Machine Design

Pneumatic Cylinder Designed to Stay Clean (.PDF Download)

The CSL-RD mini pneumatic actuator from Aventics Corp., Lexington, Ky., was designed with hygiene in mind. For example, its tube/cover was made using roll-in geometry, which reduced the width of gaps between housing components and eliminated sharp edge and grooves. There’s also a new scraper without an undercut. All of these prevent accumulation of dirt...

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