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EC1 Series

The EC1 Series offers a limited range of application solutions designed to reduce cost and minimize cylinder frame size by 30 to 40 percent compared to other Kollmorgen cylinders. Made for plug-and-play capability with a variety of Kollmorgen drives, this design is perfect for converting from pneumatic applications at a low cost, within a small frame size, while achieving excellent performance.
Limited availability outside North America
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Motors available for use with the EC1 Series include:

  • Kollmorgen CTP12 Series hybrid stepper motor (P7000 drive recommended)
  • Kollmorgen AKM11B and AKM13C Series AKM™ brushless servo motors
  • X17 (NEMA 17 motor ready, 8 mm motor shaft diameter)


  • Max stroke length: 200 mm (7.9 in)
  • Max thrust: 667 N (150 lbf)
  • Ball screw driven with 3.175 mm lead
  • Stepper, brushless servo and custom motor options
  • Bearing/drive housing: 6063-T6 aluminum, anodized
  • Mounting plates: 6061-T6 aluminum, cast aluminum plate, anodized
  • Thrust bearings: angular contact, high thrust ball bearings
  • Thrust tube: 300 series stainless steel, 1/4 hard and ground
  • Ball screw and nut: heat-treated carbon steel alloy


  • Standard or custom lengths to 1 mm
  • Threaded, spherical or clevis rod ends
  • Flange, clevis and side cylinder mounting types
  • Magnetic home and limit sensors
Mechanical Specifications Ball Screw Version
Max. Stroke Length, mm (in) 200 (7.87)
Screw Lead, mm/rev (in/rev) 3.175 (.125)
Screw Diameter, mm (in) 9.525 (.375)
Unit Backlash, mm (in) 0.38 (0.015)
Dimensional Standard Metric ISO6431 Std.
Bore Size, mm (in) 30 (1.2)
Motor Mount parallel or inline
Performance Specifications Travel life standards of 25.4 km (1,000,000 in)
Max. Thrust Force, N (lbf) 667 (150)
Max. Velocity, m/s (in/s) 0.33 (13)
Max. Rated Duty Cycle 100
Std. Operating Temp Range, °C (°F) -30 to +70 (-22 to +158)
Environment IP54 Std. IP65 Opt.
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pdfEC Series User's Manual English 01 Jan 2000 6.67 MB
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pdfEC1 Data Sheet en-US revA English 1.08 MB
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Kollmorgen Automation and Motion Control English 01 Dec 2017 14.74 MB
Kollmorgen Automation Suite (KAS) Catalog English 01 Dec 2017 14.02 MB
Kollmorgen Electric Cylinder Selection Guide English 01 Jan 2018 12.86 MB
Kollmorgen Automationslösungen Katalog German 09 Apr 2017 11.17 MB
Kollmorgen delle soluzioni per automazione e movimento Catalogo Italian 01 Jan 2019 11.43 MB
Kollmorgen otomasyon ve hareket kontrol çözümleri kataloğu TR Turkish 12 Feb 2016 11.05 MB
科尔摩根 运动控制及伺服系统解决方案 Chinese, Simplified 26 Jan 2018 16.64 MB
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Kollmorgen Motion Components Brochure EN RevB English 14 Oct 2011 1.81 MB
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EC1 English
zipEC1 Series 3D Interactive Models English 05 Apr 2012 72.42 KB