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Bimba's Rotary Actuator Provides Industry Leading 1080° of Rotation

Posted by Kelly Howe

May 7, 2015 11:49:41 AM

This post is brought to you by Bimba.


An OEM required rotary motion to open and close a hopper door. The existing vane style rotary actuators used in the application were inadequate for a number of reasons. Vane rotary actuators often leak significantly, have short seal life that requires frequent preventative maintenance, and have a reduced torque output at the beginning of its rotation.

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Topics: bimba, solutions, rotary actuator, Vane-Buster