maxon DC and EC motors
Learn more about the design and working principle of maxon's brushed and brushless DC motors.
Special offers for teachers and other interested in learning more about the maxon technology of products: PowerPoint® presentation including animations. Set of sample motors that can be disassembled.
MAXON DC MOTOR
"Coreless" maxon brushed DC motor: What are the specific advantages of the coreless design compared to a conventional DC motor? How is the motor designed? What are the underlying physical principles? What are the differences between precious metal and graphite brushes and where are these two systems used?
MAXON EC MOTOR
Brushless maxon brushless EC motor: How is the motor designed and what are the underlying physical principles? What kind of design variants do exist? What are the differences between block and sinusoidal commutation and where are these two systems used?
MOTOR DATA AND OPERATION RANGES
Learn how to read and interpret motor data sheets.
A set of cut-away DC brushed and brushless motor samples.
"Principles and Properties of Highly Dynamic DC Miniature Motors" by Otto Stemme and Peter Wolf. This booklet (approx. 80 pages) gives a fundamental description of coreless maxon DC and EC motors. Starting from the physical principals and the geometrical arrangements, it outlines the main motor characteristics in an easy-to-follow format.