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You might think we have more than enough information about the sun – but NASA aims to learn more about our parent star in the coming years. The region between the upper atmosphere and the visible surface of the sun, … Continue reading

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Milking 100 cows by hand takes time. So much time, in fact, it was easier spending that time developing automated milking machines. The dairy industry creates $110 billion in revenue each year, meaning the demands for milk products are extremely … Continue reading

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Before the invention of the linear actuator, the only way to create motion was by using a motor that created motion in a circular direction. This type of motion is not always efficient and useable. The linear actuator was invented … Continue reading

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For years, kitchen appliance companies have been developing and inventing ways to conserve space. A microwave can take up a good deal of space that could be used for other purposes. A microwave that sits on a countertop can be … Continue reading

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There are many different types of actuators out there. It can be hard to decide exactly which one you require for which project. In order to determine if electric linear actuators are the way to go, it is best to … Continue reading

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If you thought it wasn’t possible for robots to have soul, this video will likely change your mind. These four robots, Harry, Dave, Chuck and Ritchie, presented their composition on Mechatronics TV in 2011 to an enthusiastic audience. And so … Continue reading

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When Boston Dynamics needed a mechanism that could perform like an actual muscle, they found the perfect solution in electric linear actuators. The ‘Cheetah’ robot – the fastest four-legged robot in all of history – is in the midst of … Continue reading

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Observatories around the world use linear actuators to control the closing and opening of their roof panels when they want to observe the sky. The La Canada observatory in Avila, Spain uses two actuators to extend the window panels that … Continue reading

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The world of science fiction is not far off into the future, and heading the field is CHARLI (Cognitive Humanoid Autonomous Robot with Learning Intelligence) L and CHARLI 2, the first human-sized robots to walk this earth with help of … Continue reading

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Linear actuators are widely used in several manufacturing process. The design and make of this component is truly world class. We at Progressive Automations manufacture high-end linear actuators for industrial and commercial purposes. Linear actuators has its own advantages, read more … Continue reading

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