Rotary Actuators

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

AutomationDirect adds NITRA Pneumatic Rotary Actuators & Grippers

Sep 08, 2017

AutomationDirect's line of NITRA® pneumatics now includes rotary actuators and pneumatic object grippers.

NITRA rotary actuators are available in four body sizes with or without shock absorbers. All are double acting and have an adjustable travel range from zero to 190 degrees. Anodized aluminum bodies include integral mounting slots for position switches and a durable ball bearing... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

IntelLIDrives XY-LIFT-ROTARY Stage features unlimited rotation.

Aug 15, 2017

XYZR LSMA-100X100+MLVT70-13+RTHM151 combines XY lead-screw driven LSMA XY stages with Lift MLVT stages and worm gear rotary RTHM table.  Product features a closed-loop control system and linear resolution of 0.25 microns.  Used for scanning microscopy, wafer and printed circuit board inspection, the unit features a rotation resolution of 1 arc-sec.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

IMA Actuators feature hollow rotor design.

Apr 15, 2017

Available in four sizes, IMA Actuator Series are suitable for slicing control, pressing, valve control and volumetric filling applications. Featuring stroke lengths from 76.2 to 457.2 mm and peak thrusts from 890 to 30,594 N at 610 mm/s speed, units are designed with screwed stator windings for minimizing cogging of the motor. Integrating servomotor and roller screw, units are made of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

FHA-C-H Series Actuators come with Harmonic Drive® precision gears.

Apr 15, 2017

Suitable for machine tool, packaging and wash-down applications, FHA-C-H Series Actuators come with hollow-output shaft and low-profile form factor. Maintaining zero backlash, units are available in four sizes with gear ratios of 50:1, 100:1, and 160:1. Featuring EnDat® and HIPERFACE® encoder protocols and DESINA style flex rated cables, units meet IP65 standards and are rated to 480VAC.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

SMART Series Rotary Actuators offer multi-axes daisy-chain operation.

Apr 13, 2017

Housed in 100 x 100 mm footprint with 30 mm center aperture and 45 mm low profile, RTLA-30-100-SMART Series Rotary Actuators are suitable for optics, measurement and alignment applications. Combining SMART motor and precision worm-gear drive mechanism, units are available with 180:1, 90:1, 45:1 worm gear ratios and deliver 30 rpm rotation speed and 1.8 arc-sec translated resolution. Actuators... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Motor/Drive/Controller supports single-axis applications.

Oct 27, 2016

Creating space-saving, integrated servo motor/drive/controller electric actuator solution for single-axis applications, ACSI is suitable for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating other axes of motion. IP65-rated unit creates linear motion in desired units (mm or inch) via USB or Ethernet port. Available in NEMA 23 and 34 sizes, ACSI features variety of operating modes, such as digital I/O... Read More

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

Universal Rotary Unit features high torque design.

Oct 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... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Control Loader Actuators and Systems

Mar 04, 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 and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Actuators offer precise motion, minimal maintenance.

Feb 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... Read More

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

Distributed Servo Technology Bends Panels Into Better Shape

Jun 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 drives... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Kinetrol Rotary Vane Actuators - Simply the Best!

Apr 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

Apr 02, 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 system... Read More

Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

4 Applications for Actuators in Wind Turbines

Nov 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. While... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Actuator automates small valves in tight piping.

Nov 06, 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,... Read More

Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

Compact Hollow Shaft Servo Actuators foster design versatility.

Sep 05, 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... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Curtiss-Wright Implements PROFINET IO Communications on Tritex II

Apr 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 to... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rotary Electric Actuator features explosion proof design.

Feb 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... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Oriental Motor Introduces DGII Series Hollow Rotary Actuators

Feb 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 performed... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Rotary Actuators come in 75 mm frame size.

Jan 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,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

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

Jan 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... Read More