Electrak(reg) E-150 linear actuator weighs 50% less and uses 30% fewer parts. The actuator is available in models with dynamic load moving capabilities of 110, 225, and 450 lb. Brochure describes the actuator and includes a cut-away diagram that details how the E-150's design, specifically its use of composites, improves durability and operating characteristics.
Warner Electric, Dana Corp., Industrial Products Div., 449 Gardner St., South Beloit, IL 61080, FAX (815) 389-2582.
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