Linear Actuators

Linear actuators create a straight line motion and have been designed to withstand a range of operating conditions.


Actuators work by converting energy produced by an electric motor into torque which then moves a mechanism. The control system of an actuator can be controlled mechanically, electrically, software driven or operated by a human.


Unlike pneumatic and hydraulic actuators electric actuators commonly have excellent duty cycles. The duty cycle refers to the amount of time an actuator can be run before it needs to cool down. If the duty cycle is exceeded it can lead to power loss, overheating and eventual burnout of the motor.


Due to the higher efficiency, energy savings and noise reduction of electric actuators, it has become common place to replace current pneumatic systems with these electromechanical devices.


Features and Benefits


  • Resistant to a wide range of temperatures, chemicals, dirt, dust, shock and vibration

  • Robust

  • Adaptable to application needs

  • Reduce assembly costs

  • Increase machine productivity

  • Reduced environmental impact

  • Less maintenance needed


  • Where would you use a linear actuator?


    Linear actuators can be used for many general industrial or specific applications. They are able to perform with high load capacities, high operating speeds and aesthetically designed systems.


    Linear actuators are used in machine tools, industrial machinery, office or home automation as well as solar tracking systems.


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Description Price Maximum Acceleration Maximum Load Maximum Speed Maximum Stroke Length Actuation Type Input Voltage Motor Technology No Load Torque Motor Power Series
RS Stock No. 764-3474
Mfr. Part No.CAHB-10-A3A-300413AAA000-000
BrandSKF
$499.48
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- 500N 16mm/s 300mm ACME Screw Drive 12V dc DC Motor - - CAHB-10
RS Stock No. 885-5325
Mfr. Part No.CAHB-21-B3N-305521-AAA000-000 EU
BrandSKF
$893.21
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- 4500N 14 → 19mm/s 305mm Ball Screw 24V dc - - - CAHB–21
RS Stock No. 389-697
Mfr. Part No.80910002
BrandCrouzet
$90.89
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- 58N 3.33mm/s 10mm - 5.6V Stepper Motor - 5W -
RS Stock No. 885-5319
Mfr. Part No.CAHB-21-B1N-102317-AAA000-000 EU
BrandSKF
$870.27
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- 2300N 45 → 65mm/s 102mm Ball Screw 24V dc - - - CAHB–21
RS Stock No. 764-3461
Mfr. Part No.CAHB-10-A3A-050158AAA000-000
BrandSKF
$593.48
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- 500N 16mm/s 50mm ACME Screw Drive 12V dc DC Motor - - CAHB-10
RS Stock No. 510-1091
Mfr. Part No.26DBM20B2U-L
BrandPortescap
$136.67
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- 8.9N - 48mm Stepper 12V dc Stepper Motor - - 26DBM20B2U
RS Stock No. 510-1114
Mfr. Part No.35DBM10B2U-L
BrandPortescap
$117.84
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- 20.9N - 63.5mm Stepper 12V dc - - - 35DBM10B2U
RS Stock No. 228-649
Mfr. Part No.ZLW-1040-02-100-L-600
BrandIgus
$1,239.28
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- 200N 5m/s 600mm Linear - ZLW Series - - -
RS Stock No. 494-7234
Mfr. Part No.80910501
BrandCrouzet
$62.22
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- 43N 1.67mm/s 10mm Linear 5.6V dc Stepper Motor - 5W -
RS Stock No. 764-3471
Mfr. Part No.CAHB-10-B3A-100209AAA000-000
BrandSKF
$569.49
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- 500N 16mm/s 100mm ACME Screw Drive 24V dc DC Motor - - CAHB-10
RS Stock No. 454-1000
BrandRS PRO
$273.44
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- 100N - 61mm Stepper 12V dc Stepper Motor - 10W 42DBL10C2U
RS Stock No. 764-3455
Mfr. Part No.MAX30-A700980AC5100-000
BrandSKF
$1,204.62
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- 8000N 7mm/s 700mm Push Pull 24V dc DC Motor - 120W -
RS Stock No. 125-9866
Mfr. Part No.EPCO-25-200-10P-ST-E
BrandFesto
$2,398.30
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10m/s² 20kg 500mm/s 200mm Spindle 24V dc Stepper Motor - 72W EPCO
RS Stock No. 885-5316
Mfr. Part No.CAHB-21-B3N-102317-AAA000-000 EU
BrandSKF
$773.43
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- 4500N 14 → 19mm/s 102mm Ball Screw 24V dc - - - CAHB–21
RS Stock No. 764-3477
Mfr. Part No.CAHB-10-B3A-050158AAA000-000
BrandSKF
$558.70
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- 500N 16mm/s 50mm ACME Screw Drive 24V dc DC Motor - - CAHB-10
RS Stock No. 764-3465
Mfr. Part No.CAHB-10-A3A-100209AAA000-000
BrandSKF
$475.07
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- 500N 16mm/s 100mm ACME Screw Drive 12V dc DC Motor - - CAHB-10
RS Stock No. 704-0480
Mfr. Part No.OSP-E25-20400-00300
$761.37
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1.55m/s² 600N 100mm/s 300mm Trapezoidal Drive - AC Motor 0.3 Nm - -
RS Stock No. 764-3480
Mfr. Part No.CAHB-10-B3A-200311AAA000-000
BrandSKF
$611.41
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- 500N 16mm/s 200mm ACME Screw Drive 24V dc DC Motor - - CAHB-10
RS Stock No. 510-1120
Mfr. Part No.57DBM10B2U-L
BrandPortescap
$314.19
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- 88N - 76.2mm Stepper 12V dc - - - 57DBM10B2U
RS Stock No. 454-0990
BrandRS PRO
$163.66
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- 28.1N - 48mm Stepper 12V dc Stepper Motor - - 26DBM10D2U
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