Differences between Single-Acting and Double-Acting Hydraulic Cylinders

For industrial heavy lifting packed with power, hydraulic cylinders offer you the unidirectional force needed to power your industrial equipment. Ideal for dump trailers and platform truck trailers, telescopic hydraulic cylinders provide the long stroke lengths needed for a variety of mobile applications. When deciding to purchase telescopic hydraulic cylinders, buyers are often tasked with …

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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 …

What type of hydraulic cylinder should I use in my application?

When deciding on a hydraulic cylinder for your application, there are several design options to consider. To ensure longevity, dependability, and efficiency, the right type of engineering and manufacturing the right hydraulic cylinder for your needs is paramount. Standard, Telescopic, and Tie-Rod Cylinders Standard Hydraulic Cylinders Standard hydraulic cylinders are common in applications where high …

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 …