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Our insight tagged with 'linear actuators'

Types of Electric Actuators

Each different type of electric actuator is used for a different purpose, but what makes these two types of electric actuator different and what else should you know about them?

The History of Linear Actuators

Electric linear actuators are one of the most common components in modern industry, but did you know the underlying design has actually been around from many centuries?

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Brands in the spotlight: Ewellix

When you're looking for smooth and accurate linear motion products, it won't be long before you come across the name EWELLIX. That's because EWELLIX are one of the world's leading brands when it comes to linear.

Brands in the spotlight: THK

Leaders in Linear Motion technology, THK is sysnonymous with performance, delivering unique solutions.

What is a Linear Actuator?

There are many types of Linear Actuator. The purpose of this article is to explain the main differences between types.

Rollon Linear Actuators

Selecting the right linear actuator

Rollon's top tips to help you find the right solution

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Linear Actuators from ACORN - A Team Effort to Produce a Team Player!

South Yorkshire based company—Acorn Industrial Services helps to get the world’s largest animatronic human moving.

How SKF Are Producing Products With The Environment In Mind

SKF, one of the world's leading ball bearing suppliers and manufacturers have released a range of new, environmentally-friendly products. We explore...

The role of hydraulic actuators within aircraft systems

Linear hydraulic actuators play such an important role within aircraft systems that they have become almost indispensable.