Electric Cylinders

Time-Saving Solution for Servo Presses and Joining Applications

In industry, time is money. So, for engineers who are time-pressured, there is a solution for electromechanical press and joining applications. Push-To-Fit is an innovative electromechanical solution...
On October 25, 2019

Choose the Right Screw Drive Train With Actuator Performance Calculator

There is no “one size fits all” drive train linear actuator technology for every application. In reality, the selection of different types of linear motion systems depends entirely on what is most...
On July 1, 2019

How Using Electric Linear Actuators Can Save You Money

It’s well documented that creating compressed air for use by pneumatic cylinders is not a particularly cost-effective process, largely as a result of generator and system inefficiencies. With accounts...
On July 1, 2019

Overhauling a Soap Production Line in Record Time

Although the basic recipe for the solid soap bar has not varied much for decades, the process of making this basic commodity has changed significantly since the advent of industrialisation....
On February 1, 2019

Gearbox Test Rigs Need Reliable, High-Precision Parts

When it comes to gearbox test rigs deployed in the automotive and aerospace industries, one thing is certain - there is no margin for failure. A test rig or system that is unreliable or...
On September 24, 2018

A New Approach to Machine Design and Actuator Specification

Machine design challenges Pressures to reduce overhead cost and maximize profitability have forced original equipment manufacturers and machine builders to significantly reduce their...
On April 25, 2018

Flexible Machine Design for Twenty-First-Century Challenges

For a machine designer, flexibility means highly configurable and adaptable components that can allow for slight variations without demanding major design changes. When applying these demands to...
On August 24, 2017

Tube Bending OEMs Embracing All-Electric Automation

The tube bending industry is seeing a migration from more traditional manual hydraulic process equipment to fully automated "all electric" machinery. Historically, tube bending operations have been...
On July 18, 2016

Designing a Low-cost Actuator for Harsh Environments

Using high-quality actuator components can protect industrial equipment designers—and the users of their products—from a lot of grief. Harsh environments that can damage equipment exteriors...
On May 12, 2015

Electromechanical Technologies and Key Markets

Electromechanical is the technology of controlling mechanical devices via electricity. Parker electromechanical systems and components improve precision and increase productivity. Electromechanical...
On January 20, 2010