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PTDA honours members of the power transmission and motion control industry

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has announced the recipients of the 2021 Wendy B. McDonald award and the inaugural Robert K. Callahan Future Leaders award.

GAM releases robotic cycloidal gearboxes

GAM has added new robotic cycloidal gearboxes to its GCL product series. The new gearboxes are designed to provide precision and rigidity for horizontal and vertical robotic and motion control applications.

Moticont adds to its DDLM linear actuator series

Moticont has added its highest force linear actuator to its DDLM linear actuator series.
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When space is at a premium, Maxon Brushless Pancake Motors are the solution

The electronically commutated Maxon EC flat servo motors are particularly noteworthy for their excellent torque handling characteristics, high performance, extremely wide speed range and their unsurpassed service life. These compact and extremely powerful external rotor motors are ideal where space is limited. With an operating range of 0.2 - 600 Watt, the EC Flat Motor Series are available in the following sizes: Ø 9.2, 14, 20, 32, 45, 60, and 90 mm. For motors with integrated electronics (Maxon EC-I series), the electronic commutation (mostly block commutation with Hall sensors) is built in. A speed controller and other functionalities can also be implemented. » Learn more

New robotic washing system for aerospace manufacturing

Software developer RoboDK and automation specialist Wilder Systems develop "drive-through" washing system. » Read more
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Ultra-fast BLDC DC Servo Motors

maxon ECX brushless servo motors have been optimized for high speeds (up to 120,000 rpm), are smooth running and highly efficient. ECX motors are available with different power ranges and can be shipped as sterilizable versions (up to 2000 autoclave cycles). The ECX program is fully configurable in maxon’s eShop and is ready to ship in just 11 days. With a proven lifetime of more than 10’000 hours, the ECX motors are a great choice for high uptime applications.
Sizes: Ø 6, 8, 13, 16, 19, 22 mm
Power: 1.5 - 120 Watts » Learn more

The future is AGV

The automated guided vehicles (AGV) market is booming. This article discusses the top three fastest growing markets for AGVs. » More info

Brushed DC motors for higher temperatures

A major oil and gas company approached Maxon looking for a brushed DC motor capable of operating in ambient temperatures up to 180⁰C. Learn more from this new blog. » More info

German Technology Day 2021

Date: Nov. 2, 2021
Location: Montreal, QC
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Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Expo Toronto

Date: Nov. 9 -11, 2021
Location: Toronto, ON
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2021 Automation Fair by Rockwell Automation

Date: Nov. 9 - 11, 2021
Location: Online
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