FT Series Product Line Expands with New FT45

FT Series Product Line Expands with New FT45
Montag, 26 Januar 2015

Gilbert, AZ. – January 5, 2015 – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced the expansion of its Exlar FT Series™ universal electric rod style linear actuator product line with the release of the FT45 model. The FT Series roller screw driven actuators offer high thrust, high speed, and high robustness in a compact form factor, making them an ideal alternative to hydraulic cylinders.  With continuous force rating to 40,000 lbf (178 kN), speed to 60 in/sec (1,500mm/sec) and stroke lengths from 6 inches (150mm) to 8 feet (2,400mm) the FT Series can be applied across a wide range of linear motion applications. The new FT45 has a continuous force rating of 10,000 lbf (44.5 kN), filling the gap between the existing FT35 and FT60 models.  The FT45 features the following key enhancements over the existing FT Series frame size designs, including the largest FT80 model: IP65 (min.) environmental protection standard on all mounting configurations Idler pulley design greatly simplifies motor installation and belt tensioning / maintenance Grease zerk fitting allows re-greasing of nut assembly without having to disassemble the unit Removable front seal bushing design greatly simplifies front seal maintenance / replacement About Exlar Actuation Solutions Exlar is a business group of Curtiss-Wright Sensors & Controls Division.  Exlar designs, manufactures, and sells linear and rotary motion products worldwide.  For general product information contact Exlar Corporation, 18400 West 77th Street, Chanhassen, MN 55317, phone 952-500-6200 or visit our website at www.exlar.com. About Curtiss-Wright Corporation Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets.  Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide.  For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.

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