Cylinders & Actuators http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Catalog Features High-Pressure Cylinders, Components http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/catalog-features-high-pressure-cylinders-components <div class="node-body article-body"><p>BVA Hydraulic&rsquo;s Built-to-Last catalog contains more than 70 pages of information describing hydraulic cylinders, power units, pumps, tools, and other components with working pressures up to 10,000 psi. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/catalog-features-high-pressure-cylinders-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/catalog-features-high-pressure-cylinders-components#comments Cylinders & Actuators News Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:10:00 +0000 35491 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Servopneumatics Helps Spruce Up Subway Tunnels http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/servopneumatics-helps-spruce-subway-tunnels <div class="field-deck"> Tentacle-like suction nozzles and suction feet are positioned using the latest servopneumatics from Festo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Servopneumatics plays a key role in a new tunnel maintenance train built to improve the cleanliness of subways and make the job faster, easier, more effective, and at lower cost. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/servopneumatics-helps-spruce-subway-tunnels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/servopneumatics-helps-spruce-subway-tunnels#comments Cylinders & Actuators Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Wed, 23 Dec 2015 19:58:00 +0000 35441 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Cylinder Speed Running Slow http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-cylinder-speed-running-slow <div class="node-body article-body">A progressive die press, designed to form shell casings for use in military tanks, started cycling slower after reassembly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-cylinder-speed-running-slow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-cylinder-speed-running-slow#comments Cylinders & Actuators Hydraulic Valves Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:51:00 +0000 35371 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com A Great Match: Packaging and Pneumatics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/great-match-packaging-and-pneumatics <div class="node-body article-body">Automation Direct's Nitra brand pneumatic cylinders now include 145-psi G-Series double-acting cylinders, lending themselves for use in packaging, food processing, and other high-speed machinery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/great-match-packaging-and-pneumatics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/great-match-packaging-and-pneumatics#comments Food & Beverage Cylinders & Actuators Packaging Mon, 14 Dec 2015 15:49:00 +0000 35331 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com How To Avoid 'Dieseling' In Hydraulic Cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-avoid-dieseling-hydraulic-cylinders <div class="node-body blog-body">I was recently engaged by a client to conduct failure analysis on a large (and expensive) hydraulic cylinder off an excavator. This hydraulic cylinder had been changed-out due to leaking rod seals after achieving only half of its expected service life. Inspection revealed that apart from the rod seals, which had failed as a result of 'dieseling', the other parts of the hydraulic cylinder were in serviceable condition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/hydraulics-work">Hydraulics At Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-avoid-dieseling-hydraulic-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-avoid-dieseling-hydraulic-cylinders#comments Maintenance Cylinders & Actuators Hydraulics At Work Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:58:00 +0000 35161 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulics & Pneumatics Products of the Week (11/13-11/20) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-valves/hydraulics-pneumatics-products-week-1113-1120 <div class="node-body gallery-body">H&P's products of the week include mini solenoid pinch valves, steel adapters, and compact pneumatic cylinders. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-valves/hydraulics-pneumatics-products-week-1113-1120" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-valves/hydraulics-pneumatics-products-week-1113-1120#comments Products Cylinders & Actuators Fittings & Couplings Hydraulic Valves Pneumatic Valves Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:45:00 +0000 35101 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Air Cylinders Lend Themselves to Processing Machines http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/air-cylinders-lend-themselves-processing-machines <div class="node-body article-body">Packaging equipment makes extensive use of pneumatics technology because of its many benefits, and pneumatic cylinders prove especially versatile. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/air-cylinders-lend-themselves-processing-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/air-cylinders-lend-themselves-processing-machines#comments Food & Beverage Cylinders & Actuators Packaging Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:22:00 +0000 35061 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Accommodating Cylinder Motion http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/accommodating-cylinder-motion <div class="field-byline"> Jerry Walling, Fabco-Air Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> When addressing the motion elements of a cylinder, are there special movements, sensing, or side loads being applied that will require special modifications? If so, you'll need to accommodate them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When addressing the motion elements of a cylinder, are there special movements, sensing, or side loads being applied that will require special modifications? If so, you'll need to accommodate them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/accommodating-cylinder-motion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/accommodating-cylinder-motion#comments Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 11 Nov 2015 13:57:00 +0000 35041 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Lighter Cylinders Increase Design Possibilities http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/lighter-cylinders-increase-design-possibilities <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The demand for more compact, lighter, yet more powerful machines is unrelenting and requires continuous advancements in component designs and higher-strength materials. For in-plant machines, the higher pressures can often be accommodated by thicker-walled steel components. But this &ldquo;luxury&rdquo; is usually not an option for mobile equipment because components must be as small and lightweight as possible.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/lighter-cylinders-increase-design-possibilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/lighter-cylinders-increase-design-possibilities#comments Cylinders & Actuators Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:09:00 +0000 34631 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Take the Guesswork Out of Air-Cylinder Cushioning http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/take-guesswork-out-air-cylinder-cushioning <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Festo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Self-adjusting cushioning for pneumatic cylinders automatically sets end-of-stroke damping depending on...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/take-guesswork-out-air-cylinder-cushioning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/take-guesswork-out-air-cylinder-cushioning#comments Design FAQs Cylinders & Actuators Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:51:00 +0000 34561 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com