- December 20, 2018
December 20, 2018 – Moticont released the GVCM-051-025-01 Linear Voice Coil Motor, which features a 0.5 inch (12.7 mm) stroke length. Also referred to as an Electric Cylinder, this linear actuator is intended as a replacement for hydraulic and pneumatic linear actuators. This voice coil motor has a force to size ratio of 5.3 lbs (23.5 N) continuous force and 16.7 lb (74.4 N) of peak force at 10% duty cycle with a housing measuring 2.00 in. (50.8 mm) dia. x 1.00 in. (25.4 mm) long.
The 0.1572 (3.993 mm) diameter shaft has an internal thread, and the housing has threaded mounting holes on each end for integration into current and future applications. This brushless actuator featuring an internal shaft and recirculating ball bearing is suitable for: Medical devices, antenna positioning, testing, sorting, assembly equipment, work holding and clamping, scanners and laser beam steering and filtering, laser machining and drilling, wafer handling, optical focusing, and dynamic vibration absorption,. The Moticont’s GVCM-051-025-01 linear voice coil motor can also be ordered as a plug-and-play system including a position sensor, and controller.