Posted by Andrew Zaske on March 15, 2022

Five tips for designing electric actuators into food processing equipment

Machines used for food processing increasingly must be designed to meet ever-stringent requirements to keep food clean during production and ensure it arrives safely to the consumer. Hygienic actuators are a key ingredient to help maintain the highest standards for health and safety.

Posted by Andrew Zaske on December 7, 2021

Design it yourself: 4 steps to actuator selection

Size and select your actuator with easy online tools.

Posted by Ryan Klemetson on November 2, 2021

Small yet beefy

An internal servo motor makes for a smart, heavy duty and compact electric actuator package, one that is easy to retrofit or install new.

Posted by Andrew Zaske on October 5, 2021

A pressing need

An electric servo-mechanical press offers all the versatility of a hydraulic press, with production speeds close to a flywheel press.


Posted by Ryan Klemetson on September 7, 2021

In the bag

Rodless electro-mechanical actuators on a modular bagging system precisely position incoming bags regardless of size.

Posted by Andrew Zaske on August 3, 2021

Gantry and multi-axis system: Build it your way

Gantries can be complicated and specialized. There are infinite variations for moving an object on multiple axes. But multi-axis motion control systems don’t have to be intimidating if you follow a straight-forward method that involves four steps. 

Posted by Andrew Zaske on July 6, 2021

Extend your reach

Actuators create the motion for collaborative robots and autonomous guided vehicles, whether it’s extending the reach of a robotic arm or steering a 40-foot shipping container.