We often hear that the cost of air in a manufacturing facility is approximately 40% of a utility bill. Obviously this will vary..
Given: Cylinder is 4″ x 20″ x 2″ Operating pressure is 100 psi No load on cylinder This cylinder is extending at a rate..
This question varies a bit from the normal Air Teaser, however it still uses some of the same formulas that are used to determine a force..
SMC Corp. of America, a supplier of factory automation components, has been working with manufacturers for nearly a decade to reduce their..
The most common vacuum technology for handling sealed materials today utilizes air-driven vacuum ejectors. The handling system is quite..
Deadline past. Not available for submissions. Winner: Robert Justin Allison, CFPS, Butler, PA, Rotork Hiller Answered Correctly: George..
If the rotary actuator has four 4″ diameter cylinders as shown, what would be the necessary pressure to rotate the shaft with a..
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..
(and Convincing a Customer it is Worth it!) Machine builders and their customers are often at odds over machine pricing and how to address..