Linear Actuators Comparison

Product Specifications
Electric Cylinders - EC3 Small
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Frame Sizes632
Max Thrust Lbf (N)5,620 (25,000)Screw - 3110 (700) Belt - 1330 (300)440 (1960)
Nmax In/S (mm/s)51.2 (1300)Screw - 39 (1000) Belt - 118 (3000)32.5 (825)
Repeatibility in (mm)0.0005 (0.013)Screw - 0.0005 (0.013) Belt - 0.004 (0.10)3 microns (commercial) 1.3 microns (precision)
Max Normal Force Lb (kg)Not designed for unsupported loads300 (136)794 (360)
Max Travel in (mm)60 (1524)108 (2740)79 (2000)
Motor optionsServo or StepperServo or StepperServo
AKM Servo Motor Feedback OptionsIncremental encoder, resolver, Smart Feedback Device (SFD), single and multi-turn BiSS or Endat sine encodersIncremental encoder, resolver, Smart Feedback Device (SFD), single and multi-turn BiSS or Endat sine encodersIncremental encoder, resolver, Smart Feedback Device (SFD), single and multi-turn BiSS or Endat sine encoders
Standard FeaturesHighest thrust force, clean, hydraulic replacement, compact cross section, extends into work areaScrew driven models provide highest thrust, belt models highest speed, load carrying capability, ballscrew or leadscrew availableHighest accuracy and repeatibility, low maintenance, long life, high moment & load carrying ability, commercial grade ballscrew
Optional FeaturesNumerous cylinder mounts and rod end types including fixed and pivoting, ballscrew mounted brake, position sensors, IP65Inline or parallel motor orientations, numerous mounting options, screw mounted brake, dual rod end bearings, protective boot, position sensorsPrecision grade ballscrew, limit and home sensors, linear encoder, screw mounted brake
CertificationsIP54 (EC models) IP44 -
Cross Section Sizes In (mm)1.5 (38.1), 2.0 (50.8), 2.24 (56.9), 2.74 (69.6), 3.63 (92.2) Square2.0 (50.8) Square, 2.62 (66.5) x 3.50 (88.9), 3.63 (92.2) x 4.40 (112)1.86 (47.3) x 3.74 (95), 2.76 (70) x 5.91 (150)
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 Electric Cylinders - EC3 Small
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Rodless Positioners - R2A Small
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DS4-6 Small
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