Fluid Power Journal

IIoT and The Automation of Cylinders in the Fluid Power Industry

By Linda Caron, Global Product Manager, Parker Hannifin Addressing the problem Cylinders have been the workhorse of industrial machinery since the late 1700s. …

Strong, Tough, and Reliable: Linear Displacement Transducers Take on the Most-Demanding Applications

By Blake Cawley, Product Manager, AMETEK Factory Automation The importance of automation is greater than ever, as is the role played in automation by linear …

Problem: Cascading Cylinders

What is the maximum stroke if the blind end of each cylinder is connected to the rod of the previous cylinder? How many different discrete positions are there? …

Stainless Steel Pneumatic Cylinders

Designed for use in a broad range of applications, including those in wash down and caustic environments, these cylinders are constructed of 303 and 304 …

Specifying Pneumatic Cylinders – Part 2

Air cylinders are offered in a variety of industry standards. Within these standards, air cylinders come in an assortment of shapes, sizes, and types, as well …

Specifying Pneumatic Cylinders – Part 1

Air cylinders are offered in a variety of industry standards. Within these standards, air cylinders come in an assortment of shapes, sizes, and types, as well …

Prosthesis: The Anti-Robot

Optimizing Controls for a Sports Machine Have you ever dreamed of having a two-story tall, 200-hp, 4-legged, hydraulic mech suit to run around in? I have, so …

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