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Programmable Linear Actuator

Complete systems available including motor, drive, controller, and power supply.

Nook Industries Programmable Linear Actuators are ruggedly designed for continuous duty, larger loads, long service life, and 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. 

Optional Ball Screw and Acme Screw drives available

  • Ball screws are used on high-speed applications.
  • Acme screw actuators designed for lower duty cycles where self-locking is desired.



PA Actuator Advantages

  • No Toxic and Slippery Fluid Spills (environmentally friendly)
  • Improved Efficiency (less power consumption)
  • Compact Design and Easy Installation (smaller footprint)
  • Accurate and Precise Control (hold load in place if the power fails)
  • Programmable speeds for increased accuracy and quiet operation
  • Can stop at any position along their length (Reduce wear while increasing service life)
  • Feedback sensing options provide for greater control
  • Lower Cost of Ownership (low maintenance)
  • Rapid acceleration coupled with smooth, non-stick movement


Performance Characteristics

  • Rated for continuous duty (Servo driven ball screws).
  • 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 (Motor options available).
  • IP54 or IP65 (motor dependent)
  • Operates at speeds up to 25 inches per second
  • Anti-rotation device integrated

Precision Electric Linear Actuators

Specialty Coatings for Demanding Environments


  • Excessive Heat and Humidity
  • Extreme Cold and Ice
  • Water
  • Dust and Dirt
  • Food Handling
  • Corrosion

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