What Are the Differences Between Tie Rod and Welded Hydraulic Cylinders?

Several factors go into choosing a hydraulic cylinder, but one of the most important is the design. Standard hydraulic cylinders fall into two categories: tie rod and welded rod. These categories speak to the cylinder design only—specifically, how the cylinder barrel is attached to the end caps. We will address this and other design and …

Published: August 4, 2021 Last Updated: August 18, 2021 Welded Rod Cylinders, NFPA Tie Rod Cylinders

How to Choose the Right Hydraulic Cylinder

You know you need a different or new hydraulic cylinder. But where do you begin? Choosing the right hydraulic cylinder requires knowing what type of cylinder is best suited for your application requirements. It also requires understanding the size and operating factors necessary for optimal performance. Choose the Right Hydraulic Cylinder that Meets Your Needs …

Using Hydraulics to Explore the Depths of the Sea

Monterrey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is the world center for advanced research and education in ocean science and technology. Utilizing a combination of instruments, systems, and methods, engineers and scientists research the deep waters of the ocean. Since the first historic submersible dive in 1985, MBARI has lead the way for underwater study of …

Five Different Hydraulic Cylinder Types for Applications

Cylinder Construction Types Differences in the design and manufacturing of cylinders depend primarily on what the industry and application are. Each type uses a different methodology on how the end caps are attached to the cylinder barrel as well as internal nuances. Barrel and end cap wall thickness also vary depending on materials used, cylinder …