New Airpot website features “Accurate Force Pneumatics” components and systems

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Airpot introduces its updated website at with all the latest Airpot low- and zero – friction actuators, air cylinders, dashpots, piston – cylinder sets, snubbers, air treatment…

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Festo Introduces the DSBC Pneumatic Family of Cylinders

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Festo introduces the new DSBC family of ISO 15552 standard pneumatic cylinders, all of which feature the company’s unique PPS self-adjusting cushioning capability. PPS ensures that cushioning into…

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Cedar Point's GateKeeper flies through two keyhole towers. The roller coaster, like many at the park, rely on  pneumatic brakes to safely stop the trains.

Pneumatics — ole reliable

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Every few years, Cedar Point — which is renowned for its roller coasters being the tallest, fastest, etc. — launches a new ground-breaking ride. As an editor on…

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IVAC Drives Down Installation Time for Leading Manufacturer

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A highly innovative range of pneumatic cylinders from Norgren, is bringing substantial operational and commercial benefits to a major manufacturer of surface finishing equipment and its customers. US-based…

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Bimba Manufacturing Releases the Original Line Electric Thruster

Monday, March 25, 2013

Bimba Manufacturing announced the release of the Original Line Electric Thruster (OLET), the newest addition to the electric motion control line. This guided electric cylinder provides the precision…

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Solid-State Cylinder Switch from Festo

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Festo is introducing the new SMT-8M-A solid-state cylinder switch for T-slot applications on pneumatic drives. The company’s new switch is fully optimized, harmonized, and tested for Festo pneumatic…

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AutomationDirect expands Pneumatic Cylinder Position Switch offering

Friday, February 8, 2013

The NITRA® line of pneumatics products now includes nine styles of position switches for pneumatic cylinders, including round, dovetail, t-slot, square, and D-shaped; additional dovetail accessories are available…

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Emerson introduces online thermowell calculation tool

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Emerson Process Management announced it has introduced an online thermowell calculation tool that incorporates the new ASME PTC 19.3 TW standard. Emerson is the first to make available…

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air cylinder mount

6 mistakes engineers make in mounting and specifying air cylinders

Thursday, January 24, 2013

1. Inappropriate sizing When it comes to air cylinder sizing, bigger is not necessarily better. A cylinder that is larger than necessary will cost more to purchase and…

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Bimba and PARTsolutions release 3D CAD Glasses

Friday, December 14, 2012

Bimba Manufacturing and CADENAS PARTsolutions announce the addition of 3D functionality to Bimba’s online CAD models. The CAD configurator allows all configured and generated CAD models to be…

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