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1 Development of an Actuator for Ambient to Cryo Application (December 2010)

During the qualification campaign of the NIRSpec (near-infrared spectrometer) instrument mechanism, the actuator could not achieve the expected lifetime that had been extended during the development phase. The initial design could not be adapted to the requested number of revolutions during that phase. Consequently the actuator needed to be modified so that the function of the mechanism would not be endangered or, by extension, the overall function of the NIRSpec instrument. The modification included a change of the overall actuator design—internal dimensions, tolerances, materials, lubrication and assembly process—while keeping the interface to the mechanism, mass and function.

2 Realizing the High Precision Load Handling Benefits of Rodless Electromechanical Actuators (February 2019)

Electromechanical rodless linear actuators can offer better load handling in smaller spaces than rod-style actuators, but realizing those benefits requires careful attention at the specification level. Whether you are replacing a failed actuator, looking for better performance or building a new application from the ground up, success depends on how precisely you specify application requirements.

3 Stepper Motor Actuators (June 2015)

How would you compare the efficiency and capabilities of hybrid stepper motor actuators vs. can stack stepper motor actuators?

4 Smart Actuators for Off-Highway (February 2013)

Smart actuators bring big benefits to utility and other off-highway vehicles

5 Leveraging Stepper Motor Linear Actuator Configurability (December 2020)

When designers and integrators need simple, flexible and compact linear actuation, they often turn to stepper motor linear actuators (SMLAs). The high configurability of SMLAs is among their greatest virtues, but sorting through myriad configuration options to tailor the optimal solution for a particular application can be a challenge for even the most seasoned motion engineer.

6 Thomson Case Study: Smart Electric Actuators Give the Marching Arts a Lift (June 2021)

Electric actuators are demonstrating logistics efficiencies and improvements that have numerous implications.

7 Reduce Your Linear Motion Assemblies to a Single Component with Motorized Lead Screw Actuators (December 2019)

When it comes to specifying linear motion within a machine, system designers have many options from which to choose. Making the right choice can impact the ease of installation, footprint and cost of operation.

8 Space Shuttle Rudder-Speed Brake Actuator (October 2015)

The U.S. Space Shuttle fleet was originally intended to have a life of 100 flights for each vehicle, lasting over a 10-year period, with minimal scheduled maintenance or inspection. The first space shuttle flight was that of the Space Shuttle Columbia (OV-102), launched April 12, 1981. The disaster that destroyed Columbia occurred on its 28th flight, February 1, 2003, nearly 22 years after its first launch.

9 Linear Motion Q&A: Customized Machinery Built with Off-the-Shelf Components (April 2010)

This Q&A session with various experts at Thomson Linear Systems covers linear slides & stages, clutches & brakes, bearings and actuators.

10 An Idea Strengthens the Back of The World (December 2021)

It is neither fatal nor infectious, but very difficult to manage and extremely expensive to society, i.e. - the widespread medical disorder of chronic back pain.

11 Product News (February 2021)

The complete Product News section from the February 2021 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

12 Efficiency of Design (February 2018)

Energy efficiency is for more than just motors. Here are some mechatronics companies making sure you get more bang for your buck when it comes to your power bill.

13 Gear- or Actuator-Driven, These Bots Are Cutting-Edge (October 2008)

Robots are everywhere these days— bots in the factory, bots in space, bots at the airport, bots in the movies and much, much more. But robots in the operating room?

14 Motor Design for Aerospace Applications (June 2019)

Modern aircraft, missiles and space vehicles employ a large number of electric motors and actuators. While the basic design of these motors is in many respects very similar to that of their automotive and industrial counterparts, motors for aerospace applications differ significantly in some areas.

15 Animatronics (September 2021)

Animatronics covers a wide range of applications, power levels and interfaces, as well as different actuator methods.

16 Product News (June 2018)

Elastic housing deformation by MESYS, plus new motors, actuators, gear drives and more.

17 Electromagnetic Know-How (August 2012)

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software can be used for a variety of mechanical engineering tasks, including injection molding simulation of plastic parts, analysis of aerospace components, impact and crash analysis of automobiles and the electromagnetic analysis of motors, actuators, transformers and sensors.

18 Belt Drive Offers High-Precision Alternative (August 2009)

Bosch Rexroth assists Bell-Everman with linear actuator development.

19 Controlling Backlash in Mammography Systems (April 2017)

Medical imaging equipment, water handling systems, conveyors, robotic systems and rotary and linear actuators are among the many devices that may be fitted with electric friction brakes to hold their loads in place when the power is off or disrupted.

News Items About actuator

1 Tolomatic Actuator Offers Consistency in Demanding Environments (May 29, 2018)
The Tolomatic RSX080 actuator--the latest addition to the Tolomatic family of high-force electric actuators--is an economical actuator ...

2 PI Product Releases Ultra-High-Load Precision Linear Actuators (April 22, 2006)
PI Products released the M-238 ultra-high-load precision linear actuators that combine force, resolution and speed The actuators are s...

3 HSI Introduces New Linear Actuator (April 13, 2005)
The Size 8 captive linear actuator from Hayden Switch & Instrument includes actuator options that open avenues for equipment designers wh...

4 Tolomatic Expands Electric Actuator Series (May 12, 2020)
Tolomatic’s expanded extreme-force electric actuator family now includes the RSX128 actuator, rated up to 50,000 pounds of force (2...

5 J.W. Winco's Linear Actuators Available With Two Separate Threaded Shafts (June 20, 2007)
J.W. Winco offers metric linear actuators with two separate threaded shafts.The actuators feature guide tubes of chrome plated precision ...

6 Tolomatic RSH Actuators Meet Hygienic Standards (February 23, 2022)
A new RSH electric hygienic rod-style actuator from Tolomatic delivers clean, continuous control to automation machinery. RSH actuators a...

7 Haydon Kerk Expands Linear Actuator Series (December 29, 2015)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has expanded its 15000 Series linear actuators with the addition of the smallest linear actuator in Haydon K...

8 Parker Hannifin’s Actuators Eliminate Need for In-House Positioning System (August 9, 2007)
The PROmech actuators from Parker Hannifin are designed for analytical, OEM and lab instrument manufacturers.The actuators come completel...

9 HSI Introduces New Linear Actuator (April 13, 2005)
[photo] The Size 8 captive linear actuator from Hayden Switch & Instrument includes actuator options that open avenues for equipment desi...

10 Tolomatic Choke Valve Actuator Improves Managed Pressure Drilling Process (January 26, 2018)
The new Tolomatic ServoChoke SVC electric choke valve actuator meets requirements for a more flexible and reliable high-speed actuator in...

11 Warner Linear Introduces Electric Actuator Video Series (February 19, 2016)
A series of informative Warner Linear electric actuator videos has been produced to clearly show proper installation steps, troubleshooti...

12 Tolomatic Belt-Drive Actuator Optimizes Performance (June 30, 2016)
Tolomatic’s family of MXB electric belt-drive actuators includes a new solid bearing load-carrying design ideal for harsh environme...

13 New Screw Actuator from Duff Norton (January 10, 2005)
The new 3-ton capacity screw actuator from Duff Norton was designed for applications requiring positive mechanical positioning. Accor...

14 Linear Actuators Improve Performance and Life (May 29, 2008)
Haydon Switch & Instrument, Inc. recently announced that its size 14 hybrid linear actuators are now available with an integrated c...

15 Haydon Kerk Supports Security Door Actuation Market with Customized Hybrid Linear Actuators (June 11, 2015)
Quiet, energy-efficient linear stepper actuators from Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions can serve as replacements for loud and power-hungry so...

16 JVL Hollow Core Rotary Actuators Available With MIS231 Integrated Stepper or Servo Motor (July 22, 2015)
JVL recently introduced six Hollow Core Rotary Actuators. These integrated rotary actuators are available in two table sizes, the HDCT-10...

17 H2W Technologies Offers Miniature Voice Coil Actuators (July 21, 2016)
H2W Technologies offers miniature versions of both its moving coil and moving magnet voice coil actuators.  Additionally, they offer...

18 Ruland Introduces Oldham Couplings for Actuator Driven Systems (March 27, 2017)
Ruland Manufacturing Co., Inc. presents oldham couplings for actuator driven systems. The oldham couplings are zero-backlash, have a bala...

19 Haydon Switch Introduces Double-Stack Hybrid Actuators (October 25, 2007)
Haydon Switch & Instrument, Inc. recently unveiled the 35000 series double-stack hybrid linear actuators as the newest addition to th...

20 ETEL Introduces Two New Short Stroke Actuators for Semiconductor Manufacturing (October 26, 2021)
ETEL introduces two new short stroke actuators specifically for use as a unique solution for “Test and Scan” turret handlers ...

21 Curtiss-Wright Expands Motor/Actuator Series (May 25, 2021)
Curtiss-Wright’s Actuation Division has announced the release of its newest integrated motor/actuator, the Exlar GTX060. The GTX060...

22 Tolomatic Servo Actuator Designed for Food and Beverage Processing (April 20, 2017)
The Tolomatic IMA electric linear actuator is now available with a food-grade white epoxy coating and stainless steel components for wash...

23 Tolomatic ServoWeld Actuators Provide Alternate Roller Screw Design (March 29, 2017)
New ServoWeld actuators from Tolomatic are redesigned for higher performance and are lighter weight compared to other screw technologies....

24 Thomson Expands Linear Actuator Line with Higher Load Handling Options (April 19, 2017)
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has expanded its WhisperTrak actuator line to gi...

25 Nook Industries Offers Complete Line of Series 500 Programmable Actuators (May 6, 2015)
Nook Industries now offers a complete line of Series 500 programmable actuators designed for continuous duty and long service life. ...

26 Curtiss-Wright Launches Smart Actuator Series (November 5, 2021)
Curtiss-Wright’s Actuation Division has announced the release of its newest motor/actuators with integral controls, the Exlar SA-R0...

27 Dunkermotor Releases Linear Motors and Actuators Catalog (October 2, 2012)
Dunkermotor, now part of Ametek Precision Motion Control, has released its first ServoTube linear motors and actuators catalog with techn...

28 High Output Can Stack Stepper Motor Linear Actuators (June 25, 2010)
With frame sizes of 20, 25 and 35 mm, the Haydon line of high out put can stack linear actuators are built to be compact, durable and pow...

29 Rollon Enters Actuator Marketplace with New Product Line (May 14, 2012)
Rollon USA has announced that it will be entering the actuator marketplace and launching a complete new line of products at this yea...

30 Tolomatic Releases High Force Linear Actuator (March 5, 2012)
Tolomatic's unique IMA55 high-force servo linear actuator is now available with an optional roller screw that boosts its thrust capab...

31 Tolomatic Releases ERD Actuators (March 28, 2011)
Tolomatic has expanded its new line of ERD electric rod-style actuators to make the line more flexible. Enhancements such as ball screws,...

32 Moog Actuator Eliminates Hydraulic Infrastructure (April 19, 2011)
A new failsafe electro-mechanical actuator system from motion control specialist Moog scores on several counts over hydraulic systems tha...

33 Zero-Max Introduces Rohlix Linear Actuators (August 1, 2013)
Zero-Max is now offering Roh’lix linear actuators made from stainless steel for use in operations where cleanliness is a priority. ...

34 Warner Adds I-Track Actuators (August 8, 2013)
Warner Linear recently announced the addition of the I-Track to their line of linear actuators. The I-Track’s unique inline design ...

35 Warner Linear Actuators Receive IP69K Rating (March 20, 2015)
Warner Linear recently announced that select linear actuators and controls received the IP69K rating, the highest rating available for pr...

36 Rollon Expands Actuator Offering with Tecno Center Acquisition (April 14, 2015)
Rollon Corp., a manufacturer of linear motion systems, recently expanded its global linear actuator and cartesian robot offering with the...

37 Rotork Valve Actuators Ordered for Major Chinese Refinery (April 2, 2009)
Over 1,000 Rotork intelligent electric valve actuators were ordered for installation in the Qinzhou Refinery, a $1.6 billion project in S...

38 Haydon Adds Third Actuator Size (April 16, 2010)
The G4 19000 Series Can-stack Stepper Motor Linear Actuator is the third linear actuator size added to the Haydon line of high output c...

39 Thomas Introduces Max Jac Actuator (October 8, 2013)
Thomson introduces Max Jac - a heavy-duty linear actuator that delivers reliable and virtually maintenance free operation while maintaini...

40 HSI’s Linear Actuator Available with Connector (August 7, 2007)
Haydon Switch & Instrument introduced its size 11 hybrid linear actuators, now available with an integrated connector.Offered alone o...

41 Serapid LinearBeam Boasts Actuator for Harsh Environments (February 6, 2008)
Serapid’s LinearBeam rodless actuator is available for heavy loads, long travel or harsh environments where exposure to heat, conta...

42 Tolomatic Offers Electric Actuator Webinar on August 24 (June 29, 2021)
Tolomatic is offering a free webinar "Linear motion design: Electric actuators for hydraulic replacement" on August 24, 2021 at...

43 Firgelli Automations Offers Smart Controller for Linear Actuators (June 24, 2020)
Firgelli Automations recently introduced its new Smart Synchronous Controller for linear actuators. Feedback Linear Actuators are used ex...

44 Moticont Linear Actuators Provide Zero Cogging and High Throughput (May 20, 2020)
Moticont is introducing the low cost DDLM-019-044-01 non-commutated linear actuator. Easily integrated into new and existing applications...

45 New Actuator from Danaher Motion (January 10, 2005)
The Thomson sweeper head lift actuators from Danaher Motion are designed for sweeper brush and squeegee applications. Available with o...

46 igus Inc. Introduces New Actuators (April 26, 2006)
igus Inc. announced the availability of the company’s first linear actuator. The new DryLin ZLW is a lightweight, toothed-belt linea...

47 Bell-Everman Offers High-Performance Replacement Actuator (July 24, 2020)
Bell-Everman has launched ServoBelt RA, a new high-performance, drop-in replacement actuator designed for applications that have traditio...

48 Eaton Expands Remanufacturing Program to Include Electronic Clutch Actuators (September 15, 2020)
Eaton has announced its Vehicle Group is expanding its remanufacturing program to offer remanufacturing of electronic clutch actuators us...

49 Zero Max’s New Linear Actuators Convert Rotary Motion into Precise Linear Motion (April 12, 2006)
The Roh’lix linear actuators from Zero-Max convert rotary motion to linear travel and carry loads at speeds up to 70" per second, de...

50 Zero-Max Linear Actuators Convert Rotary Motion Into Linear Motion (March 17, 2006)
The Roh’lix linear actuators from Zero-Max convert rotary motion to linear travel and carry loads at speeds up to 70" per second dep...

51 HSI’s Linear Actuators Include Encoder Feedback (April 13, 2006)
Haydon Switch & Instrument’s size 11 hybrid linear actuators are now available with encoder feedback. According to the company&...

52 Bishop Wisecarver’s Newest Linear Actuator Completes Product Line (April 14, 2006)
Bishop-Wisecarver Corp.’s new SRX-150 is a high precision, compact aluminum profile linear actuator that’s available in belt or...

53 Kollmorgen Offers Compact, Low-Cost R2 Rodless Actuator Series (October 5, 2020)
Kollmorgen’s R2A rodless actuators offer smooth operation with a low-friction carriage bearing design available in belt drive model...

54 SKF Actuators Offer Modular Design for Speed, Load Capacity and Accuracy (September 21, 2018)
SKF CASM-100 electromechanical actuators from SKF Motion Technologies, Inc. have been uniquely engineered with a modular design enablin...

55 Tolomatic Offers Electric Actuator Webinar on August 24 (August 18, 2021)
A new type of linear motion technology is, literally, giving hydraulics a run for it’s money. Electromechanical actuators can provi...

56 J.W. Winco’s Linear Actuators Feature Two Separate Threaded Shafts (August 6, 2007)
J.W. Winco's metric linear actuators have two separate threaded shafts and feature guide tubes of chrome-plated precision steel with ...

57 Voith Digital Solutions Establishes Actuator Test Stand at Houston Facility (August 14, 2018)
Voith Digital Solutions, Inc. and Turbine Technology Services (TTS) recently joined forces to add an actuator, governor and turbomachiner...

58 H2W Introduces Force Voice Coil Actuator for Various Applications (February 2, 2018)
H2W Technologies has developed the world’s highest force commercially available non-commutated DC linear actuator, otherwise know...

59 World’s Smallest Linear Actuator Introduced by Haydon Switch & Instrument (March 16, 2005)
The Size 8 hybrid external linear actuator was introduced by Haydon Switch & Instrument. The 0.8" size makes this the world’s smalle...

60 Thomson Expands Electrak Linear Actuator Line (January 30, 2018)
Thomson Industries, Inc. has extended the capability of its popular Electrak HD electromechanical linear actuator line to loads of up t...

61 BWC’s Linear Actuator Offered in Five Standard Lengths (June 4, 2007)
Bishop-Wisecarver's heavy duty linear actuator line, the SRX-150 is now available in five standard lengths. According to the company...

62 Moticont Introduces DDLM Linear Actuator Series (October 20, 2021)
Moticont has introduced their highest force linear actuator in their DDLM Linear Actuator Series.  The DDLM-038-051-01 Linear Actuat...

63 HSI’s New Linear Actuators Available with Encoder Feedback (February 27, 2007)
The new size 8 linear actuators are now available with encoder feedback, making them suitable for high and low volume motion control appl...

64 J.W. Winco’s New Actuators Available in Stainless Steel (May 29, 2007)
J.W. Winco now offers metric linear actuators with left- and right-hand thread. According to the company's press release, the act...

65 H2W Technologies Offers High Torque Voice Coil Actuators (July 5, 2018)
H2W Technologies has developed several high torque rotary voice coil actuators, otherwise known as a limited angle torque motors or LAT...

66 Portescap’s Linear Actuators Capable of Precise Positioning (February 28, 2007)
Portescap, a Danaher Motion company, introduces 26DAM Series digital linear actuators. These units provide linear force up to 120 oz. (33...

67 Eaton Expands Aftermarket Portfolio with Pneumatic Clutch Actuators (August 18, 2021)
Eaton has announced its Vehicle Group has introduced two new concentric pneumatic clutch actuators (CPCAs), designed for commercial vehic...

68 Actuator Offers Long Life and Static Load Capacity (December 13, 2010)
Linear motion control systems and turnkey components manufacturer Nook Industries has recently introduced the Infinity 1 Roller Screw Act...

69 SplineRail Linear Actuator Simplifies Drive and Guidance (October 29, 2010)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, recently introduced the SAA06 Motorized SplineRa...

70 J.W. Winco Releases Actuator Line (January 18, 2011)
J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers series GN 291-NI Linear Actuators with le...

71 Actuator Offers Built-In Anti-Rotation Mechanism (February 16, 2011)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc, a manufacturer of precision linear motion products, now offers the 19000 Series, 20 mm captive linear ...

72 Haydon Kerk Releases SplineRail Linear Actuator (January 3, 2011)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, recently introduced the Programmable Motorized S...

73 New A-Track Series Linear Actuators (April 15, 2006)
March 15, 2006 ? South Beloit, IL ? Warner Electric announces the availability of new A-Track Series Linear Actuators. The new series of...

74 ScrewRail Actuator Simplifies Motion Systems (March 18, 2011)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, recently introduced the SRA04 Motorized ScrewRai...

75 PI Unveils Compact Linear Motor Actuator (November 14, 2007)
PI (Physik Instrumente), a manufacturer of nanopositioning and piezo-based motion control equipment, recently introduced the N-310 NEXACT...

76 SS Linear Actuators Resist Corrosion (June 4, 2010)
Macron Dynamics Inc. MacBUILT stainless steel SSR Series Actuator was engineered to meet demands of corrosive environments and sanitation...

77 Haydon Kerk Introduces High Resolution Linear Actuator (September 9, 2010)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc, a manufacturer of precision linear motion products, introduces the high resolution 19000 series captiv...

78 Warner Electric Features A-Track Linear Actuators in New Brochure (April 8, 2006)
Warner Electric published a new eight-page, full-color brochure to introduce new A-Track Series Linear Actuators, a four-model series of ...

79 Guide to Linear Actuators for Off-Highway Vehicles (October 15, 2010)
Thomson has available a new Guide to Linear Actuators for Off-Highway Vehicles. The guide provides an educational overview on the benefit...

80 Bell-Everman Offering New Sealed Linear Actuators For Lighter Loads (April 22, 2015)
Bell-Everman is now offering a new compact model of their SLS sealed linear stage that keeps contamination such as manufacturing debris, ...

81 H2W Technologies Offers Voice Coil Actuators for Ventilators (March 27, 2020)
H2W Technologies have been manufacturing voice coils that have been custom designed for the medical industry. Voice Coil Actuators in qua...

82 Intellidrives Offers Large Hollow Shaft Rotary Actuator (June 1, 2020)
The hollow shaft rotary table is integrated with a high rigidity cross-roller bearing. This structure improves permissible thrust load an...

83 Bosch Rexroth Subsea Valve Actuator Receives Safety Certification (November 23, 2020)
The new concept for Subsea Valve Actuators (SVA) from Bosch Rexroth has been certified by DNV GL for application in safety systems with u...

84 Misumi Mech Lab Examines Belt Drives Vs. Ball Screw Actuators (March 26, 2020)
The challenge for mechanical automation systems in the past has been the successful conversion of rotational motion from electric or mech...

85 SMAC Actuator Offers Automated Screw Thread Quality Checking (July 16, 2018)
The requirement for strict specification and acceptance of all automotive parts and components has greatly increased in recent years.&nbs...

86 Maxon Offers Exoskeleton Joint Actuator (April 19, 2018)
Maxon Motor has developed an exoskeleton drive for use in robotic limbs. This complete joint actuation unit consists of a pancake brush...

87 Intellidrives Introduces Hollow Rotary Actuators (May 7, 2018)
The hollow output table is integrated with a high rigidity cross-roller bearing. This structure improves permissible thrust load and mome...

88 Danfoss Power Solutions Obtains UL Certification for PVE-EX Actuator (May 14, 2018)
Danfoss Power Solutions has secured UL certification for both the United States and Canada for its explosion-proof PVE-EX electrohydrau...

89 U.S. Tsubaki Introduces Zip Chain Actuator (December 11, 2020)
U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of the Zip Chain Actuator. The Tsubaki Zip Chain Actuator is an el...

90 Tolomatic Presents Electric Actuator Webinar (January 6, 2021)
The need for sanitary environments continues to increase across many industries, and hygienic equipment requires special consideration wh...

91 Thomson Expands Line of Smart Actuators (June 8, 2021)
The crux of smart actuation begins with the integration of onboard electronics, which enables enhanced functions that were previously ext...

92 Ametek Offers Custom Options for MiniSlide MSA Precision Actuators (August 17, 2021)
Ametek’s Advanced Motion Solutions Division has announced enhancements to its MiniSlide MSA Series of precision linear slides.In ad...

93 Thomson Offers Electromechanical Actuators for Industrial AGVs (October 28, 2021)
Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) can improve industrial productivity by 50 to 70 percent but require adequate room to move about increasi...

94 Tolomatic Offers Electric Actuator Webinar on May 11 (April 23, 2021)
Tolomatic is offering a free webinar, "Electric Actuator Know-How for Machine Design Engineers" on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10 ...

95 Electromate Offers SMAC LDL25 Linear Actuator (March 17, 2021)
The LDL has been designed as a cost-competitive alternative to pneumatics. A common trend in industrial automation is that users are look...

96 Binder Expands M12-A Connector Portfolio for Sensor and Actuator Applications (February 3, 2021)
Binder USA, LP, has expanded its M12-A connector portfolio with two new rectangular flange connectors. Designed for today’s advance...

97 Curtiss-Wright Launches Motor Support Program for Exlar Universal Actuators (February 8, 2021)
Curtiss-Wright’s Actuation Division recently announced the release of its new ASSIGN motor program for Exlar FTX and FTP Series act...

98 Intellidrives Offers High Frequency Linear Actuators (April 18, 2018)
Intellidrives Circular Voice Coil Positioning Stage (ICVCA) is a compact stage ideal for closed loop short stroke positioning applic...

99 Thomson to Host Smart Actuator Webinar Series for Design Engineers (March 27, 2018)
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, is hosting a series of technical webinars that w...

100 Haydon Kerk Updates Linear Actuator (January 31, 2012)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a manufacturer of linear motion products, has released a new version of the popular 36 mm G4 linear actuato...

101 Haydon Kerk Releases Stepper Motor Linear Actuator (May 24, 2012)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a global manufacturer of linear motion products, announces the release of the integrated Size 17 "capt...

102 Intellidrives Offers Drives and Indexers for Actuators (January 25, 2013)
IntelliDrives Drives and Indexers provide OEMs with advanced tuning and commutation algorithms, made possible by state-of-the-art DSP te...

103 Linear Actuator Offers Integrated Package (November 23, 2011)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has introduced the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA Size 23 Non-captive Linear Actuator. The Idea Size 23 linear a...

104 Parker Releases LCR Actuator Series (September 20, 2011)
Parker's Electromechanical Automation Division is pleased to announce the release of the new Light Capacity Rodless (LCR) Actuator Se...

105 Haydon Kerk Actuator Operates in Harsh Environments (July 28, 2011)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions prides itself on its ability to customize linear motion systems for just about any application. Among t...

106 Haydon Kerk Releases Linear Actuator Package (August 19, 2011)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a manufacturer of linear motion products, has released a new version of its popular 36 mm G4 linear actuato...

107 Linear Actuator Offers Precise Positioning (March 7, 2013)
BEI Kimco Magnetics' Moving Magnet Voice Coil Actuator Series allows for precise positioning to meet high accuracy requirements. When...

108 Parker Announces Release of ETT Linear Motor Actuator Series (December 9, 2014)
Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division, a supplier of motion control technology, announced the release of the Electric Thru...

109 Thomson Actuator Synchronization Offers Stability for Large and Bulky Load Handling (August 17, 2017)
Thomson Industries, Inc., has announced availability of new synchronization capabilities for its Electrak HD heavy duty electromechanical...

110 PI Designs Actuator for European South Observatory (September 19, 2017)
High atop the Cerro Armazones in the harsh but extremely dry environment of the Chilean Atacama Desert, more than 2000 custom hybrid actu...

111 Portescap Linear Actuator Offers High Degree of Accuracy and Repeatability (December 11, 2017)
Portescap introduces the new 35DBM high power Stepper Can Stack Linear Actuator. This 35 mm linear stepper motor offers an enhanced desi...

112 Moticont Adds Servo Actuator to SDLM Series (August 1, 2017)
The new SDLM-019-070-01-01 direct drive linear motor is the latest addition to the series of zero backlash, zero cogging, high accelerati...

113 R+W Introduces CHB Belt Drive for Parallel Assemblies of Motors and Actuators (May 31, 2017)
With an increased demand for compact mounting solutions in the automation industry, R+W has released the CHB housing for parallel assembl...

114 Festo Introduces a Versatile Programmable Position Transmitter for Linear Actuators (January 8, 2015)
The new SDAT-MHS T-slot programmable position transmitter from Festo provides the same functionality as position transducers and mechanic...

115 Möhlenhoff OEM Actuator 5 Requires Up to 45% Less Electricity Than its Predecessor (August 5, 2015)
Detailed measurements have shown that the power consumption of the OEM Actuator 5 is less than that of other systems – with some mo...

116 BEI Offers Voice Coil Actuators (June 23, 2011)
BEI Kimco Magnetics, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), Inc., has announced a breakthrough in miniaturization for cyli...