Archive for the ‘Application Note’ Category

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 […]

Motion Control Application- Intra-aortic pump powered by miniature brushless DC motors provides heart failure patients an aid to help hearts rest and heal!

The Maxon EC 6 motor brushless DC motor is the second smallest drive in the maxon family.   Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – Chronic heart failure patients draw hope from a new technology. A team of life science entrepreneurs in Houston, Texas has developed the first catheter-deployed circulatory assist device intended […]

Motion Control Application – Universal XYZ Robot for Microscopy and Pipetting from Intellidrives!

      Philadelphia, PA, – Motion Control Components and Systems – Manual pipetting is a time-consuming process that can lead to repetitive stress injuries. Automatic pipetting involves the use of robots to perform this type of tedious bench work, allowing scientists more time to design experiments and analyze data. Overview “Pipetting” refers to the […]

Motion Control Application- A wasp shows the way!

What do wasps have to do with brain surgery?  At first glance, not a whole lot. However, one species serves as the model for an innovative brain surgery needle that is being developed by a team of researchers from England. Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – In tumor treatment, neurosurgeons today use […]

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