Linear Actuators

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Grob Linear Actuator Mini Range

  •    5 sizes with lifting forces up to 26,000 N
  •    Low operating costs
  •    High cost-effectiveness
  •    Integrated thermal protection
  •    Lifetime lubrication
  •    High performance, small size
  •    Standard protection class IP 54
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ADE Werk Linear Actuators

  • Fully enclosed design
  • No need for trailing hydraulic hoses
  • Forces generated electro-mechanically
  • Integrated controls
  • High wearing life of components
  • High mechanical efficiency drive system
  • Lower energy costs
  • Low noise
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  • Basic design and function of an ADE actuator

Electrical Cylinder Actuators

April 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Electrical Cylinder Actuators

Our last article looked at the benefits of linear chain for specific linear motion needs – but we know that for many situations, linear actuators remain a popular choice and are suited to a wide [...]

  • Grob's linear chain lift lower and push pull

Linear motion alternatives

April 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Linear motion alternatives

There have been many articles written discussing the pros and cons of various linear motion alternatives, and for many years the choices have been limited to hydraulic, pneumatic and electric cylinder actuation; in fact, if [...]

  • R+W Coupling catalogue offers extra info through augmented reality

What is a coupling and do you need one?

April 9th, 2019|Comments Off on What is a coupling and do you need one?

What is a coupling? A coupling is a component which joins two shafts and transfers torque from a driven shaft (driving force) to a driven shaft component. An example of this is a propeller – [...]

  • Hand tightened bolt showing torque vs tension

What are Torque and Tension?

March 25th, 2019|Comments Off on What are Torque and Tension?

Torque = T Force = F Torque = force from turning or twisting Tension = power from a straight pull (this differs from torque) So Torque is used to create Tension Why is Torque necessary? [...]