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actuate

[′ak·chə·wāt]
(mechanical engineering)
To put into motion or mechanical action, as by an actuator.
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The report provides a basic overview of Actuator market including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure.
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The P700 series actuators are compatible with air, nitrogen, or propane vapour.
Many of the actuators will be supplied on new valves whilst a number are being retrofitted by Rotork Site Services Australia onto existing hand operated valve installations.
The gripper body, which is shown in Fig 13a, is a plastic disc of which the diameter is 25 mm, and has four connection parts for the assembly of IPMC actuators.
Position [phi] of the actuator arm will be according to pressures [p.
All HercuLine[TM] Smart Actuators feature Health Monitoring, which accumulates information about actuator operation.
This is not to say that there will necessarily be the elimination of sensors and actuators.
ServoGate has a space-saving integrated motor/actuator design rather than separate motor and actuator components.
It's always difficult to find actuators, or moving parts, that can be controlled neatly and will do what you want them to do on a small scale," says Winfried S.
By a 3-2 vote, the ITC said that pedestal actuators, which are electromechanical devices used in personal mobility equipment such as scooters, wheelchairs and dentist chairs, are being imported from China into the U.