Tag: Rod Style Cylinder

New Electric Linear Actuator ebook: A valuable resource

New Tolomatic e-book: A Resource on Electric Linear Actuators:  What a machine designer needs to know Industrial automation counts on the reliable motion control that linear actuators provide.  Lately, electric linear actuators have gotten more popular because they offer better control of variables like speed, acceleration, position and force than pneumatic or hydraulic cylinders.  Electric … Continue reading New Electric Linear Actuator ebook: A valuable resource

Linear Actuator Selection Tips: Rod or rodless

When you need to specify a linear actuator, you want to do it right.  Some basic decisions come first.  Like electric or pneumatic.  See Tolomatic's recent blogpost for an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic versus electric linear actuators. If electric is selected, you’ll next need to decide if a rod or rodless … Continue reading Linear Actuator Selection Tips: Rod or rodless

How to Select the Right Screw for your Linear Actuator

PowerPoint Presentation by Gary Rosengren, Director of Engineering at Tolomatic The lead screw is an essential component in many electric linear actuators.  When selecting the type of lead screw a linear actuator should have, you need to strike a balance between purchase price and performance characteristics to get full value. This new slideshow from Tolomatic … Continue reading How to Select the Right Screw for your Linear Actuator

IP Ratings & the Manufacturing Environment: How to apply linear actuators for quality, safety and long service life

A New White Paper from Tolomatic. IP Ratings & the Manufacturing Environment:   How to apply linear actuators for quality, safety and long service life. Click on the link below to download this White Paper. http://mail.tolomatic.com/archives/pdfs/9900-9207_00-IP-Environments.pdf   Tags:  IP Rating, Linear Actuator, Electric Linear Actuator, Linear Positioner, Rodless Cylinder, Rod Style Cylinder