Types of Actuator Mounting
Electric linear actuators have become more and more prevalent in many industries, such as medical, furniture, and industrial. Electric actuators provide many benefits vs. other actuators, mainly because of their flexibility and customizability.
When selecting an actuator for your application, there are many specifications to take into account. A few of the most important considerations are load, speed, stroke length, and retracted length. While all of these are completely customizable, there are only a few options on how to mount the electric actuator onto your application.
Most of the applications using electric linear actuators will use clevis attachments for mounting.
Rod End Bearing:
This is commonly used in a window opener application.
Trunnion mounts are most commonly found in industrial applications such as ATV/UTV attachments.
While these are the common actuator mounting options, Company does offer other custom options.
When sourcing an electric linear actuator for your application, it is important to consider many factors. Planning ahead about how you are going to mount your actuator is an important factor that should not be overlooked.
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