Fluid Power Journal

Problem: Calculate Cylinder Size

Think you know the answer? Submit by e-mail to jhoffman@ifps.org This teaser is printed in the Fluid Power Journal. Those who submit the correct answer before …

Problem: Calculate SCFM

Calculate SCFM: 50 Pound Spring 2″ Diameter Cylinder 6″ Stroke 1 Second to Extend 1 Second to Retract No Dwell Time Hose is 3/8″ diameter and …

Problem: Bucket Cylinders

This is a sketch of a sandbox loader and bucket. Calculate the vertical distance that the bucket cylinders (2) should be mounted above the pivot points to …

Problem: How Many SCFM?

If the available pressure is 100 psig, how many SCFM would be saved by using an air regulator as shown in the circuit? Also what is the cost savings per year …

Problem: Minimum Pressure

What would be the minimum pressure required to hold the given load on the pneumatic cylinder? Think you know the answer? Submit …

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