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Basics of Design: A Linear Actuator for All Reasons

June 28, 2022
Linear motion is used in a wide variety of applications and industries. Engineers have used many approaches, technologies, and components to consider when designing linear motion subsystems. Read more to learn what would be best for your systems.

Do you need help deciding if you need off-the-shelf components or custom made? Do they have easy to apply options? Will you get the performance and reliability you need? This Basics of Design will educate you. Some manufacturers are offering engineering teams a compromise: high-quality off-the-shelf components and assemblies that are available with a laundry list of easy-to-apply options to tailor the parts to the application at hand. What are the technical advantages of hydraulics vs electro-mechanical actuators? Do you need a jack of all trades actuator? Read this to find out more.

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