Mechanical Actuators

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Spool/Sleeve Actuators for Boeing Aircraft

June 24, 2016

Problem: Part match-fit and cylindricity requirements made vendors willing to accept the responsibility of holding print tolerances scarce. Material: 440C HT 58 RC min. Critical Dimensions: Match-fit clearance: hold match fit clearance spool/sleeve to .00005". The resulting cylindricity on both spool and sleeve necessarily were near .000025". 4 Ra surface finish.  Resolution: Match-fit of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Standard Motor Products Releases 186 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

June 6, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 186 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release expands coverage through the 2016 model year covering more than 67.5 million additional VIO. SMP introduced 90 new sensors covering 23 million VIO. Highlights include 47 accelerator pedal sensors, 16 ABS speed sensors, 7 mass air flow (MAF)... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Quarter Turn Electric Actuators combine usability and performance.

May 31, 2016

Supplied in NEMA 4/4X/IP67, powder-coated, aluminum alloy housing, HRS Series provides multiplication of motor power to produce compact torque ranges from 300&ndash;177,000 lb-in. Larger models feature epicyclic transmission system, and clutch-free manual override system provides full-time override capabilities during powered or un-powered events. Features include on/off or proportional control (2&ndash;10 Vdc/4&ndash;20 mA inputs and outputs), integrated local control stations, and visual position indicators.<br /> Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Voice Coil Actuator Kit accelerates prototype development.

May 23, 2016

Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) Developer&#39;s Kit includes 6 actuators with ODs from 32&ndash;113.8 mm, force performances from 15.56&ndash;1,512 N, and total strokes from 6.35&ndash;31.7 mm. Designed to facilitate prototype building for those unfamiliar with VCA technology, kit provides all necessary components to build operational actuation system. Built-in feedback sensor and programmable controller with MotionLab Software runs on user&rsquo;s local PC, and sample programs are included. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Circular Piezo Actuators suit highly dynamic processes.

April 21, 2016

Based on multilayer and ceramic encapsulation process, P-088 Circular PICMA® Piezo Actuators, Chips, and Tubular Stacks offer microsecond response time, sub nanometer resolution, and resonant frequency to 68 kHz. PICMA® ceramic technology is applied to PD0xx miniature annular PZT chips with outer diameters from 5&ndash;16 mm and inner diameters of 2.5&ndash;8 mm. Largest 16 mm unit delivers 6,000 N of blocking force in circular form and 4,400 N in annular shape. Travel range of 2 µm is achieved at 100 V. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

Standard Motor Products Releases 250 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

April 1, 2016

NEW YORK, – Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 250 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release expands coverage through the 2016 model year covering more than 200 million additional VIO. The company increased switch coverage by 40 million VIO with the introduction of 90 SKUs, including 25 combination switches and 20 instrument panel... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Import Motor Parts cover greater than 16 million VIO.

March 28, 2016

Intermotor® Import includes 67 part numbers that expand coverage for 2015 model year with >16 million VIO. While 12 turbocharger SKUs include new and remanufactured units for gasoline applications, there are 3 diesel fuel injectors, 4 power door lock actuators, and 11 fuel vapor canisters that provide coverage for 3 million VIO. Examples of 23 switch SKUs, which increase coverage by 5 million VIO, include 4WD selector, ignition, heated seat, power door lock, and power window switches. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hy-Mag Circuit Breaker is offered with recessed paddle actuator.

March 22, 2016

Designed for precision operation in OEM markets requiring general-purpose as well as full-load amp applications, A-Series hydraulic-magnetic (Hy-Mag) circuit breakers are available with visi-rocker or paddle actuators. Sealed toggle actuator style suits harsh environments, while optional rocker-guard and push-to-reset bezels help prevent inadvertent actuation. With 1&ndash;6 poles and 0.02&ndash;50 A capacities, temperature-stable products are rated up to 277 Vac or 80 Vdc. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Small Profile Belt Drive Actuator solves automation issues.

March 17, 2016

LEZ 1 (Automation stick), driven by 9 mm HTD belt, has max speed of 1.5 m/sec and can be ordered without motor or with either 50 Ncm stepper motor or 160 Ncm stepper motor with 2:1 belt drive. While 44 x 30 mm cross section and standard travels from 153&ndash;2,853 mm accommodate use in tight spaces, 70 mm wide carriage facilitates mounting of objects. Slide comes standard with limit switches at both ends of travel, and repeatability is ±0.2 mm. Complete electronic controller package is available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

BWD Automotive Releases 197 New Part Numbers

March 16, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 197 new part numbers to its BWD® engine management line, covering domestic and import vehicles. The BWD line expansion features more than 60 million additional VIO with new key category coverage through the 2015 model year. BWD® added 110 new parts to its diesel category, including several new product categories and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Standard Motor Products Releases 197 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

March 9, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 197 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release expands coverage through the 2015 model year covering more than 60 million additional VIO. The highlight is the addition of 110 SKUs to the company's diesel line, including both new product categories and line expansions to existing... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Control Loader Actuators and Systems

March 4, 2016

Electric Digital Control Loaders - High Force, High Fidelity Model 400-X are designed for primary controls with FAA Level D requirements. These requirements typically need high torque, high fidelity and velocity. The gearbox is combined with a low inertia DC motor, angular displacement transducer and a load cell. The system comes complete with computer and maintenance software. Host interface... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Multi-Channel Digital Piezo Controller offers broad connectivity.

March 3, 2016

Integrating with existing piezo-based nanpositioning systems and piezo actuators, E-727 features 20-bit DACs and ADCs, 4 PAs, PID control, and 2 programmable notch filters. Closed-loop nanopositioning systems are supported with capacitive feedback sensors, piezoresistive sensors, and strain gauges. Linearization fosters positioning accuracy, and DDL eliminates non-linearities at high frequencies. Data recorder, ID chip compatibility, and programmable drift compensation are also standard. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Actuators offer precise motion, minimal maintenance.

February 22, 2016

Shipped preassembled with selected SmartMotor&trade;, fully integrated actuators are designed for precision and extended life in material handling, packaging, biomedical, and life sciences applications. ROT1 rotary actuator consists of belt-driven rotary stage and is available with 16&ndash;100 mm through holes. Belt-driven linear systems, PSC/M6S, have integrated guide rails and 150&ndash;3,000 mm strokes. Also available, HBOT1/TBOT1 use combination of belt actuators for 2-axis motion. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator works with Allen Bradley circuit breakers.

February 18, 2016

Portable CBS ArcSafe RSA-167 lets technicians remotely close or trip Allen Bradley 1494F-P1-NP Series A circuit breakers from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system negates need to modify existing electrical equipment for installation/operation. Optional features include radio remote with range up to 300 ft, 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and rugged protective case assembly. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Actuators offer flexible onboard electronics.

February 16, 2016

Featuring integrated Electrak Modular Control System, Electrak HD&trade; Actuators enable design engineers to convert hydraulic applications to electric. Units can handle bidirectional loads up to 2,250 lb with stroke lengths up to 39 in. and speed options up to 3 ips. Operating in harsh environments with temperatures from -40 to +185°F, IP69k-rated products offer optional SAE-J1939 CAN bus communication, position feedback, dynamic braking, low level power switching, and end of stroke output. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Digital Actuator connects hydronics with building automation.

February 3, 2016

Suited for installation in fan coil units, chilled ceilings, air handling units, VAV boxes, induction units, and baseboards, 4-in-1 NovoCon® S Digital Actuator combines functionalities of digital actuator, bus communication device, flow indicator, and data logger. Motorized, modulating unit is engineered to fit onto Danfoss AB-QM&trade; pressure independent control valve to provide precise control and communication between hydronic system and building automation system. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Customizable Precision XY Motion Platform offers 150 mm travel.

January 20, 2016

Capable of operating in any orientation, 306 x 358 x 66 mm CXY-BS Series attains linear velocities to 150 mm/sec and has clean design with apertureless frame. Components include brushless servo motor directly coupled to zero backlash precision ground ball screws; crossed roller bearings; hi-res (0.1 µm) linear SS scale encoder; and optical limit switches with home. Orthogonality (10 arcsec) and parallelism enable X/Y travel with 10 µm linear accuracy and 1 µm linear repeatability.<br /> Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Small Actuators offers through-hole design, customization.

January 19, 2016

Offering strokes from 0.25&ndash;0.45 in. and peak forces from 14&ndash;45.2 lb, linear unhoused Voice Coil Actuators (VCAs) with aperture sizes of 15, 20, and 24.9 mm simplify assemblies and conserve space. Through-hole design lets OEM assembly pass directly through middle of actuator to reduce weight and parts requirements as well as end-product size. Available in 3 standard models, these military- and medical-grade actuators measure as small as 1.5 in. dia and 1.56 in. long. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator helps keep technicians safe.

January 18, 2016

Installed and operated without requiring any modifications to existing electrical equipment, portable RSA-39B lets technicians remotely close or trip circuit breaker while remaining stationed safely outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system is standard, and options include radio remote with range up to 300 ft, 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and protective case. Actuators work with General Electric E9000 Evolution MCC main units. Read More