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Energy-Efficient Actuation
8/15/2013

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Although systems are extremely power-dense, hydraulic actuators have the lowest energy conversion efficiency of the three actuator types.   (Source: Exlar)
Although systems are extremely power-dense, hydraulic actuators have the lowest energy conversion efficiency of the three actuator types.
(Source: Exlar)

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apresher
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Energy Efficient Actuation
apresher   9/3/2013 3:18:03 PM
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Excellent article. And hopefully energy efficiency evaluated on a system basis will continue to be a strong design goal for motion systems moving forward.

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vimalkumarp   8/27/2013 2:43:01 PM
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absolutely. We have no right to rob resources for the future generations..!

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Cabe Atwell   8/27/2013 2:40:13 PM
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Agreed, industrial application should be synonymous with efficiency.

The amount of energy lost as heat in an industrial environment would make future generations sick hearing about it...

 

 

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energy efficient actuation
vimalkumarp   8/24/2013 11:10:10 AM
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the fact that  40 percent of industrial applications do not use energy-efficient technologies is alarming. excellent blog

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