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Thomson Lifting Columns are designed with the same care and expertise as Thomson's industry-leading series of linear actuators. During the development process, our focus was on space saving, modern design, high performance, and safe operation. Along with our maintenance free life, easy installation, and light weight envelope, these lifting columns are a first choice for domestic, medical, and work place applications. 


Types of Medical and Ergonomic Automation Applications

Accessibility Equipment


  • Wheel chair lifts
  • Lifting aids
  • Handicap adaption

Adjustable Chairs


  • Dental chairs
  • Barber chairs
  • Make-up chairs

Hospital Equipment


  • X-ray machines
  • Operating tables
  • Beds & patient lifts



  • Adjustable desks
  • Workbenches
  • Tables & beds

Thomson LC Series Lifting Columns

Model Comparison

LC1600 LC2000 LC3000
Description Two-piece extrusion with 1600 N loading capacity ideal for cost-sensitive applications where extension-to-retraction ratio is not as critical. Three-piece extrusion with 2000 N loading capacity and a telescoping leadscrew mechanism to provide an ideal extensionto- retraction ratio. Three-piece extrusion with ballscrew drive mechanism to allow for 3000 N loading capacity and high moment loading.
Screw type Trapezoidal Telescopic lead screw Ball screw
Weight Best Good Good
Quiet operation Best Good Good
Extension/retraction ratio Good Best Better
Minimum retracted length Good Best Better
Load capacity Good Better Best
Load torque capacity Good Good Best
Duty cycle Good Best Good
Speed Better Best Good
Mid Stroke Protection Yes No* No*

* Mid-stroke overload protection available with use of DCG Control.

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CAD Models

  • Configurable 2D/3D Partstream Models
  • Configurable 2D/3D Solidcomponents Models
  • Configurable 2D/3D PartServer Models
  • Static 2D/3D Model file downloads

Partstream Interactive Viewer Instructions:
1) Select a product from the table below and Configure your model to the right of the viewer that appears.
2) Click the Create button at the bottom of the configurator and wait for model to load (may take a few minutes).
3) Click the Download tab and login to your account if requested (or register as a first-time user).
4) Select a format, wait for the file to be created (may take a few minutes), and click the Download button.
NOTE: For best performance, please use Internet Explorer 11 or up, Firefox, Google Chrome

LC Series Lifting Columns 2D/3D Interactive Models
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