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Aerospace, Defence & Marine

We understand the complex and often unique solutions required by the Aerospace, Defence & Marine sectors. You can work closely with us or leave us with a complex problem to solve on your behalf, it is completely down to you how to utilise our expertise here at Olsen. We are happy to fit in with your way of working.

We particularly enjoy working with clients looking to improve precision control, durability and space or weight saving.

Actuators are the component in a mechanical system which brings about linear or rotary movement. In the Defence & Aerospace Industry, we understand actuators need to be dynamic, robust, reliable, fast responding and often very powerful to replace legacy hydraulic fluid power systems.

Olsen Actuation have helped provide solutions for applications as varied as mounting controls, door-assist actuators, electric handling systems, subsea door actuators and loading mechanisms. We also specialise in designing motion platform solutions for simulation systems as well as testing rigs and process control on equipment from submarines to helicopters.

If there is something you need to move with more reliability, for longer and with significantly reduced maintenance then simply put, we can help find a solution to move it better.

Designed and tailored in the UK but shipped globally, our actuator solutions can incorporate integrated drive electronics, require no pipes or cooling and are incredible lightweight and compact in comparison with hydraulic or pneumatic systems. Electrical roller screw actuators deliver a highly accurate level of force and position control (with condition monitoring 4.0) to solve some of the most challenging defence and security applications.

Our actuator solutions are able to meet specifications including:

  • Milspec COTS, EAR99 750g, -40°C to +70°C
  • Pressure compensation (for subsea)
  • Linear Rotary 2000 kNm
  • 650 bar operating pressures
  • 1 kN to 1500 kN
  • ATEX rated
  • Travel up to 2 metres
  • AC or DC voltage source
  • Cables
  • Servo drive electronics and software integration
  • Multi-axis control synchronisation

The longevity and low maintenance offered through our unique roller screw technology is particularly popular where product failure or downtime can be critical and very costly. A simple to use Windows based interface means the actuators are quick to install, commission and simple to maintain.

The efficiency benefits are also significant. Without the need for messy, leaky and corrosive hydraulic fluids, and with huge operational energy, weight and space savings available, our actuators and solutions are proving even more at home in an increasingly efficiency driven market.

Olsen Actuation are leading the way in pushing forward roller screw electro mechanical control systems. We are always happy to explore new applications, requirements and restrictions to find and develop new solutions to help drive the industry forward. If you have any questions regarding an existing project or one in the pipeline, we would be happy to help you.

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Water Resistant

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Reduced Leaks

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Reduced risk of down time

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Compact Footprint = High Force Density

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Unrivalled Product

 

Unrivalled Product Range

Olsen has a unique breadth and depth of the most high performance, efficient and reliable actuators on the market. We also supply an unrivalled array of supporting equipment to complement your applications, including Servo Motors & Drives, gear boxes, cables and countless options to customise to your specifications.

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