Size: Output torques ranging from 6 N·m (53 in·lbs) to 3,500 N·m (31,000 in·lbs)

Design Standard

PDCQ electric actuators are Designed for quarter-turn operating applications on valves and dampers.


Size Range:
Output torques ranging from 6 N·m (53 in·lbs) to 3,500 N·m (31,000 in·lbs)

Design Features

  • Output torques ranging from 6 N·m (53 in·lbs) to 3,500 N·m (31,000 in·lbs)
  • High grade aluminum alloy enclosures
  • Exteriors protected with a durable polyester powder coating
  • Covers utilizing O-ring sealing and captured stainless-steel fasteners
  • Enclosures meeting the sealing standards of CSA and NEMA Type 4X along with IP67 Ingress Protection
  • Manual Override as standard
  • Handwheel for manual operation, which has a non-clutch design and requires no manual/auto lever (except on PDCQ-A, B, C, D which use a lever)
  • Visual Position Indicator as standard (except on PDCQ-A, B)
  • Mounting base conforming to ISO 5211 standard
  • Space heater and thermostat as standard (except on PDCQ-A, B)
  • Standard Operating Temperature range of -30°C to +65°C (-22°F to +149°F)
  • Standard voltages of 24V DC, 24V AC, 110V/220V AC, 1PH, 60Hz ±10%
  • ON/OFF Control as standard
  • Standard 30% Duty Cycle at 30% rated torque
  • Ratings from 30 to 120 starts/movements per hour for inching control with a cyclic duration factor of not less than 25%
  • Built-in Resettable Motor Thermal Protection
  • Standard 4 limit switches:2 for operation, 2 x SPDT for extra dry contacts (except on PDCQ-A, B)


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  • Chemical
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  • Food & Beverage
  • Energy & Onsite Utilities
  • Life Sciences & Medical
  • Mining, Minerals & Metals
  • Water & Wastewater
  • OEM / Engineered Solutions Providers
  • Marine
  • Oil & GAS
  • Power Generation
  • Pulp &Paper

Available Options

  • Explosionproof Enclosures for Hazardous environments (CSA and NEMA Type 7 for Class I Div 1 Groups C & D areas and CSA and NEMA 9 for Class II Div 1 Groups E, F & G areas)
  • Modulating Control with ratings from 300 to 1,200 starts/movements per hour
  • 50% and 75% Duty Cycles at 30% rated torque for ON/OFF and Modulating Control
  • Local Controls
  • Torque Switches
  • 4-20mA Current Position Transmitter or Potentiometer (1K or 5K)
  • Interrupter Timer (slows down the cycle time)
  • Chainwheel (c/w 5m of chain) (except on PDCQ-A, B, C, D)
  • IP68 Ingress Protection as standard with Explosionproof Enclosures

Chart or Graph

PDCQ ModelOutput TorqueWeightISO 5211 BaseManual OverrideRunning Time sec/90⁰*
PDCQ-A6531.53.3F03 / F05Lever8
PDCQ-B151321.53.3F03 / F05Lever19
PDCQ-C3531024.4F03 / F05Lever12
PDCQ-D5044536.6F05 / F07Lever27
PDCQ-E655751125F07 / F10Handwheel6
PDCQ-F908001125F07 / F10Handwheel17
PDCQ-G1201,0651125F07 / F10Handwheel8
PDCQ-H1501,3301125F07 / F10Handwheel26
PDCQ-I3002,6651738F07 / F10Handwheel24
PDCQ-J4003,5402045F10 / F12Handwheel19
PDCQ-K5004,4302045F10 / F12Handwheel26
PDCQ-L6505,7552045F10 / F12Handwheel34
PDCQ-M1,0008,8553271F12 or F14Handwheel50
PDCQ-N1,50013,2803271F12 or F14Handwheel51
PDCQ-O2,00017,71071157F14 or F16Handwheel62
PDCQ-P2,50022,14071157F14 or F16Handwheel62
PDCQ-Q3,00026,56572159F14 or F16Handwheel62
PDCQ-R3,50031,00072159F14 or F16Handwheel62