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Maxon Motor, a supplier of DC motors, brushless motors, gearheads and controllers for applications in industries such as aerospace, robotics, medical science and industrial automation, is offering a range of resources including hands-on training and online seminars to help maximise the use of its products.

For instance, the company holds regular, free training sessions at its UK premises in Finchampstead.

In addition, the Maxon Academy online resource, found on the company’s website, comprises seminars, workshops, publications and demonstrations.

Key information

Hands-on resources

  • Maxon’s courses are run in small groups spread over three hours.
  • Current titles include ‘An Introduction to Torque and Speed Control with the Escon DC Motor Controller’ and ‘An Introduction to Positioning Control with EPOS2 Motor Controllers’.
  • The courses are claimed to enable customers to choose and configure the correct controller to suit their projects.
  • They can also get help with specific assignments they are working on if required.

Online resources

  • Via the Maxon Academy, users can download software to assist them in finding the correct drive products for their applications.
  • The Maxon Selection Program (MSP) shows the possible drive combinations from the company’s product range: motors and gearheads with matching controllers and feedback devices.
  • E-learning tutorials focus on motor data, drive selection and thermal behaviour.
  • Users can also experience motion control by setting up a Maxon drive system.
  • Practical training exercises are available.

maxon motor is the world’s leading supplier of high-precision drive systems.

maxon has earned a reputation for constant innovation and unflinching reliability – seeing the company’s products used by the world’s top engineers in fields as demanding as space exploration, formula 1 racing and sub-sea applications.

The maxon product range is developed on a modular basis, giving literally hundreds of thousands of perfectly compatible motor, gear and controller combinations to suit a huge array of applications. With full customisation possible for almost every product, maxon’s experienced sales engineers are on-hand to assist design engineers select precisely the right solution for their needs.

DC motors with ironless winding and flat motors (up to 500W output power, mechanical and electronic commutation).
Planetary, spur and special gears.
Sensors (encoders, DC tachos, resolvers).
Servo amplifiers, position controllers.
High-tech CIM and MIM components.
Customer specific drive solutions.

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