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maxon 23.02.2021
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of laboratories had to quickly acquire additional devices for liquid handli… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Customizations to standard motors for space

Through a combination of standard industrial motors and creative collaboration, technology-forward customizations are made to allow high-precision, long-life motors to make it to Mars and beyond.
Robin Phillips
Robin Phillips Aerospace Specialist
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Webinar: Agriculture 4.0 and drive technology

Join the latest maxon webinar on February 24 to discover how maxon drives are being used in the fourth agricultural revolution.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

«Quickly switching to crisis management mode»

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of laboratories had to quickly increase their testing capacity in 2020, and acquire additional devices for liquid handling. For maxon, this meant express orders.
Expertise
Expertise

Dual Loop Control: No more Gear Backlash

Can loads be positioned dynamically, with high precision and no oscillation, despite mechanical backlash and elastic components? Yes — using an intelligent system.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
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In search of signs of life on Mars

Mars once had liquid water and an atmosphere—was there life too? To answer this fundamental question, NASA has sent the Perseverance rover, a robot of unparalleled complexity.
maxon drives on the Red Planet
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maxon drives on the Red Planet

More than 100 electric motors from maxon have been used on the Red Planet. From Sojourner to the new Perseverance rover - the key to success is the same.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

When all other materials fail

maxon has its own injection molding department for ceramics and metals. It not only produces ceramic spindles, but also special parts for watchmakers and the music industry.
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Green walls for fighting climate change

All around the world, urban planners are looking for solutions for green architecture and infrastructure.
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Affordable Prosthetics empowers amputees

Amputees have lacked robotic prosthetic options that are reasonably priced and offer long-term dependable use. Easton LaChappelle of Unlimited Tomorrow wants to change that.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

Better Gears through Space projects

maxon’s new product family GPX UP (Gear Planetary X-series Ultra Performance) is now available as a standard product offering and a selectable planetary gear type for a configurable X-drives assembly.
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Walking with a big smile

Children with impaired mobility are able to walk again – thanks to a walking robot that grows along with the child.
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Cybathlon: a success for the maxon teams

The CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition is history. Out of the 50 teams participating, one in four teams were using maxon products.
The people behind the Mars drives
Maxon Inside

The people behind the Mars drives

Meet the people behind the drives that handle the precious Mars samples in the Perseverance rover and steet the first Mars helicopter.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

5 challenges an electric motor has to overcome on Mars

Every Mars drive from maxon is based on a catalog product and is modified for the specific mission. Learn more.
Robin Phillips
Robin Phillips Aerospace Specialist
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Planning for Obsolescence

A development story
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