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Double Acting Cylinders Manufacturers and Suppliers

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Since 1901, Humphrey Products Company strives to find the right product for you. We produce double acting cylinders that are guaranteed to have a long lasting life. With plenty of options, you'll always find what you need. Visit our site today for a complete list our products including an easy-to-use product guide. Thank you for your interest in Humphrey Products Company.
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It is our goal to offer the ultimate in value to our customers. We offer custom cylinders and values that can be modified to meet your requirements, whether it is double acting cylinders or something else! We can adapt any of our products for custom plating, mounting, and more! Contact our engineering team today to establish your custom products and get started today!
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We provide our customers with the very best in the industry. We are a premier manufacturer of double acting cylinders and our products can be customized to meet the needs of your application. We are a reliable supplier of double acting cylinders. If you would like more information then please give us a call today!
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Since 1980, W.C. Branham has produced our double acting cylinders. Our cylinders are 100% tested, sturdy, compact and have a long life. If you need a product that fits your application perfectly, W.C. Branham has the capability to design or modify one of its products to suit your exact needs. Get in touch with our team today, we look forward to hearing from your company.
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Rota-Cyl Corporation manufactures the Rota-Cyl rotary actuator, a small, rotating air cylinder that features constant torque and controllable rotary motion. Our air cylinders convert air pressure into bi-directional rotary motion at an output shaft. Contact us to see how we can meet your needs!
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TSI Solutions wants to make sure that your business, large or small, is running as smoothly as possible. We have an extensive list of products and replacement parts from double acting cylinders to screw jacks. We can get over a hundred different brands of replacement parts to fit your need. Visit our website or call today for more information.
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Double Acting Cylinders

Double acting cylinders are bidirectional pneumatic linear actuators that utilize pressure differentials to convert compressed air energy into mechanical energy. The extension and retraction of a piston rod as a result of the introduction of varied amounts of compressed air into a closed cylinder system is the basic function of all air cylinders.

Unlike single acting cylinders, double action air cylinders offer powered motion in two directions rather than one. The increased mechanical capabilities of this type of cylinder allow its use in a number of industries for variable applications. Automotive, food processing and packaging, metal working, mining, construction, textile and forestry industries all utilize double action cylinder systems as actuators for valves, lift gates, hoists, machines, jacks, motors and doors. Because these mechanisms use only compressed air to open, close, push, pull and lift products and equipment, they provide an economical and environmentally friendly solution to many mechanical operations. Air cylinders operate with air pressures as low as a few PSI or as high as several hundred PSI. Additionally, several housing and body types such as tie rod, smooth body, pancake, rectangular, rotating and multiple bore are widely available. These standard and customized options ensure the easy installation and integration of double acting cylinders and their corresponding air sources into pre-existing workspaces.

Despite the many possible double acting air cylinder configurations, the basic construction and process remains relatively uniform. The cylinder itself is a round or rectangular tube-shaped device with both an air inlet and exhaust valve at each end. This cylinder houses one or more pistons with attached rods. A hole through which the piston rod is extended is also needed at one or both ends. Several seals are placed around the piston head and the airflow valves to ensure that air does not leak in, out or from one compartment to the other causing a loss of pressure and decreased functionality. When the cylinder is in use, compressed air is entered into one side of the cylinder. Working air acts alternately on both sides of the piston face or plunger. When air is entered into one portion it creates linear energy, moving the piston toward the opposite end, which in turn exhausts the opposing air. This extends the rod, allowing it to fulfill its mechanical purpose. The rod is retracted when air is forced into the opposite end of the cylinder and exhausted from the other. The degree of piston rod extension and retraction correlates with the amount of compressed air entered into the enclosed cylinder shaft. This length, known as the stroke, is one of the most important considerations when selecting the proper air cylinder for a given application. Additional considerations include the material construct of the cylinder and internal components, pressure range, bore size, mounting options and port size.

Double Acting Cylinders
Double Acting Cylinders
Double Acting Cylinders - Humphrey Products Company
Double Acting Cylinders - Humphrey Products Company



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