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Locking slide cylinder

Non-rotating, high-powered thruster achieves strokes to 20 in.

Features & benefits

  • One-piece end caps house twin 2½ in. bore cylinders for power

  • Eliminates deflection or drift within cylinder bodies

  • Locking mechanism keeps cylinder in extended position in case of air loss

Mount Pleasant, Tenn.
(615) 771-1200
Circle 199

Two-stage telescoping cylinder

Double-acting, 2-stage telescoping cylinder requires less space than other cylinders.

Features & benefits

  • Rated for pressures to 125 psi with ¾, 1½, and 2½in. effective bore sizes

  • Strokes to 60 in.

  • NFPA-mountable

  • Made of anodized aluminum; stainless steel optional

TRD Manufacturing Inc., a Bimba Co.
Machesney Park, III.
(815) 654-7775
Circle 200

Rolling diaphragm cylinders

Diaphragm air cylinders provide frictionless conversion of pneumatic pressure to linear force.

Features & benefits

  • Lack of stiction or blow-by ensures accuracy, repeatability, and sensitivity

  • Available in strokes of 1.8 to 4.2 in.

  • Rated for pressures to 145 psi and temperatures of -75° to 400° F

ControlAir Inc.
Amherst, N.H.
(603) 886-9400
Circle 201

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