The big reason to consider an electric integrated servo actuator
You’re probably most familiar with the variety of electrical rod actuator that has the motor mounted on the outside of the actuator. This arrangement offers the key advantage of allowing you to select the motor. But there is one disadvantage, and that is space. The external motor makes the overall footprint larger. Put the motor […]
IVT Expo 2019 to showcase innovative Altra powertrain solutions
From February 13th – 14th, visitors to the Industrial Vehicle Technology (IVT) Expo will be able to meet with leading brands of the Altra Industrial Motion Corp., to see first-hand a selection of high-performance power transmission components for industrial and off-highway vehicles. Taking place in Hall 11.1 of Köln Messe in Cologne, Germany, attendees will […]
What is the difference between a linear actuator and a rotary actuator?
Usually, in discussion about these terms, we tie in the word actuator – so more precisely, what is the difference between a linear actuator vs a rotary actuator? Linear actuators, in essence, move something along a straight line, usually back and forth. Rotary actuators, on the other hand will turn something a number of degrees […]