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maxon 03.10.2022
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maxon 30.09.2022
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Story

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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Story

Medical Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation

The goal achieved was to provide an intelligent, data-driven treatment therapy for dealing with neurological and musculoskeletal movement impairments.
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.
Maxon Inside
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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Story

Battling COVID-19 One Pump at a Time

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Winnipeg Ventilator project had to make some critical choices in design and component selection, particularly for the motor used in the mechanical pump design.
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
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.
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Story

Walking with a big smile

Children with impaired mobility are able to walk again – thanks to a walking robot that grows along with the child.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Planning for Obsolescence

A development story
Andrew Gibson
Andrew Gibson Sales Engineer
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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.
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Story

The hero of Notre-Dame

In spring 2019, the famous cathedral of Notre-Dame was damaged in a devastating fire. However, the Paris fire department prevented the complete destruction of the building – with the help of a special unit.
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Story

5 key points when motorizing an AGV

AGVs cannot fail, and so the choice of their motorization is crucial.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

“A result of global collaboration”

The IDX is a new compact drive consisting of a motor, gearbox, and controller. The responsible sales engineer Sébastien Gissien explains why maxon is taking a different approach with this product and which markets will benefit from the new drive.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

energy to go

No matter if it’s a flashlight or a Tesla: They don’t work without a battery. maxon recently started a small but excellent workshop for manufacturing lithium-ion battery packs.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Sensorless control of brushless motors

Many applications would benefit from a brushless motor without a sensor. There are various options for realizing this. A method developed by maxon is now setting new standards for precision and reliability.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
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