Linear Motors - Markets

For over 70 years, Dexter has been refining its magnetic material knowledge and investing in state-of-the-art equipment to ensure that systems delivered to customers provide superior reliability and results. Leaders put their trust in Dexter to deliver solutions which become integral to their success.

Dexter excels in highly regulated markets such as medical and implantable devices,  defense, and semiconductor.  Whatever the problem, Dexter partners with customers to help realize and optimize the solution.

Dexter can design, manufacture and deliver custom linear motor solutions for a variety of vertical markets.


Dexter is a recognized leader in magnetic solutions for medical uses. Our 15+ years of experience serving the medical market gives us deep knowledge needed to understand the highly specialized requirements manufacturers face in gaining FDA or CE approval.

We are a premier provider of magnetic devices to many of the applications listed below, as well as many other class I, II and III medical solutions. Dexter’s knowledge of magnet performance in extreme conditions and magnet compatibility helps you ensure a solution that meets the most stringent requirements.

Some applications include:
• Surgical Robots
• Drug Delivery Systems
• Electron Beam Targeting
• Patient Movement
• Medical Imaging
• Carrier Systems


The applications below require highly engineered magnetic solutions. Dexter has the equipment, engineering know-how and people to develop these systems and to bring them to market. In addition, Dexter has a clear path towards DFARS compliance with established sources in allied countries.

Some applications include:
• Guidance systems – Aerial
• Guidance systems – Ground Based
• Radar – motor actuation
• Flap/Fin Actuation
• Cooling devices (IR detection sensors)
• Targeting Systems
• Precision Mirror Control
• Vibration Control
• Vertical/Horizontal Lift


If you don't find a standard product suitable for your application, our expertise and ability to provide custom motion components and systems is unmatched in the industry. Our custom manufacturing ability is further augmented by our long history of providing systems for vacuum and cleanroom operation.

Our dedicated teams work with you throughout your entire project–helping you define needs, validating system specifications and manufacturing optimized solutions. Our goal is to enable you to take technology farther.

Some applications include:
• Wafer Processing & Handling
• Precision Optics
• Vacuum Compatible Motors
• Hydrogen Compatible Motors