Engineering - Whippany Actuation Systems
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Whippany Actuation Systems engineering rendering and schematics

At Whippany Actuation Systems, we welcome the opportunity to meet the changing needs and complex engineering challenges of our customers. Our mission is to accept the most complex technical problems and use our broad engineering talents to find customized solutions that provide the foundation for quality, reliability, manufacturing excellence and, most importantly, customer satisfaction. We bring our diverse engineering talent and technical skills to bear as an innovation partner and an experienced leader in our industry.

Our Engineering and Design capabilities include:

Core Competencies

  • Custom engineering Electromechanical Actuation Systems
  • System Simulation
  • Motor Electronic Controls
  • Electric Motor Design
  • Gear Design
  • Circuit Board Design

Mechanical Design Capabilities

  • Gear trains – ball screws, jackscrews, gears, shafts and bearings
  • Electric motors
  • Clutches, torque limiters and brakes
  • EMA mechanical and electronics packaging
  • Rotary and linear shaft seals
  • Moisture management – combined flight environment

Electronics Design

  • High performance, high bandwidth servo control electronics
  • High reliability, redundant and fault tolerant architectures
  • State of the art controllers using DSP and FPGA technologies
  • DO-178B/DO-254 software certification
  • System and electronics modeling, simulation and analysis
  • EMC design, modeling and test lab capability


  • Mechanical and Electrical CAD, FEA, Gear Design and Analysis
  • Electromagnetic Design
  • System Modeling, Reliability
  • System Integration Lab
  • Rapid Prototyping – Mechanical and Electrical
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