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Series GRV Compact Precision Angular Pneumatic Gripper

GRV GrippersThe Series GRV provide large moment capacities, high grip forces, and feature a rugged construction in a very small package. With 4 sizes in metric design, offered with simple tooling mounting, standard internal speed control, switch ready for use with PHD single or two position teachable switches. more>

Series ECV Electric Cylinder

New Series ECV Electric Cylinder with the "Your Motor, Your Way" feature provides an ECV electric actuatorsopen architecture design allowing users to specify the motor and controls of their choice. Key features include choice of inline or foldback motor mounting.

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PHD is a leading manufacturer of electric, pneumatic and hydraulic industrial automation actuators, designed to help companies across all industries optimize their manufacturing processes.  Our products consist of a full line of cylinders, escapements, grippers, linear slides, rotary actuators, clamps, multi-motion actuators, switches and sensors.


ClampsClamps

PHD Clamps offer very low cost of ownership, exceptional flexibility, and are unsurpassed in ruggedness. Units are offered in two sizes, four jaw styles, and five jaw opening increments to fit a wide range of applications. A wide selection of modular jaw tips are also offered.

Clamp Technology


 

CylindersCylinders

PHD offers a wide range of cylinders. Ranging from Tom Thumb Cylinders, known for durability and versatility, to Compact Cylinders where space is critical. PHD also offers the industry standard Series CV Cylinders design for long travel lengths.

Cylinders


 

EscapementsEscapements

For applications requiring the individual release of parts from vibratory feeders, hoppers, or magazines, pneumatically powered escapements are ideal. Models are available with switches for easy interface with various electronic controls.

Escapements


Grippers Grippers

PHD's Grippers can be used for internal and external gripping and come in a variety of jaw styles to adapt to any application. Grippers range from miniature series to heavy duty series capable of more then 1600 pounds of grip force.

Grippers

 


MultiMotionMulti-Motion Actuators

Multi-Motion Actuators provide rotary and linear motion from one output shaft. The reach-and-turn motions are independent from one another, making it easy to sequence the two motions. The Multi-Motion is ideal for part turnaround and orientation operations.

Multi-Motion Actuators

 


Rotary Rotary Actuators

PHD offers a complete line of Rotary Actuators with a wide range of options. Our pneumatic and hydraulic rack-and-pinion Rotary Actuators are available in miniature series as well as larger series for applications requiring up to 31,000 in-LB of torque.

Rotary Actuators

 


Slides Slides

PHD Powered Slides include cantilever and saddle types, and operate using air, air/oil, or electric power sources. PHD offers over ten different series of slides designed to handle loads ranging from a few ounces up to 300 pounds.

Slides

 


 

 

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PHD Optimax® products are actuators designed to meet machine builders’ performance requirements at a competitive price. These economical, efficient, and reliable actuators provide customers with an alternative choice to PHD’s standard “built-to-order” product line, delivering even more solutions to meet industrial application needs.

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PHD Optimax™ Series OSD Pneumatic Thruster Slides are robust linear actuators designed for precision and are ideal for a variety of applications. They are the lower price alternative to the Series SD Pneumatic Thruster Slides, which have more options and longer cycle life. The Series OSD is available in three bore sizes and offers standard travel lengths ranging from 1 in to 10 in. To simplify installation and provide for interchangeability, the OSD features a tool plate for mounting of tooling or other actuators. The Series OSD has a minimum order quantity of 10 units.

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more information PHD Optimax™ Series OCV Pneumatic ISO Cylinders are designed to be extremely versatile and economical for use in any industry. They are PHD’s lower price alternative to the Series CV Pneumatic ISO Cylinder, which has more options and longer cycle life. The Series OCV is available in 32, 40, and 50 mm bore sizes and stroke lengths are available in 25, 50, 100, and 200 mm. To simplify installation and provide for interchangeability, the OCV has ISO mounting.

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ESFX Electric Linear Slide ESFX Datasheet

Series ESFX Electric Linear Slides feature a ball screw design providing superior speed and load/moment performance in a saddle type actuator. Along with other PHD electric and pneumatic solutions, these linear slides can combine to create virtually any system to meet your Cartesian robot needs. The flexibility of Your Motor, Your Way provides the freedom to use familiar motors and controls, making this linear slide the optimal solution for the most demanding automation applications.

  • Rigid frame provides superior support and strength
  • High allowable load/moment capacities
  • Modular capability to create Cartesian robot systems
  • Heavy duty versions available to provide additional bearing support for high load and offset applications
  • Your Motor, Your Way for configuration of motor mounting plates for many motor manufacturers

Cartesian robot capability, saddle type slide, compact profile, long travel, precision and robust rail bearing system, numerous ball screw and nut configurations.

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Guardian® High Capacity Pneumatic Parallel Grippers 

PHD GRR Series Parallel GrippersSeries GRR Guardian® High Capacity Pneumatic Parallel Grippers provide high grip force, long jaw travels, and high jaw loads. This heavy duty end effector’s rugged design and jaw construction can withstand high impact and shock loads. Series GRR Grippers are designed for gripping large objects in demanding industry applications including small engine block manufacturing, automotive wheel rim manufacturing, foundry applications, and more.

Narrow width, long jaw travels, high grip force, large moment capacity, rugged design, true parallel jaw motion, long unit life.

The Guardian®, Series GRR High Capacity Pneumatic Parallel Gripper features three large diameter jaw guides provide extremely stable jaw travel and high moment capacities with four jaw travels: 150, 200, 250 and 300mm

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