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Offering modular solution for new and retrofit applications, OSPE series includes electric motor-driven rodless actuator systems. Different drive trains are available to solve varying demands regarding speed, thrust force, length, and precision. Series includes OSPE B belt-driven linear actuator, OSPE BHD with integrated ball bearing guide and side-driven belt design, OSPE SB ball screw-driven rodless actuator, and OSPE ST trapezoidal (lead) screw-driven rodless actuator.

Original Press Release:

Parker Releases the OSPE Origa System Plus Electromechanical Actuator Series

Rohnert Park, CA - Parker's Electromechanical Automation Division, a leading supplier of motion control technology, is pleased to announce the release of its OSPE electric actuator series. The OSPE series is the newest family of electric motor-driven rodless actuator systems from Parker, offering a modular solution that is compact and easy to install for new and retrofit applications.

The OSPE series comes with different drive trains to solve varying demands regarding speed, thrust force, length and precision. The design flexibility that the OSPE offers for belt-driven or screw-driven actuation makes horizontal- or vertical-orientation applications a snap. The belt-driven actuators solve high dynamic, speed, length and load requirements in light- to heavy-duty applications, while the screw-driven rodless actuators are designed for high thrust force transmission in precise, reliable positioning applications.

Well known as a leading brand in pneumatic and electromechanical actuation, the Origa System Plus offers reliability, flexibility, sustainability and optimal return on investment with its proven history in thousands of worldwide, robust industrial applications.

The OSPE electromechanical product brings to Parker's Origa System Plus series a shortened lead time and includes an expanded motor and gearbox mounting as standard options to make the designing process even easier than before. With the global availability and manufacturing locations in US, Europe and Asia, the OSPE provides a better cost of ownership through local support, reduced shipping costs and fast response times.

The OSPE Series includes:

OSPE B Belt Actuator
The Parker OSPE B belt-driven linear actuator is a cost-effective solution designed for light to medium industrial applications requiring high speeds and long travels.

OSPE BHD Belt Actuator with Integrated Ball Bearing
The Parker OSPE BHD belt-driven actuator is the highest performing series from the Origa System Plus family. This actuator, which comes standard with an integrated ball bearing guide, uses a side-driven belt design, offering such desirable features as high rigidity and a low-profile design.

OSPE SB Ball Screw Actuator
The Parker OSPE SB ball screw driven rodless actuator is designed for light to medium industrial applications requiring precise positioning and high thrust forces at 100% duty cycle.

OSPE ST Trapezoidal Screw Actuator
The Parker OSPE ST trapezoidal (lead) screw driven rodless actuator is a cost effective solution utilizing a trapezoidal screw, which is ideal for lower speed and highest thrust force transmission with no back drive.

About Parker Electromechanical Automation
A division of Parker Hannifin Corporation's Automation Group since 1987, Electromechanical Automation is a pioneer, developer and manufacturer of full-spectrum computer-based motion controllers, servo/step motor drives, servo motors and human-machine interfaces, positioning systems, gearheads and gear motors. These products automate the manufacturing of a significant fraction of the world's goods and services. Electromechanical Automation products are sold via independent authorized Automation Technology Centers-a group of nearly 100 professional, highly trained organizations with more than 135 points-of-presence throughout the world-or directly from Electromechanical Automation by logging on to buy.compumotor.com. An informative and up-to-date Web site with downloadable libraries, tutorials, and background information on motion control and automation is located at www.parkermotion.com.

About Parker Hannifin
With annual sales exceeding $10 billion, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs more than 57,000 people in 43 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 50 consecutive years, ranking it among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's Web site at parker.mediaroom.com or its investor information site at www.phstock.com.

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