Pneumatic SOLUTIONS

Jan. 1, 2005
Electro-pneumatic servo systems The AirNC electro-pneumatic servo system incorporates position, speed, and force control, making it suitable for demanding

Electro-pneumatic servo systems

The AirNC electro-pneumatic servo system incorporates position, speed, and force control, making it suitable for demanding applications.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Integrates into main control system through digital, analog, or serial communications
  • Includes AirNC programmable control unit, ND-7 proportional electro-pneumatic valves, and pneumatic actuators with integrated SSI transducers
  • High pressure/force reproducibility and precise position feedback
  • Repeatability of ±0.7 mm; strokes from 25 to 500 mm, with accuracy within ±1 mm; cylinder speeds between 0.05 to 0.5 meter/sec
  • Can use up to four each analog inputs and outputs and digitally 8, 16, or 24 inputs and outputs

BOSCH REXROTH CORP.

Hoffman Estates, Ill.
(847) 645-3600
www.boschrexroth-us.com
Circle 100

Short-stroke linear actuators

The LI30 Series of four short-stroke pneumatic linear actuators offers easy gripper mounting.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Anti-rotation guide rod for precise positioning
  • 15, 30, 60, and 90-mm strokes
  • 54-lbf extending force; 40.5-lbf retracting force
  • Machined from aircraft-grade aluminum and hard-coat anodized for durability and corrosion resistance

TECHNO-SOMMER AUTOMATIC

New Hyde Park, N.Y.
(800) 819-3366
www.techno-sommer.com
Circle 101

Rotary actuators

Series RCC rotary actuators support high axial thrust loads.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 8, 12 ,16-mm bores with 90° and 180° rotations
  • Standard angle adjustment of ±5° in each direction
  • Internal shock pads eliminate metal-to-metal contact
  • Pre-threaded with standard through-mounting holes

PHD INC.

Ft. Wayne, Ind.
(800) 624-8511
www.phdinc.com/rcc
Circle 102

Rodless air cylinders

P1Z Series magnetically coupled rodless air cylinders feature a mobile piston fitted with annular magnets.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Mobile carriage is equipped with magnets to provide magnetic coupling between piston and carriage
  • Basic version comes in 16, 20, and 32-mm bores; strokes to 2,000 mm
  • Guided version also available

PARKER HANNIFIN, ACTUATOR DIV.

Des Plaines, Ill.
(269) 629-5000
www.parker.com/actuatorCircle 103

Rod-cylinder slides

RCS Series rod-cylinder slides include a choice of linear-ball and composite-bearing models in five bore sizes from 20 to 50 mm.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Strokes to 12 in. in 1-in. increments
  • ISO-style repairable cylinders with integral air cushions and dowel-pin locating holes on the tooling plate and slide body
  • Oversized guide shafts standard on composite-bearing models
  • Precision-ground, hardened-steel guide rods

TOL-O-MATIC

Hamel, Minn.
(800) 328-2174
www.tolomatic.com
Circle 104

Linear actuators

PFA Series pneumatic linear actuators feature internal linear-resistive transducers for accurate piston-position sensing.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Bores from 111/416 to 3 in.
  • Strokes to 18 in.
  • Designed for piston speeds to 50 in./sec
  • Displays include programmable meters and digital bar graphs with fully programmable setpoints and optional relays

FABCO-AIR

Gainesville, Fla.
(352) 373-3578
www.fabco-air.com
Circle 105

Rack-and-pinion actuators

The 100 Series of pneumatically driven rack-and-pinion actuators comes in double-acting and spring-return designs, both providing a 90° rotation.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Eight models output torques at 80 psi from 300 to 29,000 lb-in.
  • Operate on up to 140-psig air temperatures from -40 to 200°F
  • Hydraulic-oil and water-driven versions
  • One-piece pinion machined from hardened alloy steel and zinc plated for corrosion resistance

ULTRAFLO

Genevieve, Mo.
(800) 950-1762
www.ultraflovalve.com
Circle 106

Mini air cylinders

A wide range of miniature cylinders operates on plant air using standard valve circuits with a variety of mounts and ports.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Basic design meets U.S. specifications, but all products available in metric versions
  • Standard cylinders can be modified to special requirements
  • Suitable for production tooling, general-purpose industrial applications, and automated processes

MACK CORP.

Flagstaff, Ariz.
(928) 526-1120
www.mackcorp.com
Circle 107

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