Classic Rod Linear Actuators

Classic Rod Linear Actuators

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  • Description

    Compact and versatile, the Classic Rod Linear Actuator is available in various strokes with forces ranging from 35 – 200 lbs.  Manufactured with high grade aluminum and built in limit switches this actuator provides consistent, reliable performance with zero maintenance for all your automation projects.

    CAD models of this actuator can be found under Resources/3D Files. For further information review the specifications and technical drawings down below or visit our tutorials page for instructions on how to use this actuator with switches, remotes, speed controllers, and Arduino. 

    Standard Features and Benefits

    • Internal limit switches automatically shut off the unit at the end of stroke - This protects you and your equipment from possible damage.
    • Huge range of stoke options as standard:  1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 24 inches are available - Gives you more flexibility.
    • Delivering multiple force options from 35 to 200 lbs - Giving you even more flexibility 
    • IP54 rated – dust and splash proof - Because it never hurts to have more protection than you actually need 
    • Maintenance free - Gives you more free time to do more important things
    • CE and RoHS certified - for extra comfort knowing they are certified for safe use. 
    • Accessories sold separately include: Remote Controls - Switches - Micro-Controllers - Power Supplies 

    Brackets

  • Specifications

    Model FA-35-S-12-XX FA-150-S-12-XX FA-240-S-12-XX
    Dynamic Force 35 lb 150 lb 200 lb
    Static Force 70 lb 300 lb 400 lb
    Speed ("/S) 2" .5 .3
    Gear Ratio 5:1 20:1 30:1
    Duty Cycle 20% 
    IP Rating 54
    Screw Type ACME
    Input 12v DC
    Max Draw 5 A
    Clevis End Diameter 0.25" (6.35mm)
    Operational Temperature -26°C/65°C (-15°F/150°)
    Limit Switch Built-in (factory preset)
    Safety Certifications CE, ROHS
    Wire Length 1.5 feet
    Bracket(s) MB1 and/or MB6
    Hard Case FA-CAP
    Rubber Protector RB2

    Stroke

    Retracted Length

    Extended Length

    Weight

    STEP Files
    1" 5.5" 6.5" 2.05 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-1
    2" 6.5" 8.5" 2.1 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-2
    3" 7.5" 10.5" 2.15 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-3
    4" 8.5" 12.5" 2.2 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-4
    6" 10.5" 16.5" 2.25 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-6
    9" 13.5" 22.5" 2.65 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-9
    12" 16.5" 28.5" 3.1 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-12
    18" 22.5" 40.5" 3.45 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-18
    24" 28.5" 52.5" 3.8 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-24

    *Stroke length tolerance +/- 0.125"

  • Tech Drawing

  • Wiring Diagram

  • Video

    Classic linear actuator video

  • Video Comparison

    Compare our Classic to our Premium linear actuators

  • Resources
  • Description

    Compact and versatile, the Classic Rod Linear Actuator is available in various strokes with forces ranging from 35 – 200 lbs.  Manufactured with high grade aluminum and built in limit switches this actuator provides consistent, reliable performance with zero maintenance for all your automation projects.

    CAD models of this actuator can be found under Resources/3D Files. For further information review the specifications and technical drawings down below or visit our tutorials page for instructions on how to use this actuator with switches, remotes, speed controllers, and Arduino. 

    Standard Features and Benefits

    • Internal limit switches automatically shut off the unit at the end of stroke - This protects you and your equipment from possible damage.
    • Huge range of stoke options as standard:  1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 24 inches are available - Gives you more flexibility.
    • Delivering multiple force options from 35 to 200 lbs - Giving you even more flexibility 
    • IP54 rated – dust and splash proof - Because it never hurts to have more protection than you actually need 
    • Maintenance free - Gives you more free time to do more important things
    • CE and RoHS certified - for extra comfort knowing they are certified for safe use. 
    • Accessories sold separately include: Remote Controls - Switches - Micro-Controllers - Power Supplies 

    Brackets

  • Specifications
    Model FA-35-S-12-XX FA-150-S-12-XX FA-240-S-12-XX
    Dynamic Force 35 lb 150 lb 200 lb
    Static Force 70 lb 300 lb 400 lb
    Speed ("/S) 2" .5 .3
    Gear Ratio 5:1 20:1 30:1
    Duty Cycle 20% 
    IP Rating 54
    Screw Type ACME
    Input 12v DC
    Max Draw 5 A
    Clevis End Diameter 0.25" (6.35mm)
    Operational Temperature -26°C/65°C (-15°F/150°)
    Limit Switch Built-in (factory preset)
    Safety Certifications CE, ROHS
    Wire Length 1.5 feet
    Bracket(s) MB1 and/or MB6
    Hard Case FA-CAP
    Rubber Protector RB2

    Stroke

    Retracted Length

    Extended Length

    Weight

    STEP Files
    1" 5.5" 6.5" 2.05 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-1
    2" 6.5" 8.5" 2.1 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-2
    3" 7.5" 10.5" 2.15 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-3
    4" 8.5" 12.5" 2.2 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-4
    6" 10.5" 16.5" 2.25 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-6
    9" 13.5" 22.5" 2.65 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-9
    12" 16.5" 28.5" 3.1 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-12
    18" 22.5" 40.5" 3.45 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-18
    24" 28.5" 52.5" 3.8 lbs FA-(F)-S-12-24

    *Stroke length tolerance +/- 0.125"

  • Tech Drawing

  • Wiring Diagram

  • Video

    Classic linear actuator video

  • Video Comparison

    Compare our Classic to our Premium linear actuators

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