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Maxon Precision Motors

101 Waldron Rd., Fall River, MA, 02720, USA

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Frameless Brushless Servo Motor Kits come with low voltage windings.

Nov 21, 2017

Frameless Brushless Servo Motor Kits consist of stator and rotor. Units are offered in size ranging from 30 Watt to 260 Watt and with outer diameter of 43 mm to 90 mm. These pancake products come with high pole pair count and offer high torque output. Kits feature hollow shaft construction which offers space for cable glands. Motor is suitable for collaborative and mobile robots, AGV’s,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motor comes with 8 pole pairs.

Oct 25, 2017

EC-i 52mm Brushless DC Motor is available in 18, 24 and 48V output voltages. The unit delivers rpm up to 6,000 and is equipped with an optimized magnet ring. Product features iron windings which offer high torque density and a low cogging torque. Suitable for rotary actuators, valves, robotic joints and process control applications, the 180 W motor comes with a multi-pole internal rotor,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motors suit robotics, automation applications.

Dec 12, 2013

With compact construction, minimal detent, and low inertia, EC-i Brushless DC Motors are suitable for industrial automation and robotics applications requiring high energy and high torque simultaneously. Use of permanent magnets ensures high power density, providing speed stability under load. Featuring 40 mm diameter, motors are available in 26 mm and 36 mm lengths with ratings of 50 W and 70 W,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Compact Spindle Drives are available in wearproof ceramic.

Sep 10, 2013

Supplied with metric M6 ceramic spindle, GP 16 S transmits up to 315 N in short-term operation. Ball bearings compensate for axial forces in gearhead's output stage, and reduction ratios possible in integrated planetary gearhead suit dynamic applications. Offered with M3 x 0.5 mm metric steel spindles or ceramic spindles, 8 mm GP 8 S spindle drives are designed for feed forces of up to 32 N in... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearhead (32 mm) accommodates high radial loads.

Jul 18, 2013

Single-stage planetary gearheads GP 32 AR and GP 32 CR suit applications that place increased stress on output stage due to radial forces at work. Output stage bearings are positioned as far apart as possible, allowing compensation for radial forces up to 140 N. Reinforced planetary carrier has separate bearings, and axles of planet gears are securely fixed in both halves. For max torque and life... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

DC Motor supports fine rotary motions.

May 09, 2013

Providing 53 mNm torque, Model RE 30 EB features precious metal brushes, which ensure low, constant contact resistance over entire service life. Motor also features low start-up voltage, even after long period in standstill. Specifically designed for haptic applications such as surgical robots, motor can also be used as sensor, acting as sense of touch for registering mechanical resistance. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Miniature DC Servo Motor Controller delivers 98% efficiency.

Apr 23, 2013

ESCON 50/5 OEM module controls permanent magnet brushed DC motors and brushless DC servo motors containing Hall-effect sensors up to 250 W. With digital current control bandwidth capabilities that enable peak DC motor current and torque control, mini OEM plug-in module delivers speed control from 0–150,000 rpm without any drift while remaining dynamic. Configurable range of functions for this... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Micro Motor and Gearhead measures 4 mm in diameter.

Apr 04, 2013

Available in short version with 0.5 W nominal power or long version with 1.0 W nominal power, EC4 Brushless DC Motor and Gearhead features speed/torque gradient of 50,000 rpm mNm-1 with continuous torque of 0.4 mNm. Unit offers options on windings and encoders as well as different reduction ratios. Applications include miniature pumps, surgical robots, diagnostic devices, endoscopes, and anywhere... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Positioning Controller offers high-speed synchronization.

Feb 06, 2013

Designed for brushed and brushless DC motors up to 700 W, Model EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT provides real-time positioning of synchronized multi-axis systems. Unit possesses nominal power supply voltage range from 11–70 Vdc and delivers continuous output current of 10 A, during acceleration and deceleration up to 25 A. Integrating as slave into real-time EtherCAT protocol-based Ethernet networks,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Four-Quadrant PWM Servo Controller delivers 95% efficiency.

Jan 17, 2013

Designed for control of brushless DC motors with Hall sensors up to approximately 100 W, ESCON 36/3 EC employs digital current controller and offers drift-free, dynamic speed behavior that enables speed range of 0–150,000 rpm. Range of functions are supported with fully configurable digital and analog inputs and outputs, and operating modes include speed controller (closed and open loop) and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless 90 mm Flat Motor integrates MILE encoder.

Jun 14, 2012

Offering resolutions up to 3,200 impulses/turn and nominal torque of 517 mNm, EC 90 is equipped with MILE (Maxon's Inductive Little Encoder) encoder. Operating principle is based on detection of high-frequency inductivity, which generates eddy current in electrically conducting target. Inductive rotary encoder exhibits robustness towards dust or oil vapor as well as insensitivity regarding... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Spindle Drive converts rotary motion into axial motion.

May 22, 2012

Available with 9 different brushed or brushless DC motors, 16 mm Model GP16 comes in metric M6 spindle with self-locking function or 5 mm ball screw with no self-locking feature. Central component is an axial bearing which must withstand tractive and compressive forces of spindle. For planetary gearhead, 14 reduction ratios are available, from 4.4-850:1. Depending on reduction ratio and type of... Read More

Controls & Controllers

PWM Servo Controller supports DC motors up to 72 W.

Dec 15, 2011

With 95% efficiency, 4-quadrant ESCON 36/2 DC provides drift-free, dynamic operation through 1-150,000 rpm speed range. Digital current controller can be run in various operating modes, including closed loop speed controller, open loop speed controller, and current controller. When connected to PC via USB port, unit can be configured with ESCON Studio GUI. ESCON 36/2 DC is equipped with protected... Read More

Controls & Controllers

PWM Servo Controller works with DC motors up to 72 W.

Oct 17, 2011

With bandwidth required for motor current/torque control, ESCON 36/2 DC 4-quadrant PWM servo controller provides range of functions with configurable digital and analog I/O. Drift-free, dynamic speed behavior enables speed range of 1-150,000 rpm, and supported operating modes include closed/open loop speed controller and current controller. Other functions include ability to enable/disable power... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motor offers various gear and encoder options.

Sep 19, 2011

Measuring 45 mm in diameter, 70 W Brushless DC Flat Motor is available with Hall sensors and comes in 4 windings of 24, 30, 36, and 48 V. Unit delivers max continuous torque of 130 mNm at up to 85% efficiency. Motor can be combined with more than 54 planetary and spur gearheads. Designed as internal or external rotor motor, unit is suited for self-contained drive systems as well as industrial... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Multi Axis Motor Control is offered as OEM style daughter board.

Jul 18, 2011

Operating as standalone controller or integrated into final product as sub-board, EPOS2 36/2 Motherboard features snap-apart construction with 11 nodes connected via CAN-Open, allowing multi-axis customization on single board. Two digital inputs and 1 digital output are mapped on board with additional I/O expansion module as option. In addition to motor speed, torque, and position control, EPOS2... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Servo Gearmotor comes in sterilizable version.

Jun 28, 2011

Featuring 60° winding pattern and NdFeB high performance magnet, EC16 is available with hall sensors or as sensorless solution. There are up to 5 winding types available and 4 motor options: 30 or 60 W, sterilizable or non-sterilizable. Designed for stability and quiet running, motor is coupled with gearheads that are also sterilizable and can be used in medical and hand tool applications. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless 40 mm Motor features high-density design.

May 20, 2011

Constructed with neodymium permanent magnet, stainless steel housing, and welded flanges, EC 40 offers flat speed/torque gradient of ~3.6 rpm/mNm, mechanical time constant of 2.1 msec, permissible speed of 18,000 rpm, and efficiency rating of 89%. Ironless winding promotes quiet running and elevated stall torque, and design works with variety of components. Applications include industrial use,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motor resists extreme operating conditions.

Jan 13, 2011

Measuring 22 mm in diameter, heavy-duty Model EC22 HD is intended for deep drilling applications at depths of 16,000 ft and in boreholes up to 36,000 ft long. Motor operates at temperatures up to 240°C and under atmospheric pressure conditions from high vacuum to 25,000 psi, while resisting impulse and impact forces of 100 G. With efficiency above 70%, motor can operate while submerged in oil,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Miniature Positioning Controller serves CANopen-based operations.

Nov 26, 2010

Developed for position command/control in CANopen network, EPOS2 24/2 also offers USB and RS232 interfaces. Operating modes, such as position, velocity, and current, enable use in automation technology, tool building, and mechatronic drive systems. Features include Step/Direction Mode for incrementally controlled movement of motor shaft, and Master Encoder Mode for applying drive as electronic... Read More

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