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At Thomson, we offer a wide variety of actuators and actuator systems with stroke lengths and load forces to accommodate a broad range of application needs.  In combination with our selection of AC and DC controls and various motor transmission combinations, our actuators are designed for the best and most reliable quality performance for high and low power, industrial and precision applications.


 

Overview


Thomson Actuation Products:

Linear Actuators

Linear Actuators offer best fits for a variety of applications - both standard and customizable  

Precision Linear Actuators

Precision linear actuators are designed to deliver high performance in applications requiring cont

Hybrid Linear Actuators

Hybrid Linear Actuators combine stepper motors and precision lead screws into one compact envelope

Worm Gear Screw Jacks

Worm gear screw jacks MULI® and JUMBO® set new engineering standards for precision and reliability 

Literature

Brochures
Electrak HD Linear Actuator 2865 KB Email
Electrak HD Linear Actuator 2908 KB Email
Electrak HD Linear Actuator 2874 KB Email
Electrak HD Linear Actuator 2629 KB Email
Electrak HD Linear Actuator 14475 KB Email
Electrak HD Linear Actuators - Tested to Endure! 1691 KB Email
Electrak HD Linear Actuators - Tested to Endure! 1806 KB Email
Electrak HD Linear Actuators - Tested to Endure! 1810 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Actuator Brochure 2015 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Actuator Brochure 2015 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Actuator Brochure 2011 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Actuator Brochure 2675 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Actuator Brochure 2530 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Actuator Brochure 2493 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Actuator Brochure 2487 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Actuator Brochure 2670 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Actuator Brochure 2508 KB Email
Linear Actuators 1815 KB Email
Linear Actuators 1738 KB Email
Max Jac Electric Linear Actuators Brochure 1800 KB Email
Max Jac Electric Linear Actuators Brochure 1801 KB Email
Max Jac Electric Linear Actuators Brochure 811 KB Email
Max Jac Electric Linear Actuators Brochure 1807 KB Email
PC Series Precision Linear Actuators 2110 KB Email
PC Series Precision Linear Actuators 2239 KB Email
PC Series Precision Linear Actuators 2244 KB Email
PC Series Precision Linear Actuators 1855 KB Email
PC Series Precision Linear Actuators 1800 KB Email
Precision Linear Actuators 410 KB Email
Precision Linear Actuators 754 KB Email
Precision Linear Actuators 2215 KB Email
Smart Actuation 2464 KB Email
Smart Actuation 2504 KB Email
Smart Actuation 2518 KB Email
Smart Actuation 2530 KB Email
Thomson Electrak® Marine Actuators 1491 KB Email
WhisperTrak Electric Linear Actuators 1256 KB Email
WhisperTrak Electric Linear Actuators 1287 KB Email
WhisperTrak Electric Linear Actuators 1296 KB Email
Manuals
AC-063 Actuator Control Installation 76 KB Email
AC-247 ELS Actuator Control Installation 134 KB Email
DCG Actuator Control Installation 109 KB Email
DCG Actuator Hand & Motor Control Installation 143 KB Email
ECT Series Installation and Service 7429 KB Email
Electrak 1 Series Installation & Operation Manual 2222 KB Email
Electrak 2 Series Installation & Operation Manual 662 KB Email
Electrak 5 Series Installation & Operation Manual 1608 KB Email
Electrak 5 Actuator Repair Kit Installation & Operation 694 KB Email
Electrak 10 Series Installation & Operation Manual 1131 KB Email
Electrak 10 Actuator Repair Kit Installation & Operation 570 KB Email
Electrak 100 Series Installation & Operation Manual 1668 KB Email
Electrak E150 Series Installation & Operation Manual 520 KB Email
Electrak 205 Series Installation & Operation Manual 1695 KB Email
Electrak 205 Actuator Repair Kit Installation & Operation 556 KB Email
Electrak HD Series Installation & Operation Actuator Manual 1817 KB Email
Electrak HD Series Installation & Operation Actuator Manual 1817 KB Email
Electrak HD Series Installation & Operation Actuator Manual 1817 KB Email
Electrak LA-FA-IA Installation Manual 263 KB Email
Electrak LA-FA-IA Installation Manual 282 KB Email
Electrak Marine "DM" Series Installation & Operation Manual 1488 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Installation and Operation Manual 697 KB Email
Electrak Throttle Installation and Operation Manual 698 KB Email
LoadMaster 80 Actuator Installation 304 KB Email
Max Jac Electric Linear Actuator Installation Manual 404 KB Email
Muli®- Jumbo® Mounting & Maintenance Instructions 1716 KB Email
PC-Series Precision Actuator Installation Manual 2160 KB Email
WhisperTrak Electric Linear Actuators Installation 508 KB Email
WhisperTrak Electric Linear Actuators Installation 508 KB Email

Technical Articles

Electromechanical Linear Actuators Give Heavy Duty Off-Highway Vehicle Engine Hoods a Welcome Lift 2016-08-16
Thomson Actuators Help Royal Transportation Research Project Reach New Efficiency Levels 2016-07-19
Comprehensive Environmental Testing Delivers Performance Advantages on Electromechanical Actuators 2016-06-18
The Toughest Yet – Max Jac Heavy Duty Linear Actuator 2016-06-17
Thomson Actuators Help Royal Transportation Research Project Reach New Efficiency Levels 2016-01-20
Tough Actuator Ideal for Use in Amazone Intelligent Fertilizer Spreading System 2016-01-16
Custom Cart with Height Adjustment Helps Videojet Improve First Pass Yield 2016-01-15
Technology and Design Advances Drive Trend Towards Electromechanical Actuation 2016-01-08
Onboard Electronics Make Linear Actuators Safer - Smarter 2016-01-07
Electric Throttle Actuators: An easy way to increase the efficiency and functionality of equipment with mechanical diesel... 2015-04-14
Trends in Specifications for Industrial Linear Actuators 2015-04-08
Trends in Specifications for Industrial Linear Actuators 2015-01-26
Design Engineer's Guide – Selecting a Lubricant for Ball Screws 2015-01-04
Electric Throttle Actuators: An easy way to increase the efficiency and... 2014-09-19
Linear Actuators for Throttle Control in Off Highway Vehicles 2013-11-15
Smart Actuators Bring Big Benefits to Utility and Other Off-Highway Vehicles 2012-05-15
Choosing Between Electromechanical and Fluid Power Precision Linear Actuators 2012-05-01
Debunking the Myths of Hydraulic to Electric Actuator Conversion 2007-09-01
Off Highway Earth Moving Equipment - moving trucks had become so enormous… 2006-09-14
Mobile Actuators Reach Lofty Goals - off-highway vehicle manufactures… 2005-05-01

Selectors

Linear Actuator Selector

Maintenance-free Reliability

Actuators offer advantages over mechanical and hydraulic systems in many applications. They are self-contained, rugged, and durable, making them ideal anywhere you want to lift, lo...

Precision Linear Actuator Selector

Fast, Accurate, Hard Working

The hallmark for the entire range of precision linear actuators is the ability to work hard, fast and accurately, day in and day out, under the toughest conditions.

Motorized Lead Screws

Hybrid Stepper Motor, Precision Lead Screw

Thomson combines a hybrid stepper motor and precision lead screw together in one compact envelope.  Patent-pending Taper-Lock technology allows quick decoupling and secure, properl...

Screw Jack Selector

Easy-to-Mount and Versatile

Designed with state-of-the-art CAD and CAE systems and adhering to stri...

CAD Models

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

NOTE: Please use Internet Explorer 11, Edge, Firefox, or Google Chrome with Edrawings Viewer

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.

Linear Actuators 2D/3D Interactive Models
Electrak Throttle Linear Actuators
Max Jac Heavy Duty Linear Actuators
DC Linear Actuators
AC Linear Actuators
Non-Driven Linear Actuators
Rodless Units Linear Actuators (Loadmaster LM80)
Legacy Linear Actuators
Precision Linear Actuators 2D/3D Interactive Models
PC-Series Precision Linear Actuators (Ball Screw)
ECT Series Precision Linear Actuators (flange/gear, motor)
T-Series Precision Linear Actuators (Non-Driven)
T-Series Accessories (Flanges, Gears, Mounting Kits)
Worm Gear Screw Jacks (MULI/JUMBO) 2D/3D Interactive Models
Neff TGS - N version (Axial Travel, Ball Screw, Standard)
Neff KGS - N version (Axial Travel, Ball Screw, Standard)
Neff TGS - R version (Axial Travel, Trapezoidal Screw, Anti-rotation)
Neff KGS - R version (Axial Travel, Ball Screw, Anti-rotation)
Neff TGS - V version (Axial Travel, Trapezoidal Screw, Anti-rotation)
Neff KGS - V version (Axial Travel, Ball Screw, Anti-rotation)
PARTS: Neff MULI/JUMBO EFM Trapezoidal Bronze Nut Options
PARTS: Neff KAR Universal Joint Adapter Options
PARTS: Neff KON Flanged Radial Mount Adapter Bracket Options
PARTS: Neff L MULI/JUMBO Burnished Mounting Feet Options
PARTS: Neff KGF-N MULI/JUMBO Flanged Ball Nut Options
PARTS: Neff BP MULI/JUMBO Top Plate Options
PARTS: Neff GK MULI/JUMBO Clevis End Options
PARTS: Neff GA MULI Folk End Options

Capabilities

Capabilities
Automatic for the People - Linear Actuators 1508 KB Email
Clean Energy Alternatives - Linear Actuators 6739 KB Email
Optimized Motion for Food Processing Equipment 1028 KB Email
Linear Actuators for On/Off-Highway Vehicles 1520 KB Email
Linear Actuators for On/Off-Highway Vehicles 1528 KB Email
Linear Actuators for On/Off-Highway Vehicles 832 KB Email
Linear Actuators for On/Off-Highway Vehicles 1537 KB Email
Linear Actuators for On/Off-Highway Vehicles 699 KB Email
Linear Actuators for On/Off-Highway Vehicles 1348 KB Email
Linear Actuators for On/Off-Highway Vehicles 974 KB Email
Linear Solutions for Mass Transit Doors 1661 KB Email
Linear Solutions for Mass Transit Doors 1686 KB Email
Materials in Motion 1667 KB Email
Materials in Motion 1685 KB Email
Materials in Motion 2034 KB Email
Materials in Motion 1858 KB Email
Mechanical Motion Solutions (Thomson Overview) 2255 KB Email
Mechanical Motion Solutions (Thomson Overview) 2405 KB Email
Mechanical Motion Solutions (Thomson Overview) 2419 KB Email
Mechanical Motion Solutions (Thomson Overview) 13603 KB Email
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Mechanical Motion Solutions (Thomson Overview) 2334 KB Email
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Mechanical Motion Solutions (Thomson Overview) 2544 KB Email
Mechanical Motion Solutions for Military Land Vehicles 1673 KB Email
Mechanical Motion Solutions for Military Land Vehicles 1675 KB Email
Medical Motion Optimized 1585 KB Email
Medical Motion Optimized 1273 KB Email
Medical Motion Optimized 1151 KB Email
Medical Motion Optimized 2410 KB Email
Motion Solutions for Packaging Applications 722 KB Email
Motion Solutions for Packaging Applications 1129 KB Email
Motion Solutions for Packaging Applications 1040 KB Email
Motion Solutions for Packaging Applications 724 KB Email
Motion Solutions for Packaging Applications 1215 KB Email
Motion Solutions for Clean Energy Applications 2766 KB Email
Motion Solutions for Clean Energy Applications 1214 KB Email
Motion Solutions for Clean Energy Applications 964 KB Email
Motion Solutions for Clean Energy Applications 2541 KB Email
Power Door Opener and Combat Lock for Military Vehicles 1319 KB Email
Power Door Opener and Combat Lock for Military Vehicles 1336 KB Email
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