Pneumatic Actuators that Rock the World (.PDF Download)

Say “thank you” to a pneumatic actuator next time you enjoy a craft beer. Or eat a watermelon. Or open a can of paint. Or interact with any of a number of objects, from cars to pills, in your daily routine.

The workhorses behind the scenes of our modern lives are linear actuators that push, pull, rotate, clamp, move and position the products (or the machines that make the products) we use every day. This article discusses the different types of actuators, also called cylin

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