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TV and Movie Production

Description

Truck fitted with lighting on booms provides daytime” lighting for TV and movie production

Product used

Linear Actuator HMBP 500 lb. AC Actuator

Snowmobile Trail Grooming

Description

Snow grooming machine attached to a snowmobile, one actuator is used to lower the claws that breakup the snow, the other actuator is used to lower a backend sled that puts grooves in the snow the width of snowmobile rudders. 

Product used

Linear Actuator MPD 500 DC Clutch Actuator (2 TracMaster 500 lb. models)

Adjustable Basketball Hoop

Description

The actuator in this application allows the adjustment of a basketball backboard from a 10-foot regulation height for adults, down to an 8-foot height for young players.

Product used

Linear Actuator, Unit: LS 48-S001 with 24 inches of travel ad adjustable limit switches

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High-speed boat racing

Description

The actuators provided ideal airfoil positioning for the duration of the race. The potentiometer feedback instructed the onboard PLC to position the airfoil to an optimal angle to maximize ideal speed and traction of the boat while on the water.

Product used

Linear Actuator

Unit: LT100-1-300P

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Guide to choosing the right linear actuator
Guide to choosing the right linear actuator