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1 Motor Technology Makeover (June 2019)

Efficiency, Size, Space and Mounting Requirements Highlight Customer Requests for No Compromise.

2 Industry News (April 2019)

The complete Industry News section from the April 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

3 Motor Insight: Anatomy of a Drone (September 2018)

The skies are full of them in 2018 - drones flying around amusement parks, job sites and even your own backyard. There are drone racing leagues on ESPN, drones capturing wide angle shots over film locations and government drones keeping a bird's eye view on the Mexican/America border.

4 Product News (June 2018)

Elastic housing deformation by MESYS, plus new motors, actuators, gear drives and more.

5 Miniature Motion Solutions (June 2017)

Motor technology thrives in aerospace/defense applications.

6 Product News (June 2017)

The complete Product News section from the June 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

7 Making Shakespeare Shine (October 2016)

New things are invented for theater lighting all the time and they’re usually big, expensive technology-driven devices. It’s the simple things that make you wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that?” according to Ken Billington, lighting designer. The RSC Lightlock is a great example of this.

8 Product News (December 2015)

News about latest products

9 Product News (September 2015)

News about new Products

10 Product News (August 2015)

News about the latest Products from the Industry

11 Product News (June 2015)

News about latest Products in the Industry

12 Whats In a Meme (April 2015)

Rosetta Mission mixes with Maxon, Kim K for one unforgettable photo

13 Product News (December 2014)

News from the industry about new products.

14 Industry News (December 2014)

News from around the industry.

15 Full Throttle (September 2014)

The Formula Renault 3.5 is seen as a crucial stepping stone on the way into the premier class, the Formula 1. Ambitious racers do not just bring their talents - they also have highly efficient motors on board to control the throttle of their 530-hp V8 engines.

16 Product News (September 2014)

The complete Product News section from the September 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

17 Product News (June 2014)

The complete Product News section from the June 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

18 Product News (March 2014)

The complete Product News section from the March 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

19 Industry News (February 2014)

The complete Industry News section from the February 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

20 PT Extras (December 2013)

Video from Maxon Motors, Hannover Messe on our LinkedIn page and the NFPA annual conference on our Facebook page.

21 Product News (December 2013)

The complete Product News section from the December 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

22 Product News (June 2013)

The complete Product News section from the June 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

23 Motion Drive and Automation at Hannover 2013 (April 2013)

Power Transmission and control companies will be on hand during Hannover Messe 2013 to display the latest technology offerings in key product categories including roller bearings, gear wheels, pumps, motors, transmissions, drive system components, clutches and braking systems.

24 Product News (February 2013)

The complete Product News section from the February 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

25 Gears and Gear Drives Product Focus (February 2013)

Our product focus includes the latest technology in gears and gear drives from the leading manufacturers.

26 Cruising with Curiosity (December 2012)

Power Transmission Components from Forest City Gear, Kaydon Bearings and Maxon Motors help power NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover.

27 Product News (December 2011)

The complete Product News section from the December 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

28 Motors Technology Update (April 2011)

The latest in motors technology from leading manufacturers.

29 Product News (February 2011)

The complete Product News section from the February 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

30 Medical Modifications (December 2010)

Maxon upgrades tissue removal system for Interlace.

31 Product News (October 2010)

The complete Product News section from the October 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

32 Product News (February 2010)

The complete Product News section from the February 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

33 Product News (August 2009)

The complete Product News section from the August 2009 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

34 Product News (June 2009)

The complete product news section from the June 2009 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

35 Industry News (Spring 2007)

News from around the Industry

News Items About Maxon

1 Maxon Hires Business Development Manager for Parvalux (October 9, 2019)
Maxon Group of Taunton, MA has hired John Uzzolino to head up the business development activities for the Parvalux product line in the Un...

2 Maxon Motors Opens New U.S. Manufacturing Facility (March 21, 2019)
Maxon Precision Motors, a division of Maxon Motor of Sachsein, Switzerland, has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in ...

3 Maxon Offers Exoskeleton Joint Actuator (April 19, 2018)
Maxon Motor has developed an exoskeleton drive for use in robotic limbs. This complete joint actuation unit consists of a pancake brush...

4 Maxon Introduces Frameless Brushless Servo Kits (January 8, 2018)
The new EC 45 Flat Frameless Brushless Servo Motor Kit from Maxon consist of only a rotor and stator – with no bearings or motor sh...

5 Maxon Introduces Frameless Brushless Servo Kits (November 20, 2017)
The new frameless motor kits from Maxon consist of only a rotor and stator – with no bearings or motor shaft.  With outer diam...

6 Maxon Introduces Sterilizable Drive System (May 4, 2017)
With the ENX EASY, Maxon Motor’s NEW ENX EASY is a sterilizable encoder for use with Maxon’s brushless DC motors. This opens ...

7 Maxon's Young Engineers Program Tackles Active Rear Wheel Steering (March 22, 2017)
Starting something new is always difficult. This is particularly true for engineers who are trying to get a project off the ground. Often...

8 Maxon EPOS4 Position Controller Offers Compact Power (May 18, 2016)
The first product in Maxon's new line is the high-performance EPOS4 module with detachable pin headers and two different power rating...

9 Maxon Offers Configurable ECX Motors (December 8, 2015)
Maxon's high-speed motors are configurable online. The new ECX brushless motors are quiet and feature very high efficiency. These bru...

10 Maxon Motors GP 6 S Spindle Drive Only Six Millimeters in Diameter (October 30, 2015)
Maxon Motors recently introduced the GP 6 S, a micro spindle gear with a diameter of six millimeters that is now also available in a meta...

11 Maxon EC-4pole 30 Brushless DC Motor Provides Nominal Torque of 106 mNm (August 17, 2015)
Maxon motor has developed a brushless DC motor for hand-held surgical tools: the EC-4pole 30. Featuring two pole pairs, this DC motor pro...

12 Maxon EC 4 Brushless DC Motor Measures Just 4 mm in Diameter (July 20, 2015)
The EC 4 brushless DC motor is Maxon Motor's ultra-compact motor. As the smallest micromotor to come from them, the EC 4 is only 4 mm...

13 Maxon EC-i 40 Brushless Motors 70% More Efficient Than Precursor Model (June 15, 2015)
Maxon recently expanded its line of EC-i 40 brushless motors with three iron-core internal rotor drives. The drives have a diameter of 40...

14 Maxon Motors Introduces Right Angle Gearheads (January 26, 2015)
Maxon Precision Motors recently introduced right angle gearheads designed to be configured with Maxon’s 22 mm and 32 mm DC motors.&...

15 Maxon Motor Expands its Offering of Miniaturized Controllers (January 21, 2015)
Maxon Motor has expanded its offering of miniaturized controllers with its latest OEM plug-in module. This high-performance 4-quadrant PW...

16 Maxon Adds Mini OEM Plug-in Module (December 10, 2014)
In addition to its ESCON servo controller family, Maxon Motor has released a miniaturized, postage stamp-sized OEM plug-in module. The 4-...

17 Maxon Motor Helps Power Rosetta Mission (November 19, 2014)
On Nov. 12, the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully landed a small laboratory on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The lander feature...

18 Maxon Motor Assists Space Probe (August 18, 2014)
After more than ten years of travel through space, the European space probe Rosetta has reached the comet Chury. Three months from now, f...

19 Maxon Motor and Gearhead Boast High Speed and Low Heat (August 1, 2014)
The new brushless drive with a diameter of 19 mm has been specially designed for high speeds and features low heat development and extrem...

20 Maxon Launches Positioning Controller (May 5, 2014)
By their design, the ironless Maxon DC brushed motors and brushless (maxon EC) motors are suitable for applications demanding high dynamics and longevity...

21 Maxon Introduces GP 32 HD (February 28, 2014)
Deep drilling technology (called “downhole drilling” in the field of oil and gas exploration) makes it possible to recover ...

22 Maxon Motor Names COO (January 14, 2014)
As of 1 December 2013, Peter M. Grütter, 47, has been named COO and member of the executive management board of Maxon Motor AG in Sa...

23 MCA to Present Maxon Motor Webinar in January (December 23, 2013)
The Motion Control Association will welcome Dr. Urs Kafader and Dr. Robin Phillips of Maxon Motor AG to present a webinar titled, "E...

24 Maxon Introduces EC-i Motor Redesign (December 10, 2013)
In automation and robotics, many applications are characterized by high energy and high torque at the same time. Spatial restrictions als...

25 Maxon Expands DCX Motor Series (November 22, 2013)
Maxon Motor’s  DCX series is being expanded with two new DC motors. The GPX 22 gearhead is now also available in a version wit...

26 Maxon Spindle Drives Available in Wear-Proof Ceramic (September 6, 2013)
The GP 16 S with ceramic spindle joins the ranks of the existing 16 series spindle drives. With its unique metric M6 ceramic spindle, it ...

27 Maxon Adds Gearheads to GP 32 Series (July 16, 2013)
Maxon motor has added two new gearheads to the already successful GP 32 program. Significant improvements have been made to the single-st...

28 Maxon Releases DC Servo Motor Controller (April 22, 2013)
Maxon precision motor’s newly released DC servo motor controller, the ESCON 50/5 OEM module is a 4 quadrant Pulse Width Modulated (...

29 Maxon Introduces Micro Motor and Gearhead (April 3, 2013)
Maxon Motor introduces the EC4, a 4 mm diameter brushless DC motor and gearhead. The typical issue found with micro drives of this size i...

30 Maxon Releases Latest Positioning Controller (February 4, 2013)
The digital positioning controller EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT meets the highest demands in real-time positioning of synchronized multi-axis sys...

31 Maxon Releases Four Quadrant Servo Controller (January 16, 2013)
Maxon’s new ESCON 36/3 EC is a four-quadrant PWM servo controller designed for efficient control of brushless DC motors with Hall s...

32 Maxon Introduces New DC Drives Product Line (November 20, 2012)
Maxon Motors introduces a new product line of innovative brushed DC motors, planetary gearheads and encoders. These are high performance ...

33 Maxon Introduces DC Drives Line (October 22, 2012)
Maxon Motor, a provider of high-precision drives up to 500 Watts, is launching a new range of DC drives on November 13, 2012. This all-ne...

34 Maxon Encoder Technology Aboard Curiosity (August 10, 2012)
The new Mars rover Curiosity ended its six month long journey to Mars with a successful landing on August 6th 2012. As everything went ac...

35 Maxon Releases Right Angle Gearheads (August 6, 2012)
Maxon recently announced the release of the 22 mm and 32 mm right angle gearheads. These compact, lightweight and high tor...

36 Maxon Motors Launch into Outer Space (July 17, 2012)
The flawless launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 22, 2012 is another successful step for Maxon Motor AG in the use of high p...

37 Maxon EC 90 Equipped with MILE Encoder (June 12, 2012)
The ultra slim design of Maxon's EC 90 flat motor is now equipped with a MILE encoder. MILE (Maxon's Inductive Little Encoder) is...

38 Maxon Offers Spindle Drive for DC Motors (May 21, 2012)
Maxon's newest product for converting rotary motion into powerful linear motion. The GP16 precision spindle combined with a DC motor ...

39 Maxon Releases Compact Four Quadrant Servo Controller (October 10, 2011)
Maxon's Escon 36/2 DC is a four-quadrant PWM servo controller for use with DC motors up to 72 W. The Escon 36/2 DC is a very fast dig...

40 Maxon Power Package Includes Gear and Encoder Options (September 22, 2011)
Maxon Motor's newly designed 70 Watt flat brushless motor delivers a max. continuous torque of 130 mNm at an efficiency of up to 85 p...

41 Maxon Offers Multi-Axis Motherboard (July 15, 2011)
Intelligent control applications often call for multi-axis solutions to meet demanding performance requirements. Configuring a contr...

42 Maxon Modifies EC16 Gearmotor (June 27, 2011)
Maxon's EC16 brushless DC servo gearmotor has had a number of modifications and improvements. The most obvious changes are ...

43 40 mm Maxon Motor Offers High-Power Density (May 19, 2011)
Maxon’s new EC 40 is characterized by high quality materials and high performing specifications.  The m...

44 Maxon Releases Heavy Duty Motor for Extreme Operating Conditions (December 23, 2010)
Maxon motor recently launched its EC22 HD (heavy duty) motor, a 22 mm-diameter brushless motor developed for the exceptionally high requi...

45 Maxon's EPOS2 Developed for CANopen Network (December 16, 2010)
Maxon's New EPOS2 24/2 was developed specifically for commanding and controlling in the CANopen network. USB and RS232 are available ...

46 Maxon Expands Motor Line (September 22, 2010)
Maxon is expanding its existing range of industrial type motors with the addition of two new sizes with IP54 protection rating as well as...

47 Maxon Brushless Motors Offer Low Vibration at High Speeds (August 27, 2010)
Maxon's improved EC 22 motors are equipped with preloaded ball bearings and the latest generation of Neodymium permanent magnets. The...

48 Maxon Motors Aims for Medical Applications (August 19, 2009)
Maxon, a manufacturer of small, high-quality DC brush and brushless motors, announced key product developments for medical technology ap...

49 maxon motor Expands Production in Switzerland and Hungary (March 8, 2007)
maxon motor ag is expanding its production capacities to meet a rising demand for high precision drive systems. The company's head...