Voice Coil Actuator replacing pneumatic cylinders

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Voice Coil Actuator replacing pneumatic cylinders

System efficiency, size and operator comfort are becoming more important every day. Equipment which has traditionally been fitted with a pneumatic system (compressor, valves and bulky fittings) are now being re-evaluated and re-designed. Therefore, Magnetic Innovations has developed a series of compact Voice Coil Actuators with high efficiency. This moving magnet actuator technology has already proven itself in various high-end industrial applications.

Low voltage voice coil actuator

The MI-MMB1555 is the first in a range of low voltage (48V) single phase DC Voice Coil actuators, including its own slide bearing system. The MI-MMB1555 Moving Magnet Voice coil actuators have been designed to replace pneumatic cylinders. For applications where speed, noise, system size and efficiency are key system parameters – all of which are considered serious flaws of existing pneumatic systems – the  voice coil actuator MI-MMB1555 will be a great match.

Millions of strokes without failure

The MI-MMB1555 2-wire stainless steel actuator only requires a single-phase DC current source for operation.  With its compact size of 15mm diameter by 55 mm in length it is able to deliver 2N of continuous Force and 6N of peak Force. The MI-MMB1555 has an 18mm (+/-9mm) stroke and a moving mass of 0.0179kg which enables it to hit acceleration rates of 11g continuous and up to 33g peak. It is capable of handling several 100 millions of strokes without failures.

Available for prototyping and production

The MI-MMB1555 is available for prototyping and series production today. For more information you can contact us via the contact form.