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Servo Actuator Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of servo linear actuator manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source servo linear actuator manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate servo linear actuator companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture servo linear actuators for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading servo linear actuator manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for servo linear actuators, 12 volt servo, or servo ball screw actuators.

  • Bethel, CT

    For an excellent deal on servo actuators, come do business with us! We began in 1974 and have been bringing customer service excellence and exceptional product value ever since. We are the leaders when it comes to actuators, let us show you why! Our products may range but our quality is always going to continue improving. Come and check out our website for more information, send our associates an email or call today!

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  • Pittsburg, CA

    We offer products to fill a variety of different applications. In the past our servo actuators have been able to serve military and aerospace industries effectively. Let our staff bring these excellent products to you, or design a product that is sure to fit what you are looking for. Our reach is nationwide in order to be wherever you need us. Contact us for more information today or visit our website to learn more.

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  • Battle Creek, MI

    Since 1960 the production facilities belonging to Burr Engineering & Development have been pumping out precision motion products for a variety of industries with a plethora of applications requiring their mechanisms. Parts they produce, such as the servo actuator, are necessary in the automotive, agriculture, medical, material handling, construction and food and beverage industries.

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  • Hamel, MN

    Proven performance and long life. Tolomatic integrated servo actuator designs are available in a compact, space saving design with economical ball screws or roller screws for longest service life and peak performance. For welding, pressing or other applications that require accuracy, repeatability and the best value and performance, consider Tolomatic servo actuators. Seamless integration with multiple robot and controls manufacturers. Contact Tolomatic for more information today!

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  • Bethel, CT

    We know that keeping your business running with no downtime is important to you. This is why we offer next day delivery if you need it! When you do business with us you can count on your product being there when you need it. We have technicians and engineers that will work with you every step of the way to make sure you get what you want. If you need a servo actuator or other linear motion product come do your business with us! We look forward to it!

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  • Victoria, BC

    Innovation that spans over a decade from Actuonix Motion Devices includes actuation solutions for the Defense, Commercial, Industrial and Space industries. All of our products, including servo actuators, have a pre-developed, documented Quality plan prior to product release and are monitored throughout the process to ensure customer requirements and satisfaction.

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  • Torrance, CA

    Oriental Motor USA offers over 5,000 electric motor products to meet your diverse requirements. We supply DC motors, AC motors, gear motors, DC brushless speed control systems, linear actuators, rotary actuators, and other motion devices. We are proud to be the industry's primary source for small, precision electric motor systems.

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Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Releases a 36mm Linear Actuator Configuration to Replace Existing Size 14 Hybrids

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businessIndustry Information

Servo Actuators

Servo actuators are used to provide position control, utilizing linear motion in order to maintain proper functioning of another mechanism or equipment part. At its most basic, a servo is a small device that operates based on responding to error-sensing feedback.

While servomechanisms are used to provide and transmit a precise amount of energy used to correct a performance error through another mechanism that will provide the required work, servo actuators actually function to correct the performance error without the help of an additional device. Since servo actuators provide such precision control, they are often utilized in industries such as: industrial manufacturing, for applications such as factory automation, instrumentation and material handling robotics; electronics, for use in beam steering applications, radio and remote-controlled vehicles and more; marine and aerospace, in automatic navigation systems; textile, for use in web guiding systems; and medical, for precision motion control of medical devices such as patient lifts. Servo actuators can be powered through hydraulic, pneumatic and electromechanical means; however, electromechanical and pneumatic servo actuators are much more common than hydraulic. The choice of actuation depends on the power, speed and precision requirements of the application.


Servo actuators consist of three main components: a servo motor, a set of gears and an output bearing. There are two main types of servo motors: brush and brushless. Well-suited for long stroke applications, a brush servo motor has a commutator with mechanical brushes that connect the power source to the armature, or a rotating coil that induces voltage from motion through a magnetic field.  Brushless servo motors, on the other hand, provide commutation through electrical means and, as a result, offer many advantages over the brush motor design such as a longer service life due to less mechanical wear and tear. The most common types of gears used in servo actuators are worm gears and planetary gears. Worm gears are gears that have a curved and recessed throat, whereas planetary gears consist of three or more small outer gears that rotate around a larger, central gear. The output bearing is commonly encased in a hard, protective housing, typically made from metals such as aluminum, zinc or steel. The output bearing functions to allow for constrained linear motion between two or more mechanisms. In servo actuators, the bearing operates at an angle. The angle generally ranges from 0 to 180º, not exceeding 210º, and its movement is limited due to a mechanical stop that is attached to one of the gears.



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