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Mars helicopter makes history – with maxon precision motors

20 April 2021   Space fans are thrilled: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has successfully completed its pioneering flight on Mars. This is the first time in the history of powered, unmanned spaceflight that a device has flown in a controlled manner on....

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maxon: the Mars landing explained

16 February 2021   With the impending landing of Perseverance just days away maxon have put together a short video explaining the "seven minutes of terror” associated with the EDL (entry, descent & landing) of the spacecraft. All landings on Mars are....

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Maxon gains JOSCAR accreditation

10 February 2021   Maxon UK & Ireland is pleased to announce we have achieved accreditation to the Joint Supply Chain Register (JOSCAR). JOSCAR, established by the ADS Group, enables companies in the aerospace, defence and security sectors to identify qualified....

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maxon: can DC motors be used at high temperatures?

22 January 2021   Those familiar with the maxon catalogue and technical specification will have noticed that there are specified maximum ambient and winding temperatures for our motors. The majority of DC motors have a maximum ambient temperature between 85⁰C and 100⁰C, and a maximum winding temperature between 100⁰C and 125⁰C..

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maxon and Parvalux unveil product line-up

08 January 2021   In 2018 Swiss manufacturer maxon motor acquired the UK’s largest manufacturer of Geared Electric Motors, Parvalux. Founded in 1947 by LJ Clark, Parvalux has three manufacturing sites in the UK comprising 200+ Employees. Major markets include healthcare,....

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maxon introduces a multi-axis controller for highly dynamic positioning tasks

20 November 2020   Drive specialist maxon is launching the next generation of motion controllers with its MiniMACS6-AMP-4/50/10. The controller is used wherever PLC solutions are too expensive or cannot meet customer-specific requirements. maxon’s new multi-axis controller, the MiniMACS6-AMP-4/50/10, offers precise and....

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A robot on the front line against Covid-19

22 July 2020   To disinfect surfaces without taking risks, the Bataillon de Marins-Pompiers (marine fire service) from Marseille has equipped itself with two Colossus robots. These remote control and highly modular autonomous robots are proving to be valuable assets in....

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maxon drives fly to Mars with NASA's Perseverance rover

06 July 2020   In the coming weeks, NASA will send its fifth rover to Mars. Its main mission is to collect soil samples that will be analysed on Earth later. The rover will also carry a helicopter that will perform....

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Maxon adds over 30 new products to line-up

11 June 2020   Maxon have added over 30 products to their catalogue, released today. In addition to showing their standard DC motor and controller products, the catalogue also has helpful resources for product selection, application examples and explains the modifications available. ·....

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Starting a new job during lockdown - insights from a maxon employee

09 June 2020   When Gaz Satkunathas applied for a position with maxon, he had no idea what an unusual experience starting the new role was going to be as COVID-19 lockdown measures began. When initially interviewing for my new role at....

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maxon Launches Subsea Pressure Compensated Actuators

08 April 2020   maxon Aquatic Solutions, part of the global maxon Group, recently launched a range of pressure compensators for Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). These are compensated to operate to depths to 6,000m and are....

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UK’s underwater engineering industry responds to the Covid-19 pandemic

08 April 2020   The UK’s underwater engineering industry is exploring ways in which it can transfer its expertise to help support the national effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. Industry body, Subsea UK, says that underwater engineering companies have....

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Maxon develops new technology to capture hidden resources beneath the sea floor

04 March 2020   Unexplored depths, grotesque life forms, and precious resources - a Norwegian company has developed a technology for scanning the bottom of the ocean in greater detail..

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maxon introduce brushless DC motors in hull cleaning robot

05 February 2020   This specifically designed robot can navigate the hull of a ship and remove accumulated biofilm layers..

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