THE NUVU MINI CYCLONE 1.1 ROPE PISTON

September to October 02013

applications where the device is put to best use.

12 of these actuators were distributed amongst student projects. 5 of them still function today and are consistently recycled from old projects.

An invention that behaves unlike any other linear actuator required customer validation wether it belonged in the marketplace as a usable component. Arron and Blake took this invention to a nearby technical high school to educate and distribute miniaturized rope pistons in hopes of seeing

Operating load
Cyclone reduction (not incl. Gears)
stroke
stroke time
Speed
Mtbf - “life” (strokes)
failure modes

62 lbs
9
67.8 mm
2.4 seconds
28 mm/s
25
Rotor Break due to material
0.2 lbs
 

efficiency
height
width
length
contraction ratio
psi
push/pull

60 %
2.17 inches
4.45 inches
12.22 inches
27.9 %
1.04
Pull Only