Electric Actuators

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World's most powerful synchronous drum motor

Automation firm Interroll has launched a powerful synchronous drum motor for belt conveyor systems. The motor has an output of up to 1.1kW, torque up to 100Nm and allows for belt speeds up to 3.34m/s.


AMP stepSERVO now available with EtherCAT

AMP (Applied Motion Products) has launched EtherCAT communications versions of its StepSERVO closed loop stepper technology products. The range covers three EtherCAT network intelligent drives with ...



Precise, hygienic and dynamic switching and control

Bürkert has expanded its range of electromotive process valves to include diaphragm valves. The Type 3323 shut-off valve and the Type 3363 control valve are two additions to Bürkert’s line ...


IO-Link sensor/actuator hub with expansion port

IO-Link actuator/sensor hubs from Balluff feature eight ports for 16 in-/outputs. They are said to allow signals from up to 16 switching sensors to be collected from a distance of up to 20m so that ...


NSK extends high load actuator portfolio

NSK has enhanced its range of compact actuators for high load applications in industrial machines. The Toughcarrier series, which adds to the company’s existing Monocarrier MCH family, is a ...



High performance electric actuators

Diakont’s DA Series of electromechanical linear actuators are now available in the UK through INMOCO. The Series is designed around an integrated motor and roller screw, a compact configuration that ...



Low cost pneumatic process actuator

Festo has released an updated, configurable, low cost quarter turn actuator (DFPD). The DFPD fits into the existing range alongside pilot solenoid valves, analogue positional controllers, switch ...



LG Motion presents SMAC moving coil actuators

LG Motion has released a range of SMAC moving coil actuators. The technology is claimed to have been adopted by nanotechnology companies, research laboratories, and universities for its high ...


Hexapod gives accurate positioning

Aerotech has released the HEX500-350HL high-load, precision hexapod that is suited for applications in x-ray diffraction, sensor testing, and high-force device manipulation and features large ...


Heavy-duty linear positioning

Thomson’s Electrak HD series electric linear actuators are suitable for demanding positioning applications in agricultural machinery, utility vehicles and construction site equipment.


Tough on the outside, tough on the inside

Festo’s DFPI-NB3 linear actuator is claimed to be exceptionally tough, delivering high performance over long periods due to its integrated displacement encoder and optimised piston rod guide.



Accurate, fast and convenient nanopositioning

Queensgate had released the NPC-D-5200; a digital controller for use with the company’s closed loop piezo actuators and stages. The controller incorporates a precision capacitive measurement circuit ...



High speed, precision control

Bürkert claims that its Type 3360/3361 electromotive seat valves offer a complete process control valve that sets new standards with respect to performance, reliability and cost-effectiveness. ...


Pilot valves for tough, harsh environments

Festo has launched the VOFD, a robust pilot valve for process automation applications.The valve is claimed to be exceptionally tough and provides excellent performance even the pharmaceutical, ...


Actuators deliver sub-nanometre repeatability

Queensgate Instruments has released a Digital Piezo Translator (DPT) series of actuators that is said to incorporate capacitive sensors to deliver precise positioning and rapid settling. The ...


Festo extends its Optimised Motion Series

Festo has added three actuators to its Optimised Motion Series (OMS) of electrical positioning systems. These cost-effective and simple-to-use products have been designed to allow machine builders ...