The New CMAµ10 Drive

The New CMAµ10 Drive

The new CMAµ10 drive electronic by CTEC has been specifically developed for the driving of small size linear magnetic actuators, such as MICA20CS, as well as small size magnetic Fast Steering Mirrors such as M-FSM62. It is a low power drive electronic, based on low...

The Piezo Tip Tilt Steering Platform

The Piezo Tip Tilt Steering Platform

The DTT60SM-SG is a piezo Tip Tilt steering Platform with 10 mrad peak to peak amplitude (+/- 5 mrad) along 2 orthogonal axes of rotation Rx & Ry. The unloaded resonance frequency is higher than 1.6 kHz which open large bandwidth steering mirror operations. This...

What is the maximum speed of a linear guide belt drive actuator?

What is the maximum speed of a linear guide belt drive actuator?

When choosing a linear module, you will need to consider speed as well as accuracy, the maximum stroke and maximum load. Driven by a steel wire belt, the CCM belt driven linear rail we can offer is built specifically for high speed and low noise. Currently with a...

Mechatronics For Manufacturing

Mechatronics For Manufacturing

Mechatronic solutions create high added value in manufacturing processes while being cost effective. Particularly for customers like advanced machine manufacturers, machine-tool builders, tool makers, spindle suppliers and end users willing to optimize advanced metal...

How Do Actuators Affect Our Lives?

How Do Actuators Affect Our Lives?

Even though you might not notice them, actuators are all around us. They have become essential to so many elements of modern day living without you realising they’re there.   They operate within a huge variety of industries like packaging, aerospace, industrial,...

Servo Motor VS Stepper Motor

Servo Motor VS Stepper Motor

How to select the right motor for linear motion Selecting the right motor for you can depend on your application, workplace and overall requirements. Below are some advantages and disadvantages to consider when choosing between a stepper or servo motor…

The Advantages of Electric Actuators

The Advantages of Electric Actuators

Electric actuators are rapidly replacing pneumatic and hydraulic systems due to so many benefits in production, overall costs and the environment. Some of these reasons include:    Variable and programmable force    Superior accuracy and repeatability  Greater...

SMAC Measurement Tool

SMAC Measurement Tool

The SMAC Measurement Tool addresses the limitations of using a traditional Height Gauge. Shop floor part measurement is often made using traditional height gauges. These typically have numerous drawbacks such as manually zeroing or adjusting a dial indicator by moving...

PIEZO Products Finder

PIEZO Products Finder

Select the product type that will suit your requirements! In order to meet varying customer actuation specifications, CTEC has developped different families of standard piezoelectric actuators. You can now select the appropriate one thanks to their PIEZO PRODUCT...