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Single Acting Cylinders Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial single acting cylinder manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source single acting cylinder manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These single acting cylinder companies can design, engineer and manufacture single acting cylinders to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these single acting cylinder manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of graduated cylinders, argon cylinders, brass cylinders.

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When you partner with us, you gain access to our advanced manufacturing methods, over 100 years of industry experience, reduced time-to-market, and regain focus on your core competencies by reassigning critical internal resources. Our goal is to act as a guide for your entire manufacturing process with simple single acting cylinders and other pneumatic processes. Visit us online to learn more about our products!
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Our single acting cylinders can be modified to suit any possible use or need. It is our goal to offer customizable stock products that can be modified for any needs. We also offer repair kits and products that will help you keep your valves in service longer. We believe in saving you money as much as possible, and that includes keeping your existing products running! Contact us today to learn more!
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At W.C. Branham, our single acting cylinders are reliable in abrasive environments and able to withstand the toughest conditions. With many amounts to choose from, you will find what you are looking for. If your application requires a custom feature that you do not see on our website or catalog, please contact our distributor in your area for assistance.
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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 offers cylinder repair services and supplies foreign-made metric parts to industry. Specifically, we supply brand-name air cylinders and air cylinder parts. These stainless steel cylinders are compressed and pneumatic with adjustable cushioning. We only provide the best single acting cylinders for our customers. Visit our website for more information or call us today.
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Single Acting Cylinders

Single acting air cylinders are pneumatic devices used for the unidirectional extension or retraction of a rod or piston through the introduction of varied amounts of compressed air into a closed cylinder system. Also known as single action air cylinders, these devices serve a number of mechanical applications by converting the power of compressed air into mechanical energy.

Because single acting cylinders operate using only compressed air, they offer an economical and environmentally friendly source of mechanical power that is popular in a wide range of industrial, commercial and even domestic applications. Automotive, food processing and packaging, metal working, mining, construction, textile and forestry industries all utilize air cylinder systems to open, close, push, pull and lift products as well as equipment and building components. While double acting cylinders are also common in these environments and have the added benefit of multidirectional movement, single action cylinders operate on approximately 50% less compressed air than the equivalent double system, allowing for smaller compression systems that are often more easily installed and integrated into pre-existing workspaces. A number of different designs and housings are also available to ensure that a single acting cylinder system can be easily fitted and incorporated. Tie rod, smooth body, pancake, rectangular, rotating and multiple bore are just a few of the options widely available in both custom and standard sizes to meet the needs of any application. While body type is important, additional considerations for air cylinders include mounting options, bore size, connectors, port size, load, velocity and air pressure.

Although there are several variable options regarding single acting cylinders, the basic construction and process remains relatively uniform. The cylinder itself is a round or rectangular tube shaped device that contains a shaft, piston rod and plunger. Additionally, a port is located at one end of the cylinder. Compressed air is forced through the port and into the enclosed shaft. The air acts upon the plunger, or piston face, and forces it towards the opposite end. This creates the linear energy needed to push the piston towards the opposing end of the shaft. The attached rod is pushed out of the shaft, where it fulfills its mechanical purpose. The rod is retracted when pressure is released and the piston moves back toward its withdrawn position within the cylinder. In some instances gravity or the opposing force load of the involved mechanical processes themselves are responsible for the retraction. Some single action cylinders, however, have an additional implement housed within the shaft: a spring. The spring is compressed between the rod side of the piston and the end of the cylinder during extension, but returns to the starting position when compressed air is released. As this spring and all other components receive a great deal of wear, the body and internal mechanisms of single acting cylinders are most often made of durable materials such as aluminum, steel, stainless steel and thermoplastics.

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Single Acting Cylinders - Humphrey Products Company
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