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AMETEK Haydon Kerk Pittman Introduces New Size 17 Hybrid Linear Actuator with Enhanced Performance

Size 17 Max Stepper Motor Linear Actuator

Waterbury, CT (May 25, 2022) – As a world leader in compact linear motion systems, AMETEK Haydon Kerk Pittman, a business unit of AMETEK, is pleased to announce the availability of its new 43000 Max Series Size 17 single- and double-stack hybrid linear actuators.

Based on the company’s best-selling compact hybrid 43000 motor, the Max Series Size 17 delivers up to a 30% performance enhancement over its predecessor when used with almost all available lead screw options. Available in captive, non-captive, and external linear designs, the upgraded single- and double-stack actuators offer:

  • Resolutions from 0.00006 inch (0.001524 millimeter) per step to 0.00192 inch (0.048768 millimeter) per step
  • Thrust of up to 50 pounds (222 N) for single-stack and 75 pounds (337 N) for double-stack
  • Speeds exceeding 3 inches (7.62 centimeters) per second for single-stack and 7 inches (17.8 centimeters) per second for double-stack

The Size 17 hybrid actuator is the first in the Max Series, with additional sizes planned for future release.

For specifications on the 43000 Max Series Size 17 single- and double-stack hybrid linear actuators, visit, or contact your sales representative to discuss prototype availability.

About Haydon Kerk Pittman

Haydon Kerk Pittman is the joining of three world-class brands in the field of linear and rotary motion. Recognized as a leading manufacturer of stepper motor-based linear actuators; lead screw and plastic nut assemblies; linear rail and guide systems; and brushed and brushless DC rotary motors used in niche market applications, Haydon Kerk Pittman has developed industry-renowned brands built upon its technical innovation, versatility, customization, product durability, and dedicated customer service.

Haydon Kerk Pittman is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2021 sales of $5.5 billion.

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May 25, 2022