Bimba Manufacturing Original Line Electric Rod Type Actuator
Are you considering replacing a compressor and 200 pneumatic
cylinders with electric actuators to save compressor costs?
Thinking about building a new machine with pneumatics
because 30 electric actuators cost a whopping $34,000?
You might be making the wrong decision and as a result wasting
tens of thousands of dollars a year. This article provides an
analysis of cost components for both pneumatic and electric
actuators, and gives examples of cost estimations. Cost calculations
are provided in the appendix for readers who wish to
evaluate costs for their machines or facilities.