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June 05, 2019

Advantages of Piezoelectric Actuators

Comparison of actuator characteristics (Mamiya, 2006, P. 83) Piezoelectric actuators are used in a variety of precision motion control applications. Two examples are industrial automation […]

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May 22, 2019

Sub-millisecond piezo actuator used for benchtop testing

Device schematic (Milner and Hutchens, fig. 1a) A Small-scale Ballistic Cavitation (SBC) technique is available from researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A […]

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August 11, 2018

Remotely Operated, UHV and Cryogenic Valve Actuator

DSM has recently completed the second phase of an SBIR effort to develop reliable, low cost cryogenic actuators. Three prototypes, Delta, Beta, and Gamma, were designed […]

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July 07, 2018

A New Take on Ultrasonic Motors

Ultrasonic motors are a specific type of piezoelectric motor that use resonance effects to generate high direct drive torque in a small package. These motors […]

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June 20, 2018

Control Your Stäubli Robot

Robots in Automation and Research Industrial robots such as the Stäubli TX60 increasingly find roles outside traditional industrial automation.  The same attributes that make them […]

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May 28, 2018

LabVIEW Consulting Services

DSM is now offering LabVIEW consulting services, specializing in motion control.  LabVIEW is often used by DSM in many of the projects we work on. Our […]

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April 02, 2018

DSM Moves to New Facility

Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC is pleased to announce that we have relocated to a new location. Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC114 SE PARKWAY CT […]

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April 02, 2018

New DSM Hexapod for Compliance-Based Medical Imaging and Surgical Interventions

DSM, working on an SBIR project for The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), is developing a new hexapod for compliance-based medical imaging and surgical interventions.   […]

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April 02, 2018

Unique new DSM device praised by Navy Medicine Live

New Motion platform developed by DSM for the Naval Medical Research Unit. Features: 12 ft displacement, 1G peak acceleration, 182kg payload System is on the […]

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April 02, 2018

DSM completes installation of Vertical Linear Accelerator (VLA) at Wright-Patterson AFB; Dayton, Ohio

DSM completed installation of the vertical linear accelerator (VLA) at Wright-Patterson AFB Dayton, Ohio.  (DSM’s VLA page) Abnormal visual-vestibular responses among aviation personnel may predispose them to […]

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April 02, 2018

Phase II SBIR Results – Piezo Motors Ready for Your Application

DSM is a proud participant in the United States’ Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. As a small US based company, we are able to […]

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April 02, 2018

DSM Conducts Extensive Cryogenic Testing on Piezo Stacks from Multiple Vendors

DSM conducted four rounds of cryogenic testing on piezo-ceramic (PZT) stacks. The tests were completed as part of ongoing piezo actuation system product development efforts […]

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