Bi-directional Linear Solenoids

Bi-directional solenoids are constructed using two separate coils housed within one enclosure; they provide fast two-directional linear force.

By alternating the power to the respective solenoid coil, the shaft reciprocates providing a push and a pull function. On removing power to the solenoid, the shaft moves freely, it does not latch. See bistable solenoids for latching variants.

Within this range are light-duty open frame and heavy-duty square profile designs, both are body-mounted, or a compact cylindrical design which is nose-mounted.

Bi-directional solenoids come with a double shaft with stroke lengths from 3mm up to 8mm.

Standard voltages are 24V DC, 100%ED rated with flying leads or a plug connection; other voltages or duty cycles for increased force are available on request.

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