Electric Linear Actuators

Voice Coil Actuators vs. Solenoids: What is the Difference?

The question of whether to use voice coil actuators or solenoids for small displacement motion control applications comes up often.Â-  This article explains the key differences between each product and why you might choose one over the other for your application. A non-commutated DC linear actuator, typically referred to as a voice coil, is capable of a displacement in excess of 5...

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Low-Flow Load-Sensing Valve integrates electrohydraulic actuator.
Valves

Low-Flow Load-Sensing Valve integrates electrohydraulic actuator.

Helping system designers meet emissions and safety standards, PVG 16 low-flow load-sensing valve with CAN (PVE-CI)-enabled PVE Series 6 electrohydraulic actuator is availableÂ- in on/off, proportional, and proportional with float actuator configurations. PVE Series 6 actuator incorporates MCU for closed loop spool position control and delivers total spool controllability and...

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Support and Actuator System works in ultra-high vacuum conditions.
Positioners

Support and Actuator System works in ultra-high vacuum conditions.

Optimized for load capacity and stiffness, mechanical systems employ strut-based mounting system that minimizes vibration and allows facilitated and precise (sub millimeter) position adjustment of hardware without adding stress or distortion. Strut mechanical positioner has up toÂ- 6 degrees of freedom: translational (X/Y/Z) and angular (pitch, roll, and yaw). While smallest design supports...

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Tubular Piezo Stack Actuators utilize multilayer technology.
Actuators

Tubular Piezo Stack Actuators utilize multilayer technology.

Based on solid-state motion effects and suited for precision motion tasks, PICMA® P-080 Tubular Piezo Stack ActuatorsÂ- come in displacement ranges of 5, 11, and 25 microns with up to 850 N blocking force. Units feature stiffness up to 145 N/µm, operating voltage range of -20 to 100 V, and operating temperature of -40 to 150°C. Ceramic encapsulated actuators are...

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Actuator Control features microprocessor-based design.
AC to DC Power Supplies

Actuator Control features microprocessor-based design.

Combining AC to DC switching power supply with regenerative PWM drive, DCH Series is suited for applications requiring control of 12 or 24 Vdc motors when only 115 or 230 Vac power is available. With isolated front end, series is compatible with 0-5 or 0-10 Vdc analog signals from any PLC. True low voltage output allows control over low voltage motors without current spikes or large Bus voltage....

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Rodless Linear Actuators offer load capacity up to 26,600 N.
Actuators

Rodless Linear Actuators offer load capacity up to 26,600 N.

Available in 085, 110, 150, 180, and 240 mm profile sizes, HMR High Moment Rodless Linear Actuators utilize timing belt drive or precision ball screw. Electromechanical units offer max thrust to 5,560 N (screw) and 4,000 N (belt), standard strokes to 2,300 mm (screw) and 6,000 mm (belt), and max speed to 1.6 m/s (screw) and 5 m/s (belt). Available with IP54 cover option, actuators are suited for...

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Rostra Vernatherm Product Catalog details 2015-2016 offerings.
Control Valves

Rostra Vernatherm Product Catalog details 2015-2016 offerings.

Totaling 24 pages, Rostra Vernatherm 2015-2016 product catalog features educational illustrations and diagrams that demonstrate how products function and perform. Product information contained therein pertains toÂ- micro as well as standard- and -heavy duty thermal actuators; control valves with thermal relief/mixing/bypass, freeze protection, and pressure relief;...

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Remote Switch Actuator operates molded case circuit breakers.
Controls and Controllers

Remote Switch Actuator operates molded case circuit breakers.

With Model RSA-187C, technicians can remotely close or open General Electric J-Line molded case circuit breakers from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation does not require modifications to existing electrical equipment. Actuator is compatible with all type 600 A frame size THJK, TJ, TJC, TJD, TJJ, TJK, and TJL circuit breakers commonly...

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Multi Axis Positioning Stages / Tables

New Products Debuted in Munich, by PI

Auburn, MA - Motion and precision positioning systems expert PI (Physik Instrumente) formally launched many new products and technology developments at Laser World of Photonics, held in Munich, Germany last month, to complement their existing comprehensive portfolio of precision motion control and positioning technologies, components, and systems. As the premier international conference and trade...

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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact
Sponsored

Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact

Our goal is to help every athlete derive maximum enjoyment from their sport and become a better player. We offer a line of innovative training tools that combine cutting-edge technology and out of the box thinking to deliver an unbeatable competitive advantage. The Vector® Sports Training Ball is just another example of our commitment to innovation. To learn how the Vector® is helping ballplayers everywhere, see our video.

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