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circuit to provide strong push/pull force?

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by ben bitdiddle, Apr 10, 2004.

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  1. I'm looking to build a device that will need to exert a fairly significant
    pushing and pulling force- it will need to pull up the hasp of a
    combination lock(once it's unlocked). I've seen schematics online for a
    device that uses some massive solenoids- does anyone know of a more
    compact way to deliver a large force using a circuit? If solenoids are the
    only way to go, recommendations would be appreciated. I'm not sure how
    much push force I need yet, i'll need to hang weights on the lock hasp to
    find out. Are there any reasons for getting just one push/pull solenoid
    vs. two push or two pull solenoids? thanks for any advice.
  2. the Wiz

    the Wiz Guest

    How about a low speed gear motor with an arm on the output gear? The gear motor
    can provide appreciable torque.

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  3. Don Taylor

    Don Taylor Guest

    A small motor turning a threaded rod through a nut?
  4. Jamie

    Jamie Guest

    explosive charge? :)
  5. dan

    dan Guest

    What's that Lassie? You say that ben bitdiddle fell down the old
    sci.electronics.basics mine and will die if we don't mount a rescue by
    Fri, 09 Apr 2004 21:01:39 -0400:
    try electric car door lock actuators
  6. ddwyer

    ddwyer Guest

    Agree; dont get your finger caught.
  7. Rok Sitar

    Rok Sitar Guest

    relay & powerfull supply
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