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Macro Fiber Composite MFC / an innovative actuator

Macro Fiber Composite MFC
Macro Fiber Composite MFC

Discipline: Material

Discipline: Material

The MFC - an innovative actuator offering high
performance and flexibility in a cost-competitive
device. It consists of rectangular piezo ceramic rods
sandwiched between layers of adhesive and
electroded polyimide film. This film contains
interdigitated electrodes that transfer the applied
voltage directly to and from the ribbon shaped rods.
This assembly enables in-plane poling, actuation, and
sensing in a sealed and durable package. When
embedded in a surface or attached to flexible
structures, the MFC provides distributed solid-state
deflection and vibration control.

Client / Manufacturer

Smart Material GmbH

Smart Material GmbH

Design

Smart Material GmbH

Smart Material GmbH