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1002VED, 1002VEA Tom Thumb® Machine

Models 1002-VED and 1002-VEA are specifically designed to provide positive cable operation for light duty curved drapery tracks such as VERS-UTIL® Model 114. Maximum cable travel is 17 feet for Model 1002-VED and 30 feet for Model 1002-VEA. Both machines include limit switches and low-voltage (24 VAC) magnetic controls for operation from more than one location. Machines are equipped with 4 inch diameter helical groove drums to provide non-slip operation.  Integral field adjustable rotary limit switches are also included for the open and closed positions.  Model VEA provides a longer drum to allow for additional travel.  Cable travel based on using 3/16" (finished O.D.) coated cable. Machines are furnished with local pushbutton control and one remote control station (Model RCS-2).  Input power must be 120 VAC, 60 hz.  Control voltage is 24 VDC.

Fixed cable speed of 31 fpm.

UL/ETL Listed

Approximate shipping weight: 35 pounds


Curtain machines shall be fully automatic type equipped with 1/8 HP motor and built-in gear reduction unit on the output drive shaft of which shall be mounted a chain sprocket driving a grooved cable drum delivering a cable speed of 31 feet per minute equivalent to a curtain separation speed of 1.0 feet per second. Mechanism shall include a low-voltage magnetic control system to provide reversing action at any point along the travel and shall include three-button control stations. Limit switch assembly shall provide user definable pre-set stops for the Full Open and Full Close positions. Machine shall be equipped with overload protective fuse. The entire assembly shall be mounted on a steel base for securing to floor or other appropriate means of attachment. Model 1002-VED or Model 1002-VEA as manufactured by Automatic Devices Company of Allentown, PA.



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