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maxon 02.02.2023
The two development departments of maxon | zub have combined their expertise. The result? The MicroMACS6 controller… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Part 4 of 4:🚴‍♀️Meeting the people behind the lightweight e-bike drive: When engineer Erich Lerch is not experiment… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Get more out of your camping trip with Mover
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Get more out of your camping trip with Mover

Out and about with a camper trailer – for many this is their travel dream come true, if only parking the caravan was easier. With the maneuvering systems from Truma, this task can be carried out comfortably using a remote control.
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Eliminate the Straps and Belts Needed to Attach Prosthetics

With the use of the right motor, a miniature diaphragm vacuum pump keeps artificial legs in place—eliminating the need for straps and belts—making life simpler and less stressful for users.
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The Fusion of Robotics and Apparel

Productivity losses and treatment costs for common musculoskeletal disorders are the most prevalent complications for today’s workers. Through the comingling of clothing and robotic technology, these issues can be decreased immensely.
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Bioreactor Cell Culture Systems for High Cell Density Processes

A high precision motor and gearhead are used to control impeller speeds that help to maintain proper oxygen levels inside this highly versatile bioreactor.
Motorized Arm Brace Helps Users Live More Independently
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Motorized Arm Brace Helps Users Live More Independently

The need for highly specific medical robotics products has allowed companies to help patients with a wide variety of needs, improving people’s lives while providing more independence.
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Maxon Inside

Introducing Parvalux

In 2018, maxon acquired British geared motor manufacturer Parvalux. Commercial director, Paul Bascombe talks about integration, challenges and a new confidence.
Speed or torque - or both ?
Expertise

Speed or torque - or both ?

The maxon catalog contains a large number of brushless motor types that are called EC motors. This article briefly describes their properties and possible areas of application.
Expertise
Expertise

maxon datasheets explained

Find out how the DC motor data on a datasheet can help choose the right product for your application. Ronak Samani and Gaz Satkunathas, Technical Engineers at maxon UK & Ireland, explain the comprehensive information in a maxon datasheet.
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Hair today, gone tomorrow

How maxon helped a Dublin clinic cope with the astonishing increase in hair transplants during the pandemic.
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Predicting future changes in water quality

How maxon helped Dublin City University engineer new technology for monitoring aquatic environments
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maxon takes brushed DC motors to higher temperatures

Until now, ambient temperatures up to 200°C were exclusively the domain of brushless motors; maxon has now changed that with the new HT (High Temperature) brushed DC motor.
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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.
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Young Engineers Program

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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