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maxon motor 20.02.2018
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maxon motor 20.02.2018
A team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology @EPFL_en in Lausanne has declared war on boring and static inte… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Story
Story88564 views

The delivery robots are coming!

People look up at the sky and see more and more drones. Yet the breakthrough for delivery robots will take place on the ground.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside4133 views

The right controller for your motor

"Precise control engineering is the prerequisite for robotics and automation", says Daniel Hug, Product Manager for Electronics and Systems Technology.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog3635 views

Powered by maxon

If small electrical motors make a large contribution...
Felix Herger
Felix Herger Sales Manager
Expert Blog
Expert Blog3574 views

On the efficiency of drive components

maxon expert Urs Kafader shares his knowledge.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Expert Blog
Expert Blog3507 views

Precious Metal vs. Graphite Brushes

Sales engineer Angelica Perzan on the two types of brushes for DC motors.
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
Expert Blog
Expert Blog3061 views

Why the industry needs new positioning controllers

Biren Patel, motion control engineering manager at maxon motor, talks about the company’s new EPOS4 next-generation positioning controllers.
Biren Patel
Biren Patel Sales Engineer
Power density in robotics - a question of torque
Expert Blog2824 views

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.
One wheelchair for all situations
Young Engineers Program2540 views

One wheelchair for all situations

Students at the ETHZ have developed a wheelchair that can climb stairs. Is this the future means of transport for persons with walking disabilities?
Expert Blog
Expert Blog2227 views

On the heating of motors in hand-held tools

Motors operated at the rated torque limit can get very hot. But there are ways to avoid that.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside2040 views

Putting motors to the test

maxon motor has an in-house development laboratory where motors and gearheads are subjected to harsh testing.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog1928 views

1-Q vs. 4-Q controllers

Often times, customers will come to us asking for guidance on what type of controller they need for their application, and one of the many factors things to consider when recommending a controller would be whether it is a 1Q or a 4Q controller.
Biren Patel
Biren Patel Sales Engineer
“I just want to walk, walk, walk”
Story1787 views

“I just want to walk, walk, walk”

Since a car accident Andre van Rüschen can no longer feel his legs. In spite of this, he still walks every day.
A new friend
Story1764 views

A new friend

Pepper wants to be an entertainer, a friend and a member of the family.
“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”
Expert Blog1754 views

“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”

Today, a world without robots to penetrate dangerous environments is virtually inconceivable.
Story
Story1698 views

Inked to precision

The tattoo scene is driven by young artists who have little in common with the old stereotypes.
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