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Linear DC Motors, Voice Coil Motors (VCM) or Voice Coil Actuators (VCA) are the simplest type of electric motors. These motors consist of two separate parts; the magnetic housing and the coil.


Applying a voltage across the terminals of the motor causes the motor to move to one direction. Reversing the polarity of the applied voltage will move the motor to the opposite direction. The generated force is proportional to the current that flows through the motor coil. This force is almost constant in the specified stroke range of the motor.


Voice coil motors do not need commutation and using a position sensor, positioning accuracies of less than one micron or 0.00004 inches are achievable.


The non-commutated motor construction increases reliability. The direct coupling of the motor to the load allows for fast acceleration / deceleration and high speed operation.


Very high speeds and accelerations can be easily achieved.


The moving part needs to be supported by a mechanism supplied by the customer.


This type of motor may be used in conjunction with a position sensor and a motion controller for accurate positioning.


The other applications of the voice coil motors are force and pressure control.


All the following motors can be manufactured with metric threads in production quantities.


Mounting hardware in various lengths and styles is available and may be obtained at Mounting Hardware


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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.375 inch, 9.5 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-010-013-01
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-010-013-01 0.25 inch 1.0 oz 3.2 oz 0.500 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 6.4 mm 0.28 N 0.88 N 12.7 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.500 inch, 12.7 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-013-013-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-013-013-02 0.25 inch 3.1 oz 9.8 oz 0.500 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 6.4 mm 0.86 N 2.73 N 12.7 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.500 inch, 12.7 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-013-019-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-013-019-02 0.50 inch 2.9 oz 9.2 oz 0.750 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 12.7 mm 0.81 N 2.55 N 19.1 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.500 inch, 12.7 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-013-025-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-013-025-02 0.75 inch 2.9 oz 9.0 oz 1.000 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 19.1 mm 0.79 N 2.51 N 25.4 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.500 inch, 12.7 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-013-032-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-013-032-02 1.00 inch 2.5 oz 7.9 oz 1.250 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 25.4 mm 0.70 N 2.20 N 31.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.500 inch, 12.7 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-013-044-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-013-044-02 1.50 inch 2.5 oz 8.0 oz 1.750 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 38.1 mm 0.71 N 2.23 N 44.5 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.500 inch, 12.7 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-013-044-03
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-013-044-03 0.60 inch 6.9 oz 21.7 oz 1.750 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 15.2 mm 1.9 N 6.0 N 44.5 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.625 inch, 15.9 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-016-010-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-016-010-01 0.125 inch 5.9 oz 18.6 oz 0.375 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 3.2 mm 1.6 N 5.2 N 9.5 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.625 inch, 15.9 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-016-013-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-016-013-01 0.25 inch 6.3 oz 20.0 oz 0.500 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 6.4 mm 1.8 N 5.6 N 12.7 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.625 inch, 15.9 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-016-019-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-016-019-01 0.50 inch 6.1 oz 19.3 oz 0.750 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 12.7 mm 1.7 N 5.4 N 19.1 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.750 inch, 19.1 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-019-016-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-019-016-02 0.25 inch 8.9 oz 28.0 oz 0.625 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 6.4 mm 2.5 N 7.8 N 15.9 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.750 inch, 19.1 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-019-022-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-019-022-02 0.5 inch 8.1 oz 25.7 oz 0.875 inch
Datasheet in PDFDownload in PDF 12.7 mm 2.3 N 7.1 N 22.2 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.750 inch, 19.1 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-019-032-02

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-019-032-02 0.875 inch 8.1 oz 25.7 oz 1.250 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 22.2 mm 2.3 N 7.2 N 31.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 0.750 inch, 19.1 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-019-048-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-019-048-02 1.5 inch 7.4 oz 23.5 oz 1.875 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 38.1 mm 2.1 N 6.5 N 47.6 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.000 inch, 25.4 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-025-022-01
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-025-022-01 0.38 inch 16.9 oz 53.5 oz 0.875 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 9.5 mm 4.7 N 14.9 N 22.2 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.000 inch, 25.4 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-025-029-01
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-025-029-01 0.63 inch 18.2 oz 57.7 oz 1.125 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 15.9 mm 5.1 N 16.0 N 28.6 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.000 inch, 25.4 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-025-038-01
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-025-038-01 0.37 inch 2.5 lb 7.8 lb 1.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 9.5 mm 11 N 34.7 N 38.1 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.000 inch, 25.4 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-025-038-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-025-038-02 1.00 inch 16.4 oz 51.9 oz 1.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 25.4 mm 4.6 N 14.4 N 38.1 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.250 inch, 31.8 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-032-025-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-032-025-02 0.50 inch 2.1 lb 6.6 lb 1.00 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 12.7 mm 9.3 N 29.3 N 25.4 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.250 inch, 31.8 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-032-038-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-032-038-02 1.00 inch 1.9 lb 5.9 lb 1.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 25.4 mm 8.3 N 26.1 N 28.6 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.250 inch, 31.8 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-032-076-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-032-076-02 2.50 inch 1.8 lb 5.7 lb 3.0 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 63.5 mm 8.0 N 25.3 N 76.2 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.500 inch, 38.1 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-038-038-01
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-038-038-01 0.75 inch 3.0 lb 9.5 lb 1.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 19.1 mm 13.4 N 42.5 N 38.1 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.500 inch, 38.1 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-038-038-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-038-038-02 0.38 inch 5.6 lb 17.7 lb 1.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 9.5 mm 24.9 N 78.8 N 38.1 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.750 inch, 44.4 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-044-032-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-044-032-02 0.50 inch 5.0 lb 15.8 lb 1.25 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 12.7 mm 22.2 N 70.4 N 31.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.750 inch, 44.4 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-044-051-01
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-044-051-01 1.25 inch 4.9 lb 15.4 lb 2.00 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 31.8 mm 21.6 N 68.4 N 50.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 1.750 inch, 44.4 mm
Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-044-051-02
Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-044-051-02 1.25 inch 5.0 lb 15.8 lb 2.00 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 31.8 mm 22.3 N 70.4 N 50.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-025-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-025-01 0.50 inch 5.3 lb 16.9 lb 1.00 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 12.7 mm 23.7 N 74.8 N 25.4 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-032-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-032-01 0.75 inch 6.3 lb 20.0 lb 1.25 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 19.1 mm 28.2 N 89.9 N 31.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-051-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-051-01 0.75 inch 6.3 lb 19.9 lb 2.00 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 19.1 mm 28.0 N 88.6 N 50.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-051-05

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-051-05 1.00 inch 6.6 lb 20.8 lb 2.00 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 25.4 mm 29.3 N 92.6 N 50.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-064-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-064-01 1.25 inch 6.6 lb 20.9 lb 2.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 31.8 mm 29.4 N 92.9 N 63.5 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-064-02

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-064-02 0.50 inch 15.3 lb 48.5 lb 2.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 12.7 mm 68.2 N 215.5 N 63.5 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-089-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-089-01 2.25 inch 5.9 lb 18.6 lb 3.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 57.2 mm 26.2 N 82.7 N 88.9 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-165-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-165-01 5.25 inch 4.8 lb 15.3 lb 6.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 133.4 mm 21.5 N 68.1 N 165.1 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-165-02

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-165-02 2.50 inch 13.4 lb 42.3 lb 6.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 63.5 mm 59.4 N 187.8 N 165.1 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.000 inch, 50.8 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-051-165-03

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-051-165-03 1.00 inch 26.5 lb 83.8 lb 6.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 25.4 mm 117.7 N 372.3 N 165.1 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.750 inch, 69.9 mm

 Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-070-038-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-070-038-01 0.50 inch 14.5 lb 45.9 lb 1.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 12.7 mm 64.6 N 204.4 N 28.6 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.750 inch, 69.9 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-070-051-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-070-051-01 1.00 inch 14.6 lb 46.0 lb 2.00 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 25.4 mm 64.7 N 204.3 N 50.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.750 inch, 69.9 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-070-064-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-070-064-01 1.50 inch 14.4 lb 45.5 lb 2.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 38.2 mm 64.0 N 202.0 N 63.5 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.750 inch, 69.9 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-070-089-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-070-089-01 2.50 inch 14.1 lb 44.6 lb 3.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 63.5 mm 62.8 N 198.3 N 88.9 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 2.750 inch, 69.9 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-070-089-02

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-070-089-02 1.00 inch 33.9 lb 107.1 lb 3.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 25.4 mm 150.7 N 476.3 N 88.9 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 3.750 inch, 95.3 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-095-038-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-095-038-01 0.50 inch 23.1 lb 73.1 lb 1.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 12.7 mm 102.7 N 324.4 N 28.6 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 3.750 inch, 95.3 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-095-051-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-095-051-01 1.00 inch 23.4 lb 70.0 lb 2.0 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 25.4 mm 104.0 N 328.7 N 50.8 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 3.750 inch, 95.3 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-095-064-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-095-064-01 1.50 inch 24.4 lb 77.1 lb 2.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 38.2 mm 108.2 N 342.0 N 63.5 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 3.750 inch, 95.3 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-095-089-01

Model # Stroke   Continuous Force   Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle   Housing Length  
LVCM-095-089-01 2.50 inch 25.0 lb 79.0 lb 3.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 63.5 mm 111.2 N 351.3 N 88.9 mm
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Housing Outside Diameter, 3.750 inch, 95.3 mm

Linear Voice Coil Motor LVCM-095-089-02

Model # Stroke Continuous Force Intermittent Force @ 10% Duty Cycle Housing Length
LVCM-095-089-02 1.00 inch 58.0 lb 183.1 lb 3.50 inch
Datasheet in PDF Download in PDF 25.4 mm 257.7 N 814.5 N 88.9 mm
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