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Heason's Top 3 Versatile Linear Actuators

Are you looking for a Linear Actuator but need more information on the options available?

Here at Heason Technology we have a wide range of Linear Actuators to offer. We’ve taken a look at three of our most popular, versatile Linear Actuators to help you decide which will best suit your application:

  • Electrak HD
  • Max Jac Heavy Duty
  • WhisperTrak

Electrak HD Linear Actuator

Released in early 2016, Thomson’s Electrak HD Linear Actuator eliminates the need for standalone controls by offering a platform with onboard electronics. It meets extreme OEM component environmental acceptance tests, including IP69K, and is currently available with a built-in CAN bus support.

Features include:

  • Overload Protection
  • Electronic Trip Point Calibration
  • End-of-stroke, Voltage and Current Monitoring
  • Standard Anti-Rotation Actuation
  • Integrated Manual Override Input
  • CE, RoHS, REACH (EU) Certified
  • On-board Electronics
  • Dynamic / Holding Brake
  • Temperature Monitoring
  • Temperature Compensation
  • Flying Lead Cables
  • Front & Rear Three-piece Clevis Option

For more information take a look at the Electrak HD Linear Actuators available on our website.

Max Jac Heavy Duty Linear Actuator

Thomson’s Max Jack Linear Actuator has been designed and built to withstand harsh environments such as slush, salt water and heat. It requires little to no maintenance and with its high degree of corrosion protection makes it the perfect solution for use with tough materials such as fertilisers.

Features include:

  • Long life and reliability
  • Small envelope w/stainless steel adapter
  • Up to 100% duty cycle performance
  • Suitable solution for pneumatic conversions
  • Maintenance free with high degree of corrosion protection
  • Non-contact analogue or encoder position feedback options
  • High speed and efficiency
  • Minimal backlash and vibration resistant
  • Built for harsh temperature ranges
  • Built for high pressure water jet wash-downs
  • Built to cope with harsh dust, dirt and mud environments

For more information take a look at the Max Jac Linear Actuators available on our website.

WhisperTrak Linear Actuator

These Linear Actuators have been designed to incorporate features which enable machine builders the greatest flexibitly. With a sleek and compact design, the WhisperTrak offers environmental protection sealing, maintenance free lifetime operation and a range of position control capabilities.

Features include:

  • Compact
  • Light
  • Maintenance free
  • Ultrasonic welding of enclosure providing high degree of sealing
  • Washdown proof during operation
  • Submersible during non-operation
  • IP67 environmental protection class
  • CE (EN60601-1) and UL (UL60601-1) certificate

For more information take a look at the WhisperTrak Linear Actuators available on our website.

Take a look at the full range of Linear Actuators on our website. Alternatively, for more information contact sales@heason.com or call us on +44 (0) 1403 792 300.

Article published on: 24/05/2016