Linear Actuators

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Cylinder delivers thrust up to 114 kN.

January 5, 2015

Featuring 125 mm frame size with oversized ball screw and thrust bearings, Model ETH125 utilizes integrated drive train and guidance design that maximizes overall thrust capacity, offering energy-efficient solution to hydraulic actuation. Unit features max stroke of 2 m, max speed of 1.7 m/s, and max acceleration of 15 m/s². IP54-rated as standard with options for IP65 and higher, cylinder provides bi-directional repeatability of ±0.03 mm, ±0.05 mm for parallel mount. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Motion Systems offer 88-1128 mm travel.

December 15, 2014

Available in lengths from 160–1,200 mm, Roll-Slide Mini™ carriage and rail linear motion systems feature corrosion-resistant stainless steel rails, electrodeless nickel-plated carriages, and 440c stainless steel roller bearings with coefficient of friction from .001–.010. Maximum dynamic load is 45 lbs for single carriage, and temperature range is -50 to 140°F. Applications include camera sliders, sensor carriers, medical, defense/aerospace, and manual adjustment mechanisms. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Blank Feeder features fully automated tooling change.

December 12, 2014

Based on CompactTransfer and designed for blanks up to 4,100 x 2,100 mm, HighSpeedTransfer (HST) employs linear servo technology and comes with press simulation software that determines safest, most efficient travel curve. At 6 m distance between press centers, up to 15 strokes/min are feasible. Respectively, theoretical max acceleration for horizontal and vertical axis is 25 adn 15 m/sec². Unit fastens to press frame in travel direction, and all modules mount above floor.
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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Voice Coil Actuator delivers peak force of 0.5 lb.

December 12, 2014

With an outside diameter of 0.375 in., Model LAH04-10-000A features an operating stroke of 0.157 in. The moving magnet design offers optimized heat dissipation. By allowing the magnet to move and keeping the coil fixed, any heat generated by the coil assembly can be conducted away. No moving wires and high heat dissipation makes this VCA best suited for high duty cycle applications such as pick and place machines, remotely controlled switching, medical and lab equipment, military and aerospace. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Tubular Linear Motor fully complies with DIN ISO 15552:2005-12.

December 3, 2014

Offering dynamic positioning capability with ±0.05 mm repeatability and strokes to 720 mm, Electric Thrust Tubular (ETT) series employs linear motor technology. This direct-drive, rod-style thrust actuator features body that houses motor stator and magnets embedded in moving rod. Along with IP67 rating and stainless steel AISI 304 shaft, features include 1 VPP Sin/Cos encoder feedback, 8–118 N (continuous) and 32–474 N (peak) thrust, 4 m/sec max speed, and max acceleration of 200 m/sec². Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drop-in Replacement Actuators meet machine builders' requirements.

November 26, 2014

Offered in 6 bore sizes with 10 stroke lengths, field-repairable Optimax® Series OCG Round Body Pneumatic Cylinders feature drop-in imperial mounting to match global standard. Cushions reduce end of travel impact. Offered in 5 bore sizes with up to 7 travel lengths, Optimax Series OSX Light Duty Pneumatic Thruster Slides have drop-in metric mounting to match global standard. Shock pads reduce end of travel impact.  Both actuators comes standard with magnets for switch sensing capability. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Measuring System features inductive design.

November 17, 2014

Available for ball and roller rail systems, IMS-I provides feedback for distances up to 4,500 mm, and allows several runner blocks to be positioned independently of each other on same rail. Scale is integrated into profiled rail and protected by tightly welded stainless steel strip across entire rail section length. Rated for positioning accuracy of 0.25 µm with scale precision of ±3 µm/m, inductive measuring system operates without physical contact and is therefore wear-free. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuators increase circuit breaker safety.

November 11, 2014

Portable RSA-187A units let personnel operate General Electric E Line (150 A frame size) low-voltage molded case circuit breakers from safe distance, outside arc-flash perimeter, without making any modifications to breaker. When accompanied by remote switch operator (RSO) control unit, RSA-187A reduces need for arc-flash suits and eliminates all hazardous manual contact with gear during operation by providing open and close operation from up to 300 ft away. Read More