• Great power in compact form

    Micro gearheads from maxon with improved efficiency

    maxon has developed a unique upgrade in the form of a new product series for its standard micro gearhead: A wide range of performance improvements offer new opportunities.

  • Motorising an Automated Guided Vehicle

    Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are most often used in industrial applications to transport heavy materials around warehouses or factories. It is critical AGVs don’t fail. The choice of motorisation is key. If you’re thinking about motorising an AGV we have five fundamental points to bear in mind and introduce maxon’s IDX drive.

  • Update: Emirates Team New Zealand

    One year on: maxon supports Emirates Team New Zealand.

    It’s been one year since maxon jumped onboard as an Official Supplier to Emirates Team New Zealand.

  • maxon is flying to the Sun

    In February, Solar Orbiter will start its mission to provide scientists with new data about the Sun. Swiss research and industry have played a significant role in the construction of the space probe – with drives from Obwalden among the contributions.

  • NEW maxon product: miniaturized controller

    Introducing the EPOS4 Micro 24/5 CAN

    maxon is launching a new, miniaturized controller with a size of only 32 mm x 22 mm as part of its successful line of positioning controllers. The attractive price-performance ratio, with a functionality that's virtually identical to the larger units, addresses cost-sensitive single- and multi-axis applications.

  • Danny gets his hand

    Amputee bonds with son thanks to 3D printed hand

    Danny Florence lost both legs, a hand and most of his fingers, after contracting meningitis at the age of 5. For 21 years he managed adequately with one hand, but when Danny became a father, he realised it had an impact on the bond he had with his son.

  • Hub drives – the next step for modular robots

    We catch up with Philip Norman, from Ross Robotics, who has made his modular robots even more modular.

  • Amputee bonds with son thanks to 3D printed bionic hand

    Danny Florence’s new hand shows how DC motors change lives

    For 21 years, Danny Florence has lived with one hand. But when he became a father, he decided to apply for an Open Bionics Hero Arm. With the help of the maxon driven prosthesis he can now build a strong bond with his son.

  • maxon – The industry specialists

    Products designed by engineers for engineers

    maxon is renowned for its precision DC drives. maxon offers standard and customised products as well as completely bespoke systems. This article introduces maxon’s Business Units and industry specialists covering the UK and Ireland. The Sales Engineers role is to support customers with their projects and applications. These specialists work with customers to find a matching drive and controller for the application or look to develop a tailored solution.

  • “driven” explains the factory of the future

    Digitization and automation will completely change the way we develop and produce products. But what exactly does that mean? And what is behind the terms commonly used to refer to the smart factory? This issue of driven – the maxon motor magazine – provides answers to these questions.

  • maxon arrives in Ireland

    Martin Leahy has joined maxon, the global designers and manufacturers of DC drives, as the primary Sales Engineer based in Ireland.

  • Formula E racer Sébastien Buemi is now a member of the maxon family

    Drive specialist maxon and Swiss car racer Sébastien Buemi team up to share their passion for precision, efficiency, and e-mobility.

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