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A linear actuator is a high-precision motorized positioning device, often linked to computer control equipment.
PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., Sub. of Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG, Piezo Nano Positioning - Auburn, MA
PI employs more than 700 people and provides the broadest and deepest portfolio of precision motion technologies worldwide— from piezo ceramic actuators to hexapod 6-axis systems to air-bearing stages. Two of our products were selected for NASA’s Mars Rover Curiosity science lab due to...
SCANLAB AG - Puchheim, Germany
Who we are Since its founding in 1990, SCANLAB has successfully focused on developing and manufacturing galvanometer scanners and scan solutions. Our products turn lasers into highly dynamic and flexible tools for materials processing. This is achieved via moving mirrors and optical elements that...
Siskiyou Corporation - Grants Pass, OR
With over 40 years of experience, Siskiyou Corporation has more experience in the design and manufacture of high-precision catalog and custom optomechanical components than anyone else. We offer motorized and manual translation stages for simple assembly operations to applications demanding...
AdvanTech International - Somerset, NJ
Airex Corp. - Somersworth, NH
BEI Kimco Magnetics, Sub. of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) - Vista, CA
Creative Automation, Inc. - Whitmore Lake, MI
Del-Tron Precision, Inc. - Bethel, CT
Diamond Motion, Inc. - Port Angeles, WA
Electromate - Woodbridge, Canada
H2W Technologies, Inc. - Santa Clarita, CA
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc., Div. of AMETEK, Inc. - Waterbury, CT
Heason Technology Ltd., Member of the Variohm Holdings Ltd. - Slinfold, England
HIWIN Corp. - Elgin, IL
IntelLiDrives, Inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Isotech, Inc. - Hatfield, PA
Lin Tech - Monrovia, CA
mechOnics AG - Munich, Germany
Mewasa North America, Sub. of Mewasa AG - Oro Valley, AZ
MICROMO, Member of the Faulhaber Group - Clearwater, FL
New Scale Technologies, Inc. - Victor, NY
Philtec, Inc. - Annapolis, MD
Photonics Marketing Co. - Mumbai, India
Picard Industries - Albion, NY
PiezoMotor AB - Uppsala, Sweden
Power Jacks Ltd. - Ellon, Scotland
SCHNEEBERGER, Inc., Sub. of SCHNEEBERGER Holding AG - Bedford, MA
Schneider Electric Motion USA, A Schneider Electric Co. - Marlborough, CT
Sensapex Ltd. - Oulu, Finland
Servo2Go.com Ltd. - Greenville, DE
SK-Advanced Solutions Ltd. - Kadima, Israel
Transmotec Sweden AB - Stockholm, Sweden
Tusk Direct, Inc. - Bethel, CT
Universal Thread Grinding Co. - Fairfield, CT
Wedin International, Inc., Ballscrew Mfg. & Complete Repair, Inc. - Cadillac, MI
Zaber Technologies Inc. - Vancouver, Canada
Mechanical device intended for the translation (rotational and linear) using high precision control from electronically operated circuits. See linear actuator; rotary actuator.
High-precision motorized positioning device, often linked to computer control equipment.
mechanical linear actuator
pneumatic linear actuator
creates motion in a straight line
hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders
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