Hydraulic cylinders are traditionally the go-to technology for high-force linear motion, for good reasons. They deliver high force at a low cost per unit of force, they are rugged and simple to … [Read more...] about High-force linear motion: How to convert from hydraulic cylinders to electric actuators and why.
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