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Compressed Air Cylinders Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of compressed air cylinder manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source compressed air cylinder manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate compressed air cylinder companies that will design, engineer, and manufacturer compressed air cylinders for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading compressed air cylinder manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for compressing air cylinders, gas compressed cylinders, or air cylinders for lifting.

  • Addison, IL 866-971-0958

    AIRTEC began in 1975 and gained a quick reputation for innovation with our "AIRTEC ring" sealing system. We have continued our history of innovation into today and remain committed to cutting-edge designs. We do this in order to provide our customers with the best possible products. Call us today for more information on all our products and services.

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  • Strongsville, OH 440-238-7343

    We have 50 years of industry experienced as a small, family-owned company. Today, we are still family owned just like in the beginning. We want to offer personal service to all customers. We take pride in the quality of our customer service. Our goal is to offer fast, friendly responses to all of your questions, comments, and concerns. No matter whether you need compressed air cylinders, or a valve replacement kit, we will help you with a smile!

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  • La Junta, CO 719-582-2783

    Falcon Industries is a machine shop and manufactures hydraulic and air cylinders to your exacting specifications. Our air cylinders are lightweight and durable. We specialize in repairable air cylinders for end dump trailers and belly (bottom) dump trucks, as well as pneumatic cylinders.

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  • Terryville, CT 860-582-0308

    For 30 years, C & C Hydraulics has been serving the hydraulic system needs of its customers throughout New England. We offer several product lines of hydraulic motors. We also repair hydraulic motors, cylinders and pumps, as well as steering gears and parts. Contact us for free pickup and delivery.

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  • Hamilton, OH 877-769-9611

    One stop for gas springs, hydraulic dampers, gas spring design assistance, replacement parts & entire systems for fluid power applications. Immediate delivery from our large inventory of Stabilus gas springs. Orders big or small. Standard or custom gas springs. The largest distributor for Stabilus. We offer off-the-shelf components or we can custom design a gas spring product solution.

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Compressed Air Cylinders

Compressed air cylinders are pneumatic tools that use the force of compressed air to move things. Air cylinders are used in an extensive variety of contexts for many purposes. Large trucks are equipped with air cylinders as part of their air brake systems. They can be used to open and close large doors, move parts in equipment and facilitate the movement of many other kinds of objects in the contexts of industry, commerce and even in some consumer products contexts.

The automotive manufacturing and supply industries, food processing, electronics, mining, packaging and many other industries make use of air cylinders for the movement of products and in the operation of equipment. Air cylinders can be configured in many ways, and their configuration depends on their intended application. Standard, rod-equipped cylinders are among the simplest and most common cylinder varieties. They can be as large as 1,000 mm in diameter, or, as in the case of miniature air cylinders, as small as 2.5 mm in diameter. Rod-equipped cylinders allow lateral movement, but other configurations can also allow other kinds of movement; rotary cylinders, for example, allow for rotational movement.

Compressed air cylinders work by converting the potential energy of compressed gasses into mechanical energy. Every air cylinder features a cylinder, a piston and at least one inlet. Compressed air, when it is directed into the cylinder through the inlet, forces the piston to move. Valves control the flow of compressed air to the cylinder. The two basic types of compressed air cylinders are single acting and double acting. The single acting cylinder is able to perform an operating motion in only one direction. A single acting air cylinder has air pressure on one side of a piston flange, supplying force and motion, and a spring supplying the return force after pressure release. Single acting cylinders require approximately half the amount of air used by a double acting cylinder for a single operating cycle. A double acting pneumatic cylinder has powered motion in two directions, with pressure on both sides. When a cylinder is pushed out in one direction, compressed air moves it back in the other direction. Air lines running into both ends of the cylinder supply the compressed air. The flow of compressed air is controlled with valves for both single and double acting cylinders.

Compressed Air Cylinders
Compressed Air Cylinders
Compressed Air Cylinders - Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc.
Compressed Air Cylinders - Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc.