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Limit Switches and Actuators: What They Are and The Benefits They Provide
Published: 08 Jul 2019
Limit Switches and Actuators: What They Are and The Benefits They Provide

If you’re like most people, the terms limit switch and actuator probably mean very little to you. However, it’s important to understand the functions of the products you buy, so we’re going to walk you through the concept of limit switches in actuators, and explain why they’re beneficial. What Is a Limit Switch in an..
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What Is Dual Synchronisation and Why Do I Need It?
Published: 17 Jun 2019
What Is Dual Synchronisation and Why Do I Need It?

More than likely, you won’t often find yourself in a position where you require more than one actuator, but if your application does require two actuators (due to things like a need for excess force, or mitigating sideways movement), you need to ensure that the two actuators are synchronised.  What is motor synchronisation? Slight variation..
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Linear Actuators: A Guide to Ingress Protection (IP) Ratings
Published: 14 Jun 2019
Linear Actuators: A Guide to Ingress Protection (IP) Ratings

The past ten years have shown a significant rise in the global demand of linear actuators. Linear actuators create movement in a straight line, as opposed to the circular motion of traditional actuators. The reason for the recent demand, has much to do with heightened awareness regarding the specific capabilities, reduced size, reliability, low cost,..
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Replacing Hydraulics with Actuators will Increase Safety and Reduce Costs
Published: 11 Jun 2019
Replacing Hydraulics with Actuators will Increase Safety and Reduce Costs

At TecHome, we remain ever vigilant and progressive when it comes to safety in the manufacturing industry. There is currently far too much wiggle room for employee accidents, especially when it comes to gas struts and hydraulics. Reducing the risk of injuries on the job should always be a top priority for businesses and manufacturers..
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What is The Hub Automation App?
Published: 12 Mar 2019
What is The Hub Automation App?

‘The Hub’ home automation app allows users to control a variety of TecHome integrated devices around the home via a tablet or mobile phone. ‘The Hub’ can be customised to control almost everything in your home from opening roofs, pool chlorinators, LED/RGB lighting, linear actuators, motors, gates, blinds, shutters, appliances and much more. Features: •..
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We welcome the new TH717 Smart Motor Controller to the TecHome Range
Published: 05 Mar 2019
We welcome the new TH717 Smart Motor Controller to the TecHome Range

Control and automate your entire outdoor entertaining area or patio with TecHome’s brand new TH717 opening roof motor controller. This ultimate all-in-one solution motor controller is perfect for operating lights, RGB LED strips, rain sensors and motors. This Australian designed and manufactured motor controller can be fully customised and programmed to suit any application such..
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Are you TecHome or TecIndustry?
Published: 26 Aug 2015
Are you TecHome or TecIndustry?

There have been some exciting things going on behind the scenes at TecHome! Not only have we been busy attending events and exhibitions, but we have also been developing a new website and working on the launch of our new brand, TecIndustry. The new brand, TecIndustry was created due to a need for fit for..
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