maxon brushed DC motors in miniature model trains.

These model railway trains aren’t for sitting in the trophy cabinet. The models are exact, albeit mini, replicas of Swiss trains. The maxon brushed DC motors in the trains are robust, withstanding high temperatures and overvoltage without interruption.

Maxon A-max brushed DC motors and DCX motors are particularly selected in these model trains. Built by a Swiss company, the motors were selected for their robust operation and ability to withstand heat and overvoltage. The motors ease of control also fits with digital technology that is becoming more apparent in model rail-making. With arduous demands placed on the motors they to live up to the models reputation of premium quality and trustworthy mechanics.

The brushed A-max DC motors offer excellent value for money with their automated production and optimised design. In sizes ranging from 12mm to 32mm and 0.5 to 20W of power. The A-max series longevity proves its reliability. The newer DCX range of motors are increasingly used in the models, offering diameters of 10mm to 35mm, low noise, high-torque, high-quality and ability to be configured online and ready for delivery within 11 working days. Select from graphite and precious metal brushes, sintered and ball bearings amongst many other customisable features.

For more information on brushed DC motors for miniature applications contact maxon motor Australia on +61 2 9457 7477.


The maxon A-max 22 motor provides 6 W power and is equipped with graphite brushes. Automated processes are one of the secrets behind the excellent price-performance ratio of the brushed A-max DC motor. © 2016 maxon motor.


The maxon DCX 22 motor is made of high-grade materials. This ensures best quality and performance. This brushed DC motor pictured provides 14 W of power (graphite brushes).© 2016 maxon motor.


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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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