Cedrat Technologies

Cedrat Technologies


  • Mechatronics,
  • Piezoelectric actuators,
  • Ultrasonic transducers,
  • Design of specific actuators,
  • Active vibration control systems,
  • Vibration generators,
  • Magnetic actuators,
  • Voice coil actuators,
  • Electromagnets,
  • Torque sensors,
  • Speed sensors,
  • Mechanical power sensors,
  • Eddy current sensors,
  • Magnetic positioning,
  • Piezoelectric actuator amplifiers,
  • Amplified piezoelectric actuators (APA®).
  • Catégorie: ASRC member
  • Sectors of application: Transports - Health, Pharmaceuticals, Bio-industry, Cosmetics - Materials - Mechanical engineering - Electronics, Telecommunications - Energy - Aeronautics, Spacial, Defense
  • Services provided: Consulting, expertise, training - Research and development - Prototyping, pilot lots, industrialization - Characterization, trials, tests, control, formulation



– Design of mechatronic systems (eg: active vibration control, vibration generation, micro-positioning) and detection systems using magnetic technologies or active materials such as magnetostrictive alloy piezoelectric ceramics or MRF fluids.
– Main fields of application include aerospace, medicine, scientific instrumentation (eg: telescope, synchotron…) and industrial mechanical engineering.

Concrete examples of applications

– Measurement system for magnetic characteristics of steel on exit from rolling mill
– Active optic actuators for the ELT
– XY microscanning plate for infrared camera
– Active vibration control
– X-ray shutter for synchrotron radiation
– Semi-active shock absorber for sport & leisure industry
– MRI-compatible piezoelectric micromotor for implanted medical use
– XYZ plate for Rosetta space probe
– Ultrasonic transducers for the iron and steel industry
– Active vibration control for turning