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N2 Series Electric Cylinders

The N2 Series is an economical, light-duty electric cylinder with a small package size designed for exceptional durability and ease-of-use. The complete system provides simple extend-retract motion, positioning either to predetermined stop locations or to an analog voltage input.

Available only in North America
Electric Cylinders - N2 Large


Motors available for use with the N2 Series include:

  • Kollmorgen T22T/V and T31T/V Series hybrid stepper motors (P7000 drive recommended)
  • Kollmorgen AKM23C and AKM23DSeries AKM brushless servo motors
  • NEMA 23 custom motor mount


  • Max stroke length: 571 mm (22 in)
  • Max thrust: 2,670 N (600 lbf)
  • Ball or lead screw drive: 2, 5 or 8 revolutions per inch pitch
  • Stepper, servo and custom motor options
  • Type 380 die-cast aluminum, epoxy-coated bearing housing
  • Type 304 stainless steel, 1/4 hard, polished thrust tube
  • Ball bearing support
  • 6063 T-6 aluminum, hard-coated anodized and Teflon-impregnated cylinder housing
  • Polyurethane wiper seal
  • Carbon steel acme or ball screws


  • Standard or custom lengths to 0.1 inch
  • Threaded, eye, spherical or clevis rod ends
  • Magnetic home and limit sensors
  • Water resistant option
  • Linear potentiometer output


Mechanical Specifications Lead Screw Version Ball Screw Version
Max. Stroke Length, in (mm) 22.5 (571.5) 22.5 (571.5)
Screw Lead, in 0.2, 0.5 0.2, 0.5
Screw Diameter, in 0.625 0.625
Unit Backlash, in (mm) 0.016 (0.40) 0.015 (0.38)
Dimensional Standard English NFPA Std. English NFPA Std.
Motor Mount Parallel or Inline Parallel or Inline
Performance Specifications Travel life standard: 25.4 km (1,000,000 in)
Max. Thrust Force, lbf (N) 600 (2670) 600 (2670)
Max. Velocity, in/s (m/s) 12 (0.3) 30 (0.76)
Max. Rated Duty Cycle 50 100
Std. Operating Temp Range, °F (°C) 32 to 140 (0 to 60) 32 to 140 (0 to 60)
Environment Humid, Not Direct Contact Humid, Not Direct Contact

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pdfN2 Series Electrical Cylinder User's Manual English 05 Jan 2012 928.83 KB Copy URL
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These 3D models are intended to guide your design activities and may be used as reference information. Be sure to consult a Kollmorgen expert to ensure you have the most current and accurate information for critical aspects of design work

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zipN2 Series 3D Interactive Models English 05 Apr 2012 75.73 KB Copy URL
Normen und Richtlinien [toc] Allgemeines Struktur des Normenwesens am Beispiel der EN ISO 12100 Europäische Richtlinien New Legislative Framework Blue Guide: Leitfaden für die Umsetzung der...
Standards and Directives [toc] General Structures of standards with EN ISO 12100 as an example ISO Standards Safety of Machinery — General Principles for Design ISO 12100:2010 UL Standards...
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Blue Guide German 15 Jul 2015 Copy URL