Pneumatic Compact Cylinders

Pneumatic compact cylinders consist of pistons in enclosures that generate linear motion. Their compact size and low weight range allow for shorter strokes than standard cylinders which make them suitable for positioning, clamping and ejecting smaller components.

Single-acting pneumatic compact cylinders have one port through which compressed air enters to push the piston rod in one direction. Spring mechanisms then pull the rod back in the other direction, creating the linear movement. In double-acting pneumatic compact cylinders, the air is forced in and out through two different ports.

What are pneumatic compact cylinders used for?

Pneumatic compact cylinders can be used in various industrial environments, including for factory automation, transportation and packaging machinery. The compact size of these components makes them ideal for use in tight spaces and for small-bore and medium-duty applications.

Types of pneumatic compact cylinders

Pneumatic compact cylinders are available in two primary options:

  • Standard versions have infinite integration possibilities as they can be mounted on any moving machine part for assembly and clamping without the need for modifications.
  • Piston rod versions feature retractable pistons and elastic pneumatic cushioning which enable smoother movements of machinery.

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Description Price Stroke Bore Action Manufacturer Series Rods Force at 7 bar Pneumatic Connection Piston Rod Thread Gender Port Connection Cushioning Type Dimensions Length Width Height
RS Stock No. 290-3462
Mfr. Part No.N16K0050
50mm 32mm Double NZK - - - - - Rubber 150.5 x 50 x 50mm 150.5mm 50mm 50mm
RS Stock No. 290-3563
Mfr. Part No.N16M0050
50mm 50mm Double NZK - - - - - Rubber 153 x 67.5 x 67.5mm 153mm 67.5mm 67.5mm
RS Stock No. 290-3507
Mfr. Part No.N16L0025
25mm 40mm Double NZK - - - - - Rubber 102 x 57 x 57mm 102mm 57mm 57mm