Are you curious about linear electric actuators for industrial machinery, and would you like to look inside and learn the principles of the underlying technology? Then you have come to the right place.

Here at the Actuator Academy™ you can dig into some of the main components of a linear actuator, such as the motor, spindles, gears, clutches, brakes, or the housing. You can expand your knowledge on how all the components work and interact to form high-quality actuators for industrial use.

Learn how these components directly affect the performance and efficiency of an actuator and get tips on how to best utilize your linear motion actuator as well as what to avoid.

We would like to share with you what you should expect of a good industrial actuator. Through a library of videos and illustrations we hope to inspire you and, in the end, give you deeper insight into the moving electric revolution we are all part of.

Feel free to ask questions along the way – Happy exploring!



You can also find information about actuator components here:

Brakes
Cables and connectors
Clutches
DC motors
Gear types
Housings
Printed circuit boards
Spindles

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Spindles and their relation to actuator efficiency | Actuator Academy™

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Gear types and electric linear actuator performance | Actuator Academy™

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DC motor functionality and efficiency in actuators | Actuator Academy™

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Actuator housing affects actuator performance | Actuator Academy™

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Linear actuator brakes and self-locking ability | Actuator Academy™

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PCB functionalities for industrial linear actuators | Actuator Academy™

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Clutch purpose and function for linear actuators | Actuator Academy™

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Cables and connectors for electric linear actuators | Actuator Academy™

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We give you some of the reasons why you can rely on your LINAK industrial actuator.

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