INFOGRAPHIC: Ten Tips for Specifying Rodless Electric Linear Actuators

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Rodless Electric Linear Actuators

1. Calculate all loads precisely.

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2. Don’t over-size.
3. Calculate moments (torques).
4. Consider the effects of speed and inertia.
5. Factor in the duty cycle.
6. Remember that mounting makes a difference.
7. Consider both the configuration and power output of the drive system.
8. Match life expectations with actuator capabilities.
9. Be certain about accuracy requirements
10.Factor in the environment.