MAXPOS Drive Controller – the success of dynamics

To succeed in your market, applications require an extensive range of functions and high reliability – two factors that currently allow very little scope for differentiation.

One large challenge for almost any project is the combination of several engineering disciplines, such as mechanical and electrical engineering, software development and perhaps even hardware development. All of these disciplines are required for an optimised system design. To reduce the development cost and risk, it’s advisable to select standardised components that match to each other and provide the required performance across the board. maxon motor as a drive and controller manufacturer provides high-quality products and offers the required consultation and problem-solving competence, based on in-depth expertise in thousands of industry-proven applications.

In order to succeed in the market there are two basic requirements that ultramodern machines, systems and devices must meet – an extensive range of functions and high reliability. However, these two factors currently allow very little scope for differentiation. With price becoming less of a factor in differentiation, machine and device manufacturers look to set-apart their product to achieve competitive advantage: commonly through product design, handling and user interface. In addition, “secondary features” beyond the actual functionality are gaining importance. It is the secondary features that make it possible for the machine or device manufacturer to once again achieve functional differentiation and to take on a leading role in the market. Another advantage of focusing on secondary features is that competitors can only copy the concepts and knowhow by investing heavily, and even then, the copied ideas can only be applied in the newly developed products. With this in mind, drive technology can play an important role from early on in the development process. The drive technology, including the control system, has a decisive effect on the achievable flexibility, dynamics and energy efficiency.

The MAXPOS provides top of the line dynamics in the field of drive technology. It offers machine and device manufacturers, leaders in their fields, to set new benchmarks for performance and efficiency of their systems. The MAXPOS fulfills all preconditions for performing dynamic, precise and synchronous mechanical movements driven by brush-type or brushless motors.

Above is an excerpt from an article “MAXPOS Drive Controller – the success of dynamics” written by Juergen Wagenbach, Head of Customer Support Electronics & Control Systems at maxon motor group AG.

To view the article in its entirety please view the PDF version.

For more information on the MAXPOS Drive Controller please contact +61 2 9476 4777.



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About maxon motor Australia

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: Brushed and Brushless DC motors with the unique ironless maxon winding Flat motors with iron cores Planetary gears, spur gears and special gears Sensors (encoders, DC tachos, resolvers) Servo amplifiers, position controllers and control electronics High-tech CIM and MIM components Customer specific drive solutions. maxon motor is a Swiss company headquartered in Sachseln (Central Switzerland) that employs more than 2000 staff worldwide. With 14 sales companies based in over 30 countries, sales partners in another 10 countries and with six production sites, maxon motor are able to provide locally-based and competent customer service. maxon motor helps provide innovative solutions at competitive prices for numerous applications in various markets, such as Medical technology, Industrial automation and robotics, Aerospace industry, Automotive industry, Communication, Consumer applications, Inspection and Instrumentation and Safety engineering. maxon motor Australia is based in Mt Kuring-Gai NSW and our staff will be happy to help you with all your DC motor and technical enquiries.

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