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SMAC makes Moving Coil electric actuators. These products are the fastest actuators in the world. Cycle life is well beyond 100M. They have the ability to softly land on surfaces and then apply a programmed specific force. SMAC’s new LDL series of linear actuators has a list price of around $300 making them the first real electric actuator alternative to air cylinders. This price is based on SMAC’s contstent cost down program featuring pointed coils, in-house manufactured encoders, and laser cut parts. SMAC invented the Linear Rotary actuator 25 years ago. These are widely used in Electronic Pick and Place, Quality Thread Check, Bottle Capping, and beginning to find wide use in Automatic Screw Driving and SMART Drilling and Tapping. Interestingly a number of companies are making an effort to copy SMAC - but are not able to match technology or price. SMAC also has stepped up its efforts in inspection by launching the MLA series - a direct challenge to old tech LVDT devices.

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SMAC Moving Coil Actuators Electronic Applications

POSTED 03/31/2015

Some of the most demanding applications in motion control can be found in the electronics and semiconductor industry. They require a combination of extreme accuracy and precision with high output. SMAC Moving Coil Actuator technology has been adopted into those industries around the world for both front and back end processes. This is because of SMAC’s high degree of accuracy and speed, positioning capabilities, and unique ability to control forces.