Actuator Industry News

Proven results with Exlar® Actuators at Pressing Sinter Metal

Pressing Sinter Metal Application Customer Challenge Our customer is a machine builder in Germany. They were looking for less maintenance and better performance than they were achieving with their current hydraulic cylinder. Specifically, they wanted to […]


Exlar® Actuators used in Coal Press Filling Application

Our customer develops customized high-tech products and equipment in the areas of carbon technology and ceramics, environmental simulation technology and climate technology, sintered metal technology and ultrasonic welding technology in Germany. Press Filling Application Press filling […]


Tech Tip – Lubrication Maintenance of the GSM actuator

Scheduled lubrication is an easy method to reduce the maintenance costs, minimize downtime, and extend the life of your actuator. The GSM Series actuator is shipped from the factory fully greased and ready for installation. For […]


EL120 Explosion Proof Linear Actuator

ATEX Globally Rated Explosion Proof Linear Actuators Available from Exlar The Exlar® linear actuator line has been expanded to include the EL120 explosion-proof linear actuators. The EL120 linear actuator meets ATEX requirements for use in potentially […]


Exlar® linear actuation controls motor waste gate

  Motor Waste Gate Control in Manufacture of Diesel Engines CUSTOMER A large diesel engine manufacturer based in Europe. APPLICATION Linear actuation of the motor waste gate. CUSTOMER CHALLENGE The customer previously used hydraulic and pneumatic […]


Tritex II™ CANopen Technical Refresher

CANopen is now available on Tritex II™ AC and Tritex II™ DC actuators. The Tritex II™ with the CANopen network is intended to perform as a Slave with a CANopen Master. Setup and monitoring of the […]


Sleek Design of Exlar® GSM is Perfect Solution

Sleek Design of the Exlar® GSM Integrated Electric Motor / Actuator is the Perfect Solution for Next Generation Personal Fitness Equipment CUSTOMER Industry-leading manufacturer of innovative high performance personal training equipment APPLICATION Customer was designing a […]


Exlar® Actuators at Rockwell Automation on the Move

Rockwell Automation on the Move Exlar® industrial actuators will be displayed at the upcoming “Rockwell Automation on the Move™” trade show on Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marriott […]


German Automaker converts to Exlar® Industrial Electric Actuators

Special Machine Builder for German Automotive Market Converts Hydraulic Cylinders to Integrated Electric Actuators for Increased Control Flexibility and Reduced Maintenance Electric Actuator Conversion Case Study CUSTOMER German manufacturer of special machines for the German automotive […]


Tech Tip – Feedback Options

Actuator Feedback Options Exlar® provides a variety of feedback options. The feedback options for Exlar actuators consist of four different types: resolvers, incremental encoders, and absolute encoders. The first type of actuator feedback options, resolvers, can perform […]


Exlar® actuators at upcoming “Rockwell Automation On The Move” (RAOTM) Trade Show

Rockwell Automation Look for Exlar® actuators at the upcoming Rockwell Automation “Rockwell Automation On The Move” (RAOTM) on Wednesday, February 25 and Thursday, February 26 at The Lakeland Center, 701 W. Lime Street, Lakeland, FL   33815.  Exlar […]


Tech Tip – Serial and USB Configuration Communication

Communicating to a device can be challenging at times. Most of the problems lie in having the settings in the device manager on your PC set correctly when using serial, Ethernet or USB communication. When using […]


Exlar® Tritex II™ Add on Instructions

January 26, 2015 – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced the release of the Exlar® Add-On Instruction set (AOI) and the updated Expert Software to support it. Add-On Instructions encapsulate commonly used functions and simplify the […]


FT45 Product Release was Published in the following Magazines!

Please read our recently published news in: VALVE Magazine Control Global Control Design Machine Design Motion Monitor eNewsletter MotionControl.com Deutsche Industrieauskunft (German) Progettista Industriale (Italian) IndustrieMag.com (French)      


See How Exlar® Actuators Reduce Methane Emissions

  Please visit us at the Energy Generation Show at the Bismarck Civic Center, 315 South 5th Street, Bismarck, ND on January 27-29, 2015.  We will be listed in the program as “Curtiss-Wright/Exlar®“. Reduce Methane Emissions […]


Introducing the FT45 Roller Screw Driven Actuator

January 5, 2015 – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced the expansion of its Exlar® FT Series universal electric rod style linear actuator product line with the release of the FT45 roller screw driven actuator. The FT […]


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