Category: Linear Actuators

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How Does a Linear Actuator Work?

By Shizu Yamaguchi Today we will be covering how a linear actuator works and defining the different types and component parts. We will also go over some important variables to consider when selecting a...

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How to Choose a Linear Actuator

By Thomas Urbach Screw-driven or belt-driven linear actuator? Linear actuators are an important element in automation and mechanical engineering and help with a variety of tasks, from simple to extremely complex ones. Picking the right one is...

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What is a Linear Actuator Motor?

By Shizu Yamaguchi In this blog post, we’ll answer that question, touch upon the basics of how to select a motor to go with your linear application, and cover how this type of motor...