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Expert Blog

Brushed vs. brushless DC motors

Which commutation system is better?
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
Power density in robotics - a question of torque
Expert Blog

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.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

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 Blog

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
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The docking system for safe space rendezvous

The European Space Agency (ESA) is working on a new system to enable easy docking between two spacecraft.
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Story

Engineered to the last pour

Where motion is the key to a great cup of coffee, duplicating the precision and reliability of the motion of a person’s hand, wrist, and elbow require a unique robotic design.
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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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Story

High-altitude wind energy from kites

A Dutch team is currently changing an entire industry. With a new method to make use of wind energy.
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.
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Story

Water jet technology for wound healing

All over the world, people suffer from chronic wounds due to diabetes and other causes. A new micro water jet technology promises improved treatment.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

Putting motors to the test

maxon motor has an in-house development laboratory where motors and gearheads are subjected to harsh testing.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Robots on the set

These intelligent robotic cameras that automate live transmission are used on stages, racetracks, and playing fields, operate autonomously - and provide a perfect TV experience.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Active rear wheel steering

A formula student team from Germany wants to improve the handling and the overall driving stability of their race car.
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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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These robots crawl into every nook and cranny

It started as a project by two engineers who were close to retirement. Today, the modular inspection robots by Canadian company Inuktun are successfully in use all over the world.
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