Actuators

Highlights

Rex Bateman, Director of Engineering at SMC Corp.
Pneumatics

Pneumatic Designs Evolving to Meet Industry Trends

Automation, sustainability and a desire for increased intelligence are driving an evolution in pneumatic system designs.
Andrew Zaske, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Tolomatic
Actuators

Increased Demand for Uptime and Reliability Driving Move to Electric Actuators

Interest in electric actuators as an alternative to fluid power options is growing due to the many performance benefits possible.
Tom Diedrichs, Product Manager Actuators at Ewellix
Actuators

A Bright Future Ahead for Electric Actuators

Significant investments by mobile and industrial machine manufacturers are increasing the adoption rate of electric actuators in a range of applications.
Beckhoff
Beckhoff AA3100 Electric Cylinder
Actuators

Beckhoff Expands Line of Electric Cylinders

The AA3100 electric cylinders provide a compact and efficient alternative to hydraulic and pneumatic actuators.
S. Jensen
Motion control components play a key role in optimizing the performance of robots.
Automation

Motion Control Components Benefit Robot Performance

Advancements in motion control technologies are bringing improved performance and capabilities to robots of all types.
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What changes to hydraulic and pneumatic components will electrification bring?
Hydraulics

The Impacts of Electrification on Fluid Power Systems

Electrification presents challenges as well as opportunities to re-evaluate and improve upon the design of hydraulics and pneumatics.
maxon
maxon's partnership with MassRobotics will aid technology advancements of motion control solutions for robotics.
Technologies

This Week in Power & Motion: maxon Partners with MassRobotics to Advance Technology for Robots

maxon will work with MassRobotics to advance motion control technology for robots, Helios names a new president of hydraulics, XCMG unveils an autonomous mining truck and more...
Emerson
Emerson’s PACMotion controller, servo drives and servo motors are designed to work together, combining an integrated motion and machine logic solution with the performance, flexibility and scalability required for advanced machine automation.
Actuators

Optimizing Linear Motion Solutions Using Hybrid Automation Systems

Achieve greater efficiency, flexibility and more for complex equipment and processes by combining electric and pneumatic actuators.
Hydraulic-pneumatic linear actuator
Hydraulics

Sorting Out Linear Actuators

A concise look at the characteristics and quirks of three common types of actuators: hydraulic, pneumatic and electric.