Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division, a supplier of motion control technology, announced the release of the Electric Thrust Tubular (ETT) linear motor actuator series.
Parker’s ETT is a tubular-style linear motor offering a solution for machine builders, OEMs and users alike. The body of this actuator houses the motor stator, with the magnets embedded in the moving rod, making it a direct-drive, rod-style thrust actuator. The ETT is characterized by its high speed, high acceleration and positioning capability. Having full compliance with the DIN ISO 15552:2005-12 mounting standard ensures simplicity of mechanical integration of the ETT and reduces overall design complexity. A variety of optional accessories are available for the ETT to facilitate ease of mounting.
The ETT’s linear motor technology eliminates the need for an additional belt or screw, gearhead and motor. By eliminating bearing components, potential wear items are removed, equating to reduced overall maintenance. The high thermal efficiency of the ETT gives it increased reliability and extended life characteristics.
The ETT comes standard with IP67 protection for harsh, wash-down environments. The 1 VPP Sin/Cos encoder feedback allows for high resolution and can be paired with any standard servo drive with 230 VAC supply voltage. Parker offers a range of servo drive options for use with the ETT. The ETT is suited for any pick-and-place or linear-handling application requiring high dynamic performance.