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Motion Control Resources

Surgical Robots for Minimally Invasive Procedures

POSTED: 03/23/2018

The latest, next generation surgeries are being performed today using Intuitive Surgical Inc.’s (Sunnyvale, CA) da Vinci™S HD Surgical System, which allows surgeons to perform the most minimally invasive procedures to date. The system incorporates the height of motion control

Beauty Through Technology

POSTED: 03/23/2018

For the past three decades, French company LPG has been offering a special treatment for tightening skin and tissue, using mechanical stimulation powered by maxon motors. The ideal beauty changes throughout time. During the Renaissance, women with

Getting a Second Grip on Life

POSTED: 03/23/2018

Losing a hand in a tragic event turns everyday tasks into a constant battle. Nothing is the way it was before and even small things suddenly seem impossible. The high-tech Michelangelo Hand prosthesis gives back quality of life

Inked to Precision

POSTED: 03/23/2018

The tattoo scene is driven by younger artists who have little in common with the old stereotypes. They create true masterworks using the latest technology. And they all know the maxon “Swiss motor”. The age of rockers and sailors

Respiration therapy with maxon motors

POSTED: 03/23/2018

There are a multitude of sleep diseases and sleep disorders - therefore there is also a large range of available therapy options. Respiration devices for use in clinics and those for home use have one thing

Implantable Medication Delivery Systems: Where Every Microliter Counts

POSTED: 03/19/2018

Implantable medication delivery systems can have a decisive influence on the quality of life of the patients. In many cases, such delivery systems are vital for the survival of the patients – the systems have to

Trusting the Next Step

POSTED: 03/19/2018

Enjoying life to the fullest – Taking carefree strolls through shopping malls, cycling with friends or perhaps going on a mountain hiking tour. With the right leg prosthesis, being active

Three Multileaf Collimators

POSTED: 03/19/2018

When it came to designing a multi-leaf collimator (MLC) device, ViewRay (Oakwood Village, OH) took on the challenge to produce an end product that would be more accurate than others on the market. ViewRay collaborated with

Blog Post: Caged Balls Boost Lifetime, Reduce Noise

by Wally Logan, Vice President of Engineering

POSTED: 03/06/2018

Discover the benefits of caged balls and tips for success. ALISO VIEJO, CA – Caged balls are widely deployed in motion systems throughout industry. Whether used in ball bearings, linear guides,

Choosing the Right Drive Technology

POSTED: 02/12/2018

Coming up with the right drive technology for your application often depends on the options before you. Here are five of the most common drive configurations being used today, along with their benefits and drawbacks. Although there are a number of variations of drive technologies for motion applications, there are a

DC Motor Selection for Dynamic Motion Control Applications

by Dr. Urs Kafader, Technical training maxon motor ag, Switzerland

POSTED: 02/12/2018

Finding the right motor is one of the core elements in the selection of dynamic drive components. Due to their high starting torque maxon DC motors with or without brushes are the perfect matches for highly dynamic servo applications. Once the requirements of the application are specified and a general

Blog Post: Find Out Why a Roller Screw Might Be Practical for You

by Bill Saunders, Vice President of Sales

POSTED: 01/23/2018

Today’s highly available precision roller screws are cost-effective enough to be effective solutions for even budget-conscious applications. ALISO VIEJO, CA – Planetary roller

Blog Post: When Is Outsourcing Engineering Right for You?

by Bill Saunders, Vice President of Sales

POSTED: 01/09/2018

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Five reasons to consider outside motion control expertise. The 2008 global downturn changed the economics of manufacturing. To stay in business, companies slashed budgets and

Blog Post: Top Five Mistakes in Choosing and Using Linear Guides

by Wally Logan, Vice President of Engineering

POSTED: 12/12/2017

Blog Post: Five Questions with Eric Klein of Schneider Electric

by MOSO Marketing

POSTED: 11/28/2017

New directions in life sciences, aiding the make-versus-buy decision, solving the energy challenge, and the critical pillar of digitization.   ALISO VIEJO, CA – Editor’s Note: this story


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