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HIDDEN TV CABINET COMPARTMENT USING OUR FAST ACTUATOR

HIDDEN TV CABINET COMPARTMENT USING OUR FAST ACTUATOR

This customer used our compact, PA-15 High Speed Linear Actuator for this hidden compartment project.

One of our customers recently sent us this video. He wanted to head up a home automation project, and built this hidden TV cabinet compartment to hold his DVD player and cable box. The project uses our PA-15, a fast actuator with enough force to open and close the box. This compact actuator is also small enough to fit in the TV stand comfortably.

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STAGE LIGHTING SYSTEM AND ELECTRIC LINEAR ACTUATORS

STAGE LIGHTING SYSTEM AND ELECTRIC LINEAR ACTUATORS

Even the rich and famous rely on linear actuators. Musicians and entertainers constantly rely on the use of lighting effects to make a show more compelling. Bands like David Bowie, the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and more have all used linear actuators to create outstanding visual effects at concerts that are still spoken about today.

Stage lighting systems use complex motion controls to move the lights around at precise times during the show, and each of these motions can be controlled with use of linear actuators. These small actuators create complex effects on stage, turning an average show into something completely unforgettable.
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ACTUATORS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

ACTUATORS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Because a linear motor is a very simple mechanism that converts motion into energy that can push compact to medium loads, they are used extensively in the construction industry. They are useful anywhere something needs to be moved or a process requires automation. They can push and pull something into place; move it forward and back or raise it up and down. Construction machinery that includes platform lifts, mounted signs, side mirrors, safety baskets and tilting pieces of equipment benefit from actuator technology.
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THE TWITTERDOG SYSTEM: AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM USING LINEAR ACTUATORS

THE TWITTERDOG SYSTEM: AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM USING LINEAR ACTUATORS

This dynamic duo has created one of the most interesting ideas using two miniature actuators that we've seen - using Twitter.

The TwitterDog System Part I

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SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT WITH ELECTRIC LINEAR ACTUATORS

SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT WITH ELECTRIC LINEAR ACTUATORS

With the wide use of motion devices across a wide range of industries, their potential to create a greener world in the years to come is huge. Electric linear actuators are a viable alternative to other motion devices, and they cut down on the harmful emissions. Put up against hydraulic and pneumatic actuators, electric actuators are a much more environmentally sound option, and here’s why.

Hydraulic Motion
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GET $20 DISCOUNT ON OUR ACTUATOR TECHNOLOGY

GET $20 DISCOUNT ON OUR ACTUATOR TECHNOLOGY

We know you work hard for your cash, and we want to help you keep it where it should be - in your pocket. So, when you purchase our actuator technology and automation products from us, we'll send you a $20 discount on your purchase.

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5 TIPS ON ACTUATOR INSTALLATION

5 TIPS ON ACTUATOR INSTALLATION

by Ajay Arora

Proper actuator installation is key for best performance.

If your linear actuator has been installed correctly, it'll perform better over time and live through its complete life cycle. Use our tips as a checklist before you turn on your project. The risks of improper actuator installation mean two things. First, your actuator may not perform the way you want it to. It may not have enough room, it could bind, or it could stop working altogether. Second, improper installation could mean your actuator lasts for much less of its expected life than you thought.
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