Archive for the ‘Application Note’ Category

Motion Control Application- Maxon Is A Part of NASA’s InSight Mission!

Swiss motor ventures deep under the surface of Mars.     Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – The InSight probe landed on Mars to shed new light on the formation of rocky planets. The mission entails driving a measuring probe five meters deep into the Martian ground. maxon engineers pulled out all […]

The Engineering Edge – Application – Whisper Slides for Harvesting Honey

Sometimes, an application leads you to an immediate, off-the-shelf solution – like this one. Harvesting bee honey is a seasonal opportunity and these systems are hauled across the country to make it happen. They need to be all weather, tough and maintenance-free. The next time you take some honey and put it in your tea, […]

Motion Control Application – Please smile with maxon motors!

Motion Control Application – Digital SLR cameras can deliver extremely sharp photos – regardless of whether the photographer is a professional or a hobbyist. Not only does the skill of the photographer, but also the technology inside the camera play a key role. maxon drive systems help to create lightning-fast images.   Fall River, MA […]

Motion Control Application – Maxon Motor’s Exoskeleton Joint Actuator!

Motion Control – Application – Reliable, Powerful, Efficient   Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – Maxon Motor developed an exoskeleton drive for use in robotic limbs. This complete joint actuation unit consists of a pancake brushless DC motor with inertia optimized rotor. Also included is an internal high resolution encoder, planetary gearhead […]

The Engineering Edge – Application – Trunnion Grinding Slide for Oil Field

  We are shipping another slide today for the oil patch. When Weir Oil and Gas called with a slide application that required special engineering, LM76 was all ears – as it was right up our alley. This slide is a Trunnion Grinding Slide which has a 56HP motor running at 3500 RPM mounted to […]

Motion Control Application – Intelligent robot systems are increasingly being used in disaster control, rescue missions and salvage operations!

After the severe earthquake in Japan and the subsequent nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Quince managed to reach the upper floors of the ruins of the power plant. There it measured the radioactivity levels and sent HD images to the world outside. Wherever it is too dangerous for humans. Robots that can look for survivors after […]

The Engineering Edge – Application – Trunnion Grinding Slide for Oil Field

  Motion Control – Application Story – We are shipping another slide today for the oil patch. When Weir Oil and Gas called with a slide application that required special engineering, LM76 was all ears – as it was right up our alley. This slide is a Trunnion Grinding Slide which has a 56HP motor […]

Motion Control Application- Vacuum Compatible Maxon Motors for Extreme Conditions!

Maxon Motor spent several months working alongside Instrument Design Technology (IDT) to customize a small, brushless motor to perform in the extreme vacuum conditions of the synchrotron. This article highlights the challenges in the design.   Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – The Diamond Light Source particle accelerator in Oxfordshire has been […]

Motion Control – The Engineering Edge – One Piece FDA Linear Bearings and ETX Scrapers!

  Motion Control – The Engineering Edge – Our latest linear bearing innovation is our FDL-ETX one piece bearing. ETX (FDA) Scraper Seals are machined into our Fluidline Linear Bearing. Our customer, a manufacturer of packaging machinery for the pharmaceutical industry, required FDA and washdown compliance. Further, they could not allow debris to include between […]

Application – In “Off-Roading” LM76’s Black Racer Bearing is a Winner!

Anyone who’s worked on cars knows how critically important ball joints are to steering and suspension. They also know what happens when ball joints fail!   E. Longmeadow, MA – — Motion Control – Application Story – When an aftermarket manufacturer of off-road steering and suspension systems needed an upper ball joint bearing, they called […]

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