, which includes an integrated positioning controller. The actuator has feed force up to 3,000 N. Fine screw pitch makes the unit's leadscrew nonbackdriveable, eliminating the need for an additional braking mechanism in vertical applications. The leadscrew is integrated into the actuator body for better protection from debris. An external metalsealing strip provides additional protection.

Festo Corp., 395 Moreland Rd., Box 18023, Hauppauge, NY 11788, (631) 435-0800, www.festo.com/us