Archive for the ‘Actuators’ Category

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator from Equipment Solutions Features 200 Nano Meters Repeatability!

Motion Control – 200 Nano Meters  Repeatability Actuator!   Forestville, CA, – — Motion Control – This LFA-0604 Linear Focus Actuator: Flexture guidance system, 6 millimeter clear aperture, 4 millimeters of linear motion, 90 G’s acceleration (no load), 200 nanometers positioning repeatability, non-contact electro-optic position sensor, direct SCA814 Servo Controlled Amplifier compatibility, 38mm x 24mm, […]

Motion Control – Tutorial – Solenoid Construction

Motion Control – Tutorial – Solenoid Construction     Solenoid Construction A Solenoid is a long wire, wound with a helical pattern, usually surrounded by a steel frame, having a steel core inside the winding. When carrying a current “i “, the Solenoid becomes an electro-mechanical device, in which electrical energy is converted into mechanical work.

Motion Control – New Mini Planetary Gearmotors from Applied Motion Products Available from Electromate!

Motion Control – Mini Planetary Gearmotors! Motion Control – Small, Cost effective Planetary Gearmotors Are Ideally Suited for Step Motor Applications       Vaughan, Ontario, Canada — Motion Control  — Applied Motion Products New PH Series Mini Planetary Gearmotors are used with small step motors in NEMA 8, 11, and 14 frame sizes.  TThese […]

Motion Control – Electric Cylinder from Moticont Has Zero Cogging and High Throughput!

Motion Control – Electric Cylinder Has Zero Cogging     Van Nuys, CA — Motion Control – Moticont has added another non-commutated linear actuator to its DDLM series of low cost actuators. The 0.125 in. (3.2 mm) diameter shaft has an internal thread on each end, a total of length of 4.960 in (126.0 mm), […]

Motion Control – Select From the S-20-100X Series of 1 Inch Dia. Pull Type Solenoids to Meet Voltage, Duty Cycle, Force, and Stroke Requirements of an Application!

Motion Control – Tubular Solenoids Motion Control – Van Nuys, CA – Magnetic Sensor Systems (MSS) has released their S-20-100X model of Pull Type Tubular Solenoids. Their S-20-100X series of solenoids features 18 different solenoids to select from based on the Voltage, Duty Cycle, Force and Stroke requirement of the user.   MSS Solenoids coils […]

Motion Control – Electromate Offers Tabletop Robots from IAI!

Motion Control – Automation – Improved Tabletop Robot for Cell Production Applications, Featuring Significantly Higher Payload, Maximum Speed and Rigidity!   Vaughan, Ontario, Canada — Motion Control – Automation-Intelligent Actuator Inc. announces the release of its new TTA Series Tabletop Robots. Features include: Significantly Higher Payload and Maximum Speed- Max Payload: Work Part Side (X […]

Motion Control – Miniature Voice Coil Servo Motor Features: 12.7 mm Stroke, High Force-to-Size Ratio, and 1 Micron Resolution!

Motion Control – Voice -Coil Stage     Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – Components -– Moticont has released the miniature GVCM-016-019-01M Linear Voice Coil Servo Motor.  Smaller in diameter than a US Dime this 15.9 mm (0.625 in.) diameter Servo motor, also called an Electric Cylinder, features a high force-to-size ratio of 1.5 […]

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator from Equipment Solutions features 200 Nanometer position Repeatability!

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator features 200 Nanometer repeatability!     Forestville, CA, – — Motion Control – This Custom LFA-2003 Linear Focus Actuator Features: 20 millimeter clear aperture, 3 millimeters linear motion, 200 nanometer position repeatability, Flexure guidance system, ‘C’ mount lens adapter, integrated coil temperature sensor, direct SCA814 Servo Controlled Amplifier compatibility, […]

Motion Control – Frameless BLDC motor with matching encoder for a wide range of robotics applications!

Motion Control – Frameless BLDC Motor   Taunton, MA — Motion Control Products – maxon presents a new frameless BLDC motor with matching encoder that really comes into its own in dynamic applications. This heralds the arrival on the market of several solutions for design engineers grappling with tight spaces. Innovative motor concepts are the […]

Motion Control – Compact 0.750 Inch Diameter Voice Coil Motor Features A 1.500 Inch Stroke and High Force-to-Size Ratio!

Motion Control – Long Stroke Voice Coil Motor! Van Nuys, CA — Motion Control – Moticont has added a 0.750 in. (19.1 mm) diameter (smaller than a US Quarter) Linear Voice Coil Motor, to their expanding line of voice coil or moving coil motors. The LVCM-019-048-02 Linear Voice Coil Motor is a true servo motor […]

Motion Control – Robotic Cycloidal Gearbox from GAM is available from Electromate!

Motion Control – Robotic Cycloidal Gearbox!     Vaughan, Ontario, Canada — Motion Control Components — GAM announces the release of the new GCL cycloidal gearboxes. The new gearboxes provide high precision and rigidity for horizontal and vertical robotic and motion control applications. The GCL is designed to withstand the frequent start-stop impact loads of […]

Motion Control – Maxon Introduces a New Series of ECX Flat BLDC Motors for a Wide Range of Robotics Applications!

Motion Control – Flat BLDC Motors for Robotics Applications!     Taunton, MA — Motion Control Products – High-torque External-rotor Motors Maxon presents another innovation in the area of BLDC motors: the ECX flat product family. These external-rotor motors can be configured online and are optimized for maximum performance thanks to the special winding technology, […]

Motion Control – 5 Micron Resolution, Zero Backlash, Zero Cogging, High Speed Direct Drive Linear Motor With Integrated Encoder!

Motion Control – Electric Cylinder Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control Components – Moticont has added another linear motor to its SDLM Series of high speed direct drive linear motors which are also know as Electric Cylinders. The SDLM-051-095-01-05 is a powerful, compact linear actuator measuring just 2.00 in. (50.8 mm) in diameter and 3.75 […]

Motion Control – Miniature PVS 30.5 Parallelogram Voice Coil Stage from Equipment Solutions!

Motion Control – Miniature Parallelogram Voice Coil Stage!     Forestville, CA, – — Motion Control – This Custom PVS-30.5 Parallelogram Voice Coil Stage Features: Flexure guidance system, 30 millimeter clear aperture, 4 millimeters of linear motion, 45 G’s acceleration (no load), 200 nanometers positioning repeatability, non-contact electro-optic position sensor, direct SCA-814 Servo Controlled Amplifier […]

Motion Control – ADVANCED Motion Controls Release New Micro-Sized FlexPro® Servo Drive model FM060-60C-CM

Motion Control –  Right Angle Gearheads         Vaughan, Ontario, Canada — Motion Control — ADVANCED Motion Controls has released a new 60A continuous FlexPro servo drive model FM060-60C-CM. This model is the second “machine embedded” version in this power range adding CANopen communication to the previously released EtherCAT version. The 60A continuous […]

Innovative Motion Control – Mars helicopter receives Collier Trophy

Innovative Motion Control – Mars Helicopter! Innovative Motion Control – The Mars helicopter team is awarded the Collier Trophy for being the first aircraft to achieve powered, controlled flight on another planet. NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter flies with electric motors from the Swiss company maxon, a provider of precision drives. This prestigious award was presented on […]

Motion Control – Miniature Linear Focus Actuator Features <50 Nanometer Positioning Resolution!

Motion Control – Miniature Linear Focus Actuator Motion Control – LFA-1007 Linear Focus Actuator: 10mm clear aperture, 7mm range of motion, <50 nanometer positioning resolution, 50 grams moving mass, 70 x 70 x 50 (600g)       Forestville, CA — Motion Control – Components – Linear Focus Actuator – The LFA-1007 is a high […]

Motion Control – Maxon’s Driven Magazine – See the article “Speed or Torque – or Both?”

Motion Control – Maxon’s Driven Magazine   Motion Control article “Speed or Torque – or Both” in Maxon’s Driven magazine helps in selecting the right motor for an application.  An application that could be on Mars, under water, or even implanted in the human body!     Fall River, MA — Motion Control – The Maxon […]

Motion Control – The world’s lightest electric mountain bike features maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR

Motion Control – Application – Mountain Bike With the new Lightrider E Ultimate, Swiss bicycle manufacturer Thömus is launching the world’s first full-suspension cross-country electric mountain bike weighing less than 15 kilograms. This record-breaking weight is made possible by the small and efficient maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR drive in the extremely lightweight Thömus ultra-high modulus carbon […]

Motion Control – Linear Stage Features Sub-micron Positioning, 10 mm Clear Aperture, and High Acceleration!

Motion Control – Sub-micron Positioning Linear Stage! Forestville, CA – Motion Control Components – Equipment Solutions’ Series of VCS-10 Voice Coil Stages feature: Sub-micron positioning, high acceleration, digital and/or analog position sensors, and are available with a 10 mm clear aperture! These high acceleration stages (50 G’s no load), have 10 mm of linear motion […]

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