Keys to specifying pneumatic cylinders

Monday, February 2, 2015

by Jerry Walling, Marketing and Business Development, Fabco-Air Inc. Learn how to choose the perfect actuator for your next compressed air system. Air cylinders are the workhorses of…

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PHD releases 2 OEM-targeted drop-in replacement actuators

Monday, November 24, 2014

PHD, Inc. revolutionized pneumatic actuators with the innovative Tom Thumb® Cylinder over 55 years ago. Today, PHD is setting the standard in industrial automation actuators with Optimax®, a…

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Bimba expands portfolio of switches

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Bimba Manufacturing, an industry-leading innovator of actuation technology, today announced the introduction of a completely new Solid-State switch series to its family of switch products. These new switches…

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Miniaturization makes pneumatics the choice in medical applications

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

From ambulance to operating room, recovery room to discharge at home, patients today encounter any number of medical devices that must be lightweight, small, safe, and often, portable….

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IoT is the next big game-changer in pneumatics

Monday, September 29, 2014

If there is one topic that causes great concern in every industry, it’s downtime. Unplanned downtime of a machine can cost thousands of dollars depending on how long…

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3 days shipping for pneumatic and hydraulic NFPA cylinders

Thursday, September 18, 2014

In recent months, AVENTICS Corporation relocated production of NFPA steel cylinders back to Lexington, Kentucky where the manufacturing of them dates back to 1964. With full production capability…

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Pneumatics gives Power Tower riders a choice for free fall or rocketing up 240 ft

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Sending riders skyrocketing up 240 ft or dropping them in a free-fall the same distance was a challenge that only pneumatics could solve for ride designers of Cedar…

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Pilot-operated check valves for cylinder position holding

Friday, August 8, 2014

Cylinder applications must consider what happens to the application’s safety function with the loss of air pressure. Pilot Operated Check Valves, otherwise known as PO Checks, are used…

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Stainless-steel pneumatic cylinders

Monday, May 19, 2014

SRG stainless-steel pneumatic cylinders from Parker Hannifin Corp. are ideal for caustic, corrosive environments all the way up to laboratory facilities.  The SRG series is available in five…

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ME Series Inductive Sensor Designed as a Drop-In Replacement

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Alliance Sensors Group is pleased to announce the ME Series Linear Position Sensors for embedded use in measuring the ram position of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders in industrial,…

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