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maxon 24.11.2020
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Planning for Obsolescence

A development story
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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
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.
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.
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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
A different kind of superhero
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A different kind of superhero

Bionicman has a futuristic prosthetic hand that lends him superhuman powers. He uses it to give children with disabilities more confidence—and cool, 3D-printed hands.
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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.
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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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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.

Morphological approaches in medical technology

Kenneth Hunt, Professor for Rehabilitation Engineering at Bern University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, speaks about robotic devices for clinical rehabilitation.
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