Linear escapement mechanism

CTI project in collaboration with a Swiss industrial partner

Project Description

For a medical application where large forces have to be generated inside a small volume with reduced power consumption, using an escapement mechanism is an interesting option. Indeed, the mechanical energy is accumulated in a spring. The release of this energy is then regulated by a linear escapement, which allows high displacement resolution with minimal electric power consumption.

Publication

Influence of Manufacturing Tolerances on the Performance of an Electronically-Controlled Linear Escapement

R. Besuchet; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2015. The 10th International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications (LDIA 2015), Aachen, Germany, July 27 – 29, 2015.

Study of the Efficiency of an Electronically-Controlled Linear Escapement

R. Besuchet; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2015. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronic (AIM 2015), Busan, Korea, July 7 – 11, 2015.

Injection Device

R. Besuchet; Y. Perriard; B. Legrand 

EP2835144; US2015005708.

2015.

Optimisation of the Mover Kinetic Energy of a Miniature Linear Actuator

R. Besuchet; Y. Perriard 

2014. 2014 17th International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), Hangzhou, China, October 22-25, 2014.

A Novel Electronically-Controlled Linear Escapement Mechanism

R. Besuchet; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2014. 2014 17th International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), Hangzhou, China, October 22-25, 2014.

Design of a Miniature Short-Stroke Constant-Force Linear Actuator

R. Besuchet; A. Gabella; Y. Perriard 

Applied Mechanics and Materials. 2013. Vol. 416 – 417, p. 109-114.

Design of a Miniature Short-Stroke Constant-Force Linear Actuator

R. Besuchet; A. Gabella; Y. Perriard 

2013. 9th International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications, LDIA 2013, Hangzhou, China, July 7 – 10, 2013. p. 109-114.