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Electromechanical Actuator Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of electromechanical actuator manufacturers and suppliers. Find electromechanical actuator companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture electromechanical actuators to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top electromechanical actuator manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the electromechanical actuator companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of mechanical linear actuators and electromechanical linear actuators of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Bethel, CT 800-245-5013

    If it is quality and product excellence you are looking for than look no further! The difference between our mechanical and our electromechanical linear actuators is whether the actuator is driven by an internal or an external power source. Quality actuators come standard when you come to us for your needs. Over 35 years in the industry enable us to provide you with the kind of first-rate service you have come to rely on us for. Contact us today for more information!

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  • Pittsburg, CA 888-580-8272

    We offer a low cost alternative to the pricey competition, with our quick response time and the highest quality products it's no wonder people bring their business to us! Our electromechanical actuators go through many different kinds of rigorous testing before even leaving our facility to ensure only the most durable, reliable product is delivered to you. Come and see what we are all about on our website or contact us for more information today!

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  • Battle Creek, MI 800-537-9940

    We put our customers first because we know without them, we wouldn’t have a business. Our employees know how to provide service that is top-notch. We are dedicated to bringing you the best products available at a low competitive price. Our skilled engineers work on our electromechanical actuators to ensure that they will be the best they can be and they will last for years to come. Get in contact with us by phone or email today! We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Bethel, CT 800-447-2042

    Our electromechanical actuators cannot be topped! We work hard to be able to ensure that we are bringing you high quality products 100% of the time. Our engineers and skilled technicians will work with you to find the products that you need to finish that project that you’ve been working on. All of our products go through rigorous testing to ensure that they are ready to work for you! Send us an email or visit our website for more info now!

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  • Victoria, BC 206-347-9684

    We are a total actuation company that believes in providing cost-effective and innovative solutions that go above and beyond the standards of the industry. We offer build-to-print capability for our actuators, including our electromechanical actuators. Each of designs goes through rigorous testing to ensure they can withstand tough environments and stand the test of time.

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  • Aston, PA 800-252-2645

    Uhing linear drives require no programming or complex controls. Drive head (load carrier) travel direction is mechanically controlled. Linear pitch is adjustable without adjusting the drive motor rotational speed. Positioning assemblies are also available for your needs.

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BEI Kimco Voice Coil Actuator On-Board NASA's Spacecraft to Bennu

BEI Kimco, a brand of Sensata Technologies, is a part of NASA's first asteroid sampling mission that could revolutionize understanding of the early solar system. BEI Kimco designed a customized Moving Magnet Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) to meet the harsh requirements for a spectrometer moving mirror application on the Origins-Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-Rex) spacecraft. The OSIRIS-Rex launched on Sept 8, 2016 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 7:05 p.m EDT, in its mission to rendezvous with the Asteroid Bennu in 2018 and return samples to... Read More

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Electromechanical Actuators

Electromechanical actuators are devices that provide mechanical force through the conversion of electrical power. Becoming increasingly popular for industrial applications, electromechanical actuators offer several advantages over traditional hydraulic and mechanical linear actuators such as; increased mechanical efficiency, compactness, ruggedness, high load capacity, a minimum number of parts and easy assembly.

Industries that utilize electromechanical actuators include: military, for armored ground vehicles and aircrafts; medical, for medical infusion systems, medical bed positioners, dental chairs and additional medical and dental equipment; aerospace, in order to open and close cargo doors, move flight surfaces, stabilize rotating devices and other movement control applications; and agriculture, for use in tractor engines, cultivators and additional farming machinery and applications. Electromechanical actuators may differ in terms of what materials they are constructed from; such as metals like aluminum, steel and zinc, as well as having plastic parts at times for noise reduction purposes; in terms of the power source, which could include DC, AC, stepper and servo motors; and in terms of screw types such as lead or ball screws. Additional benefits of electromechanical actuators include decreased energy consumption, long service lives and increased power density.

Electromechanical actuators have a fairly simple design: they consist of an electric motor, a screw, a nut and possibly gears. The electric motor, also referred to as the driver, is mechanically connected to a screw. Thus, when the motor rotates, the screw will also rotate. A nut is threaded onto the screw through matching helical threads onto a non-rotating part of the screw; as a result, the nut is prevented from rotating along with the screw. Instead of rotating, the nut will be driven along the threads of the screw in a linear movement in the corresponding direction to the screw’s rotational movement. As a result, it is through the nut’s movement that the electrical energy is converted into usable mechanical energy. In terms of electromechanical actuators that utilize gear sets, the general purpose is for use in smaller motors. Not only smaller, but weaker as well, these motors spin at a high rpm and must be geared down in order to provide the necessary torque required to spin the screw in applications in which the load would be too heavy for the motor to be able to handle without additional support. Typical gears that are used for this application include worm gears, which are industrial gears that have a curved and recessed throat, or planetary gears, which consist of three or more outer gears that revolve around one central gear.

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