Applications
Agriculture
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Helac Agriculture - Wheel steering
Helac Agriculture - Boom positioning
Helac Agriculture - Head rotation
Helac Agriculture - Conveyor swing
Key Advantages
One integrated package
Steering and bearing system combined in single, rugged component

Low maintenance
All moving parts are safely enclosed in cylindrical envelope

Zero leakage
Torque generating splines are sealed and lubricated with hydraulic fluid inside actuator housing

Compact design and simple installation
Mount the actuator directly to your machine using foot or flange mounting options
Success Stories
Helac Success Story - Agriweld Inc.
AGRIWELD INC.
Innovative steering technology transforms tractor into spraying applicator

Construction
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Helac Construction - Wheel steering
Helac Construction - Attachment swing
Helac Construction - Conveyor positioning
Key Advantages
Extra rotation
Total rotation of 180 or 360 degrees instead of 90

Self contained design
Provides the load support and hydraulic turning power in one fully enclosed unit

Low maintenance and machine performance issues
All bearings, seals and torque-generating elements are internally sealed and lubricated by hydraulic fluid

Compact design
The actuator's inherent compactness makes it easy to design into your existing machine design

High shock resistenace
Innovative sliding spline technology distributes loads equally over all teeth
Success Stories
Helac Success Story - Huron Manufacturing
HURON MANUFACTURING
Increase worksite efficiency on slipform paver with a turning radius of less than 2 feet

Construction Attachments
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Helac Construction Attachments - Demolition
Helac Construction Attachments - Brushcutting
Helac Construction Attachments - Landclearing
Helac Construction Attachments - Material handling
Helac Construction Attachments - Metering and fill material
Helac Construction Attachments - Finish grading
Helac Construction Attachments - Erosion control
Helac Construction Attachments - Road construction and maintenance
Helac Construction Attachments - Underground utilities
Helac Construction Attachments - Trench safety
Helac Construction Attachments - Ripping tooth
Helac Construction Attachments - Landscaping
Key Advantages
Productivity
Reduce manual labor and increase productivity by up to 50 percent

Versatility
Increase your machine's versatility by performing a broader range of tasks in less time

Low Maintenance
Eliminate service and maintenance issues with fully enclosed rotary actuator technology

Extra Equipment
Eliminate extra equipment by easily working in tight spaces

Precision and Control
Increase the precision of your cut and carefully distribute material and place rock

Jobsite Appearance
Increase jobsite appearance by easily removing the humps and bumps of uneven surfaces and by causing minimal damage to roadside vegetation
Success Stories
Helac Success Story - Coast Range Construction
COAST RANGE CONSTRUCTION
Coast Range Construction increased productivity by 30 percent with PowerTilt
Helac Success Story - Glenn O. Hawbaker
GLENN O. HAWBAKER
Glenn O. Hawbaker added PowerTilts to their backhoe fleet
Helac Success Story - Williams Loader Service
WILLIAMS LOADER SERVICE
Williams Loader Service utilizes a PowerGrip/PowerTilt combo to increase overall versatility
Helac Success Story - B and B Excavating
B AND B EXCAVATING
B and B Excavating relies on PowerGrip to accomplish a wide variety of site preparation tasks
Helac Success Story - North Latah County Highway District
NORTH LATAH COUNTY HIGHWAY DISTRICT
North Latah County Highway District increased productivity and appearance of finished projects
Helac Success Story - Thomas Construction Company
THOMAS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
Thomas Construction Company doubled productivity after replacing their cylinder-style tilt bucket
Helac Success Story - Whitman County Public Works
WHITMAN COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS
Whitman County Public Works increased productivity by adding PowerTilt and PowerGrip
Helac Success Story - JJ Welch Contracting
JJ WELCH CONTRACTING
JJ Welch Contracting utilizes PowerGrip to rebuild forest roads and fragile stream habitats
Helac Success Story - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources employs PowerGrip to restore stream habitat
Helac Success Story - Washington State Department of Natural Resources
WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Washington Department of Natural Resources doubled their productivity
Helac Success Story - West Virginia Department of Transportation
WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
West Virginia Department of Highways improved their productivity by 30 to 75 percent
Helac Success Story - Enumclaw Landscape
ENUMCLAW LANDSCAPE
Enumclaw Landscape employed PowerTilt to reduce manual labor and enhance profitability
Energy
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Helac Energy - Solar collector positioning
Helac Energy - Blowout Preventer
Key Advantages
Powerful
High driving and holding torque

Simple
Hydraulically self-locking, helical geared actuator eliminates need for an external mechanical lock

Compact
An efficient package for a high-load, high-torque drive system

Reliable
Field-proven, industrial-grade hydraulic actuator operated in many harsh environments

Low Maintenance
Sealed hydraulic system for excellent corrosion resistance and virtually maintenance-free operation
Success Stories
Helac Success Story - SkyFuel Inc.
SKYFUEL INC.
Precise positioning for maximum solar energy capture
Marine
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Helac Marine - Mast / hatch positioning
Helac Marine - Davit rotation
Helac Marine - Ramp rotation
Helac Marine - Access ramp deploy
Key Advantages
Ultra compact
Easy to design into applications with space restrictions

Less maintenance required
Sealing occurs against smooth cylindrical surfaces, effectively eliminating all leaking and holding positions without drift

High load and torque output
Doubles as a rotating device with internal bearing support; you receive both heavy load holding and torque generation

Reduce installation costs
The self-contained design reduces the number of parts required for assembly
Success Stories
Helac Success Story - Derecktor Shipyards
DERECKTOR SHIPYARDS
Effectively position navigation tower on fast response emergency vessels

Helac Success Story - Nautical Structures
NAUTICAL STRUCTURES
360 degree rotation of davits used to move small pleasure crafts
Material Handling
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Helac Material Handling - Platform, basket and jib rotation
Helac Material Handling - Attachment rotation
Helac Material Handling - Steering
Key Advantages
Extra rotation
Total rotation of 180 or 360 degrees

Integral structure
The rotary actuator functions as a mounting bracket, bearing support and power hinge all-in-one

Versatile mounting
Loads can easily be either cantilever or straddle mounted

Heavy load-carrying capacity
Integral, nylon composition bearings support heavy radial, moment and thrust loads without additional external bearings

Backdrives in overload conditions
Prevents mechanical damage in overload conditions
Success Stories
Helac Success Story - JLG Industries, Inc.
JLG INDUSTRIES, INC.
Rotary actuators improve aerial work platform's access to tasks
Military
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Primary Applications
Helac Military - Personnel carriers
Helac Military - Combat vehicles
Key Advantages
Ultra compact
A high power density unit that fits into tight places

Extra rotation
Added rotation up to 360 degrees

Durable
Ideal for severe climates and unforgiving environments

Powerful
High driving and holding torque in a compact package

Zero leakage
Torque generating splines are sealed and lubricated with hydraulic fluid inside actuator housing

Low maintenance
Sealed hydraulic system for excellent corrosion resistance and virtually maintenance-free operation
Success Stories
Mining
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Helac Mining - Scaler boom
Helac Mining - Bolter
Helac Mining - Roof bolting
Helac Mining - Shotcrete nozzle rotation
Helac Mining - Drill positioning
Helac Mining - Pipe handling
Key Advantages
Ultra compact
A high power density unit that fits into tight places

Extra rotation
Added rotation of 360 degrees for full visibility over top of cab

Durable
Ideal for severe climates and unforgiving environments

Powerful
High driving and holding torque

Zero leakage
Torque generating splines are sealed and lubricated with hydraulic fluid inside actuator housing

Low maintenance
Sealed hydraulic system for excellent corrosion resistance and virtually maintenance-free operation
Success Stories
Helac Success Story - Sandvik Mining and Construction
SANDVIK MINING AND CONSTRUCTION
Rotary actuators do triple duty — drilling, rock bolting and setting explosives
Truck/Trailer
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Helac Truck/Trailer - Arm articulation
Helac Truck/Trailer - Brush positioning
Helac Truck/Trailer - Wheel or track steering
Helac Truck/Trailer - Tipping and dumping
Helac Truck/Trailer - Snow plow wing rotation
Key Advantages
High angles of rotation
Available at 180 and 360 degrees of rotation

Powerful
Offer higher torque and side load holding during operation than industry alternatives

Low maintenance
Eliminate external rods and linkages and related particle contamination

Rugged design
All moving parts are safely enclosed in a cylindrical package

Compact configurations
Easily mount an actuator at the end of the boom
Success Stories
Helac Success Story - LinePro
LINEPRO
Rotary actuators position ultra high voltage power lines for increased safety and efficiency

Helac Success Story - Crash Rescue Equipment Service
CRASH RESCUE EQUIPMENT SERVICE
Telescopic piercing nozzle aids firefighters in complex crash rescues