Actuonix offers precision aerospace actuators suitable for diverse applications, customizable to specific needs and backed by over a decade of expert experience.
Actuonix Aerospace Actuators: Precision in Motion
In the aviation and space exploration industry, aerospace actuators play a big role in driving functions essential for safe, efficient operations. From the sophisticated systems of modern commercial aircraft to advanced mechanisms in space endeavors, aerospace linear actuators have established their significance. At Actuonix, our position as a leading manufacturer of aerospace actuators has allowed us to collaborate with renowned names in aviation and aerospace.
Understanding the broad spectrum of requirements in the aerospace domain, our catalog offers over 200 models of aerospace linear actuators. Whether you're looking for a rod actuator or a track actuator for an innovative space project, Actuonix offers products to accommodate your motion needs. Our clientele is as diverse as our product range; from established brands to emerging OEMs. Browse our entire selection of products using the actuator selector tool today.
Diverse Applications of Actuonix Aerospace Linear Actuators
The aerospace sector stands at the forefront of innovation. Recognizing this, Actuonix offers an array of versatile aerospace linear actuators tailored for a wide range of needs, meeting the industry's evolving demands.
Actuonix aerospace actuators are perfect for applications such as:
Drones & UAVs: With the surge in drone technology, Actuonix's actuators facilitate refined movements. Whether adjusting camera gimbals for perfect aerial shots or ensuring stable landing gear deployment, they prove indispensable.
Space Exploration: In the limitless expanse of space, our actuators perform tasks with unmatched accuracy. In fact, four of our PQ12 actuators are currently in use on the International Space Station (ISS), contributing to its multifaceted functions and research activities.
Private & Hobbyist Projects: Not limited to large-scale applications, our actuators empower enthusiasts. They drive mechanisms in home-built projects, personal drones and other DIY endeavors.
Custom Aerospace Actuators
The world of aerospace requires custom precision instruments. At Actuonix, we recognize that sometimes off-the-shelf solutions might not be a perfect fit for every unique project. That's where our custom aerospace actuators come into play. If you don't see what you need when you search actuators by type, our engineers will work with you to develop an actuator that meets your specifications.
Modify an Existing Model
Our range of aerospace linear actuators has been designed with adaptability in mind. If you find a model that's close but not quite right, our team can introduce modifications to align it with your specifications. By adjusting aspects like stroke length, force, speed or connector cable length, we can tweak existing devices to cater to your requirements.
Craft a Completely Custom Aerospace Actuator
For those projects that demand a completely bespoke solution, Actuonix is your collaborative partner. Our design and engineering teams will work hand-in-hand with you, understanding the intricacies of your project and crafting custom aerospace actuators from the ground up. Whether it's a particular material, an unusual size constraint or a unique control mechanism, our expertise can produce the actuator you require.
See Our Stroke Length Options
The L12 series represents our flagship collection of Micro Linear Actuators. For dependable motion solutions at a cost-effective price, consider our L12-S series.
Requirements for Aerospace Actuators
With its complex challenges and high stakes, the aerospace sector demands equipment that adheres to the highest standard. Aerospace actuators must meet the following to be deemed fit:
Reliability: Actuators in aerospace must perform consistently and predictably, where even a minute malfunction can lead to significant consequences. Durability and operational consistency are paramount.
Weight Considerations: In the aerospace industry, weight is more than just a number; it's a determinant of efficiency, fuel consumption and overall performance. Aerospace actuators must strike a delicate balance, being lightweight without sacrificing strength or functionality.
Precision & Accuracy: With work to be done in countless industries, actuators' movements must be precise and repeatable. Even slight deviations can impact performance, safety and outcomes.
We understand these factors are non-negotiable. Every aerospace actuator we design, manufacture or customize undergoes testing to ensure it meets our specifications for quality and functionality.
Frequently Asked Questions: Aerospace Actuators
Have questions or want to learn more about aerospace actuators? Check out the answers to our most frequently asked questions below.
How Are Aerospace Linear Actuators Powered?
Our aerospace linear actuators are electrically powered.
How Do I Choose the Right Aerospace Actuator for My Application?
Consider factors like load capacity, speed, stroke length and environmental conditions. Actuonix’s expert team is available to assist in selecting an aerospace actuator that best suits your needs.
What Is the "Stroke Length" of an Aerospace Actuator?
Stroke length refers to the distance that a linear actuator can extend or retract its rod or piston. It's an essential parameter to consider for your application's range of motion.
If you're working in the aerospace industry, you'll need a partner with a name that embodies expertise and authenticity.
Actuonix stands by your side from conceptualization to execution. While you might find cheap, off-shore clones on other sites, genuine Actuonix actuators are a testament to original design and rigorous quality control. Every piece is thoroughly tested before departing our North American facility, ensuring you receive nothing but the best.
If you need help navigating our product selection or choosing an actuator that best suits your product, please don't hesitate to contact us.