ERD Low-cost Electric Cylinders for Pneumatic Cylinder Replacement

ERD low-cost electric cylinder series are the perfect alternative to pneumatic cylinders for automating manual processes.

The ERD is an economical electric cylinder and is compatible with many NEMA & metric mount stepper and servo motors to create a flexible, powerful, yet cost-effective electric cylinder solution over traditional pneumatic cylinders.

Perfect for gating, sorting, diverting and product change overs, ERD electric cylinders offer these features:

  • 3 body sizes
  • Ball and acme screw choices
  • Force/thrust capabilities up to 500 lbf (2.2 kN)
  • Stroke lengths up to 24 inches (610 mm)
  • Guide and anti-rotate options
  • IP67 and IP69K options
  • All stainless steel body options
  • Stepper and servo drive/controller and motor solutions

ERD Max Stroke

Size ERD 10 ERD 15 ERD 20
Standard 10 in. 24 in. 24 in.
Metric 254 mm 609 mm 609 mm

ERD Max Force

Size ERD 10 ERD 15 ERD 20
Standard 100 lbf 200 lbf 500 lbf
Metric 445 N 890 N 2,224 N

ERD Max Speed

Size ERD 10 ERD 15 ERD 20
Standard 40 in/sec 40 in/sec 38 in/sec
Metric 1,016 mm/sec 1,016 mm/sec 965 mm/sec

ERD Features

ERD Specifications US Standard

ERD Specifications Metric

ERD Motor Choices

ERD Switch Specifications

ERD10 Thrust vs Stroke

ERD10 Critical Speed

ERD10 PV Limits

ERD 15 Critical Speed & PV Limits

ERD 15 Maximum Thrust vs Stroke & Screw Life

ERD 20 Critical Speed, Thrust vs Stroke, & Screw Life

ERD GD2 Load vs Length & Bending Moments

ERD GD2 Load vs Length & Bending Moments

ERD GD2 Guide Rod Deflection

Switch Wiring Diagrams & Dimensions

ERD 10/15/20 Actuator Dimensions

Spherical Rod End, Clevis Rod End, Alignment Coupler

Option: Foot Mount Dimensions

Option: Guided ERD Dimensions

Alternative Motor Dimensions

Options: Trunnion Mount, Rear Clevis

Options: IP67 – IP69K, Front Flange

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Animatronic Camera for Attraction

Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ACSI Integrated Servo Motor and ERD Actuator

Lane Diverting

Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD Rod Cylinder

Residential Security Bollard

Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD Rod Cylinder

Semiconductor Manufacturing

Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD15 & MXE40P

Powder Filling

Challenge: Filling a variety of container sizes.
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ACSI & ERD Actuator

Case Positioning

Challenge: Case positioning of empty bottles for preparation of filling process
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD Electric Actuator with ACSI motor/drive

De-nesting Pallets

Challenge: Position adjustment for de-nesting pallets.
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD Electric Linear Actuator

Exercise Equipment

Challenge: An OEM manufacturer that makes high end resistance weight training equipment for fitness facilities needed actuators that slowly push or pull to provide the exact amount of resistance for the exercise.
Product Family: Electric Rod-Style Actuator
Product Used: ERD

Use the links below to locate a Tolomatic distributor in your area, find out more information on how to specify and configure your actuator, service parts information, and selection guidelines and tips.

Find a Tolomatic distributor

ERD Selection Guidelines

ERD Service Parts Ordering

ERD & Option Ordering