Monthly Archives: August 2012

The uses of linear actuators is broad and varied, as they become more and more popular in a variety of motion related fields. Innovative uses for actuators appear regularly. Recently a linear actuator was applied to the problem of simulating … Continue reading

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With almost supersonic speed, solar energy has advanced to unprecedented levels of use and a growing need for linear actuators. Actuators play an important role that is linked to solar panels for solar energy. A linear actuator borrows plant logic … Continue reading

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A linear actuator is a type of motor that uses the energy inherent in rotational motion to convert it to energize motion in the linear plane (a straight line). Linear actuators are valuable items in the engineer’s tool box and … Continue reading

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Another interesting and creative use of linear actuators and mini actuators was discovered by team 1.21 Jigawatts of Red Bull Creation. “The Hunt for Red September”, as it is called, is a submarine simulation game relying on both mini actuators … Continue reading

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