Technical Blog

Slip Ring Applications

They are a mechanical device used to transfer electrical power and signals from a stationary to a rotary system. They, therefore, simplify the operation of a system or improve mechanical performance. They are compact devices and suitable for applications where space is restricted. They are a good...

What is a Servo Motor Used for?

What is Servo Motor? Servo motors, also referred to as “servos” are self-contained electrical devices used within motion control. They contain a brushless rotary electric motor and a rotational feedback device. We have been a supplier of servo motors for many years – our...

Why the move from traditional fluid power to electric actuation?

Things like production throughput, high energy costs, machine adaptability and the awareness of improved health and safety are high on everyone’s agenda. When considering these factors, a move to electric actuation offers many advantages over traditional hydraulic and pneumatic...

Linear Actuator Types

There are different types of linear actuators available, we have a wide range of different styles and configurations. Linear Actuator Types There are different types of linear actuator available. The types we have on offer at Heason are; Precision Ball Screw Actuators, Industrial Linear...

Motion Control Basics

Motion control is everywhere around us and you will have encountered some motion control technology at some point in your life. What is Motion Control? Motion control is part of automation and involves moving and measuring individual parts of a larger machine or device in a very precise and...

Stepper Motor Basics

Stepper Motors are also called a stepping motor, they are called this because they move in discrete “steps”. How do Stepper Motors Work? The inner workings of a stepper motor include a rotor. The rotor turns in steps – hence the name Stepper Motor. Round the outside of the...