Extensive range of electric linear actuators and screw jacks

Now part of the range of products for machine builders from Techdrives, a division of Lenze Ltd, are electric actuators that run from small/light duty through to high power. Linear actuators are offered with DC, AC and servo motors. Screw jacks in two ranges suit heavier applications and standard motor input flanges allow the same connection. With linear actuators and screw jacks overlapping in forces, speeds and strokes, a well-matched selection is possible for a broad range of requirements.

Techdrives offers the LinearMech brand of actuators, which are small-to-medium in performance and easy to specify, plus the Servomech brand of actuators and screw jacks suiting heavier tasks. The combined range suits forces from 100N to 350kN. A typical 'light' application is load lifting on an industrial washing machine using a 24V DC actuator capable of 1000N and strokes up to 300mm. Sometimes high speed is required, for example on parcel diverters. A typical specification might be 3000N at 265mm/s using a 1.1kW motor. At the 'heavy' end of the spectrum, screw jacks drive lifting platforms with a load of 100kN and a speed of 12.5mm/s, strokes up to 1.8m.

Linear actuators and screw jacks compete with pneumatics, which can cost less, and hydraulics, which can achieve very high forces. However, the electric option offers particular advantages. Connections are very much easier, with no need for expensive pipework. Leakage is not a problem - which is a particular advantage in food production. When the electric actuator or screw jack is turned off there is no energy usage, whereas pneumatic and hydraulic lines must remain pressurised. Perhaps the biggest advantage for the electric option is the controllability, with simple options to measure and position movement, even down to a fraction of a millimetre.

The Techdrives website brings together all the necessary information on linear motion products including summaries, catalogue downloads, enquiry and data sheets. Acme threads for simple application and ball screws for higher efficiency and heavier duties are offered. Screw jack options include travelling nut and travelling screw versions. The seamless range allows the designer a precise match for load speeds, forces and strokes.

Follow the links for more information about linear actuators and screw jacks from Techdrives.

Lenze Selection (a Division of Lenze Ltd)

6 Abbey Court Road
Priory Business Park
BEDFORD
MK44 3WH
UNITED KINGDOM

+44 (0)1234 753201

sales.uk@lenze-selection.com

https://www.lenze-selection.com/en-gb

More products
4 hours ago
Contrinex celebrates its 50th anniversary
Fifty years ago this week, Contrinex was founded by Peter Heimlicher in Switzerland. What began as a one-man operation, is now a technology-leading, innovative global company, serving over 60 countries and employing more than 500 people worldwide, and is led by Peter’s daughter, CEO Annette Heimlicher.
6 hours ago
A full programme to inspire, inform and entertain
Manufacturing and Engineering Week (Birmingham NEC, 8-9 June) will be a celebration of British engineering, a two-day festival of innovation that will showcase the very best that UK industry has to offer, while also providing knowledge, inspiration and a touch of entertainment.
8 hours ago
Maxon’s Drive Technology Insight day is a great success
11th May 2022 saw Maxon’s first Drive Technology Insight day bring together the engineering community in the UK and Ireland.
1 day ago
Nord Drivesystems exhibits at ‘all about automation’ 2022
On 29 and 30 June 2022, Nord Drivesystems will present the DuoDrive geared motor, the energy-efficient IE5+ synchronous motor, the new decentralised NORDAC ON frequency inverter and the NORDAC PRO SK 500P control cabinet inverter, at ‘all about automation’.
1 day ago
TÜV Süd certifies Pilz product development as safe and secure
TÜV Süd has certified the development processes of Pilz in accordance with the international security standard IEC 62443-4-1. This addition to the existing functional safety management certification promises Pilz customers double security from now on.
1 day ago
Enclosures provide safety and ease of use for laser interlocks
Laser Support Services, which designs interlock systems, works with Spelsberg UK as its enclosure partner, based on the quality and flexibility of the housings.
2 days ago
Camozzi launches new UK short form catalogue
Camozzi Automation has launched its new UK short form catalogue, available both online and in hard copy format.
3 days ago
NSK roller guides increase uptime of blow moulding machines
A manufacturer of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles frequently had to replace the linear guides on its blow moulding machines. However, after switching to NSK’s RA series roller guides, there have been no failures for over a year, producing annual cost savings in maintenance, spare parts and downtime of €60,000.
3 days ago
Design your future at Design Engineering Expo 2022
With innovation at its core, Design Engineering Expo 2022 is the perfect place for forward thinking design engineering professionals to gain insight into new technologies, learn how to improve efficiencies and gain inspiration for ideas they can implement into their workplace, to put them ahead of their competitors and form part of their future strategy.
3 days ago
Tray handling system gently handles medical-use glass cartridges
Gerresheimer Medical Systems Division produces over one billion high quality, medical grade, glass cartridges every year and central to its new post-production inspection and packaging system is the IEF Werner varioSTACK CF (Clean Factory) tray palletiser.

Login / Sign up