The perfect alternative to pneumatic actuators, the Thomson PC precision linear actuator

Changing from pneumatic to electric actuators has many advantages and benefits. Not only can a design be simplified but it can be more cost effective too.

Thomson PC SeriesThe PC series of electric linear actuators from Thomson delivery outstanding performance while saving time and money with easy product sizing and selection, speedy installation and reduced maintenance and therefore downtime.

The Thomson PC range boasts the longest stroke lengths available in the industry today, and utilise a plug and play mounting system that allows more than 600 motor types and sizes to be fitted easily.

The exceptional power density of the PC Series allows you to build a quieter, more compact machine.

PC-Series Benefits:

  • Quick and easy maintenance
  • High side load capability
  • Smooth, quiet operation, reduced noise
  • Suitable for heavy loads and harsh environments
  • High repeatability, positioning accuracy
  • Built in anti-rotational of rod end
  • High power density and long life
  • IP 65 rating suitable for harsh environments
  • No collection points during washdown
  • Simple mounting of ISO standard accessories
  • Corrosion resistance


Converting & Containers

  • Blow & Injection Molders
  • Bottle, Can Manufacturing
  • Paperboard, Box Folding

Meat & Poultry Graders

  • Egg Graders
  • Fruit & Vegetable Graders

Form, Fill and Seal Equipment

  • Food/Beverage Processing
  • Chemical Processing
  • Rinsers & Sterilizers
  • Grading


  • Torque, Tightness Testers
  • Seal Checkers
  • Volume, Weight Sensing

Marking and Printing

  • Ink Coders, Printers, Labelers
  • Stampers, Imprinting Equipment
  • Thermal Transfer Machines


Conveying, Sorting, Pick/Place

  • Accumulators & Buffers
  • Conveyor Sorters, Diverters
  • Cranes, Gantries, Hoists

Primary Packaging

  • Blister, Skin, Vacuum Packagers
  • Capping, Lidding Machines
  • Case and Tray Sealers

Secondary Packaging

  • Wrapping & Cartoning
  • Strapping & Banding
  • Stacking & Palletizing

Automated Storage, Retrieval

  • Case Lifter
  • Vertical Lift Module
  • Fixed-Aisle AS/RS

Valve Control

  • Paper & Pulp
  • Food/Beverage Processing
  • HVAC

For more information on Thomson products contact Micromech sales on 01376 333333 or


The use of this news article and images came with permission from Thomson.

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