Actuator Technical Tips

Benefits of Electric Cylinders over Hydraulic Cylinders

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Cables and Connectors


Cable Selection for Manufacturers Connectors

This guide can help with the selection of feedback cables, power only cables, power cables with brake, and brake cables.


Comparing the Cost of Pneumatic and Electro-mechanical Solutions

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DC Stator End Turn Issue: GSM/X20 and SLM/G060

As of the date of this Tech Note, Curtiss-Wright will be implementing the following exceptions to our standard catalog offering.


Duty Cycle, Peak Current and Temperature

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Elevated Ambient Temperature De-rating of Brushless Motors

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Exlar Actuators Using B&R Feedback and M Connectors

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Exlar Actuators Using Bosch-Rexroth Feedback and M Connectors

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Exlar Actuators Using Siemens Feedback and M Connectors

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Exlar Actuators Using Yaskawa Feedback and M Connectors

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Exlar / Rockwell Automation Product Compatibility

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Expert User Interface

Expert, the Tritex user interface software, provides you with a simple way to select all aspects of configuration and control required to set up and operate a Tritex actuator.


Force Repeatability

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Force Tube Parallel Motor Mount Assembly


FTX125 Differences from FT45

Key Design Differences and New Features


Geared vs Belt Parallel Drives

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Hydraulic Actuator Comparison

Exlar actuators have several advantages over hydraulic including higher energy efficiency, higher uptime from lower maintenance, repeatable performance, much smaller footprint and a less-costly infrastructure. Common process applications include inlet guide vanes, steam turbine governor valves, […]


Mitsubishi Configuration Options


Motor Data Files

Motor Data Files for many of our products are contained here.


Motor Mounting Codes for FT and K Series

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Non-Standard Stators for Tritex Actuators

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Oil Bath Lubrication for FT Actuators

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Pneumatic Actuator Comparison

Exlar electric actuators have better response times than a typical pneumatic actuator. Using Exlar electric actuators eliminates limit cycles, overshoot and slow response. This results in improved loop performance and reduced process variability.


Power Supply Sizing for Tritex II DC Actuators

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Product Feature Comparison: FTP215 vs. FTX215

The FTP Series is a higher force variant of the new FTX Series, designed specifically for high force electric press applications.


Q & A from Benefits of Roller Screw Technology


Roller Screw Basics

Why Consider Roller Screw Technology


Roller Screw Technology Comparision

Comparison of roller screw technology to ball screw


SLM/G C-P Connector Table

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SLM/G M Connector Cables Table

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SLM/G Connectorization Options

Cable and Connector Selection


SV Series Digital Positioner for Process Control

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T2M/X075 Options

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T-LAM Technology

Exlar’s new T-LAM™ technology incorporated into the motor design provides a solution with 35% more motor torque.


Traditional Electric Actuator Comparison

Exlar electric actuators used an integrated roller screw to convert the rotary motion of a motor to a linear force. This provides fast stroke speeds unheard of in traditional worm gear electric actuators.  The integration of […]


Temperature Technical Reference Note

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Tritex I Modbus ID Table

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Tritex II AC Series Cables and Accessories

Cables and Accessories


Tritex II DC Series Cables and Accessories

Cables and Accessories  


Tritex II Input Current vs. Drive Output Current

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Tritex Modbus Protocol Specification

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Tritex II Modbus ID Table


Tritex II Operation

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Tritex II Specifications


Tritex to Tritex II Comparison

Product Features Comparison: Tritex II To Tritex (DC) Actuators.


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