AutomationDirect has released a new guide in eBook format entitled “Pneumatics: A Practical Guide” which discusses a wide range of pneumatics topics including circuit symbols, component capability, integrating pneumatics with controls and improving pneumatic efficiency. This updated eBook is intended for users who want to broaden their knowledge of pneumatic components, circuits and systems.
Specific topics include: Why Use Pneumatics, Circuit Symbols Explained, Pneumatic Air Preparation, Pneumatic Tubing & Hose, Pneumatic Fittings, Air Cylinder Basics, Pneumatic System Design Considerations, and more. Also included is a collection of pneumatic application stories that demonstrate what other users are doing with pneumatic components.
A form is included to request a free Pneumatic Fittings Slide Chart. This slide chart makes it easy to select the right fitting from AutomationDirect’s wide selection of threaded pneumatic fittings by simply pointing the arrow at the fitting type and tube size – and reading the part number from the thread size window. English thread sizes are shown on the inside, metric types are on the back. The slide chart works offline (no internet connection required) and images help confirm the proper type.