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Electric Cylinders and Slides are offered in lead screw versions.

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July 30, 2014 - In addition to ball screw design, Series ECV Electric Cylinders, Series ESK/ESL Electric Thruster Slides, and Series ESG Electric Gantry Slides come in lead screw designs. Precision ball screw or lead screw models are offered in¬†2 lead configurations per size, which are optimized for speed or thrust performance. PHD Plus™ linear solutions offer configurable system that lets users power unit with motor and controls of their choice. Motors may be mounted in inline or foldback configuration.

PHD, Inc.

9009 Clubridge Dr., P.O. Box 9070, Fort Wayne, IN, 46899, USA

Original Press Release

PHD Introduces Low Cost Lead Screw Electric Linear Solutions

Press release date: July 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE, Indiana¬†– PHD, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial automation solutions, is pleased to offer a new, lower cost lead screw version of its series of PHD Plus™ line of electric cylinders and linear slides. In addition to the existing ball screw design, the Series ECV Electric Cylinders, the Series ESK/ESL Electric Thruster Slides, and the Series ESG Electric Gantry Slides are now offered in lead screw designs.

Ball screw models of PHD’s electric actuators are designed for high performance, where as the lead screw design provides lower tier performance at a significant cost savings. Precision ball screw or lead screw models are offered in two lead configurations per size, optimized for speed or thrust performance. PHD Plus linear solutions offer Your Motor, Your Way, a configurable system that allows users to easily power the unit with the motor and controls of their choice. Motors are mountable in an inline or foldback configuration.

Series ECV Electric Cylinder
• The new lower cost lead screw design is available in fives sizes with up to 750 mm travel lengths
• Rotating and non-rotating rod versions
• IP50 ingress protection

Series ESK/ESL Electric Thruster Slide
• The new lower cost lead screw design is available in fives sizes with up to 700 mm travel lengths
• Offered in long or short bodies for application flexibility
• Rigid construction with high thrust and speed capability, and high degree of repeatability

Series ESG Electric Gantry Slide
• The new lower cost lead screw design is available in fives sizes with up to 750 mm travel lengths
• Long travel, high load capabilities
• Rigid construction with high thrust and speed capability, and high degree of repeatability

To learn more and download or order a catalog, visit www.phdinc.com/phdplus. For immediate assistance, call (800) 624-8511.

About PHD
PHD, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and electric actuators for assembly, packaging, robotics, and industrial automation. PHD’s product line includes cylinders, escapements, grippers, linear slides, rotary actuators, clamps, blow molding equipment and more. Known for performance, flexibility, and extremely long life, PHD actuators welcome the challenge of many different types of operating environments. PHD’s fast delivery reduces inventory costs and keeps production schedules on track. Finding a solution for specific automation needs has never been easier or faster than it is with PHD.

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