Fluid Power Journal

Air Teaser

By Ernie Parker

AI, AJPP, AJPPCC, S, MT, MM, MIH, MIP, MMH,
Fluid Power Instructor, Hennepin Technical College, EParker@Hennepintech.edu

These teasers are printed in the Fluid Power Journal. Submit your answers HERE. Those who submit the correct answers before the deadline will have their names printed in the Society Page newsletter and in Fluid Power Journal. The winners will also be entered into a drawing for a special gift.

 

Problem: Standard Size Cylinder 3

Problem: Standard Size Cylinder 3

Think you know the answer? Click HERE to submit. This teaser is printed in the Fluid Power Journal. Those who submit the correct answer.. Read More

04/01/2014 with 0 Comments
Problem: Pushing the Button

Problem: Pushing the Button

What will the cylinder do if the push button is pushed and held? What will the cylinder do if the push button is pushed and released with a.. Read More

01/31/2014 with 0 Comments
Problem: Necessary Pressure

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.. Read More

09/30/2013 with 0 Comments
Problem: Size an Air Compressor and Receiver

Problem: Size an Air Compressor and Receiver

A company has a machine that uses 50 cfm at 100 psi. Size an air compressor in SCFM that will have a duty cycle of 40%. Then size an air.. Read More

08/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Problem: Standard Size Cylinder 2

Problem: Standard Size Cylinder 2

Deadline Past. Not Available for Submissions. Winner: Mike Stoltenow, CFPS, Comatrol, Easley, SC Answered Correctly: Edward Day, CFPPS,.. Read More

04/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Problem: Highest Pressure

Problem: Highest Pressure

Cylinders are 2″ x 10″ x 1″    •      Supply Pressure is 100 PSI Question:  What is the highest pressure that the.. Read More

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Problem: Sheet Metal Shear

Problem: Sheet Metal Shear

This month’s problem is to convert a manually operated sheet metal shear to operate on pneumatics. Looking at the diagram, you will see.. Read More

12/26/2012 with 0 Comments
Problem: Standard Size Cylinder

Problem: Standard Size Cylinder

The figure shows a door to open with an air cylinder pushing at a 45-degree angle. The door is 48 inches high and weighs 100 pounds. It.. Read More

12/26/2012 with 0 Comments
Problem: Size An Accumulator

Problem: Size An Accumulator

Size an accumulator that will supply the total flow to a cylinder for one cycle in and out. Give the answer in gallons. Given information:.. Read More

12/26/2012 with 0 Comments
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