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actuator

A motion-generating device driven by an electroactive polymer, which moves in response to electricity.

actuator

(ak′choo-āt″ŏr)
A component of a mechanical or electronic device that initiates a given action.
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This 24 VDC powered actuator is built with a brushless DC motor.
A typical CAN network supports up to 256 nodes, including multiple actuators or other devices on each node, something that would be all but impossible with a conventional network
After starting initialisation, the actuator automatically adjusts itself to the current process valve, enabling the user to carry out commissioning quickly and easily.
One of the disadvantages of bolt-on actuators is they need to be cooled to protect them from the heat of the manifold.
PASSIVE COOLING: These devices transfer heat out of the actuator and into the top clamp plate.
Designed for quarter-turn, multi-turn, and linear valve operation, Rotork CMA actuators perform numerous process control valve, choke valve, metering pump, and damper applications demanding precise position control and continuous modulation.
Product segmentation and analysis of the actuator market
Here is shown a simulation model of two-way bellow actuator created by authors in Matlab's Simulink environment (Fig.
The P700 series actuators are compatible with air, nitrogen, or propane vapour.
Latest technology advancements in the actuators market are as follows:
SKF (STO: SKFB) (Pink Sheets: SKFRY) (LSE: SKFB), a global supplier of bearings, announced today that it has been selected by ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH to customise and supply 30 electromechanical actuators for use in the continuous casting of steel.
Increasingly, these actuators are called upon to serve a switching function in micro-electromechanical (MEMS) devices for optical switches, probe-based data storage and microscale energy harvesting.