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maxon 28.07.2021
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Fighting gravity with fluid motion

When an international law firm wanted an art installation to grace its London headquarters, it turned to sculptor Daniel Chadwick. maxon drives allow this sculpture to challenge gravity.
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Lightweight Robotic Arms and Gripper for Harsh Environments

Blueprint Lab designs and manufactures products that operate in the harsh environment of the ocean floor. Since time is a crucial factor in the design process, the engineers configure their motors and gears online.
Autonomous field worker
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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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Interview

“We will get incredibly valuable data”

For the first time, a helicopter will take off from the surface of Mars. Aerospace engineer Matt Keennon explains how this impossible mission became a reality.
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Webinar: Agriculture 4.0 and drive technology

Watch this webinar to discover how maxon drives are being used in the fourth agricultural revolution.
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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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.
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
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Planning for Obsolescence

A development story
Andrew Gibson
Andrew Gibson Sales Engineer
Journey to the sun
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Journey to the sun

Our knowledge about the Sun is still very limited. But this is about to change.
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A strong impression

Hardness testers are used to check whether materials have the desired characteristics. These days, this is done in a fully automated, networked process.
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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 Cup. maxon motors’ technical assistance will be a key factor towards success.
maxon supplies automatic filter changer for super telescope
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maxon supplies automatic filter changer for super telescope

maxon has been selected to supply the optical filter changer system for what will soon be the largest wide field telescope in the world.
Expert Blog
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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