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linear actuators

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Grass Cake, Oct 30, 2005.

  1. Grass Cake

    Grass Cake LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone C
    Posts: 299

    Anyone ever looked into the cost/reliability of using
    a 12VDC actuator for heavy ramp gates?
     
  2. Grass Cake

    Grass Cake LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone C
    Posts: 299

    As a big NO!
     
  3. Eclipse

    Eclipse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,149

    I would think it would have to be so large with such a large draw that it would not be cost effective. Now if you used it to supplement a spring assist it may be better but it would still not likely be cost effective.
     
  4. FERT-TEK

    FERT-TEK LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,035

    if you are looking for a company who makes them try Bear Linear out of Belvedere IL. They just repaired the ram on my Gator-Rator zero turn aerator. Nice people to deal with I think it is a family business but anyway they know actuators.
     

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