projects, how-to's, and articles — actuators

TV Lift Behind a Mirror

Home Automation Robotics for kids

Home Automation for kids. Watch this 7yr old make her chores...

All About Actuators: The Simple Guide
R2D2 Gripper uses a Firgelli Linear Actuators

The Star wars Robots require many linear actuators and motors...

how to build a drop down tv lift
How to Make a Drop Down TV Lift

In our kitchen we have these cupboards above the sink, we thought it would be...

Build a Flip Down TV Lift You Can Be Proud Of
Build a Flip Down TV Lift You Can Be Proud Of

In this post we are going to show you how we built a flip down...

Four Steps to Choosing the Right Linear Actuator
Four Steps to Choosing the Right Linear Actuator

This blog post is for those who are new to linear actuators and are looking...

Buy linear actuators, buy actuators, actuators, linear actuators, sit stand desks, TV lifts,
All About Actuators: The Simple Guide
Hidden Secret door in the Library using Linear Actuators to open and close the door
Hidden Secret door in the Library using Linear Actuators to open and close the door

We like to share customer projects that are novel and unique. In this project the...

Are sit & standing desks as beneficial as they are trendy?
Are sit & standing desks as beneficial as they are trendy?

According to a new study by Texas A&M University’s Health Science Center School of Public...

Firgelli Introduces the new Mini Bullet Actuator with built in force sensing for Skylight windows or many other applications
Firgelli Introduces the new Mini Bullet Actuator with built in force sensing for Skylight windows or many other applications

These Actuators come with force sensing built in, this means if they bump into something...

Using a Linear Actuator to Create a RC Power Wheels Vehicle
Using a Linear Actuator to Create a RC Power Wheels Vehicle

Power wheels ride on cars and trucks are dream toys for many children (and their...

Automated Secret Library Door using Linear Actuators
Automated Secret Library Door using Linear Actuators

This Secret door is an amazing project that uses a Firgelli linear actuator and an...

Landcruiser Roof lift using 4 Tubular Linear Actuators

One of our customers wanted to replace their air ram actuators with our Electric Linear...

Motorized TV Lift with Home Automation Integration
Motorized TV Lift with Home Automation Integration

New home buyers at some point or another need to make a hard decision: make...

Automated Toolbox - Commercial Truck Utility Bed
Automated Toolbox - Commercial Truck Utility Bed

Commercial trucks with toolboxes or utility beds could all benefit from a bit of automation....

Linear Actuator Equipped Vessel Outperforms
Linear Actuator Equipped Vessel Outperforms

Two universities from Florida built an automated vessel which outperformed in a marine competition, where...

Circuit board

Internet of Things

Firgelli was built around the concept of ‘the internet of things’.

Our inventory includes everything needed to integrate our actuators into your real-world projects. We carry a large assortment of custom mounting brackets and slide rails to install our actuators to just about any surface. We also carry power supplies, Arduino microcontrollers, motors and switches so you can get started immediately on getting your project in motion.

Solar panel

Variety and Same Day Shipping

We provide clients with a wide range of linear actuators, varying in speed, stroke, length, force, and size.

 They are UL recognized, and because we are the manufacturer you get direct manufacturers pricing. We accept all major credit cards and with same day shipping availlable

Need Help Finding the Right Actuator?

We precision engineer and manufacture our products so you get direct manufacturers pricing. We offer same day shipping and knowledgeable customer support.

Give us a call or email us and we'll be happy to help you find the best actuator for your project.