Cylinders & Actuators http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Bionic Kangaroo Brought to Life by Pneumatics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/bionic-kangaroo-brought-life-pneumatics <div class="field-byline"> Iliza Sokol </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Festo’s BionicKangaroo combines both pneumatic and electric drive components to accurately replicate the jumping pattern of an actual kangaroo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/bionic-kangaroo-brought-life-pneumatics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/bionic-kangaroo-brought-life-pneumatics#comments Entertainment Controls & Instrumentation Cylinders & Actuators Pneumatic Valves Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:22:00 +0000 26281 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Pneumatic Cylinder Design Factors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/pneumatic-cylinder-design-factors <div class="field-byline"> Pat Phillips </div> <div class="field-deck"> Properly sizing both the cylinder and related components prevents damage, improves performance, and cuts cost. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pneumatic systems appear relatively simple at first glance. Nevertheless, there are many factors to consider when selecting components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/pneumatic-cylinder-design-factors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/pneumatic-cylinder-design-factors#comments Cylinders & Actuators Other Industries Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:20:00 +0000 26041 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Cylinder failures on a pipe-fabrication machine http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/cylinder-failures-pipe-fabrication-machine <div class="node-body article-body">A company that fabricates oil-field pipes starts with flat steel, rolls it into a round tubular shape, and simultaneously welds the inside and outside surfaces of the joined ends. Tooling removes excess weld material, creating a round pipe that actually looks like seamless pipe. A cutoff station then cuts the pipe coming off the production line to 21-ft lengths.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/cylinder-failures-pipe-fabrication-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/cylinder-failures-pipe-fabrication-machine#comments Maintenance Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:28:00 +0000 25351 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Prince Series Cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/prince-series-cylinders <div class="node-body article-body"><b>www.PrinceSeriesCylinders.com</b><br clear="all" /><br/></br/></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/prince-series-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/prince-series-cylinders#comments Products Cylinders & Actuators Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:33:00 +0000 25151 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Checklist for matching air cylinders to load requirements http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/checklist-matching-air-cylinders-load-requirements <div class="field-deck"> Several calculations can bring you close — probably very close — to the right cylinder size, but in the long run, it’s best to test. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>When applications involve linear motion, high speed, and moderate loads, air cylinders are often the first choice to provide the actuation. Compressed air is available as a utility at almost every industrial facility, and economical air cylinders can be obtained from many manufacturers. One of the most fundamental</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/checklist-matching-air-cylinders-load-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/checklist-matching-air-cylinders-load-requirements#comments Cylinders & Actuators Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:46:00 +0000 24601 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Lightweight cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/lightweight-cylinders <div class="node-body article-body"><p>You&rsquo;ll find some of the largest fluid circuit lines in the world at refineries and large-scale chemical processing plants, where miles of large-diameter tubing is commonplace. Because it is clean, safe, compact, and powerful, pneumatics is widely used to actuate large valves in these applications. Lehigh Fluid Power, Lambertville, N. J., provides a wide variety of cylinders for use in valve actuators.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/lightweight-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/lightweight-cylinders#comments Cylinders & Actuators Thu, 12 Dec 2013 18:54:00 +0000 24541 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com How We Test Cylinders for Side Loading http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/how-we-test-cylinders-side-loading <div class="field-byline"> Bill O&#039;Rourke, Jet Products LLC </div> <div class="field-deck"> In an effort to improve master-cylinder designs, tests were conducted to observe wear under linear and side-loading conditions. The results led to a satisfactory remedy to reduce damage from side loading. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In an effort to improve master-cylinder designs, tests were conducted to observe wear under linear and side-loading conditions. The results led to a satisfactory remedy to reduce damage from side loading.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/how-we-test-cylinders-side-loading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/how-we-test-cylinders-side-loading#comments Cylinders & Actuators Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:39:00 +0000 24311 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Eaton Hydraulics names Price Engineering as first Certified Cylinder Service Center http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/eaton-hydraulics-names-price-engineering-first-certified-cylinder-service-ce <div class="node-body article-body">Price Engineering, Hartland, Wis., becomes the first Eaton Certified Cylinder Service Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/eaton-hydraulics-names-price-engineering-first-certified-cylinder-service-ce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/eaton-hydraulics-names-price-engineering-first-certified-cylinder-service-ce#comments Cylinders & Actuators News Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:30:00 +0000 24111 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Fixed-connection air actuators http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/fixed-connection-air-actuators <div class="node-body article-body"><p> <img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2013/10/ContiTech_DG_XXL%20Act.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 277px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />The C-Series of fixed-connection air actuators has been expanded to include larger diameters. XXL actuators feature diameters up to 570&nbsp;mm and can be used in places where forces in excess of 100&nbsp;kN are required. The larger-diameter actuators offer tilt angles up to 30&deg;. The unit&rsquo;s rodless construction functions without friction seals, preventing any stick-slip effect.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/fixed-connection-air-actuators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/fixed-connection-air-actuators#comments Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:25:00 +0000 23891 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Cushioned pneumatic cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/cushioned-pneumatic-cylinders <div class="node-body article-body"><p> <img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2013/10/AutomationD_DG_NitCu.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 214px; margin: 5px; float: left;" />The D-Series double-acting air cylinders are now available with adjustable cushions to provide end-of-stroke deceleration at both ends.Part of the company&rsquo;s NITRA line, these pneumatic cylinders have a 250-psi operating pressure and are interchangeable with other brands.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/cushioned-pneumatic-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-amp-actuators/cushioned-pneumatic-cylinders#comments Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:38:00 +0000 23881 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com