Gee Plus (Elgin, SC) has announced the VM2436 voice coil actuator that provides bi-directional linearity over a maximum linear stroke of 0.59". It develops a peak force of almost 11 ounces in a package size of 0.94" outside diameter by 1.49" long. The actuator is constructed using a Teflon-impregnated coating on the core of the magnet assembly, with the coil assembly running directly against the surface. The actuator is suited for individual equipment requiring a z-axis drive.

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This article first appeared in the February, 2006 issue of Motion Control Technology Magazine.

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