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Programmable Linear Actuators

Nook Industries Programmable Linear Actuators are ruggedly designed for continuous duty, larger loads, long service life with higher speeds. They incorporate a direct drive or toothed belt drive for high mechanical efficiency that allows for a quiet running performance. Programmable actuators are supplied with either a ball screw or acme screw, and either a servo or stepper drive system. 

Nook Industries can provide a complete system from one source including motor, drive, controller, and power supply.

Ball Screw Driven

Nook Industries ball screws are made of high strength materials. The screw shaft is made of medium carbon induction hardenable alloy steel. Ball nuts are manufactured from high grade bearing steel. Both the ball screw and nuts are heat-treated to a surface hardness not less than 56 HRC with a case depth suitably chosen to carry the load.

  • Ball screws are used for high-speed and/or high-duty applications.

Performance Characteristics

  • Rated for continuous duty (Servo driven ball screws).
  • Anti-rotation device integrated.
  • High mechanical efficiency.
  • Strokes up to 24 in.
  • Repeatability ± 0.004 in. up to ± 0.001 in.
  • Toothed belt drive (for parallel motor mounting).
  • Standard motor and gearhead flanges for simplified selection. Optional motors are available at customer selection when specified.
  • IP54 or IP65 (motor dependent)

Parallel Programmable Linear Actuator

PA-P Programmable Linear Actuator Ball Screw Driven.

In-Line Programmable Linear Actuator

PA-I Programmable Linear Actuator Ball Screw Driven.

Acme Screw Driven

PowerAc™ Acme screws are made form 4140 Alloy steel with a black oxide finish with a 2C (Centralizing) thread form. Nook acme nut material has been selected for low friction, minimum wear, long life, and clean operations.

  • Acme screw actuators are designed for lower duty cycles where self-locking is desired.

Performance Characteristics

  • Rated for continuous duty (Servo driven ball screws).
  • Anti-rotation device integrated.
  • High mechanical efficiency.
  • Strokes up to 24 in.
  • Repeatability ± 0.004 in. up to ± 0.001 in.
  • Toothed belt drive (for parallel motor mounting).
  • Standard motor and gearhead flanges for simplified selection. Optional motors are available at customer selection when specified.
  • IP54 or IP65 (motor dependent)

Parallel Programmable Linear Actuator

PA-P Programmable Linear Actuator Acme Screw Driven.

In-Line Programmable Actuator

PA-I Programmable Actuator Acme Screw Driven.