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Compact air cylinders

RLQ series of compact cylinders integrates a locking mechanism and air cushions while maintaining short overall length for use in drop prevention, workpiece clamping, and emergency stopping. They are available in 32, 40, 50, and 63-mm bore...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/13936/TechZone-Cylinders
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Parking brake

EZTorque mechanical caliper parking brake delivers strong holding power with little operator effort. It is available in two sizes — commercial grade with doublebacking-plate and smaller consumer version. It delivers 80% mechanical efficiency and...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/13947/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces
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Daimler Chrysler Vacuums Up The Savings

A recent comparative vacuum technology study at Daimler-Chrysler found that air consumption could be reduced by 98% by equipping a robot's end-of-arm tooling with a new multistage vacuum generator and check valve...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/MaterialHandlin/Article/False/13909/IndZone-MaterialHandlin
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John Pippenger, P.E., was fluid power industry leader

John J. Pippenger, one of the fluid power industry's most notable names, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, at Keweenaw Memorial Medical Center in Laurium, Mich. He was 88...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/john-pippenger-pe-was-fluid-power-industry-leader
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Electrohydraulic servovalves

Jet-pipe electrohydraulic servovalves feature single-orifice reliability and high spool driving forces. They are designed to pass particles up to 250 µm and feature flows to 40 gpm at pressures to 5000 psi. They have a 93% efficiency rating...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/PneumaticValves/Article/False/13926/TechZone-PneumaticValves
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Earthmovers do more with less

Innovative design allows making earthmoving equipment more versatile without resorting to a lot of sophisticated electronics...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/13911/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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Rodless band cylinder

Ultran Band rodless cylinder seals mechanical piston/yoke connections. It is available in 18 to 63 mm bore sizes (inch available) with a standard stroke length to 3 m. It has a sealing efficiency rating of 100 sccm leakage. Features include...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/13952/TechZone-Cylinders
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Air cylinders

NFPA interchangeable air cylinders have oversized nonmetallic, composite rod bearings for maximum load support, wear resistance, and long cycle life. They are offered in bores from 11/2 to 6 in. and strokes to 48 in. Cylinder heads and caps are...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/13922/TechZone-Cylinders
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Mini power units

Compact dc hydraulic power units come in multiple configurations to suit a wide variety of applications. Pump options include Model G fixed-displacement or Model K pressure-balanced versions, both rated for 3000-psi service (3600 psi maximum)...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/13945/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces
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Twin-rod air cylinders

Twin-rod cylinders achieve precise, non-rotating linear motion with less than 1/3° of rotation for rod alignment and eliminate rod endplay for guided motion. Rectangular body simplifies mounting and saves space. They offer twice the force of...
Apr. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/13957/TechZone-Cylinders
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