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.

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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




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


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


Std. Operating Temp Range, °C (°F)

-30 to +70 (-22 to +158)


IP54 Std. IP65 Opt.




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3D Models and Outline/Dimension Drawings

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3D Interactive Models

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