An automotive plant was using a servo actuator with a reverse parallel style motor mount on their RSW chassis to perform spot welding. The actuator/chassis combination resulted in a large footprint and heavy overall weight. The customer wanted a lighter weight and smaller actuator/chassis combination.
Product Family: Electric Product Used: ERD30 electric rod-style cylinder Product Type: Standard Application Requirements Stroke: 40 in. Force: 4,000 lbs Application Description: Cutting blocks of cheese. Challenge: A cheese company had several cutting stations that currently used hydraulic cylinders to cut blocks of cheese. Due to increased food safety requirements, the manufacturer wanted to replace the hydraulic cylinders with electric cylinders … Continue reading Cheese Cutting Using the Tolomatic ERD30 electric rod-style cylinder
— FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Introducing Dual Absolute encoder versions of the FHA-C mini actuator, featuring BiSS-C bi-directional communication for both encoders. The dual encoders are incorporated in essentially the same package size as the long-standing FHA-C mini single incremental encoder version. Without increasing the size, the dual absolute encoder offers single turn absolute position … Continue reading New Harmonic Drive FHA-C Mini 24V Servo Actuator with Dual Absolute Encoder and Panel Mount Connectors!
Introducing the 35mm diameter CBL35C electric cylinder with built-in controller. The new CBL35C series electric cylinder with built-in controller in a single package enables the direct replacement of existing pneumatic cylinders and retro-fits without any machine modifications required. With our built-in controller, the CBL35C can control the force, speed and velocity profile. The CBL35C with … Continue reading CBL35C Series Electric Cylinder with Built-in Controller
New Tolomatic e-book: A Resource on Electric Linear Actuators: What a machine designer needs to know Industrial automation counts on the reliable motion control that linear actuators provide. Lately, electric linear actuators have gotten more popular because they offer better control of variables like speed, acceleration, position and force than pneumatic or hydraulic cylinders. Electric … Continue reading New Electric Linear Actuator ebook: A valuable resource
The all stainless steel ERD actuator from Tolomatic with protective motor enclosure (ERD-SS2) accommodates both servo (23-frame) and stepper (NEMA 17 and NEMA 23-frame) motors. Combine any ERD-SS2 with the Tolomatic ACS servo or stepper drive and get a complete motion control system with high performance at a very competitive price. Features include: Clean-in-place compatible IP69K rated 3 … Continue reading Stainless steel actuator for washdown applications
New trapezoidal solid-bearing actuator design optimizes performance in moderate-loading applications requiring high duty cycle and high speed over long strokes. Tolomatic’s family of MXB electric belt-drive actuators includes a new solid bearing load-carrying design ideal for harsh environments. The trapezoidal solid bearing provides a rigid, long-lasting bearing system capable of operating in environments that roller … Continue reading Low-cost Belt-drive Actuator designed for harsh environments, loads up to 520 lbs (235 kg) by Tolomatic
Harmonic Drive LLC, a leader in high precision motion control introduces new actuators with surface run-out less than 10 microns. The SHA-CG models are the newest offerings in the company's Rotary Acutator product category. The SHA-CG actuators feature a compact, hollow shaft configuration for design versatility in demanding applications. Ideal for machine tool applications, the SHA … Continue reading SHA-CG Hollow Shaft Actuators from Harmonic Drive LLC
Estimating how long a piece of equipment will last in an application is critical information in the specification process. This step-by-step guide examines how to estimate the life of an electric actuator, utilizing ball or roller screw technology, in applications that require constant or varying (changing) loads. In addition, you will learn how to calculate … Continue reading Actuator Life- How to Estimate for Ball and Roller Screw Actuators
The IMA is an integrated linear servo actuator design in a compact, heavy duty package. Available in both ball and roller screw configurations, the IMA servo linear actuators provide forces up to 6875 lbs even in high duty cycle applications. Get extremely long service life with IMA linear servo actuators Utilizing Tolomatic's patented re-lubrication design, … Continue reading The IMA servo linear actuator has a unique integrated servo motor design