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maxon motor UK

Maxon House
Hogwood Ln
Hogwood Industrial Estate
Finchampstead
RG40 4QW
UK

Telephone : +44 (0) 1189 733337
Fax : +44 (0) 1189 737472
Web : www.maxonmotor.co.uk


Editorial archive;

Compact positioning controller communicates via EtherCAT 19/08/2018
The EPOS4 compact positioning controllers from maxon are now industrial Ethernet connectivity ready. Full Story...

Compact DC motor control aids environmental monitor 26/02/2018
Monitoring equipment is used to inspect the air in pharmaceutical and healthcare manufacturing sites where a sterile environment is paramount. Full Story...

Why your DC motor might fail 14/01/2018
Control Engineering UK finds out more about the factors that have a role to play in DC motor failure. Full Story...

The first steam-sterilizable encoder in the world 02/10/2017
With the ENX EASY, maxon motor is offering a sterilizable encoder for drive solutions for the first time. It is available in an incremental (1024 counts) and absolute version (4096 steps), both designed for 1000 autoclave cycles.  Full Story...

Brushed or brushless? DC motor choices 31/07/2017
Amir Janjua offers advice on choosing a brushed or brushless DC motor. Full Story...

Considering feedback sensing for position and speed 09/05/2017
Urs Kafadar discusses encoder properties and their selection for position and speed control applications. Full Story...

Twenty-twenty vision 13/03/2017
While robotic assistance systems are available for most types of surgery today, eye surgery used to be an exception. A Dutch company has changed that. A world first in eye surgery. Full Story...

High performance drive in a small package 07/07/2015
maxon's smallest DC brushless motor is only four millimeters in diameter and comes in two different lengths. Certified in accordance with ISO 13485, the new brushless micro drive is particularly suited to use in medical applications.  Full Story...

driven Magazine: Off to new worlds 28/04/2015
Tough missions await for drives in space - A rover looking for life on Mars, a robot exploring lunar caves, and a probe flying very close to the sun. The latest edition of driven, the maxon motor magazine is dedicated to exciting space missions and shows the brutal conditions under which DC motors must operate. Full Story...

DC drives made to order 14/04/2015
maxon motor's X drives program has been expanded to include a new motor size and different planetary gearheads.  Full Story...

Miniature servo motor controller 15/12/2014
An addition to its ESCON servo controller family, maxon motor has recently introduced yet another miniaturised, postage stamp-sized OEM plug-in module. Full Story...

maxon motor Starts Production in Korea. 05/02/2013
Starting January 11, 2013 maxon motor manufacturing Co., Ltd. will be producing the first brush- less DC motors EC-i 40 in Korea.  Full Story...

New distribution structure maxon motor Group in Eastern Europe 08/05/2012
The maxon motor Group continues to strengthen its local services. with the announcement that it is to take over the drive business for maxon drive systems in the Eastern European region from Uzimex AG. Full Story...

Mars Rover finds signs of water 17/01/2012
In the eighth year of its Mars expedition, the Mars rover Opportunity has found evidence that water once existed on Mars. According to briefings by NASA, in late 2011 the rover found a vein of a notably light colored mineral – apparently gypsum – deposited by flowing water. Full Story...

Robot shows real muscle 21/06/2011
An innovative humanoid robot takes its engineering cues from the workings of the human body. Full Story...

DC motors power Amazon eco-robot 29/03/2011
The new robot, which is powered by maxon’s DC motors, has been developed to explore and analyse areas of the Amazon rainforest which are under threat from increased excavation of oil and gas. Full Story...

Maxon motor launches new subsidiary in India 17/08/2010
The maxon motor Group is strengthening its worldwide network in the market for high-precision drives and systems up to 500 watts; on 1st August 2010 the new subsidiary – maxon precision motor India Pvt. Ltd. – has been established in Bangalore. Read more Full Story...

Catalogue Release - maxon motor Program 2010/11 02/07/2010
The new catalogue from the world's leading supplier of high-precision drives and systems will be available from mid-April. Full Story...

Select, combine and order - from anywhere in the world 04/05/2010
You can search on shop.maxonmotor.com quickly and easily for a DC or EC motor, combine it either with a gearhead and control electronics, then order the drive system you require. Full Story...

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Roboticists saved from integration workload 12/03/2010
To highlight and enhance their mutual areas of interest, Maxon Precision Motors (Fall River, MA) and National Instruments (Austin, TX) have announced a strategic partnership. Both Maxon, maker of electric motor technology and motion control products, and National Instruments look to provide designers with state-of-the-art hardware and software solutions for developing new robotic products and applications. Full Story...

maxon motor helps to get the most out of the sun 05/10/2009
A Korean development sets a new benchmark not only in respect to the efficiency of the solar cell itself, but also “condenses” the sunlight and multiply concentrates it. Full Story...

Development boosts photovoltaic efficiency 29/09/2009
A groundbreaking development for photovoltaic systems has emerged from Korea, boosting the efficiency of the solar cell and “condensing” the harvested sunlight. Maxon motor has supplied drives for a system that allows the panels to track the movement of the sun. Full Story...

Motors on Mars 15/01/2009
Two NASA rovers, that landed on Mars in January 2004, are still wandering the planet and making discoveries despite expectations that they would only last three months. Spirit and Opportunity are each driven by 39 maxon micromotors. Full Story...

maxon in management overhaul 06/02/2007
maxon motor’s CEO, Jürgen Mayer will step down to pave the way for a three man collective executive board to take-over on 1 March. Full Story...