The Tolomatic RSA-HT rod-style actuator provides up to 12,900 lbf.--triple the force of the RSA product line--while improving product life expectancy.

New Tolomatic RSA-HT Heavy Duty Rod-Style Actuator

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Tolomatic RSA-HT high force rod-style actuator is designed for high duty-cycle performance in demanding applications while delivering the added control and consistency of an electric drive actuator….

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Tight Spaces

Three Ways to Save Space with Linear Actuators

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Linear actuators are available in configurations that address virtually any application – rail, shaft, or cam roller guideway; screw, belt, or linear motor drive; with or without protective…

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High Moment Rodless Linear Actuator Series from Parker

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division announce the release of the High Moment Rodless (HMR) electromechanical linear actuator series. The HMR represents one of the most versatile actuator lines on…

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How Seals Extend the Life of Linear Systems

Friday, October 10, 2014

When selecting a linear system – ball screw, linear guide, or actuator – most of the focus is on application data such as load, speed, travel, and duty…

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Actuators ensure efficient design of off-highway equipment

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

by Håkan Persson, Global Product Line Manager, Industrial Linear Actuators, Thomson When engineers were challenged to improve farm equipment efficiency, they turned to linear actuators. Trends in designing…

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Best practices for selecting and sizing linear guide wheels

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

by Leslie Lui, Mechanical Design Engineer, Bishop Wisecarver, Inc., Pittsburg, Cal. When it comes to linear guide wheels, here’s what you need to know to ensure a smooth…

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Length vs Speed Chart

How to Achieve Long Travel and High Speed with Ball Screws

Thursday, October 2, 2014

If you need a linear motion system that can travel at high speed over long lengths, what solutions come to mind first? Belt drives? Rack and pinion systems?…

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Ball Screw or Belt Drive

Five Things to Consider When Choosing a Linear Actuator

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

by Danielle Collins, Contributing Editor You’re working on an application that requires linear motion – maybe it’s a pick-and-place assembly system, a packaging line, or a gantry for…

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See Dorner’s major convention platforms in action

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The new Next Generation 3200 Series Conveyor is just one of many platforms Dorner Mfg. is exhibiting in booth No. 5336 at PACK EXPO 2014, Nov. 2-5, at…

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Parker Expands XE Line of Linear Actuators

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division has expanded its XE line of linear actuators to include the 401 XE. The new 401 XE is now the smallest ball screw driven…

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