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EC1 Series

The EC1 Series offers a limited range of application solutions designed to reduce cost and minimize cylinder frame size by 30 to 40 percent compared to other Kollmorgen cylinders. Made for plug-and-play capability with a variety of Kollmorgen drives, this design is perfect for converting from pneumatic applications at a low cost, within a small frame size, while achieving excellent performance.

Limited availability outside North America
Electric Cylinders - EC1 Large


Motors available for use with the EC1 Series include:

  • Kollmorgen CTP12 Series hybrid stepper motor (P7000 drive recommended)
  • Kollmorgen AKM11B and AKM13C Series AKM™ brushless servo motors
  • X17 (NEMA 17 motor ready, 8 mm motor shaft diameter)


  • Max stroke length: 200 mm (7.9 in)
  • Max thrust: 667 N (150 lbf)
  • Ball screw driven with 3.175 mm lead
  • Stepper, brushless servo and custom motor options
  • Bearing/drive housing: 6063-T6 aluminum, anodized
  • Mounting plates: 6061-T6 aluminum, cast aluminum plate, anodized
  • Thrust bearings: angular contact, high thrust ball bearings
  • Thrust tube: 300 series stainless steel, 1/4 hard and ground
  • Ball screw and nut: heat-treated carbon steel alloy


  • Standard or custom lengths to 1 mm
  • Threaded, spherical or clevis rod ends
  • Flange, clevis and side cylinder mounting types
  • Magnetic home and limit sensors


Mechanical Specifications Ball Screw Version
Max. Stroke Length, mm (in) 200 (7.87)
Screw Lead, mm/rev (in/rev) 3.175 (.125)
Screw Diameter, mm (in) 9.525 (.375)
Unit Backlash, mm (in) 0.38 (0.015)
Dimensional Standard Metric ISO6431 Std.
Bore Size, mm (in) 30 (1.2)
Motor Mount parallel or inline
Performance Specifications Travel life standards of 25.4 km (1,000,000 in)
Max. Thrust Force, N (lbf) 667 (150)
Max. Velocity, m/s (in/s) 0.33 (13)
Max. Rated Duty Cycle 100
Std. Operating Temp Range, °C (°F) -30 to +70 (-22 to +158)
Environment IP54 Std. IP65 Opt.

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pdfEC Series User's Manual English 01 Jan 2000 6.67 MB Copy URL
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pdfEC1 Data Sheet en-US revA English 1.08 MB Copy URL
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Electric Cylinder Selection Guide English 06 Nov 2019 15.93 MB Copy URL
Kollmorgen Automation and Motion Control English 14 Jun 2021 15.53 MB Copy URL
Kollmorgen Electric Cylinder Selection Guide English 01 Jan 2018 12.86 MB Copy URL

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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zipEC1 Series 3D Interactive Models English 05 Apr 2012 72.42 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