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MILITARY AND DEFENSE AUTOMATION

MILITARY AND DEFENSE AUTOMATION

In the heat of combat, a soldier’s focus isn’t on the mechanical design of the vehicle they are driving or piloting. The soldier simply believes that the machine they are operating will work the way it’s supposed to. With the help of actuators, military automation has become possible. Military automation has changed the face of battle, and these devices have played a key role.

No matter what division of the military you are considering, each one makes use of them. The air force, the army and the navy all benefit and improve their function.
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REDUCING THE RISK OF OVERHEATING WITH ELECTRIC ACTUATOR SYSTEMS

REDUCING THE RISK OF OVERHEATING WITH ELECTRIC ACTUATOR SYSTEMS

You can stop the problem of overheating by investing in electric linear actuators.

Overheating is one of the highest occurring issues in hydraulic actuator systems. If you currently operate a hydraulic system, you are aware how much this can affect performance, safety and associated costs. By switching your hydraulic system for an electric one, the risk of overheating is rarely, if ever, a problem.
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AUTOMATION PROJECT ROUNDUP 2014

AUTOMATION PROJECT ROUNDUP 2014

We've seen some amazing automation projects come across our desks at Progressive, so we're publishing the best so far this year. There have been some greats, and make sure you're taking notes for your own project ideas.
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UNDERSTANDING DUTY CYCLE

UNDERSTANDING DUTY CYCLE

In your search for the proper actuator, you might be wondering what duty cycle is and how it affects your application. When selecting an actuator, the duty cycle becomes important when you risk running the actuator beyond its expected operation.

What is an Actuator and Duty Cycle?
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THE TOP FOUR EASY AUTOMATION PROJECTS

THE TOP FOUR EASY AUTOMATION PROJECTS

Life is hard. Nobody needs to be told (or reminded, really) just how hard it is. The goal is to make it a bit easier. The automation projects we provide you with here will hopefully do just that – make your life easier. That doesn’t mean that only when everything is installed, your life becomes easier. Installation should be an easy process, too.

Here’s our top four picks.
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HOW DO I ADJUST THE STROKE LENGTH?

HOW DO I ADJUST THE STROKE LENGTH?

While putting together your home automation project, you may have come across a problem. The stroke is too long or too short for the application. Before you return the device to your manufacturer for an exchange, here are a few options that you can try.

Too Long

If your actuator extends past the length you need, there are a few different things you can try. This all depends on how far over the limit it’s going.
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LINEAR ACTUATOR CONTROL | THE NEW WI-FI APP

LINEAR ACTUATOR CONTROL | THE NEW WI-FI APP

The next generation of motion for actuators and controls.

- Control four actuators right from your Android or Iphone device.

- Combine all your control options into a single device. Don't pay for more.

- Record up to 5 presets and activate them with a single button.
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