The FT45 series can be applied across a wide range of linear motion applications and use alternatively as hydraulic cylinders.
The FT45 model universal electric rod style linear actuator series has continuous force rating to 40,000 lbf (178 kN), speed to 60 in/sec and stroke lengths from 6 in to 8 ft. The FT45 Series can be applied across a wide range of linear motion applications and use alternatively to hydraulic cylinders. FT45 has a continuous force rating of 10,000 lbf, filling the gap between the FT35 and FT60 models. The FT45 features meet IP65 environmental protection standard on all mounting configurations. Its grease zerk fitting allows re-greasing of nut assembly without having to disassemble the unit.
Exlar Actuation Solutions, a Curtiss-Wright Company
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey