Tag: IP Rating

How IP Ratings Apply to Linear Actuators

By Gary Rosengren, Tolomatic Inc. | Machine Design The IP (Ingress Protection or International Protection) code rating is an internationally recognized system developed to standardize the degree of protection that “enclosures” provide against foreign objects, water, or materials entering into these enclosures, causing damage or personal injury.  IP codes also apply to linear actuators. Practically … Continue reading How IP Ratings Apply to Linear Actuators

IP Ratings & the Manufacturing Environment: How to apply linear actuators for quality, safety and long service life

A New White Paper from Tolomatic. IP Ratings & the Manufacturing Environment:   How to apply linear actuators for quality, safety and long service life. Click on the link below to download this White Paper. http://mail.tolomatic.com/archives/pdfs/9900-9207_00-IP-Environments.pdf   Tags:  IP Rating, Linear Actuator, Electric Linear Actuator, Linear Positioner, Rodless Cylinder, Rod Style Cylinder

How To: Distinguish the Difference in IP Ratings

Many times a customer will call us looking for a standard or custom motor that needs to be protected from the surrounding environment involving water, dust, or foreign debris.  When this situation presents itself, our Application Engineers start to ask questions about Ingress Protection (IP) rating.  As defined in International Standard IEC 60529, the IP Code classifies and rates … Continue reading How To: Distinguish the Difference in IP Ratings