of their requirements for drive technology in detail.
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The pace-maker

A powerful bionic foot prosthesis helps its wearer to regain lost freedom of movement.
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