Thomson currently has two account systems - one for the website and CAD model downloads, and one for e-commerce. We understand that two logins is an inconvenience and are working to consolidate our systems into one login process. Until we’re able to consolidate the two logins, please follow these guidelines:
This value is the maximum extension of the actuator system itself. Your max application length should be within the selected range. Each system, however, can be ordered in shorter standard or customizable lengths.
The nominal voltage required to operate the actuator. All actuators will accept at least a ± 10 % variation of the nominal voltage but a change in the voltage will result in a change of the speed of dc actuators. Controls are available that accept 115 or 230 Vac input and provide 24 Vdc output to operate 24 Vdc actuators.
Actuators use three different types of screws depending on the configuration and load requirements of the actuator. Ball screws are highly efficient and are used for high loads and speeds. Acme screws withstand vibration and shock better and are used for applications with these characteristics. Worm screws are self locking and will not backdrive.