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Q&A  High-speed lifters

The following is a list of answers for frequently asked questions from our customers. Select questions to view the answers.

Zip Chain Lifter

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Technology

Q1What's the durability of the lifter?
Q2How to control the intermediate stopping?
Q3What's the repeated positioning accuracy of the lifer?
Q4Is it possible to set multi-point stopping?
Q5Does it have a self-locking feature?
Q6What's the operating frequency limit?
Q7How to operate multiple Lifter Masters?
Q8Are stokes other than those listed in the catalog available?
Q9Can lifters be installed in any direction?
(Horizontal, sidling, suspended, etc.)
Q10What's the noise level (dB) during operation?

Availability & Specification

Q11Is DC motor drive ( battery power source) available?
Q12Are servo motors other than those listed in catalog available?
Q13Are special sizes and strokes available?
Q14Is post type lifter with Zip chain available?
Q15Is telescopic type available?
Q16Is high rigidity specification available?
Q17Is servo motor type lifter available?
Q18Is the motor mounting position & direction changeable?
Q19Is stainless specification available?
Q20Are special greases available? ( food & dust preventive)
Q21Is double voltage motor available ?
Q22Can bellows be installed later?

Operating environment

Q23Is heat-resistant type available? What's the maximum heatproof temperature?
Q24Can it be used in an environment with high clean level?
Q25Can it be used outdoors?
Q26Is cold-resistant type available?
Q27Is dust proof type available?
Q28Is heat-resistant type bellows available?
Q29Can it be used in contact with water?

Maintenance / Handling

Q30If operates beyond the specified stroke range, will the zip chain come off ?

Others

Q31How to request Not applicable certificate?
Q32Is the delivery of three-phase motor type and servo motor type the same?
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Q1What's the durability of the lifter?
A1

The expected durability is over one million operating cycles.

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Q2How to control the intermediate stopping?
A2

We recommend using models with servo motor. With three-phase motor type, please choose the rotary encoder option [Option code:E].

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Q3What's the repeated positioning accuracy of the lifer?
A3

With the fixed load, the stopping accuracy is ±1mm.

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Q4Is it possible to set multi-point stopping?
A4

Multi-point stopping is possible with servo motor types, as well as the  three-phase motor types  with rotary encoder[Option code:E].

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Q5Does it have a self-locking feature?
A5

Self-locking is not available with standard products.It is possible to switch to worm reducer to achieve self-locking. Please consult us.

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Q6What's the operating frequency limit?
A6

Operating frequency limit varies with operating conditions and drive means. Please consult us.

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Q7How to operate multiple Lifter Masters?
A7

Multi-unit operation can be made possible with servomotors or with mechanical synchronization.
Please consult us.

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Q8Are stokes other than those listed in the catalog available?
A8

It's available under certain use conditions.
Please consult us.

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Q9Can lifters be installed in any direction?
(Horizontal, sidling, suspended, etc.)
A9

Standard specifications can only be installed vertically ( press up). Other installations are available on MTO basis. Please  consult us.

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Q10What's the noise level (dB) during operation?
A10

With standard specification (ZSL1000), the noise level is under 80dB.

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Q11Is DC motor drive ( battery power source) available?
A11

It's available under certain use conditions.
Please consult us.

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Q12Are servo motors other than those listed in catalog available?
A12

It's available on MTO basis. But we need to check the specifications.   Please consult us  for details.

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Q13Are special sizes and strokes available?
A13

Under certain use conditions, it's available on MTO basis.
Please consult us.

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Q14Is post type lifter with Zip chain available?
A14

Please consider using our Zip Master ZME.

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Q15Is telescopic type available?
A15

Under certain use conditions, it's available on MTO basis.
Please consult us.

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Q16Is high rigidity specification available?
A16

Under certain use conditions, it's available on MTO basis.
Please consult us.

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Q17Is servo motor type lifter available?
A17

Zip Chain lifter ZSL, Zip Master ZME are standard servo motor types.

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Q18Is the motor mounting position & direction changeable?
A18

Yes. Please consult us.

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Q19Is stainless specification available?
A19

It's possible to change the material of covers and some parts ( other than strength parts) into stainless.

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Q20Are special greases available? ( food & dust preventive)
A20

Yes. Please consult us.

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Q21Is double voltage motor available ?
A21

400V motor is available as option. [Option code: V]

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Q22Can bellows be installed later?
A22

No. The necessity of bellows has to be decided when selecting the product.

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Q23Is heat-resistant type available? What's the maximum heatproof temperature?
A23

It depends on the use conditions. (Temperature, frequency, load)  Please consult us for details.

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Q24Can it be used in an environment with high clean level?
A24

To reduce the debris, attaching bellows or using customers' specified greases are possible. Please consult us  for details.

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Q25Can it be used outdoors?
A25

Its specification does not suit for outdoor use.
The option of attaching bellows is available, and customers can set up a cover.

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Q26Is cold-resistant type available?
A26

It depends on the use conditions.
Please consult us.

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Q27Is dust proof type available?
A27

No, but it is possible to attach full-faced bellows.

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Q28Is heat-resistant type bellows available?
A28

No heat-resistant package
But bellows made of special materials are available.  Please consult us for details.

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Q29Can it be used in contact with water?
A29

It's not designed to be used in contact with water.
The option of attaching bellows is available, and customers can set up a cover.

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Q30If operates beyond the specified stroke range, will the zip chain come off ?
A30

There is no zip chain stopper, please make sure to use within the specified stroke range.

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Q31How to request Not applicable certificate?
A31

Please request from where you purchased the product.

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Q32Is the delivery of three-phase motor type and servo motor type the same?
A32

Yes.

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