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New DR Series Compact Electric Cylinders

New DR Series Compact Electric CylindersEquipped with 28 mm AZ Series or PKP Series Stepper Motor

Torrance, CA – March 23, 2020

Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the introduction of the DR Series, the latest compact electric cylinder motion control products. The DR Series is available with an AZ Series or 2-phase PKP Series base motor.

The DR Series is a linear motion actuator that incorporates a precision ball screw into a stepper motor, saving space, saving design and saving the number of parts needed for assembly. All this with guaranteed specifications and performance. Being a compact and complete in design, the DR Series is able to reduce the size of the overall machine.

The DR Series AZ Type offers 4 base cylinder types available; table type, wide table type, rod type and guide rod type with 2 precision ball screws (2.5 mm or 1 mm). It is based on αSTEP technology with absolute closed loop control and works with any AZ DC input type driver.

The DR Series PKP Type offers 3 base cylinder types; table type, rod type and guided rod type with a 2.5 mm ball screw. It is based on PKP Series 2-phase motor technology and works with any CVD DC input type driver. Available with rear shaft adjusting knob.

They key features of the new DR Series are

  • Available with AZ Series or PKP Series base motor
  • 30 mm max stroke length
  • Optional ball screw cover
  • Multiple cable output directions based on cylinder type

To learn more about Oriental Motor’s new DR Series compact electric cylinders, contact the Technical Support group at 800-468-3982 or email,, or visit the web page at:


Since its founding in Japan in 1885, Oriental Motor has been a world leader in motion control systems.  For over a century, we have concentrated on technological advancement and product design improvement — an emphasis evident in the sophisticated devices we market today.

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