Linear Actuators for the Agricultural Industry

The agricultural industry historically has been dominated by the use of both hydraulic and pneumatic actuators; however, with the advancement of electric linear actuators, these tend to be the favored safe and reliable replacements. Electric linear actuators offer low maintenance and cost effective linear motion solutions. For that reason, we at Progressive Automations provide high-quality …

How Solar Actuators Improve Energy Production and Boost ROI

Harvesting the energy of the sun requires peak efficiency. This efficiency is a result of the quality of the photovoltaic solar cell panels, the geographic location, the equipment converting DC to AC voltage, and most importantly, the position of the solar panel. Solar panel positioning is accomplished with an optimized solar tracking system. If you …

Our Experience at the Quebec Industrial Show

In 2018, Progressive Automations made its debut at the Salon Industriel de Quebec (Quebec Industrial Show). The event turned out to be a great success and was a true engineering paradise. The event, held semi-annually in Quebec City, is the place to see the latest technologies, exciting new products & tools to improve productivity and …

Progressive Automations will be at the Quebec Industrial Show

For the first time ever, Progressive Automations is proud to participate in the Quebec Industrial Show (SIQ) with our own booth. The event, held semi-annually in Quebec City, is the place to see the latest technologies, exciting new products, tools to improve productivity and discover new solutions for pressing industry problems. It is a can’t miss gathering …

Solar Tracker: Ensuring Long Term Reliability

Reliability is one of the single most important factors when designing a solar tracker. The final product has to withstand being exposed to the environment for as long as 20 years and is often subject to especially harsh conditions with temperatures fluctuating from -40 to +40 degrees Celsius. Just one failed drive unit will greatly …

Solar Canada conference

THE CANADIAN SOLAR ENERGY MARKET IS GROWING RAPIDLY   Solar Canada is the biggest professional event in the solar industry in Canada. The annual Solar Canada event has been held in Ontario for many years, and 2018 was the first time in Calgary, Alberta. The show focuses on innovations and policy changes throughout all aspects …

5 Top Linear Actuator Manufacturers

It is a regular practice that products manufactured by a reputable brand are characterized by a high level of quality and durability. For example, if customers see “Toyota”, they realize that the vehicle from that brand is a top-quality offer. Can we apply that concept to such category of devices as linear actuators? To answer …

Comparison Table of Industrial Linear Actuators

Linear actuators come in various sizes. The most commonly used is the industrial actuators with a high stroke, force, and speed. Although there are, lighter ones for home use. Industrial actuators assist in keeping workers safe and aid in heavy-duty tasks in factories, manufacturing plants, and construction. Although there are currently manufacturers with different models, …