Rotary Actuators are offered in flange output versions.

Press Release Summary:

Offered in 4 sizes, DRF DirectConnect(TM) are rotary actuators where payload mounts directly to bearing supported flange and payload inertia stops directly through independent hard stop mounted in turntable. Along with dual bearing flange support, features include magneto-resistive sensing, imperial and metric mounting, and adjustable hard stops. Series delivers payload capacity from 0.5-15 lb, torque from 8-67 lb-in., and rotations to 180°.

Original Press Release:

Robohand's DRF DirectConnect(TM) Flange Output Rotary Series Provides Rotary Motion Perfection

Madison Heights, Michigan, May 26, 2005 - Robohand (Monroe, Conn.), a DE-STA-CO company, announces the launch of its affordable new DRF DirectConnect(TM) flange mount rotary actuators where the payload inertia stops directly through an independent hard stop mounted in the turntable, rather than through the drive mechanism.

The payload mounts directly to the bearing supported flange, eliminating the need for external support bearings. Additional features include dual bearing flange support, magneto-resistive sensing, imperial and metric mounting, and adjustable hard stops. Shaft output torque generators are available with the DRG DirectConnect series.

Additionally, Robohand's DirectConnect mounting pattern allows the operator to easily mount a variety of grippers and slides without the need for adaptor plates. The DRF series is available in four sizes with payload capacity from 0.5 lb. to 15 lbs., torque ranging from 8 in-lbs. to 67 in-lbs. and offers rotations up to 180˚.

"We work to provide customers with flexible automation through innovative products and benchmark solutions," says Umesh Cooduvalli, Robohand Product Director, DE-STA-CO. "Our DRF rotary actuators add to the strong mix of DirectConnect products that allows customers to receive a customized automation system, perfectly suited for their individual operations."

DE-STA-CO, a Dover Company, produces integrated clamping, gripping, transfer and robotic tooling solutions. The DE-STA-CO family of companies is committed to being a lean resource for its global customers, providing ways to eliminate bottlenecks in manufacturing processes. For more information on the global company's products and services, please visit or contact Umesh Cooduvalli, Robohand Product Director, DE-STA-CO at 248.397.6700.

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