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12v actuator vs Linear Actuator

Discussion in 'ATV / UTV Snow Removal' started by Antlerart06, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    Whats the difference between the 2
    I working on a rear plow project for atv
    Needing atleast 300lb down pressure
    Needing be kinda fast I hate to wait on it to go down
    I know it wont be as fast as Hydros
    I be happy at half speed of hydros

    So can someone teach me something
     
  2. Arly

    Arly Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    There is no difference from the info you post. 12v actuator is powered with 12 volts. Linear means it runs in/out via a straight line.
     
  3. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    well when you look it up there is actuators and there is linear actuator and they both look the same
    But a actuator is screw driven direct drive and a linear is gear driven non direct
     
  4. Arly

    Arly Junior Member
    Messages: 29

  5. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,132

    Seems you answered your own question.
     
  6. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    yes lots reseach on finding right place to learn something

    I have everything coming for my new rear plow project Soon I'll start Fabbing and I'll start a thread
     
  7. Arly

    Arly Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    We've got a wee bit experience adding actuators to plows. But all on the front side! Good luck!

    UTV new sweep actuator added I (DL).jpg
     
  8. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    Holy cow
    I want see the rest looks like kool plow UTV or ATV
     
  9. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,132

    That's a Rhino. If I remember, they use it to clear ski/sled trails.
     
  10. Arly

    Arly Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    our little project

    Our club owns a Rhino that we built an all-way blade for. Here is the thread which has many photos posted in it..

    http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=110574

    This is used to roll snow which removes air from it and make the trail flat. Not really clear it off but to shape it the way skiers desire......
     
  11. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,132

    Yeah, clear might have been the wrong word. I just remembered it being bad azz. :D