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12/18/2003 | Danaher Motion Offers a Complete Line of High Performance Actuators, Slides and Systems

WOOD DALE, IL – Danaher Motion introduces a complete, best-in-class lineup of linear actuators, slides and systems. Available under the Thomson™ brand, the new line of actuators are segmented into four classifications:

  • Precision Linear Actuators
  • Rodless Actuators
  • Industrial Linear Actuators
  • Linear Slide Tables and Systems

The expanded product line ranges from modular standard to customized systems with integrated programmable servo/stepper/AC/DC motion control.

“The full suite of products we now offer enables us to combine our strengths under one platform and provide our customers with one point of contact for sales, procurement and application expertise,” states David Cannon, General Manager, Systems and Actuators. With this expanded offering, our Engineering Systems Center has the increased capability to provide engineered integrated solutions to an ever growing number of motion applications.”

Danaher Motion’s Precision Linear Actuators are designed for high speed, high load and continuous operation applications. With speeds to 52 inches per second and loads to 5,620 pounds, the programmable actuators incorporate high quality components to ensure concise and accurate performance.

The line of Rodless Actuator products is designed for transport activities in applications such as packaging, assembly and material handling. Available in belt and ball screw driven models, the units are pre-engineered and ready to install. In lengths to 22 feet, speeds to 200 inches per second and maximum load capacities to 12,500 pounds, the rodless actuators are suitable for mounting horizontally, vertically or on an incline.

Danaher Motion’s Industrial Linear Actuators are designed for rugged applications in indoor and outdoor environments. The actuators provide a stroke range from 1 to 48 inches and a load range from 25 to 2000 pounds. Available in 12, 24, 36, or 90 VDC and 110 or 220 VAC, the industrial linear actuators provide unmatched consistent and rugged performance.

The full line of Linear Slide Tables and Systems is the most complete in the industry. Utilized for precise positioning applications with load capacities up to 1,900 pounds, these systems are available as pre-engineered, off-the-shelf designs or highly engineered custom designs. A variety of highly efficient belt and ball and lead screw driven models meet the most stringent motion control requirements.

About Danaher Motion
Danaher Motion is a leading global manufacturer of motion control products that improve the efficiency and productivity of complex manufacturing operations.  Danaher Motion’s product innovations have been revolutionizing the motion control industry for over 60 years through trusted brand names including Dover, Kollmorgen, MEI, Pacific Scientific, Portescap, and Thomson.  Danaher Motion is a strategic business platform of the Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), a manufacturer of process and environmental controls, tools and industrial components.

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