Archive for the ‘White Papers’ Category

Linear Motion Control – Linear Motors: How Do They Work?

What is a Linear Motor? Motion Control White Paper – A linear motor should be thought of as a rotary electric motor that has been cut along a radial plane and unrolled. The resultant motor is a direct drive linear electric motor that can produce linear motion without the need of pneumatic, hydraulic cylinders, or […]

Linear Motion – Voice Coil Actuators vs. Solenoids: What is the difference?

Linear Motion – White Paper The question of whether to use voice coil actuators or solenoids for small displacement motion control applications comes up often.  This article explains the key differences between each product and why you might choose one over the other for your applicationA non-commutated DC linear actuator, typically referred to as a […]

Motion Control Technology – Have You Considered a “Torquer?”

Santa Clarita, CA – Motion Control Technology – The Limited Angle Torque Motors or “Torquers,” technology explained: A current carrying conductor placed in a magnetic field will have a force (or torque) exerted on it. This force is proportional to the direction and magnitude of the current and the flux density field. Since the permanent […]

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