Where to obtain Linear Motor

"Linear Motor" is something that is nearly impossible to obtain. If you are an experimenter, hobbyist, prototyper, etc, don't expect to be able to purchase one cheaply.

Firstly, some terms to eliminate confusion.

Linear Motors are called by several confusing terms. Some terms used: Motor, actuator, stage.

Don't try to search internet. No cheap units for hobby use.

Any cheap units you find are not actual linear motors, but are screw type motorized (DC motor driving a screw) type units.

And some are solenoids.

"Stage" is a very specialized assembly of several linear motors used for 2D or 3D positioning.

If you need to obtain an affordable unit, try

"Alibaba"

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