Clippard’s Compact, Extruded Body Cylinders are available in double-acting, double-rod, single-acting spring return, and single-acting spring extended models. The small and lightweight products reportedly provide reliable and long cycle life and are universally compatible for quick drop-in replacement.
Various mounting configurations, bore sizes, stroke lengths and other options make the units both versatile and highly interchangeable. Features include seven bore sizes from 12 to 50 mm with strokes from 5 to 100 mm (0.12 to 4 in.). Custom strokes are also available. The cylinders have universal metric or imperial ports, multiple mounting options, internal bumpers, are available with magnetic pistons, and a low-profile GMR sensor slides into a groove within the cylinder. Standard piston and head seals are Nitrile, and the rod seal/wiper is polyurethane. The units are rated for a maximum pressure of 150 psig (10 bar) and operating temperatures from 14 to 140° F (-10 to 60° C). According to the company, the cylinders provide quality and reliable pneumatic actuation at great value.
Clippard Instrument Laboratory