Linear Actuator Kits from SPAL USA Offer Precise Control

Linear Actuator Kits from SPAL USA Offer Precise Control

A new line of linear actuator kits from SPAL USA allow for the custom installation of countless automotive applications that require motorization of components.

A new line of linear actuator kits from SPAL USA allow for the custom installation of countless automotive applications that require motorization of components.

"Regardless of the automotive application, our linear actuator kits offer extremely precise control for almost anything that needs moved," said Bob Folkestad, director of electronics and innovations, SPAL USA. "Whether it’s an audio system, trunk, hood, bed cover or cowl customization, SPAL USA linear actuator kits offer a high-quality and easy-to-mount solution for these motorized installations."

SPAL USA compact linear actuators are gear-driven motors that extend a shaft with 110 lbs. of force and come in six standard stroke lengths:

Stroke Length Part # Retracted Length Extended Length
2 LACT2 6.22 inches 8.19 inches
LACT2P 7.68 inches 9.65 inches
4 LACT4 8.23 inches 12.17 inches
LACT4P 9.69 inches 13.62 inches
6 LACT6 10.24 inches 16.15 inches
LACT6P 11.69 inches 17.60 inches
8 LACT8 12.24 inches 20.11 inches
LACT8P 13.70 inches 21.57 inches
10 LACT10 14.25 inches 24.09 inches
LACT10P 15.71 inches 25.55 inches
12 LACT12 16.26 inches 28.07 inches
LACT12P 17.72 inches 29.53 inches

Each SPAL USA linear actuator incorporates the company’s advanced components and technology, and feature built-in limit switches, ACME drive systems and an IP 63 dust and water resistant rating for optimum automotive use.

A linear actuator bracket kit (part #LACT-Bracket-110A) is also available for mounting applications. Billet-machined from solid aluminum for strength and appearance, the bracket is satin finished, but can be polished to a bright shine. The SPAL USA linear actuator bracket kit is sold separately and contains a bracket, mounting pad and hardware.

Customized installations using the linear actuators and brackets can be seamlessly integrated with the company’s wireless remote control systems and full line of power window switches. The available three-position controller (part #LA-CONTROLLER) is designed for use with the P series actuators. It allows the user to program in three preset positions anywhere in the actuators stroke and accurately recall them at the push of a button or external module inputs.

SPAL USA linear actuator kits are warranted against defects in material and workmanship for two years from date of sale to the original purchaser. The kits can be purchased direct from SPAL USA at, or through an authorized SPAL USA dealer.

SPAL is a leading manufacturer of ISO 9001- and TS16949-certified OEM and aftermarket automotive products, including electric cooling fans, centrifugal blowers, power window switch kits, power door lock kits, security systems, shaved door kits, keyless entry systems and linear actuators.

Continuous research and development efforts have earned SPAL an excellent reputation for high-quality products and state-of-the-art engineering and manufacturing processes. Upon request, SPAL can custom design many of its products to meet specific customer requirements.

SPAL USA is located at 1731 SE Oralabor Rd., Ankeny, IA, 50021. Contact SPAL USA at (800) 345-0327, fax (800) 654-7725 or visit online at

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