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EC4 Series

The EC4 Series provides robust electric cylinders for heavy-duty thrust loads. Precision-rolled ball screw types yield quiet operation, low backlash and high accuracy, with a selection of motor-to-screw reduction types. Exceptionally durable bearing and drive housings are available with optional environmental features to resist moisture and contaminants. The special design of these cylinders minimizes the need for routine maintenance.
*limited availability in Europe
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Motors available for use with the EC4 Series include:

  • KollmorgenT32T/V Series hybrid stepper motor (P7000 drive recommended)
  • Kollmorgen AKM42E, 42G, 52G, 52L and 52H Series AKM™ brushless servo motors
  • NEMA 34 and 42custom motor mounts

Features

  • Max stroke length: 1,500 mm (59 in)
  • Max thrust: 12,000 N (2,700 lbf)
  • Ball screw driven with 10, 25 mm leads
  • 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
  • Belt/pulley: AT-5, polyurethane with steel tensile cords
  • Guide cylinder: 6063-T6 aluminum, hard-anodized
  • Thrust tube: 300 series stainless steel, 1/4 hard and ground
  • Ball screw and nut: heat-treated carbon steel alloy
  • Helical gearing: alloy steel, case-hardened

Options

  • Standard or custom lengths to 1 mm
  • Motor or screw brakes
  • Threaded, spherical or clevis rod ends
  • Environmental protective boot
  • Timing belt, helical gear and inline direct transmission
  • Flange, clevis, side and trunnion cylinder mounting types
  • Magnetic home and limit sensors
  • Linear potentiometer output
MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS Ball Screw Version
Max. Stroke Length, mm (in) 1500 (59.06)
Screw Lead, mm 25, 10
Screw Diameter, mm 25
Unit Backlash, mm (in) 0.30 (0.12)
Dimensional Standard Metric ISO6431 Std.
Bore Size, mm 80
Motor Mount parallel or inline
PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS Travel life standards of 25.4 km (1,000,000 in)
Max. Thrust Force, N (lbf) 12,000 (2700)
Max. Velocity, m/s (in/s) 1.33 (52.5)
Max. Rated Duty Cycle 100
Std. Operating Temp Range, °C (°F) -30 to +70 (-22 to +158)
Environment IP54 Std. IP65 Opt.
Documentation
Title Language(s) Date Size Email
pdfEC Series User's Manual English 01 Jan 2000 6.67 MB
Datasheet
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pdfEC Series Position Sensor Data Sheet (EC, N2, NV) English 01 Jan 2000 153.17 KB
Catalog
Title Language(s) Date Size Email
Kollmorgen Automation and Motion Control English 01 Dec 2017 14.74 MB
Kollmorgen Automation Solutions 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 08 Jan 2018 11.2 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
Brochure
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Kollmorgen Motion Components Brochure EN RevB English 14 Oct 2011 1.81 MB
Drawings
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EC4 English