MD&M West: 10 technologies you should know


9. Kinitics Automation’s linear actuator with shape memory alloy

Kinitics Automation linear actuator

[Photo by senior editor Heather Thompson]

Kinitics Automation introduced a linear actuator at MD&M West that is based on shape memory alloy. The Nitinol material, according to Kinitics, gives the actuator some significant benefits compared to current technology: direct linear motion at high force, small package size, precision and minimal infrastructure requirements.


Hear from top executives at Abbott, Google, Boston Scientific, Medtronic and more at DeviceTalks Minnesota, June 4–5 in St. Paul.

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