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United States Actuator Industry Research by Market Applications, Forecasts, Industrial Growth & Regional Shares


The report offers detailed study of the Actuator market in the U.S. by segmenting the market on the basis of product types and applications. It studies the demand for each of the product types and estimates the growth of the product types during the report’s forecast horizon. 72 more words

Even the best laid plans…

We’ve had a fairly good week at the Advanced Structural Testing Centre since our last post. As mentioned the customer visited us to see the aerobatic aircraft in action on the whiffletree testing rig to check out an unusual creaking sound and to review the data sets captured every 10 cycles of fatigue. 559 more words

Structural Testing

The Cure for a Star Wars Hangover

(This blog was originally posted on the Curiosity Quills Press website and reposted here.)

I love Star Wars! After years of building anticipation, months staring at my tickets, and hours of trying to distract myself before the show began, I finally saw The Force Awakens. 608 more words

Author Works

Esoteric Actuators

Motors are everywhere; DC motors, AC motors, steppers, and a host of others. In this article, I’m going to look beyond these common devices and search out more esoteric and unusual electronic actuators that might just find a place in one of your projects. 1,115 more words

Classic Hacks

The IMA servo linear actuator has a unique integrated servo motor design

The IMA is an integrated linear servo actuator design in a compact, heavy duty package. Available in both ball and roller screw configurations, the IMA servo linear actuators provide forces up to 6875 lbs even in high duty cycle applications. 127 more words

New Products

Climate Change....

Finally a turning point……the tide has changed and is now coming back in…

Wiper Motor

Firstly, a pic of the cleaned wiper motor back in the car   :-) 364 more words

1959 Fin Monster

Verification, verification, verification

This week we’ve been continuing to set up the test – verifying equipment and ensuring any measurements we will be taking  are accurate and traceable. 637 more words

Structural Testing