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Electric actuation offers greater flexibility, enhanced control and lower running costs for industrial automation.

Designed to reduce energy consumption and total cost of ownership, IMI Precision Engineering’s new electric actuator range has been unveiled at this year’s Hannover Messe.

Ideally suited for applications within the automotive, packaging and labelling, materials handling, machine tools and food & beverage sectors, the innovative IMI Norgren ELION increases levels of precise, repeatable control and accurate positioning for industrial users.

Flexible Benefits

Acceleration and deceleration control allows the cylinder to glide into position without stopping abruptly, making IMI Norgren ELION ideal for applications where vibrations and disruptive movement are unacceptable. This precise level of control enables multiple actuators to move in sync and change speed without need to stop or risk to overrun a position.

Based on ISO 15552, the IMI Norgren ELION electric actuator offers the built-in flexibility of multiple intermediate positions, ensuring acceleration and speed are controllable and predictable.

The absence of compressed air creates a quieter solution with significant reductions in associated energy and running costs.

One stop shop for electric actuators

IMI Precision Engineering is able to offer a complete electric actuator solution through its collaboration with market leader servo motor manufacturer Control Techniques. Customers can benefit from a single point of contact for electric actuation, alongside motors, drives and a range of accessories to suit individual applications.

Simon Gass for IMI Precision Engineering said: “As customers increasingly seek out technology answers that offer greater control, accuracy and operating flexibility, the benefits of an electric actuator solution for individual automation requirements are clear”.

“Adding IMI Norgren ELION to our actuator portfolio means our customers can have total piece of mind that whichever linear motion solution is most appropriate for their application, IMI Precision Engineering has the solution”.

The IMI Norgren ELION rod-style electric actuator range will launch in April 2019, with a rodless option available in autumn 2019.

IMI Precision Engineering

IMI Precision Engineering is a world-leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Our world-class products help customers to improve performance and productivity as well as reducing downtime and energy consumption on industrial processes around the world. Our products can be found in numerous industries including: Commercial Vehicles, Food & Beverage, Energy, High Pressure, Industrial Automation, Life Sciences, Mobile Pneumatics and Rail. They have been tried and tested in some of the most demanding applications in the field.

Our market leading products brands include:

IMI Norgren
With more than 80 years of industry experience, the IMI Norgren brand includes a wide range of high quality pneumatic and fluid control products such as actuators, air preparation, pressure switches, valves, vacuum, fittings, tubing and accessories.

IMI Buschjost
Successful in the market for more than 60 years, IMI Buschjost is a market leading range of process and multimedia solenoid valve technology and system solutions.

The IMI FAS range offers a comprehensive portfolio of globally acclaimed miniature fluid control solutions which provide successful consistent performance at the heart of demanding applications, specialising in miniature valve technology for 10mm and 15mm valve applications.

IMI Herion
For over 50 years, the IMI Herion brand has specialised in solenoid valves, NAMUR valves and hydraulic solutions for mechanical and pneumatic press and press safety technology.

IMI Maxseal
Proven in the field for more than 50 years, the IMI Maxseal brand offers extremely high quality stainless steel solenoid valves for harsh environments such as offshore oil & gas and coastal applications.

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