The selection of the right material for any given fluid power application is essential for success and optimum performance. In the December issue of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, we report on a medical application where a ceramic motor was used.
In this article titled Metal-free motors put a new spin on medical imaging, the author explains how the use of metal needed to be avoided because of possible interference with the MRI machine. The use of the ceramic air motor and engineered plastic hose end fittings allowed for a successful application.
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