actuator


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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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In this paper is shown position modelling of a two-way bellow actuator. The main idea of making this modelling was consideration of transfer function parameters variation during performance of two-way bellow actuator to decrease model error.
Inspection revealed the flap actuator had a worn input shaft and failed coupler to the electric motor.
Note that n, t, and g are the parameters related to the physical dimension of the comb actuator. The objective of the design is to propose an electrostatic actuator which maximizes F whilst occupying the least amount of die area.
The moment due to expansion of the bellow actuator is given by
In order to measure the output thrust force of the piezoelectric actuator containing double pushers, this actuator is used in the linear stage.
An extensive analysis of the report of the Aluminum Powder market is given, which includes the global presence of crucial driver and constraints that are working in the proliferation of the HVAC Damper Actuator market.
Any ESV valve that controls liquid or vapor for LP gas or anhydrous ammonia lines whether in bulk plants, on a bobtail truck, transport or tank car can be custom fitted to a Hanbay actuator. The Hanbay actuator provides automatic shut-off of liquid or vapor flow in the event of an accidental pull-away, line break, or hose rupture.
The company says the latest contract involves approximately 2,000 explosion proof electric actuators to operate gate valves and ball valves in tank farms and all these units are Rotork IQ non-intrusive intelligent multi-turn actuators with double-sealed IP68 watertight protection for enhanced reliability, an important consideration in the site's saline ambient environment.
Offering the performance advantages of fully closed loop positioning and control in a small footprint, the TBSM11 Linear Actuator provides more than 20 lb.
The newly developed hydraulically amplified self-healing electrostatic (HASEL) actuators eschew the bulky, rigid pistons and motors of conventional robots for soft structures that react to applied voltage with a wide range of motions.
* Switching is embedded in the actuator electronics, eliminating the need for cumbersome external switching and connectors, etc.