12 VDC 500 LB. LINEAR ACTUATOR Brand new, GLIDEFORCE model LACT12-500A heavy duty linear actuator. ACME screw drive with built-in overload clutch. Metal housing is water resistant and sealed against dust. Permanent magnet motor. No limit switches or potentiometer.
Stroke 306 mm (12.05")
Voltage 12 DC
Push/Pull Rating Dynamic 500 lbs. max
Extension Speed No Load 0.66 in/sec Max Load 0.56 in/sec
A: These actuators do not have controllers available. They can be controlled using item 11-3334-A (sold separately).
Date Submitted: 06/28/2018
Who is the manufacturer of these?
A: These are made in Taiwan under the brand name Glideforce for import and sale by Concentric International of Iowa.
Date Submitted: 05/23/2018
What dead end protection is there in the 12.04" Stroke 500 lbs 12 Volt DC Linear Actuator ITEM NUMBER: 5-1679-12
A: There is no electrical limit switching inherent in these. There is an overload ratcheting clutch, but relying on that for dead end protection will wear it out quickly and destroy the actuator's usefulness.
Date Submitted: 01/20/2018
Is this actuator able to withstand outside condition rain snow and hot and cold weather. what is the warranty on this product.
A: These actuators have a one year warranty. They are water resistant (not waterproof), and sealed against dust. They have worked outside in a number of applications in all environments.
Date Submitted: 08/24/2016
Does this unit contain limit switches?
A: These do not have limit switches. There is a clutch to prevent stalling the motor at the end of the travel either direction.
Date Submitted: 06/08/2015
Re Overload Clutch - What is it set at? Can it be varied/set lower?
A: Sorry no specification is available for the clutch setting. The clutch is mainly just to prevent the motor from stalling at each end of the travel. Non-adjustable.