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The Three Types of Linear Motors: Iron Core, U-Channel and Tubular

Dec. 13, 2017
When designing a linear motor into your application, it’s important to consider the advantages and disadvantages of each of the three types of direct drive linear motor systems available today. Download the whitepaper and compare the benefits!
There are three main direct drive linear motion systems on the market today. These three motor types have distinct advantages and disadvantages and, based on the application, one motor will be better suited than either of the other motors. This white paper will present the basic mechanism of operation of these three linear motors along with the advantages and disadvantages of each. Understanding the differences between these motor types will give the designer the ability to choose the motor that best fits the application.