A Comparison of DC Linear Actuators with DC Linear Motors

A Comparison of DC Linear Actuators with DC Linear Motors

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Factory automation and robotic application engineers are often faced with the challenge of requiring fast, accurate and powerful linear actuation within a small allocated volume. The two most commonly available technologies are rotary DC motor driven actuators and linear DC motor actuators. This article provides details on the advantages and disadvantages with all technologies.

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