Curtiss-Wright’s Actuation Division today announced the release of its new ASSIGN motor program for Exlar FTX and FTP Series actuators. These high-force/duty cycle, electric, rod-style actuators now provide the ability to support the mounting of almost any motor.
The Exlar FTX Series actuators offer continuous load force ratings to 178 kN (40,000 lbf), speeds to 1500 mm/sec (59 in/sec), and stroke lengths from 150 mm (6 inches) to 900 mm (36 inches). The Exlar FTP Series actuators offer continuous load force ratings to 356 kN (80,000 lbf) and speeds to 401 mm/sec (15.8 in/sec), and stroke lengths from 150 mm (6 inches) to 900 mm (36 inches). The versatility of these actuators makes them suitable for a wide range of factory automation applications.
The new ASSIGN (Any Servo, Stepper, Integrated, Geared, or NEMA) configuration capability simplifies selection of a wide range of motors, allowing customers to choose in-line or parallel mount configurations that accommodate a larger variety of motor dimensions. The program substantially increases the number of motor/actuator combinations available when using Exlar FTX and FTP Series actuators, giving customers the ability to use the best motor for their application.
Exlar is a business unit of Curtiss-Wright’s Actuation Division. For more information about Curtiss-Wright’s Exlar business, please visit cw-actuation.com.