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Q&A  High-speed lifters

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Technical information

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?
Q5Can cantilever lifters be used for downward pressing?
Q6Does it have a self-locking feature?
Q7What's the operating frequency limit?
Q8How to operate multiple Lifter Masters?
Q9Are stokes other than those listed in the catalog available?
Q10Can lifters be installed in any direction?
(Horizontal, sidling, suspended, etc.)
Q11What's the noise level (dB) during operation?

Availability & Specification

Q12Is DC motor drive ( battery power source) available?
Q13Are servo motors other than those listed in catalog available?
Q14Are special sizes and strokes available?
Q15Is post type lifter with Zip chain available?
Q16Is telescopic type available?
Q17Is high rigidity specification available?
Q18Is servo motor type lifter available?
Q19Is the motor mounting position & direction changeable?
Q20Is stainless specification available?
Q21Are special greases available? ( food & dust preventive)
Q22Do ZCA units come with a servomotor?
Q23Is double voltage motor available ?
Q24Can bellows be installed later?

Operating Environment

Q25Is heat-resistant type available? What's the maximum heatproof temperature?
Q26Can it be used in an environment with high clean level?
Q27Can it be used outdoors?
Q28Is cold-resistant type available? What's the maximum cold proof temperature?
Q29Is dust proof type available?
Q30Is heat-resistant type bellows available?
Q31Can it be used in contact with water?

Maintenance / Handling

Q32If operates beyond the specified stroke range, will the zip chain come off ?

Others

Q33How to request Not applicable certificate?
Q34Is 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.

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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.

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Q5Can cantilever lifters be used for downward pressing?
A5

In principle, downward pressing function is not available.
Under certain conditions, it can be made available as MTO product. Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us.

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Q6Does it have a self-locking feature?
A6

Self-locking is not available with standard products.It is possible to switch to worm reducer to achieve self-locking. Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us.

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Q7What's the operating frequency limit?
A7

Operating frequency limit varies with operating conditions and drive means. Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us.

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Q8How to operate multiple Lifter Masters?
A8

Multi-unit operation can be made possible with servomotors or with mechanical synchronization.
Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us.

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Q9Are stokes other than those listed in the catalog available?
A9

MTO is available.
Please consult us.

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Q10Can lifters be installed in any direction?
(Horizontal, sidling, suspended, etc.)
A10

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

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Q11What's the noise level (dB) during operation?
A11

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

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Q12Is DC motor drive ( battery power source) available?
A12

It's available under certain use conditions.
Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us.

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Q13Are servo motors other than those listed in catalog available?
A13

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

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Q14Are special sizes and strokes available?
A14

It's available under certain use conditions.
Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us.

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Q15Is post type lifter with Zip chain available?
A15

Please consider using our Zip Master ZME.

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Q16Is telescopic type available?
A16

It's available under certain use conditions. Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us.

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Q17Is high rigidity specification available?
A17

Under certain use conditions, it's available on MTO basis.
Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us.

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Q18Is servo motor type lifter available?
A18

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

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Q19Is the motor mounting position & direction changeable?
A19

It's changeable. Please consult us for details.

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Q20Is stainless specification available?
A20

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

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Q21Are special greases available? ( food & dust preventive)
A21

Yes. Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us for details.

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Q22Do ZCA units come with a servomotor?
A22

Zip Chain lifter ZSL is standard servo motor type.

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Q23Is double voltage motor available ?
A23

400V motor is available as option. (Option mark: V)

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Q24Can bellows be installed later?
A24

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

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Q25Is heat-resistant type available? What's the maximum heatproof temperature?
A25

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

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Q26Can it be used in an environment with high clean level?
A26

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

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Q27Can it be used outdoors?
A27

Its specification does not suit for outdoor use.
The option of attaching bellows is available and customers can put a cover on it.

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Q28Is cold-resistant type available? What's the maximum cold proof temperature?
A28

It depends on the use conditions.
Please fill in use conditions on the technical data sheet and consult us.

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Q29Is dust proof type available?
A29

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

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Q30Is heat-resistant type bellows available?
A30

No, but bellows made of special materials are available. Please consult us for details.

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Q31Can it be used in contact with water?
A31

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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Q32If operates beyond the specified stroke range, will the zip chain come off ?
A32

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

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Q33How to request Not applicable certificate?
A33

Please request from where you purchased the product.

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Q34Is the delivery of three-phase motor type and servo motor type the same?
A34

Yes.

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