Maxon Precision Motors

maxon motor is the world’s leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. More than 40 years’ experience, constant innovation, top-quality products and competent customer service make maxon motor a reliable partner in the drive technology sector. We are driven by your specific requirements. The product range incorporated in the modular system is comprehensive:

DC motors with ironless winding and flat motors with iron core (with up to 500 W output power using mechanical and electronic commutation)

• Planetary gears, spur gears and special gears

Sensors (encoders, DC tachos, resolvers)

• Servo amplifiers, position controllers

High-tech CIM and MIM components

... as well as customer-specific drive solutions. maxon motor is a Swiss company headquartered in Sachseln (Central Switzerland) that employs over 1865 staff worldwide. Its sales companies based in over 30 countries provide a locally-based and competent customer service. maxon motor has production sites at its head office in Switzerland as well as in Germany and Hungary.

Featured Articles & Products


Brushless flat motor with MILE encoder

The slim design of the EC 90 flat motor is now equipped with a MILE encoder. According to the manufacturer, MILE (Maxon’s Inductive Little Encoder) is the world’s smallest inductive rotary encoder. Its operating principle is based on the detection of high-frequency inductivity, which generates eddy current in an electrically conducting target. The advantage of [Read More]

DC Servo Motor Sizing Made Easy: A Practical 1/2 Day Course

There’s still time to register for the 1/2 day course on DC Servo Motor Sizing Made Easy. Information on the course is below: Presented by Dr. Urs Kafader, maxon motor, and author of the textbook “The Selection of High-precision Microdrives” Location/Date: Hilton Garden Inn Dorval Aeroport St. Laurent, PQ Tuesday June 12, 2012 Location/Date:Radisson Plaza Mississauga- [...]

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16mm Spindle Drive for DC motors from Maxon

Fall River, Mass. – The GP16 precision spindle from maxon combined with a DC motor makes it possible to transform rotary motion into axial motion. Gearheads, motors, encoders and controllers from maxon’s standard program are used to drive the spindles. The GP16 is available in a metric M6 spindle with a self-locking function or a [...]

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