Linear Actuator features electromechanical operation.

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Designed to accept NEMA size 17, 23, and 34 motors, rod-type Kerk Linear Actuator offers alternative to pneumatic actuators. It uses Kerkote® TFE coating and Kerkite® composite polymers in combination with Kerk® precision lead screws. Ability to move actuator to any position and vary speeds within stroke allows for adjustability to accommodate various sizes, shapes, and package changes. Actuator does not require lubrication and withstands harsh environments.

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Kerk Motion Products Announces its New Linear Actuator

Innovative Design Offers High Precision for Motion Control Applications

Kerk Motion Products, one of the world's premier manufacturers of non-ball lead screws, announces is new Linear Actuator designed for positioning requirements in electronics, semiconductor, medical, packaging, assembly equipment, automotive, and other challenging applications. The Kerk Linear Actuator is the first linear actuator to incorporate Kerk's trademark qualities of high precision, long life, innovative design and patented technology in a value-priced rod-type linear actuator.

The Kerk Linear Actuator is lead screw driven and provides an electromechanical alternative to a pneumatic actuator, improving accuracy and motion control in packaging industry applications. The ability to precisely move the actuator to any position and vary the speeds within the stroke, allows for flexibility and adjustability to accommodate the multitude of sizes, shapes and package changes. The actuator eliminates the noise, air quality and cost associated with pneumatics. The Kerk Linear Actuator is maintenance free and does not require lubrication. It is reliable and provides long life even in harsh environments.

The Kerk Linear Actuator uses both Kerkote® TFE Coating and Kerkite® high-performance composite polymers in combination with Kerk® Precision Lead Screws, and has the ability to outperform its competitors at a cost-effective price. Designed to accept NEMA size 17, 23, and 34 motors, the Kerk Linear Actuator gives designers and engineers the same performance and design flexibility found in all Kerk products.

About Kerk Motion Products
Established in 1976, Kerk Motion Products, Inc. is one of the world's largest exclusive manufacturers of non-ball lead screws. The company, headquartered in Hollis, NH, develops internationally patented, anti-backlash designs and materials that provide high accuracy, unsurpassed repeatability, and long life in a full range of motion control applications. The company's production facilities include its own injection molding and moldmaking, CNC machine tools, and a quality control department utilizing real-time SPC. For more information about Kerk Motion Products and its lines of lead screws, screw rails, and linear rails, contact Kerk Motion Products, Inc., 1 Kerk Drive, Hollis, NH 03049; Call 603-465-7227; Fax 603-465-3598. More information is available at

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