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8 places where Rotary Actuators are used
8 places where Rotary Actuators are used

Rotary actuators are used in a variety of industrial, commercial and residential applications. Some common examples include: Manufacturing and industrial automation. Medical equipment. Automotive: Rotary actuators

The Future of Home Automation
The Future of Home Automation
What does the future of Home Automation Look like. Home automation, also known as smart home technology, refers to the use of technology to control and...
What is the evolution of automation?
What is the evolution and history of Automation?
In there 18th century during the first industrial revolution, where mechanization of production processes and invention of the steam engine led to the creation of...
History behind Automation, and Linear Actuators as written by AI
History behind Automation, and Linear Actuators as written by AI
This blog post is an experiment in AI (Artificial Intelligence). The Questions are real, but the answers were completely created by AI, as an experiment...
What is a Rotary Actuator and how are they used.
What is a Rotary Actuator and how are they used
Rotary actuator are mechanical devices that create rotary motion to produce torque usually in either direction. They can be found in a wide range of applications,...
Snow Blower Chute Actuator [with updated product list: Winter '22]
Snow Blower Chute Actuator [with updated product list: Winter '22]
The most popular units for this application are the Premium Line and Classic Rod Actuators. The best practice is to install the actuator with the shaft facing downwards....
What is a kitchen appliance lift system
What is a kitchen appliance lift system
This latest Kitchen design feature, that happens to have many great advantages is the latest in Home kitchen designs must-haves.  Thanks to motion control technology, an...
Teslabot Robot Actuators
How do Tesla Bot Actuators actually work
Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently unveiled the company's Tesla Bot. The robot code-named Optimus shuffled across a stage, waved its hand, and pumped its arms in...
Your Complete Guide to Actuators. We cover what is an actuator, how actuators work, types of actuators, how to choose an actuator, and real-world applications.
A Comprehensive Guide to Actuators. What are They, Types of Actuators, and How They Work
Actuators require both a control mechanism and an energy supply. Typically, the control device is a valve. The valve requires a low-energy signal to activate....
Actuators - Components of an Electric Linear Actuator
Actuators - Components of an Electric Linear Actuator
An electric linear actuator converts the energy of an AC or DC electric motor. It turns the rotation of the motor into linear movement. It does...
The NEW Adjustable Limit Switch Actuators (with Live Video)
The NEW Adjustable Limit Switch Actuators (with Live Video)
One of our most consistent requests is for in-between stroke lengths on small projects; The 24 inch Premium unit is too short, but the next...
How Linear Actuators were used on this old 1952 Chevy Truck
How Linear Actuators were used on this old 1952 Chevy Truck
Just because its old doesn't mean it cannot have modern features. This old 1952 Heavy Chevy has been converted to use Linear Actuators to lift the...
compare micro actuators
Comparison of Micro Actuators
First of all, the term Micro refers to a size of control. A micron is another measurement of particle size. A micron is one-millionth of...
Adjustable limit switch Linear Actuators
Adjustable limit switch Linear Actuators
FIRGELLI® have now developed the worlds first externally adjustable limit switch Linear Actuator (Patent Pending). This is the result of years of development and listening...
Linear Actuator Force Selector
How to Select the right Linear Actuator
There are many ways to pick an Actuator. The most popular is by Stroke length, and then the second most popular is by Force. These...
Your Complete Guide to IP Ratings
IP Ratings - Your Complete Guide - How to read an IP Rating
The "IP" in IP rating stands for Ingress Protection. The letters IP are then followed by two numbers, such as IP67 or IP59k, etc. The standard determines...
What Are Micro Linear Actuators?
What Are Micro Linear Actuators?
In Simple terms a Micro Linear Actuator is basically a Small Actuator with a small body size and therefore a small stroke range. A typical...
Where Are Micro Linear Actuators Used?
Where Are Micro Linear Actuators Used?
Actuators are not a topic that makes headlines or spawns blogs like artificial intelligence and machine learning, but the role that they play in our modern world...
Actuators transfer physical movement into energy. There are different types, including electrical, hydraulic, and electrical. This article will explain them.
What is an Actuator and how do they work?
Actuators transfer energy into physical movement. There are different types, including electrical, hydraulic, and electrical. This article will explain them all. There are many examples...
what is an actuator
Wat is een actuator?
Hoe zetten actuatoren energie om in mechanisch vermogen? In deze blogpost wordt uitgelegd hoe verschillende soorten actuatoren verschillende soorten energie omzetten in lineaire beweging.
what are the different types of actuators
Wat zijn de verschillende soorten actuatoren?
The Most common types of actuators are rotary Actuators and Linear Actuators. Within the Linear category there are further types too, including Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and...
Determining the Force Being Delivered by Your Linear Actuator
De kracht bepalen die wordt geleverd door uw lineaire actuator
When selecting a linear actuator for any project, you should always determine an estimate of the amount of force required from your linear actuator as it is...
Types of Actuators
Soorten elektrische lineaire actuatoren
Rod-style linear actuators are the most commonly seen actuators. The basic rod-style actuator consists of a motor, gearbox, lead screw, and a rod. The motor converts...
IP Rating Guide of Firgelli Automation’s Linear Actuators
Gids voor IP-classificatie van lineaire actuatoren van Firgelli Automation
Many applications of linear actuators require the actuator to be exposed to dust, debris, and/or water, but not all linear actuators are suitable for those applications. So,...
Feedback Options for Linear Actuators
Feedbackopties voor lineaire actuatoren
Utilizing feedback to ensure precise movements is key in any automation project from robotic to TV lifts. Proper implementation of feedback allows for accurate closed...
How Strong of a Linear Actuator Do I Need?
Hoe sterk heb ik een lineaire actuator nodig?
The strength of a linear actuator is the amount of force it can deliver. It is typically seen in terms of Newtons (N) for metric units and...
How Do You Size a Linear Actuator?
Hoe past u een lineaire actuator aan?
This article will help you size an appropriate linear actuator for your application and will cover some key criteria that can used to identify the...
How strong are linear actuators?
Hoe sterk zijn lineaire actuatoren?
Met een continue krachtclassificatie van maximaal 2.200 lbs en slagen van 250 mm (10") tot 762mm (30") in stappen van 125 mm (5") op 12vdc...
How does a Linear Actuator work?
Hoe werkt een lineaire actuator?

Wilt u weten hoe een Lineaire Actuator werkt?. De elektromotor draait de aandrijfversnellingen die uiteindelijk de hoofdingscrew draaien. Zijn dit loodschrijf dat de roterende motie...

How to Sync Two Linear Actuators using an Arduino
Twee lineaire actuatoren synchroniseren met een Arduino
Synchronous motion between mutliple linear actuators can be vital to the success of some customer applications, one common one being two linear actuators opening a...
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Alles over lineaire actuatoren: de eenvoudige gids
As you prepare to get started on your project, you may be wondering what type of linear actuator you need and what a linear actuator...
Linear Actuators 101 - Everything you need to know about a linear Actuator
Lineaire actuatoren 101 - Alles wat u moet weten over lineaire actuatoren

We hebben deze blogpost gemaakt om u te helpen begrijpen hoe elektrische lineaire actuatoren werken en de terminologie die wordt gebruikt om ze te beschrijven....

Firgelli Introduces the new Mini Bullet Actuator with built in force sensing for Skylight windows or many other applications
Firgelli introduceert de nieuwe Mini Bullet Actuator met ingebouwde kracht sensing voor Dakraam ramen of vele andere toepassingen

Deze Actuatoren worden geleverd met kracht sensing ingebouwd, dit betekent dat als ze botsen in iets of wanneer ze aan het einde van hun beroerte...

10 Benefits of Using an Outdoor TV Cabinet With a Lift Mechanism
10 Benefits of Using an Outdoor TV Cabinet With a Lift Mechanism
Many concerns come to the surface when it comes to keeping a TV outside. An outdoor TV cabinet with a lift mechanism provides several benefits...
Four Places to Use a TV Lift Cabinet
Four Places to Use a TV Lift Cabinet
Its 2021 and now perhaps is the time to start thinking about how to modernize your home. Adding a TV lift cabinet around the house...
How many many ways can you hide and automate a TV.
How to hide your TV.
Have you ever wondered how many different ways are there to hide you're TV in the home?. based on the animation image above you can...
How to Build a TV Lift Cabinet
How to Build a TV Lift Cabinet - For under $300
Have you found the perfect spot for your TV but don't want it showing all the time? Maybe you need to save on space but...
Ceiling TV Mounts: Which One to Choose?
Plafond-tv-beugels: welke te kiezen?
Whether at home or at the workplace, televisions are commonly used as displays for entertainment and productivity. Although in many spaces, big TV cabinets or...
outdoor tv cabinet
Hoe u van uw terras kunt genieten en buiten tv kunt kijken met een tv-kast voor buiten
Entertaining and relaxing on a patio has always been one of summers greatest pleasures, but outdoor TV's are quite expensive so we created a solution....
What are the Different Types of TV Lifts?
Wat zijn de verschillende soorten tv-liften?
Er zijn een paar dingen in de wereld die wow een kamer heel graag een groot scherm tv laten vallen van het plafond. U een...
How to make a Drop down TV Lift
Hoe maak je een drop-down tv-lift

Bekijk deze 4 video's. De klant gebruikte hier een Track Actuator met een slag van 30 "om een ​​tv van het plafond te laten vallen

How to Make a Flip up Cover face plate for an Outdoor TV
Hoe maak je een opklapbare afdekplaat voor een buiten-tv
We show you how to use 2 Linear Actuators to make a TV Face plate cover flip up, so that you can watch TV Outside....
how to Build a Hidden TV Lift
Zie hoe gemakkelijk u een verborgen tv-lift en -bar bouwen

Op zoek naar een innovatieve manier om uw tv te verbergen? Waarom niet een verborgen bar te maken terwijl je het bent en hebben ze...

Are standing desks really good for you?
Zijn staande bureaus echt goed voor je?
Studies show that standing at least every hour has many health benefits, in fact there is evidence to support this theory since the Apple I-watch has...
What Standing Desk Lift Do I Need?
Welke staande bureaulift heb ik nodig?
With more individuals having the ability to choose to work remotely and the rising concern of the negative health effects of sitting too much, standing...
COVID-19 Spurs Need for Healthier Home Office Desk
COVID-19 stimuleert de behoefte aan een gezonder thuiskantoor
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people have been forced to work from home and many companies may be transitioning to having more...
What’s the Difference between Single and Dual Stage Legs in a Standing Desk Lift?
Wat is het verschil tussen single- en dual stagepoten in een staande bureaulift?
When shopping for a standing desk lift, there are a few different factors you’ll need to consider when deciding what standing desk lift is right for...
What Are the Different Types of Standing Desk Lifts?
Wat zijn de verschillende soorten staande bureauliften?
A standing desk lift is a mechanism that allows you to convert your regular sitting desk into a standing desk. These mechanisms have risen in popularity as...
standing desk assembly instructions
Montage Video voor de Firgelli E-Desk 2-Leg sit stand mechanisme
Want to see how easy it is to assemble one of our 2-Leg Sit stand Desks lifts ? watch this short video clip to see...

sit stand desks, motorized desks, standing desks, desk lifts, health benefits of sit stand desks,
Wat er echt met je lichaam gebeurt als je te lang zit
Many experts say that sitting at a desk for prolonged periods is one of the worst things you can do for your back, as it...
Health Benefits of Using Sit Stand Desks
6 Verrassende gezondheidsvoordelen van het gebruik van zit-sta bureaus
Studies have found that standing for six hours a day instead of sitting can be an effective way to shed some pounds. Standing has been...
All Apple employees now get standing desks
Alle Apple-medewerkers krijgen nu staande bureaus

Apple CEO Tim Cook onthulde onlangs een interessant detail over Apple Park, het nieuwe hoofdkantoor van het bedrijf: Iedereen krijgt een staande desk

Why You Should Be Using A Sit Stand Desk  The Shocking Risks of Sitting
Waarom u een zit-sta-bureau zou moeten gebruiken

De schokkende risico's van zitten - Hoeveel uur per dag zit je? Wat als je opgeteld alle tijd die je besteedt aan tv-kijken, zittend in...

Are sit & standing desks as beneficial as they are trendy?
Zijn zit- en sta-bureaus net zo voordelig als trendy?

Volgens een nieuwe studie van de Health Science Center School of Public Health van Texas A&M University zijn ze dat - maar niet alleen voor...

Linear Guides VS Drawer Slides
Lineaire geleiders versus ladegeleiders
In many linear actuator applications, you may need additional supports to help move your desired object or to protect your linear actuator from uneven loads....
How are Linear Guides Used?
Hoe worden lineaire hulplijnen gebruikt?
Linear Guides or linear rail slides are support devices that are used to help carry loads and ensure straight and level linear motion. Linear guides will...
linear bearings 101 what are linear bearings
Lineaire lagers 101 - Hoe werken lineaire lagers
Linear Bearings slide on a Linear Axis in a straight line.  Because they are a bearing it allows you to move a significant amount of...
How to adjust friction on slide rails
Hoe wrijving op glijrails af te stellen
In this Tutorial, we show you how to adjust the central bearing on Firgelli Automations heavy duty (FA-SGR-35) and mini linear track rail (FA-SGR-15N). Adjusting...
50" or 60" heavy duty Drawer Slides - Long Drawer Slides
50 Inch or 60 Inch heavy duty Drawer Slides - Long Drawer Slides
Some applications require Long stroke and heavy duty drawer slides for then you have a heavy load drawer that needs to be pulled out over...
What are the easiest drawer slides to install?
Drawer Slides Complete Guide
Drawer slides can be as easy or as hard as you allow them, and it all depends on what type of slide you choose. In...
How to choose the right drawer slides
De juiste ladegeleiders kiezen

Begrijp de ladegeleiderverlenging, het draagvermogen en de verschillende montagetypes om u te helpen de juiste ladegeleiders voor uw project te kiezen.

what are some Popular Micro Actuator Use Cases
What are some Popular Micro Actuator Use Cases
 Micro actuators are used in a wide range of applications, from consumer electronics and medical devices to aerospace and industrial automation. The small size, high...
What is the difference between Brushed and Brushless DC Motors
What is the difference between Brushed and Brushless DC Motors

Brushed and Brushless motors. What the difference:

Brushed and Brushless DC Motors are two different types...
Just how big is the Robotic Actuator market globally
Just how big is the Robotic Actuator market globally
The robotic actuator market is a rapidly growing market, driven by the increasing adoption of robotics and automation in various industries such as manufacturing, healthcare,...
Planning a New Automation Project
Planning a New Automation Project
A new automation project can be daunting; we know. When uncertainty is keeping your project from progressing, getting back to basics and reviewing your project's requirements can show...
TVL-180 TV lift with Mounted Flatscreen
TVL-180 TV Lift Set Up Guide and Info
A Firgelli TV-Lift system is one of the most convenient and versatile automation units for your home. In this article, we will walk through the...
Track Actuators: Its Got Your Back, Metaphorically
Track Actuators: Its Got Your Back, Metaphorically
FIRGELLI offers many ergonomic options, from adjustable sit-stand desks to the Flip-Down TV Lifts, yet our standard actuators and track actuators can be featured in...
pop up bar - motorized cocktail bar - Cadillac Couch
Cadillac Cocktail Couch - Motorized Pop-up Liquor Cabinet
How to make a Linear Actuator driven Motorized pop-up cocktail cabinet that looks like a Cadillac?. Well here you can see the process that Jerome's...
Automatic Electric Window Openers & Closers
Automatic Electric Window Openers & Closers
Ever fancied turning your home into a smart home? Well, more people than ever are making the change. The US is expected to have 63...
Automated Electric Window Openers
5 Benefits of Having Electric Window Openers

Electric window openers are not just for cars. You can reap the benefits of electric windows in many more...

Tesla Automatic Charger - How to build a Robotic Automatic Tesla charger
Tesla Automatic Charger - How to build a Robotic Automatic Tesla charger
A FIRGELLI® Customer who has a tesla decided to make his own Robotic Automatic Tesla Charger, and this is his video. Clearly, he knows a...
Top 10 Custom Projects You Can Do With Linear Actuators
Top 10 Custom Projects You Can Do With Linear Actuators
Do it yourself projects are taking America by storm with 57% of homeowners feeling their homes are a work in progress. Fueled by...
Powered Wakeboard Towers
Powered Wakeboard Towers - Linear Actuator powered motorized wakeboard Tower

Wakeboard Towers on boats are nothing new, however they have always caused problems with respect to operating a boat in certain situations due to the...

How to connect a TV Lift to you're Home Automations system such as Control-4, Insteon, Alexa, etc
How to connect a TV Lift to your Home Automations system such as Control-4, Insteon, Alexa, etc
This Article is to show you how to control a FIRGELLI® Pop-Up TV Lift model TVL-180. The wiring...
How to make an RC Power Wheels for a Disabled Child
How to make an RC Power Wheels for a Disabled Child
Oliver has Cerebral Palsy, but don't let him fool you, he loves to ride around in a power wheels vehicle just like every other kid....
What Are Linear Actuators?
What Are Linear Actuators?
What Are Linear Actuators? Since the electric motor invention, engineers have been searching for ways to use their principle of operation to generate linear motion...
How to build a hidden Projector Screen pop-out from a cabinet
How to build a hidden Projector Screen pop-out from a cabinet
Watch how this customer converted his dining room cabinet to a high tech piece of equipment that transforms into a large screen TV at the touch...
John Deere Tractor Actuator for Sleeve hitch
John Deere tractoractuator voor trekhaak

Bekijk dit coole project op een John Deere-tractor met een lineaire actuator voor het afstelmechanisme van de hefhoogte.

Domotica-robotica voor kinderen

Domotica voor kinderen. Kijk hoe deze 7-jarige haar klusjes gemakkelijker maakt door een lineaire actuator met afstandsbediening toe te voegen om...

Firgelli Automations en het 'internet der dingen'

Hoe Firgelli Automations IoT-ready motion-producten ontwikkelt

hidden Kitchen Appliances - appliance lift
Lineaire actuatoren voor verborgen keukenapparatuur

Wat dit zeer eenvoudige project om een Spice rack lift uit een granieten aanrecht. de Lineaire Actuator zit gewoon in de kast eronder...

Electric Linear Actuators with Feedback Sensors
Elektrische lineaire actuatoren met feedbacksensoren

Dus hoe werkt een lineaire actuator met positieregeling en welke opties zijn er voor positieregeling. We nemen ze allemaal voor je door.

R2D2-grijper maakt gebruik van Firgelli lineaire actuatoren

De Star Wars-robots hebben veel lineaire actuatoren en motoren nodig om ze te laten bewegen zoals we dat in films...

Are Linear Actuators Waterproof?
Zijn lineaire actuatoren waterdicht?
Home automation isn’t limited to just indoor applications and many uses of linear actuators require them to be exposed to the elements. But is that safe? The...
home made ventilator
Is dit de eenvoudigste vorm van automatische ventilatoren ooit?
The principles behind this set-up is that the Linear Actuator goes back and forth to compress the Ventilator bag against a hard surface. The speed...
Homemade Medical Ventilator
Zelfgemaakte ventilator
VanwegeCOVID-19 pandemie (Coronavirus) er is een enorm gebrek aan medische ventilatoren over de hele wereld. Ons doel was om een project te maken om een zelfgemaakte...
How to make an Automatic a Chicken Coop Door opener
How to make an Automatic a Chicken Coop Door opener
There are several types of doors that can be used on chicken coops, each with their own benefits and drawbacks. Some common types of doors...

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