Andrew Gibson

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Andrew Gibson

Andrew has 30 years’ experience in the engineering environment, covering a wide range of markets. He joined maxon in 2017 as a Sales Engineer to give customers technical support, and he specialises in the aerospace and subsea markets.

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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.
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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.
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“The transition to brushless dc motors was key"

Samir Bouabdallah is an expert in drone technology and founder of an exciting startup. How will the drone market develop, in his opinion, and what is required of the motors in the flying robots?
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Delta vs Y Winding Arrangements

Although, the winding arrangement does not play a pivotal role in one’s motor selection, it is valuable information to be aware of.
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
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driven: The field of the future

The new issue of driven, the maxon magazine, awaits the reader with fascinating articles about agricultural robotics, drone technology, and cleanrooms.
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Breathing inspiration into medical technology

A University initiative saves lives by developing and donating ventilators for lower-income countries.
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Story

Webinar: Choosing drive systems for lab automation

This maxon webinar looks at the latest motor and drive technologies used in laboratory automation applications.
Smart Floating Arms
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Smart Floating Arms

They move like snakes and reach places that are too narrow or dangerous for humans. The robust robotic arms of the Tokyo-based company HiBot take inspection, maintenance and repair to new levels.
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The future is AGV

The automated guided vehicles market is booming. These are the top 3 highest growth markets for AGVs.
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Story

Growth in automation in e-commerce

Why is growth in e-commerce intrinsically linked to growth in automation?
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Story

Why AGVs can be the solution in logistics

Logistics services now need new solutions. Are AGVs the perfect assistant in this booming market?
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

Starter kit for a moon factory

In their MoonFibre project, researchers developed a miniature system to produce continuous glass fibers under adverse conditions.
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.
maxon takes to the air
Maxon Inside

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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