Problem: Necessary Pressure
If the rotary actuator has four 4″ diameter cylinders as shown, what would be the necessary pressure to rotate the shaft with a torque of 5000 lb. in.? Assume 100% efficiency.
Also calculate the CIR (displacement).
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By Ernie Parker, AI, AJPP, AJPPCC, S, MT, MM, MIH, MIP, MMH,
Fluid Power Instructor, Hennepin Technical College, EParker@Hennepintech.edu
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