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Rotary actuator selector

Get the rotation you need

Selecting the right rotary actuator is essential to guarantee the suitable performance and efficiency of those applications in which you require a rotary movement.

If you have doubts about which SMC product best suits your needs, our Rotary actuator selector will help you with the selection.

By simply introducing through a series of illustrations the characteristics of your application and the data of load and operating conditions, you will get the ideal rotary actuator for your application.

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Software technical details: Rotary actuator selector v.1.7.02 (87MB)

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  • Series Included

  • Terms of use

  • System requirements

Series Included

  • CRB2-Z: Rotary Actuator/Vane Type
  • CRBU2-Z: Free Mount Type Rotary Actuator/Vane Type
  • CRB1: Rotary Actuator/Vane Style
  • MSU: Rotary Table/Vane Style
  • CRJ: Mini Rotary Actuator/Rack & Pinion Style
  • CRA1-Z: Rotary Actuator/Rack & Pinion Type
  • CRQ2: Compact Rotary Actuator/Rack & Pinion Style
  • MSQ: Rotary Table/Rack & Pinion Style
  • MSZ: 3-Position Rotary Table
  • CRQ2X: Low-Speed Compact Rotary Actuator/Rack & Pinion Style
  • MSQX: Low-Speed Rotary Table/Rack & Pinion Style
  • MRQ: Rotary cylinder (Rotary part only)


Terms of use

1. The sizing and calculation results obtained from this Software can differ from those obtained using actual equipment.
2. When using any equipment contained in this Software, please read the “Safety Instructions”, “Precautions”, “Specific Product Precautions” and “Specifications" described in the manual for the equipment.
3. This Software and the equipment contained in it are subject to change without prior notice.
4. SMC does not warrant the quality with this Software including any of the accuracy of the sizing and calculation results obtained from this Software.
5. SMC is not responsible for any damage incurred in the use of this Software.

System requirements

The following browsers/versions are recommended for using the web version:

  • Google Chrome 77.0 or higher versions.
  • Mozilla Firefox 70.0 or higher versions.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.0 or higher versions.
  • Microsoft Edge 17 or higher versions.
  • Safari 11.0 or higher versions.

And the following system requirements are recommended for the downloadable version:

  • Operating system: Windows 10/11 (Version during support period) (32bit/64bit)
  • Memory: 4GB or higher
  • Hard disk: 500 MB or more of free disk space (When installing one software product)
  • Display: 1024×768pixel or more
  • CPU: Celeron 2GHz or more