Experienced & Innovative

Olsen Actuators has many years of experience in successfully developing and producing innovative motion control and automation systems that meet some of the world’s most challenging requirements. We are a strategic partner of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), one of Europe’s largest multidisciplinary research organisations. As a result, we benefit from approved access to STFC resources.

STFC manages UK’s interests in major international collaborations such as CERN, ESO, E-ELT and ESA. It also develops and manufactures in-house patented technology associated with such projects. Facilities and options available to Olsen and its customers include:

  • Test rig design for proving application requirements
  • Life-time modelling software and dynamic performance sizing tools
  • Mechanical and electrical design – senior advanced level finite-element analysis and ANSI MATLAB
  • Computer modelling with SolidWorks 3D CAD software
  • Software engineering coders and programming specialists
  • 3D printing technology – plastics, metals, rapid prototyping
  • “Big data” computing – HP quantum computer and coders
  • Virtual reality and simulation laboratory

We have an eight-bay production cell and a separate office for software development to IEC 61131-3 with optional third-party validation. We also have a dedicated area for final acceptance. Our products and systems use high quality commercial off-the-shelf (COT) automation components, which are selected to combine performance and reliability with value for money and ready availability.

Our machine shop is equipped with the latest 3D printers, including types that are suitable for metal printing. It also has three- and four-axis milling machines capable of working with most materials in lengths of up to 2 m. These facilities are complemented by Hass machines and CNC lathes.

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New partnership with ANCA Motion!

We are delighted to have agreed a partnership with the Australian based ANCA...
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ESI Motion Advert is USA Today!

Our product partners at ESI have had an ad published in the world-famous USA...
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CENEX Visit 2021

Olsen had a great trip out to the UTAC Millbrook proving Ground for CENEX LCV...
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Olsen at DSEI 2021!

DSEI 2021 was our best yet! We have been attending DSEI for over 10 years now,...
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New Olsen Actuators 2021 Company Video!

We are delighted to release our new company video! Our product range continues...
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New Product Launch - Atom Servo Drive!

Introducing the ATOM servo drive from our partners at ESI Motion... Ultra-Low...
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Olsen Actuators obtains a TM!

We are delighted to receive confirmation of our company logo's registered TM...
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New Product Range - ESI Motion!

Olsen are delighted to introduce a new range of power electronics - fantastic...
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Piers Olsen - CEO Global Magazine Interview

Our very own Managing Director has been featured in the winner's edition of...
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