Missile Fin Actuator

These fin actuators are used in pairs in precision flight control for missiles. This unit was developed to sit in the only space available between the outer skin of the missile and the rocket motor. The unit weighs less than 2.75 kg and meets the specification under the extreme levels of performance and environment associated…

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Linear Actuator

Linear actuator with in-built control electronics specifically designed for UAV flight control surface actuation where reliability, positional accuracy and a notable power to weight ratio are vital.  The actuator was designed using OTM’s building block strategy where the various modules can be configured either to meet new actuator requirements or for improved actuators to replace…

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The Unsung Heroes

There are a number of a staff at OTM without whom we would not be able to keep on achieving the levels of quality and superiority that we do. More specific pages feature some of the main players in their groups and departments but the following paragraphs will show you The Unsung Heroes who work…

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The Patience of Assembly

One of the attributes that set OTM apart from the competition is our knowledge and expertise in gears and gearing systems. We’re comfortable in the knowledge that our skilled designers can create the solution to solve your problem. But, equally, nowhere is our superiority more evident than in our Assembly area. Our highly skilled team…

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Missile Fin Actuator – Case study

Missile Fin Actuator – Smaller, Lighter and More Powerful Another defence industry triumph from OTM A leading international defence manufacturer faced the kind of problem that could have been tailor-made to showcase the skills and expertise that have kept OTM at the forefront of actuator design and manufacture for over 50 years. The issue, to…

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Expert In-House Design

One of the many features that sets OTM aside from our competitors is the significant expertise and vast experience contained within our design team. It’s the challenge of solving the toughest actuation problems that motivates them to push their knowledge and skills to the limit and to continue to upgrade and develop products to meet…

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Warrior Wiper Blade Actuator – Case Study

OTM has designed and manufactured a screen wiper system for use on fighting vehicles, such as the Warrior, for many years.  This design has been through several iterations of product improvement over time from single screen to multi screen applications for the Warrior and also finding a home in sight wiping applications. By showcasing our…

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Rotary Throttle Actuator – Case Study

For Unmanned Autonomous Drone (UAV) BAE Systems are at the forefront of UAV technology and development. They were in the process of adapting their High Endurance Rapid Technology Insertion (Herti) UAV drone for use in commercial, non-military applications. Drones offer significant advantages in many situations but, as with many things, the advantages often come with…

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