The pneumatic cylinder
In the earlier chapters we looked at the basic design of a pneumatic system and its most important elements:
Actuators / cylinders
缅甸龙源国际Tubes and fittings
In this chapter we will be looking at pneumatic cylinders. Cylinders are the most important means of actuation in pneumatics. The cylinder transfers the energy that is stored in the compressed air into movement.
They can be classified by:
Cylinders with piston rods
Rotary = turning
Adjustable, pneumatic cushioning
缅甸龙源国际There is a very wide variety of pneumatic cylinders. In this training we will only focus the most common ones.