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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.
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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.
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Story

Opening of the new maxon Mechatronic Production Centre

In September, maxon France inaugurated its mechatronic production and innovation center with some key players from its ecosystem: customers, country subsidiaries of the maxon Group, the Swiss Ambassador, and the Swiss Consul General.
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Maxon Inside

Using laser to reach perfection

Laser precision machining perfects components made of any material and opens new doors for maxon.
No access for bacteria
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No access for bacteria

Tiny drive systems for use in the human body have to be built in a clean environment, free of microbiological contamination. Welcome to the GMP cleanroom of maxon, where discipline and gelatin meet.
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Maxon Inside

The compact solution for AGVs

maxon has developed a new drive system for the AGV market. Our experts explain what's behind it.
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Maxon Inside

maxon celebrates International Women in Engineering Day

The women in engineering (WIE) at maxon work eagerly to contribute to the success of advanced technology in the motion control industry. This week in honor of International Women in Enginee-ring Day, June 23, 2021 - maxon wishes to thank these engineering women for their contributions as they continue to help shape the world we live in.
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Story

Viva Technology – Viva Space!

During the Viva Technology show – Biggest technologies & start up exhibition in Europe – maxon was invited to participate to “Viva Space” - a roundtable to share experiences about exploration, sustainability and unknown discovery with a great panel of pioneers and entrepreneurs in Space.
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Maxon Inside

«Quickly switching to crisis management mode»

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of laboratories had to quickly increase their testing capacity in 2020, and acquire additional devices for liquid handling. For maxon, this meant express orders.
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Maxon Inside

When all other materials fail

maxon has its own injection molding department for ceramics and metals. It not only produces ceramic spindles, but also special parts for watchmakers and the music industry.
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Maxon Inside

Better Gears through Space projects

maxon’s new product family GPX UP (Gear Planetary X-series Ultra Performance) is now available as a standard product offering and a selectable planetary gear type for a configurable X-drives assembly.
The people behind the Mars drives
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The people behind the Mars drives

Meet the people behind the drives that handle the precious Mars samples in the Perseverance rover and steet the first Mars helicopter.
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Story

Strategies to Prevent Component Shortages During a Crisis

In 2020, manufacturers found themselves suddenly in the middle of a global crisis with COVID-19. Its effects have been varied, but deep. Here are some ideas for recovery.
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The Colossus robot on the front line against Covid-19

A powerful, reliable and robust "Swiss knife" robot. Fitted with maxon motors, these versatile robots are also capable of supporting the unit in large-scale incidents.
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Maxon Inside

Digitization needs to pay off

Industry 4.0 has been a hot topic at maxon since the drive specialist introduced configurable drives. Now we’re continuing to drive digitization – but not at all costs.
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