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Linear Actuator IP66 - Optional Feedback

Linear Actuator IP66 - Optional Feedback

Model: PA-04

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1-6 units $149.00 USD
7-9 units $141.55 USD
10–19 units $134.10 USD
20–49 units $104.30 USD
Regular price $149.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $149.00 USD
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Feedback - No
Voltage - 12 VDC
Stroke - 2 inch
Force - 100 lbs
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Description
PA-04 Specifications

The PA-04 is the most versatile linear actuator in our line-up. It stands out with a high environmental-protection rating, low noise, and high-speed. This IP66 actuator is designed to withstand complete dust ingress and protection against water exposure. Please see our IP-Rating Guide for a detailed explanation of the PA-04's capabilities.

It is popular within the manufacturing, automotive, home automation, and marine industries. For a full list of specifications, customization options, and dimensional drawings, please see our PA-04 Data Sheet.

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MOUNTING OPTIONS:

The BRK-01 T-shape bracket and the BRK-02 U-shaped bracket are designed for the PA-04 linear actuator. For more detailed information and specifications, please see our brackets product page.

CONTROL SYSTEMS:

The PA-04 is compatible with a wide array of control systems we have available. For more information about our plug-n-play control boxes and development micro-controllers, please see our control systems page.

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Custom options

Looking for an actuator but the specifications don't exactly match what you require? We have an extensive list of customization capabilities to ensure you get exactly what you need for your project. Download this product's data sheet and find out more about your customization options!

Overview
PA-04 Specifications

The PA-04 is the most versatile linear actuator in our line-up. It stands out with a high environmental-protection rating, low noise, and high-speed. This IP66 actuator is designed to withstand complete dust ingress and protection against water exposure. Please see our IP-Rating Guide for a detailed explanation of the PA-04's capabilities.

It is popular within the manufacturing, automotive, home automation, and marine industries. For a full list of specifications, customization options, and dimensional drawings, please see our PA-04 Data Sheet.

Actuators Comparison Chart

MOUNTING OPTIONS:

The BRK-01 T-shape bracket and the BRK-02 U-shaped bracket are designed for the PA-04 linear actuator. For more detailed information and specifications, please see our brackets product page.

CONTROL SYSTEMS:

The PA-04 is compatible with a wide array of control systems we have available. For more information about our plug-n-play control boxes and development micro-controllers, please see our control systems page.

BROWSE MORE ACTUATORS

Custom options

Looking for an actuator but the specifications don't exactly match what you require? We have an extensive list of customization capabilities to ensure you get exactly what you need for your project. Download this product's data sheet and find out more about your customization options!

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Brackets Compatibility
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Technical Information

Following a set of standards is crucial for businesses to ensure their products and services can meet a level of quality that promotes customer satisfaction. At Progressive Automations, we aim for nothing but the best for our customers and strive toward continual improvements. Because of this, we are excited to announce that Progressive Automations is now ISO 9001:2015 certified!

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Data Sheets

PA-04 User Manual

User Manual for PA-04

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FAQ
How Can I Determine Which Progressive Automations Linear Actuator is Best Suited for My Application?

Depending on your application, there are different specification requirements you should consider when determining the linear actuator you need. These requirements include force, stroke, speed and mounting dimensions. For detailed actuator information, you can refer to either the datasheet or the specification table located on the selected actuator's product page. You can also contact us to speak with one of our expert engineers.

What Is Duty Cycle and How Is It Calculated?

Duty cycle is the fraction of the working period in which a linear actuator can remain active. You can calculate the duty cycle of a linear actuator by using the following equation: Duty cycle (%) = (Time the linear actuator is active) / (Time for one working period)

For example: With a 25% duty cycle, an actuator can run for 5 minutes continuously before needing to rest for 15 minutes before operating.

What Does Stroke Mean? How Am I Supposed to Know Which Size to Choose?

Stroke is the travel distance of the extending rod. To find the stroke length you require, measure your application from the fully retracted position to the fully extended position. The difference will equal the stroke length you require.

How Do I Know Which Force Rating Is Right for My Application?

We always recommend purchasing an actuator with a higher force rating than what the application requires. If unsure of your force requirements, this article may help you calculate this: How to Calculate Force to Find the Right Linear Actuator

Can I Synchronize My Linear Actuators?

Yes, this is possible. However, it does depend on the units you are currently using. To synchronize actuators, they require a form of feedback such as a potentiometer or hall effect sensors. For more information, see below some of our key content regarding linear actuator synchronization.

Controlling Multiple Linear Actuators at the Same Time

How To Utilize FLTCON-2 & FLTCON-4 Control Boxes?

What Are the Control Box Options For My Actuator?

The control box you choose should be able to provide sufficient voltage and current rating to your actuator. If you are unsure of the specifications, please contact us.

Alternatively, you can also find compatible control boxes on your selected linear actuator's product page.

What Is Backdriving? -- What Does Dynamic and Static Load Ratings Mean? -- What Is Lateral Loading?
What Is Backdriving?

Backdriving is when an actuator starts sliding down under load, when it is either overloaded or when the actuator has been damaged. Watch the video.

What Does Dynamic and Static Load Ratings Mean?

Dynamic load rating is the amount of weight an actuator can pull or push safely when being powered. Static load rating is the amount of weight the actuator can hold or withstand without back driving when it is not being powered. For example, let's just say you have an actuator installed on a window and the static load rating of the actuator is 100lbs, it could experience backdriving when there is a high wind event, which means there will be more pressure exerted on the actuator which would exceed the 100lbs load rating of the actuator.

What Is Lateral Loading?

Lateral loading is when the actuator experiences forces from the lateral plane. Actuators are not meant to handle lateral forces at all so if it experiences any lateral forces, it will likely damage the actuator or bend the rod. So it's advised never to use lateral forces and always make sure the actuator is fully in line or in sync with your application, so it does not take any load other than the axial load. Watch the video.

Customer Reviews

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JOHN MAGLIOCHETTI
Trap door

Everyone from person answering phone to engineer were great. I sent dimensions & pictures they came up with the perfect solution.

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William Hudson

Linear Actuator IP66 - Optional Feedback

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Jerald Lockhart
Actuator for Gate

Perfect fit and worked as described.

Hi Jerald,

Thank you for your review! We're delighted to hear that our actuator was a perfect fit for your Gate and performed as expected. If you have any further questions or need assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We are always happy to help!

Best regards,
The Progressive Automations Team

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Brian Schoening

Linear Actuator IP66

Hello Brian,

Thank you for your 5-star review! We're glad to hear that you are satisfied with our product. If you ever have any questions about the products in the future, our team of technical product engineers would be more than happy to help!

Best regards,
The Progressive Automations Team

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Harry Sargent
A happy replacement!

I bought this model with a 400 lb. capacity to replace a different model with a 600 lb. capacity. It is used for a lawn tractor snowblower lift I made to replace a manual lift. The 600 did the job for years but was a little slow. I took a chance with the 400 lb. model for faster speed. It works effortlessly!!! and fast. I wish you would sell this system to lawn and garden tractor suppliers. It's an easy and simpler install than their manual lifts.

Hi Harry,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such an awesome review! We're thrilled to hear that our PA-04 Linear Actuator has exceeded your expectations and is serving you well with your lawn tractor snowblower lift.

It's fantastic to hear that the switch from your previous 600 lb. capacity model to our 400 lb. capacity model has resulted in faster speed and effortless operation as it should. We're delighted that our product has made such a positive difference in your lawn maintenance routine.

Your suggestion about selling this system to lawn and garden tractor suppliers is truly appreciated. We're always looking for ways to improve and expand our product offerings, and your feedback will certainly be taken into consideration as we continue to innovate.

Once again, thank you for choosing our product and for sharing your experience with us. If you have any further feedback or questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to help!

Best regards,
Loureal from the Progressive Automations Team

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