About Beck Actuators

Unique in Design

Beck actuators are designed and manufactured in a purpose built facility in Pennsylvania USA.

They are unique in design,offering the following features;

Beck Actuators

Motor and Gear Train

  • Unique no-burnout motors for continuous modulation. There are no duty limitations typically found on other electric actuators.
  • Motor reaches full speed and torque in less than 50 milliseconds and stops within 25 milliseconds, eliminating deadtime.
  • Will not coast or overshoot.
  • All wide face spur gear construction virtually eliminates backlash, lubricated for life.
  • Minimum step size 0.10% configurable.

Electronics and Positioning Device

  • Factory Calibrated smart digital control electronics.
  • Contactless Position Sensor, no wearing parts, directly coupled to the gear train.
  • No torque switches required.
  • HART or Fieldbus Foundation communication technologies available.
  • Local Handswitch.


  • Precision machined enclosure dust tight weatherproof to NEMA 4X; IP68, 3 metres/48 hours.
  • Modular design with all compartments seperated.
  • Robust drop in design for easy installation.
  • Can be mounted in any orientation.
  • Operating Conditions -40°C to 85°C.


  • Manual Handwheel.
  • Stall Protection.
  • Virtually Maintenance free.
  • CE and ATEX approved.
  • Hazardous Location Class1, Div 2, Groups C & D; Class II Div 2, Groups F & G.

Beck Link Assist

A complementary service to support the setup and installation of our linkage connected actuator products.

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The Beck Motor

Becks durable all spur gear construction maintains accurate positions even under demanding conditions.

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Since 2007, over 300 installations of Beck Actuators have taken place in Europe.

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Digital Control

The digital control module uses an on board modular design with push button configuration.

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Biomass Plant

Recently completed the installation of actuators on Europe's largest coal to biomass power station conversion.

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Actuator Services Support

Full support from specialists

In addition to supplying the full range of actuators, we are able to provide a full service to support our products.

This includes Product Demonstrations, Site Surveys and application reviews. We are also able to provide Specification Writing services for new installations. In addition we are able to provide installation and commisioning assistance on all our drives.

To assist with this we use the Beck Link Assist™ programe.

Aftersales support is available to provide 24/7 assistance to all clients. The service provides for Troubleshooting Assistance, Spares Support,and Field Service Engineers. We can also provide on site training for our products.

Beck have been supplying Electric Actuators into the UK and European region for the last 60 years. We still have examples operating on industrial furnaces that were installed in 1956.