Maxon Precision Motors

Miniature DC Servo Motor Controller delivers 98% efficiency.
Controls & Controllers

Miniature DC Servo Motor Controller delivers 98% efficiency.

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...

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Micro Motor and Gearhead measures 4 mm in diameter.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro Motor and Gearhead measures 4 mm in diameter.

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...

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Positioning Controller offers high-speed synchronization.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Positioning Controller offers high-speed synchronization.

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,...

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Four-Quadrant PWM Servo Controller delivers 95% efficiency.
Controls & Controllers

Four-Quadrant PWM Servo Controller delivers 95% efficiency.

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 enablesÂ- 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)...

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Configurable DC Drives
Communication Systems & Equipment

Configurable DC Drives

maxon motors introduces a NEW product line of innovative brushed DC motors, planetary gearheads and encoders. These are high performance precision drives that are easily configured and ordered online. The DCX motors have precious metal or graphite brushes and may be equipped with standard preloaded ball bearings or sintered bearings and cover a large voltage range with six different ironless...

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Maxon Motor's Encoder Technology on Board Mars Rover Curiosity
Communication Systems & Equipment

Maxon Motor's Encoder Technology on Board Mars Rover Curiosity

The landing of the Mars rover Curiosity took seven exciting minutes. Now it will be looking for signs of life on the Red Planet. Maxon's encoder technology will play a part in the successful excursion of the rover. The new Mars rover Curiosity ended its six month long journey to Mars with a successful landing on August 6th 2012. As everything went according to plan, the control center at Jet...

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Maxon Motors Fly into Outer Space on Board the "Dragon" Spacecraft
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Maxon Motors Fly into Outer Space on Board the "Dragon" Spacecraft

The flawless launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 22, 2012 is another successful step for maxon motor ag in the use of high precision motors in the astronautics industry. The crucial tasks of the maxon motors in the SpaceX mission included orienting the solar arrays of the Dragon spacecraft towards the sun to provide the power supply. The first private cargo capsule in the history of space...

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Brushless 90 mm Flat Motor integrates MILE encoder.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Brushless 90 mm Flat Motor integrates MILE encoder.

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...

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Spindle Drive converts rotary motion into axial motion.
Controls & Controllers

Spindle Drive converts rotary motion into axial motion.

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...

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PWM Servo Controller supports DC motors up to 72 W.
Controls & Controllers

PWM Servo Controller supports DC motors up to 72 W.

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...

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