Rotary Actuators

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Actuator automates small valves in tight piping.

November 6, 2014

Suitable for rotary and linear valve applications, EIM™ Model 500 is equipped with TEC2 Electronics, which provide actuator status and diagnostics that help avoid unscheduled maintenance. Unit can be used with Remote Display Module for difficult-to-observe applications. Actuator utilizes open network control architecture allowing range of topologies and protocols including Modbus, HART®, Profibus, Foundation™ Fieldbus, DeviceNet™, and Ethernet, to integrate into communication networks. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Compact Hollow Shaft Servo Actuators foster design versatility.

September 5, 2014

Composed of Harmonic Drive® CSG zero-backlash gear combined with brushless servomotor with encoder resolution at output up to 20,971,520 pulse/rev, SHA-CG series offers positional accuracy of better than 1 arc-min and repeatability better than ±5 arc-sec while delivering up to 3,400 N∙m torque. There are 4 sizes available, hollow shaft diameters range from 17–45 mm, and max speed reaches 120 rpm. Cross-roller bearing allows mounting of loads directly to actuator without additional support.
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Mechanical Power Transmission

Rotary Electric Actuator features explosion proof design.

February 25, 2014

Designed for industrial applications within 200 lb-in. torque range, Model SR7 is housed inside heavy-duty, sand-cast, aluminum enclosure that meets NEMA 7 specifications for use in hazardous locations. Reversing actuator includes 115 Vac 1-phase motor with thermal overload protection, 2 limit switches wired for light indication, and 300 series stainless steel output drive with spring friction brake. With spur gear drive and hardened steel gears, unit can withstand stall conditions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Rotary Actuators come in 75 mm frame size.

January 16, 2014

With integrated 1.5 kW servo amplifier, Tritex II 75 mm Rotary Actuators deliver torques to 60 lbf-in. peak and 30 lbf-in. continuous. DC-powered units with 750 W servo amplifier are also available. Assembled into waterproof housing, actuators with built-in mechanical converters eliminate need for ball screw or gear reducer. Digital and analog I/O plus communication networks such as Modbus TCP, Ethernet/IP, PROFINET IO, and CANopen allow actuators to become integral part of control architecture. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated AC-Powered Linear Actuator comes in 75 mm frame size.

January 14, 2014

With forces to 1,035 lbf continuous and 2,075 lbf peak, 75 mm frame size Tritex II integrates brushless servo motor with AC powered 1.5 kW servo drive, digital position controller, and linear actuator within one waterproof housing. Multiple feedback types, including absolute feedback, are available to suit application. Digital and analog I/O, along with communication networks, allow actuator to work with control architecture and machine control processes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Materials & Material Processing

Rotary Feed-Through supports up to 26 electrical signals.

June 20, 2013

With DDF-I rotary feed-through, 13 of 26 electrical signals are used for valve actuation, while air and vacuum are supplied to actuators via fluid feed-through and slip ring contacts. Center bore enables feed-through of cables, liquids, workpieces, or use of camera. Product's ISO flange pattern connects device to different robots without adapter. Enabling rotation of last robot axis by over 360°, without cable and hose twisting, unit also has electric plug contacts to simplify cable changing. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Universal Rotary Unit supports high-speed assembly.

May 28, 2013

With lightweight parts, SRU plus 20-S Module enables rotation times starting at 0.3 s and up to 3,700 cycles per hour. Patented shock absorbing system combines elastomer with oil-damped shock absorber. Arranged in stack, damping enables minimized cycle times and maximum number of cycles, as well as rotation of high mass inertias or loads. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Linear Actuator suits pick and place applications.

January 25, 2013

Measuring 50 x 95 x 8 mm for 10 mm stroke, LCA8 Series is designed to replace pneumatic cylinders. Unit offers stroke range up to 50 mm, peak force of 5 N at 3 A, and acceleration up to >20 G. Providing independent control of position, speed, and force, actuator features standard encoder resolution of 5 microns, with 1 or 0.1 micron available as options. Direct drive actuator, available with vacuum shaft and spring option, is suited for pick and place and assembly applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motor-Integrated Servo Drives feature IP65 protection.

November 12, 2012

Integrating motor, positioning sensor, precision gearbox, and servo drive, ACOPOSmulti65m supports implementation of modular machine concepts. Three sizes enable servo actuators to cover torque range of 1.8–10.5 Nm and power range of 500 W to 2 kW. For applications that demand more power, optional fan assembly can be retrofitted for performance boost of up to 100%. In addition, ACOPOSmulti65m comes with Safe Torque Off and SS1 safety functions in accordance with SIL 3 or PLe. Read More

Robotics, Mechanical Power Transmission

Single Axis Actuators target factory automation applications.

October 25, 2012

Available in standard or cover versions with thousands of possible configurations, LX Actuators include High Precision Class models for precise positioning and indexing control, and LX Actuators with Motors, which come in heavy and medium load versions with 8 types of stepper motors. CE compliant, RS Robotic Actuators are available in 18 small sizes driven by stepper motors and 20 large sizes driven by AC servo motors. Clean Room Class 10 models feature sealed design and stainless steel cover. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Actuators can replace conventional pneumatic cylinders.

August 1, 2012

Reducing energy consumption, contamination, noise, and maintenance, electromechanical SKF CASM Series fits standard industry footprints and eliminates need to constantly run components associated with pneumatic cylinders. Sealing system provides IP54S protection, and sintered filter compensates for pressure differences within linear unit during movement. With load capacities from 300-5,400 N, actuators offer up to 100% duty cycle and allow for continuous non-stop operation. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

DC Actuators suit process control valves in hazardous areas.

April 10, 2012

CSA certified and in compliance with CSA 139, Tritex II(TM) Series accommodates applications requiring CSA Class I, Div 2 Groups A, B, C, and D certification. Units integrate servo drive, digital position controller, brushless motor, and linear or rotary actuator in sealed package. Capable of reaching speeds up to 25 ips and forces to 1,000 lb, Tritex II DC actuators virtually eliminate deadband and prevent stiction in valve stem from causing operation malfunctions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

DC-Powered Actuators combine performance and connectivity.

March 16, 2012

Operating from 12-48 Vdc, Tritex II(TM) self-contained motion control solution houses servo drive, digital positioner, and actuator in one integrated package. I/O capabilities - DIO, analog I/O, and communication buses, including Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP, and PROFINET IO - promote control and connectivity. Providing motion control in linear and rotary applications, actuators offer 1,000 lb continuous and 1,300 lb peak force ratings as well as speeds reaching 33 ips. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rotary Servo Actuator minimizes UAV flight control failures.

February 9, 2012

ERSA Redundant Electro-Mechanical Rotary Servo Actuator is designed with built-in fail-safe based on duplicate flight controls located on 2 separate control boards. Back-up control allows UAV to continue flying in case of component failure. Additional features include dual DC brushless motors that minimize maintenance, 3 gang potentiometer, and optional digital or analog output. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Servomotor Actuator delivers up to 3,000 lbf.

September 16, 2011

Optmized for dynamic performance and service life, IMA55 integrated-motor rod-style actuator delivers up to 3,000 lbf with standard ball screw. Hollow-core rotor design allows nut of screw to pass inside rotor, creating compact package. Additionally, skewed stator windings minimize cogging of motor and promote efficient motion with force repeatability. Able to move at top speed of ~12 ips, actuator comes with choice of motor windings for 230 or 460 Vac in any stroke length from 6-18 in. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Rotary Actuator Module produces high torque, power.

March 16, 2011

Able to deliver 0.17 N-m torque and speeds exceeding 400°/sec, non-inductive and non-magnetic M3-R module measures 60 mm dia x 8 mm thick and has scalable design that can be adjusted to optimize dynamic performance, velocity, torque, or size. Module integrates piezoelectric motors, tangential drive mechanism, angular motion sensor, as well as necessary drive and control electronics. It accepts direct battery voltage of 24 V without boost circuits and draws less than 60 W when moving. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pneumatic Rotary Actuators feature output flange stops.

March 14, 2011

Delivering 7-310 lb-in. torque, Series AGR offers 5 bore sizes of .5, .75, 1.0, 1.25, and 1.625 in. with 2 standard rotations of 90 and 180°. Units feature bearing supported flange, enabling payload to be connected directly to flange without need for extra support. Suited for tight space applications, all units include standard angle adjustment of ±5° in each direction and output flange hard stops that minimize internal drive component wear on rack and pinion. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rotary Actuators feature Class I, Division 2 Certification.

December 15, 2010

Operating with T-Lam(TM) segmented lamination stator technology, SLM and SLG Series suit motion control applications where flammable gases or vapors may be present. SLM Series brushless servo motor, producing speeds to 4,000 rpm, comes in multiple frame sizes, including 90, 115, and 142 mm. Available in 90 and 115 mm frame sizes, UL-Recognized SLG Series gearmotors offer integrated armature and sungear as well as 1, 2, or 3 stack lengths with single and double reductions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rotary Actuator is suited for rotating heavy loads.

July 23, 2010

Available in 6 different sizes, SRU-plus rotary actuator offers choice of 2 dampening versions; soft dampening version for short cycle times, and hard dampening version with heavier payload capability. Options include electric and fluid feed through, continuous adjustment of end positions, as well as pneumatic or locked middle position versions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Industrial Linear and Rotary Actuators support Ethernet/IP.

July 8, 2010

Tritex II(TM) actuators utilize Ethernet/IP link to PLC or HMI that enables users to send and receive data quickly to operate actuator with machine automation control system. Use of Ethernet/IP allows transfer of 100 input and 100 output 16-bit registers, connection through M12 Ethernet connector, connectivity to Rockwell PLCs, and EtherNet/IP register mapping and configuration setup via Tritex Expert software. Units operate from 100-240 Vac, allowing direct connection to factory power sources. Read More