RCEL Light Worm Drive Actuator

Provides efficient, high performance automation of quarter turn valves

There are many different variations available to fit your specific needs. Please Contact Us for a free quote or consultation.

RCEL Light Worm Drive Actuators


  • Torque output: 520 to 21,700 lbf-in.
  • Single- and three-phase and DC options available in a wide range of supply voltages.Manual override, heater standard.
  • CSA C/US Class 1, Div 1, Group C & D EXP approvals (120V only).
  • Spring-return version available.
  • Certified watertight IP-67 enclosure, IP-68 optional.
  • Standard enclosure IP-67, NEMA 4, 4x
  • Squirrel cage, totally enclosed motor
  • Standardized and color-coded wiring
  • Manual override hand/auto declutch lever, automatic reset when motor is energized
  • Handwheel designed for safe, efficient operation
  • Mounting standardized to ISO-5211; removable drive bushing can be machined to match valve stem
  • Wormgear drive for longer life and low maximum noise level of 50dB
  • Indicator top mounted for continuous visual indication of valve position
  • 20 watt internal heater to minimize condensation due to temperature and humidity changes
  • Cam actuated, end of travel limit switches are easily adjusted to de-energize actuator for precise valve position
  • Torque switch is cam actuated and factory set to provide over torque protection for valves, available in size RCEL-15 thru RCEL-250
  • Mechanical limit stops designed to prevent over-travel of quarter turn applications
  • Valve backdrive is prevented by a rolled steel wormgear and aluminum bronze wormwheel
  • CSA C/US Approval on 120 VAC only


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