- January 18, 2018
January 18, 2018 - Kinitics Automation announced the availability of the first product in the company's line of short-throw Linear Actuators, the KLA05. The KLA05 Linear Actuator is a shape memory alloy-based actuator that uses proprietary Bundled Wire technology.
The Kinitics KLA05 Linear Actuator provides forces up to 650 N (146 lbf) and strokes up to 6.7 mm (0.264"), can be configured to supply a pushing or pulling force, and fits in a variety of applications. Due to its use of shape memory alloy and Kinitics’ proprietary Bundled Wire technology, the KLA05 Linear Actuator offers a number of features:
- Positional accuracy of +/-5um.
- Has one moving part and no backlash.
The KLA05 Linear Actuator is available with a variety of accessories, including rod-end attachments, a range of mounting brackets and an adjustable home position switch. Potential applications for the Kinitics Automation KLA05 Linear Actuator include gripping, pressing, punching, and positioning.