Exlar Corporation, located in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, designs and manufactures roller screw linear actuators, rotary servo motors, and electronic products for motion control applications.
Exlar’s patented actuator technology offers many times the life of ball screw actuators and provides an efficient electro-mechanical replacement for your hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders.
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As we explored in Part 1 and Part 2 of this six-part series, machine designs are evolving with wireless connectivity, cloud-based operations, and open programming. In this installment, we explore how Ethernet has continued its expansion in industrial connectivity. We also detail increasingly useful cable types for IO-Link and HIPERFACE … as well as cross-network […][Read More]
The newest integrated motor/actuator from Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial Division, the Exlar GTX100, is the second frame size in the integrated motor/actuator series. Incorporating Curtiss-Wright’s patented inverted roller screw technology, the GTX100’s high power density and compact form factor make it a suitable replacement for hydraulic cylinders. The GTX Series actuators offer the power, precision, and programmability […][Read More]
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