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maxon 17.05.2022
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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.
Maxon Inside
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.
Story
Story

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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Story

Predicting future changes in water quality

How maxon helped Dublin City University engineer new technology for monitoring aquatic environments
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Story

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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Story

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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Story

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
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.
Interview
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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Story

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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Story

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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Story

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
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