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Small Air Cylinders Manufacturers and Suppliers

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We put all customers at the top of our priority list. Whether you need small air cylinders or something a little more complex, we are able to handle even the most complicated requests. We have over 100 years of industry experience, and we have over 600 employees to handle your every issue. We welcome the opportunity to show you what we can do for you!
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It is not out goal to profit at your expense. Since our founding in 1958, we have remained a family-owned company with family values. We want to offer superior service and value, which is why all of our small air cylinders are made from high quality materials and are fully customizable. Let us know your needs and we can get started today!
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If you are looking for quality, custom air cylinders, you've come to the right place! We put an emphasis on creating outstanding miniature air cylinders and it is our goal to supply you with the very best. We make miniature air cylinders for a number of markets including: agriculture, electronics, entertainment, food processing, process control, medical devices, packaging, pharmaceutical, printing, animation, aerospace and much more.
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We take pride in the small air cylinders that we manufacture as well as all of our other products. We are not in business solely to make profits, but to truly fill an industry need with quality, durable work. We support our community and we are good at what we do. Each day, we serve customers and each other with respect and encouragement. We want you to succeed as much as we want to succeed. Contact us for more info!
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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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Our small air cylinders are top of line and our delivery and import methods offer you the most efficient solution to your needs. Our customer satisfaction is our number one goal we`ll work with you to make sure our solution satisfies your need. Visit our website or call today for more information on how we can help you.
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Small Air Cylinders

Small air cylinders are compact pneumatic actuators precision-built to maximize productivity within a limited amount of space. As with all air cylinders, these mechanisms utilize pressure differentials in order to convert compressed air energy into mechanical energy. This linear energy is used in a number of industrial and commercial applications. Though often much smaller than traditional industrial air cylinders, these alternative models offer significant space savings, often with little to no reduction in capability.

Linear and rotary cylinders are frequently used in machine loading, material handling, product assembly, welding, packing and clamping processes among others. Small air cylinders continue to expand the capabilities of linear actuators allowing for the easy integration and incorporation of units in pre-existing workspaces where space is at a premium. Compact models are often as much as 60% smaller than comparable traditional cylinders. For this reason automotive, building, construction, electronics, food processing and packaging, metal working, mining, construction, textile and forestry industries use these air powered devices as actuators for valves, lift gates, and machine and engine components. Because small air cylinders use only compressed air, they offer an economic and environmentally friendly solution to many mechanical operations. Unlike larger air cylinders, however, repairs can be difficult on styles that can be as small as 7/16", making disposable small cylinders common, adding to cost and environmental impact.

The size, large or small, of an air cylinder is measured in several ways, such as diameter and length. The stroke, however, is often the most important measurement. This is the distance between fully extended and fully retracted piston positions. As many air cylinder systems rely on piston rods, the stroke length is often double that of the cylinder itself. In order to reduce size without sacrificing productivity and functionality, many smaller models are in fact rodless cylinders, though miniaturized piston rod options are also available. The most common alternatives to small rod models are rack and pinion or cable cylinders. The basic construction of each type of small air cylinder is fairly similar. Precision machined aluminum, steel or stainless steel components include a circular or rectangular cylinder with an air valve for inlet and exhaust located at one or both ends. Single acting or unidirectional cylinders have one inlet, while double acting cylinders, which provide powered motion in two directions, have two valves. No matter the directional capabilities, one or more pistons are located within the shaft. The piston is attached to a cable, rack or rod. When compressed air flows into the enclosed shaft, it acts upon the piston face, which moves the secondary implement creating linear motion. This motion is transferred to the tooling or load being handled in a specific application. As manufacturers offer a number of designs and styles it is important to carefully compare small air cylinder capabilities to the requirements of the industrial process at hand.
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