Rotary Actuators

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Universal Rotary Unit features high torque design.

October 19, 2016

Available in sizes 16, 32, and 40, SRM Universal Rotary Unit features internal shock absorbers that provide high inertia capacity as well as fast swivel times. Product offers large pinion mounting surface for stability and large center bore for feeding through items such as cables and hoses. Modular air feed-through and electrical feed-through versions are available as factory options or as field installed items. 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

Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Actuators offer precise motion, minimal maintenance.

February 22, 2016

Shipped preassembled with selected SmartMotor™, 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 16–100 mm through holes. Belt-driven linear systems, PSC/M6S, have integrated guide rails and 150–3,000 mm strokes. Also available, HBOT1/TBOT1 use combination of belt actuators for 2-axis motion. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Distributed Servo Technology Bends Panels Into Better Shape

June 16, 2015

Salvagnini simplifies the design of its machines using drive solutions from Kollmorgen Author: Fabio Massari, Sales Manager, Kollmorgen, Italy Making a departure from traditional drive architectures in its new P2lean generation of machines, Salvagnini the world's leading manufacturer of panel bending machines is using distributed servo amplifiers for positioning, instead of keeping... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Kinetrol Rotary Vane Actuators - Simply the Best!

April 22, 2015

Kinetrol rotary vane actuators and their components have a unique design advantage over "piston" type actuators (rack and pinion and scotch yoke mechanisms). Watch this video for a brief outline of why they are simply the best. ... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Software

The New Basic TEB/LEB Digital Proportional Valve from Atos

April 2, 2015

New Basic TEB/LEB digital proportionals - the Best ever Atos product! Atos is proud to be the first worldwide electrohydraulic company presenting a new range of high performances digital proportionals with same prices of analog models. The software setting of scale, bias, linearization and dynamic response allows to customize the valve's behavior, thus increasing the electrohydraulic... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

4 Applications for Actuators in Wind Turbines

November 13, 2014

Nowadays wind turbines play a larger role in the power generation combination for the USA. Every day, more and more turbines are being installed across states and the country. Although valves don't play an important part in the wind energy generation, actuators are a much more significant element in the operation of wind turbines. Many areas in a wind turbine operation use actuation.... Read More

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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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Curtiss-Wright Implements PROFINET IO Communications on Tritex II

April 21, 2014

Chanhassen, MN — Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) today announced that its Exlar business units will implement the PROFINET IO with its Tritex II actuators. PROFINET is the Ethernet based automation standard of PROFIBUS International. The Tritex II integrated actuator line has passed the PROFINET IO Conformance testing performed by the PROFI Interface Center.  This communication link... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Heason Technology's Submersible Electric Actuator Demonstrates Custom Design Capability for Naval Application

April 14, 2014

Slinfold, UK – Applying its well proven design and production capabilities, Heason Technology recently completed the supply of custom electric actuators and servo drives for a UK manufacturer of submersible marine vehicles. The rotary actuators power the rudder and hydroplane controls of scaled submersible vehicle test models which are used for a range of studies for hydrodynamic design... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Heason Technology - Stand D192

March 7, 2014

Slinfold, UK – Heason Technology will demonstrate its expertise in positioning mechanics and motion system design, manufacture and assembly with a series of working exhibits that bring together products and components from many of its distribution partners as complete motion systems. These include a concept rotary actuator that delivers Ethernet from fixed to rotating sections through an... Read More

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

Oriental Motor Introduces DGII Series Hollow Rotary Actuators

February 19, 2014

Torrance, CA — ORIENTAL MOTOR USA CORP Hollow rotary actuators are now even easier to use. Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the introduction of our newest hollow rotary actuator, the DGII Series. The DGII Series hollow rotary actuator now utilizes the highly efficient and energy saving AR Series closed loop motor for the hollow rotary actuator. High accuracy positioning can be... 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

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Metallized Carbon Corporation Announces Availability of Custom Vanes, Rotors, and End Plates for Rotary Pumps

November 27, 2013

Ideal for pumps pumping both liquids and gases Metallized Carbon Corporation, a global leader in the manufacture of oil-free, self-lubricating, carbon-graphite materials for severe service lubrication applications, announces the availability of custom vanes, rotors, and end plates for use in rotary vane pumps pumping both liquids and gases. The carbon-graphite components provide superior... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Packaging Equipment, Software

PartnerNetwork Program from Rockwell Automation Adds 10 Industry-Leading Companies

October 31, 2013

New product-supplier partners, an OEM partner and a solution partner offer manufacturers access to best-in-class engineering expertise and product resources MILWAUKEE — Eight new product suppliers in the Americas region have joined the Rockwell Automation Encompass third-party product referencing program, and one existing partner in the program achieved global partner status. Additionally,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Calnetix Technologies New Electromagnetic Actuator Patent Significantly Benefits Industry-Leading Magnetic Bearings

August 8, 2013

- Powerflux™ Side-By-Side Radial/Axial Combination Electromagnetic Actuators Offer Substantial Improvements Over Existing Technologies, Are Being Used in Many of Company's Recent Projects - Cerritos, Calif. – Calnetix Technologies, a pioneer in developing and manufacturing high-speed permanent magnet motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearings for a variety of applications... Read More

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

Belimo New KR Actuator on Pressure Independent Valve - HVAC Solution When Space Is Limited

August 5, 2013

Danbury, CT – Belimo Americas is pleased to announce the release of KR actuator on the Pressure Independent Characterized Control Valve (PICCV). The multi-patented, rugged KR actuator offers 18 in-lbs (2 Nm) and is designed for motorizing open-close applications to ensure optimal valve design and absolutely reproducible control quality. The actuator features a simple, manually adjustable angle... Read More