Custom Rotary Actuators

With over 40 years of experience in the rotary actuator field, Eckart GmbH provides outstanding production quality provided by experienced specialists. Over the decades Eckart GmbH rotary actuator components have gained a firm foothold in automation and drive technology applications.

Through the constant developments made by Eckart GmbH engineers, and the use of high-quality materials, Eckart GmbH rotary actuator components provide durability and dependability. With a Eckart GmbH rotary actuator, you can profit from our experience.

Eckart GmbH is the leader in manufacturing Helical Spline Rotary Actuators. More than 70% of these actuators are custom-designed to meet specific customer needs. Tell us about your project and we will present you with a customized optimum solution.

 

Helical Spline Hydraulic Rotary Actuators:

Our rotary actuators are the helical spline design. This means, a piston and a helix, or sliding spline, work together to convert the linear motion of the piston into rotational motion. Composed of two moving parts and some form of housing, the sliding helical splined gear concept within the actuator is used in many applications where a rotary movement is required. Helical Spline Actuators function when the piston is axially displaced using hydraulic pressure causing simultaneous rotation of the piston. Standard amounts of rotation are 90°, 180°, and 360°; but are available generally up to 720° or more. Additional rotation is created by making the spline gears longer while maintaining the same diameter. The primary benefit to this type product compared to alternative designs such as linkages using hydraulic cylinders (linear actuators) is its compact design.

 

Eckart is a supplier and rotary actuator manufacturer for various applications including construction, mechanical, marine, and industrial.


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