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Old Feb 03, 2014, 07:16 PM
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Where to get Linear Actuators, Ballscrews, Lead Screws.

After getting my project together I find that the force needed to lift and lower the arm is 15# to 20#. So my plan of using a heavy duty servo won't work. I've started to look in to linear actuators, ball screws or lead screws but can't find any that will work. Besides the heavy lifting capacity I'm looking for 6 volt DC operating with a throw around 1-3/4 inches. The 6VDC is what the radio BEC provides.
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Old Feb 06, 2014, 04:11 PM
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Have you checked out our selection of linear actuators? http://www.servocity.com/html/12v_linear_actuators.html
You might check out our Servo Power Gearboxes as well: http://www.servocity.com/html/robotzone_servos.html
One of our techs would be happy to discuss your project with you...you can call 620-221-0123 or e-mail tech@servocity.com.
Best of luck!
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Old Feb 06, 2014, 04:56 PM
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Yeah, I've checked Servo City. Nothing there would fit my application.
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Old Mar 13, 2014, 10:21 PM
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Linear Actuators we use are by Firgelli Auto (www.Firgelliauto.com)

We have used many linear actuators before and we found that Firgelli automations Inc has the best quality, best pricing and larges online range of all. They even ship out next day. They claim to have 100,000 actuators in stock at any time. WE also purchased their TV lifts which work very well too. Link also below

www.Firgelliauto.com
www.TVliftkit.com
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Old Apr 03, 2014, 03:44 PM
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Hi Guys,
Please be aware Firgelli Technologies and Firgelli Automations are NOT the same company.
Firgelli Technologies (where I work) makes the receiver ready micro linear servos with strokes of less than 5.5 inches and forces to 40 lbs.
Firgelli Automations makes much larger actuators for TV lifts and are owned by different people in a different city.

Ian
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