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The invisible door opener

Elevators travel up and down all day long. Who actually stops to think about the little motors that open and close the doors?
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

EPOS: Get the Electronic Data Sheet!

The so-called electronic data sheet (*.eds, *.esi) of an EPOS controller is just some clicks away. It can be easily exported by EPOS Studio and fits 100% to your controller.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Omnidirectional robot for the Eurobot Contest

A team at ISAE-SUPAERO, the French graduate school for aerospace engineering, is developing a robot with three omnidirectional wheels to compete for the Eurobot Contest 2017.
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.
Competition of the bionic athletes
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Competition of the bionic athletes

At the first Cybathlon games, teams from all over the world showed how advanced prosthetics and assistive technology has become.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Reversed energy by motor operation?

Expert Juergen Wagenbach on measures to cope with reversed energy. Part 1
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
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Story

Drive technology and integration: how much design freedom?

While the development of e-commerce requires the design of compact AGVs, the democratisation of autonomous and connected e-mobility vehicles poses safety challenges. In this context, companies need to develop motorised solutions, with specific designs.
Expertise
Expertise

Dual Loop Control: No more Gear Backlash

Can loads be positioned dynamically, with high precision and no oscillation, despite mechanical backlash and elastic components? Yes — using an intelligent system.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Braking power for a highly efficient car

A Student Team from TUfast has built an UrbanConcept car for the Shell Eco-Marathon.
Expertise
Expertise

EPOS4 Truly micro!

Robotic, analysis, and handling systems demand compact integration of a large number of energy-efficient compact drives, combined with highly dynamic controllers and a networked bus system.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
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Story

This arm lends a strong hand

A collaborative robot takes care of the heavy lifting.
maxon takes to the air
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maxon takes to the air

The drive system specialist is making inroads into the new UAV market, where the reliability and quality of components are becoming more important.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Robot Club goes Eurobot

The Robot Club Rapperswil has designed an autonomous robot for competing at the Eurobot Championship.
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Run, dino, run...

The Raptor walking robot, developed by researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) can run at up to 46 km/h. He is therefore the fastest two-legged walking robot in the world. The robot design was based on the model of a velociraptor dinosaur. Raptor is just under 50 centimeters in height and weighs just 3 kilograms. He can balance him­self and jump over obstacles of up to 10 centimeters in height with ease. Each leg of the robot is driven by a brushless maxon motor. The drive systems consist of a high-performance EC-4pole 30, combined with a planetary gearhead GP 32 HP and an MR encoder. The controller consists of a maxon ESCON module 50/5. The robot was developed by Prof. SooHyun Kim, Prof. KyungSoo Kim, Prof. Daigil Lee, Dr. JongWon Park, Jinyi Lee and Jinwoo Lee.
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8 thousand
maxon motor produced 834,000 motion controllers in 2017.