A swing clamp cylinder is a cylinder with a clamp arm. It can swing and clamp.
The piston and piston-rod assembly of the cylinder can rotate by a certain angle in the clockwise or anti-clockwise direction during the swing stroke and then travels in a straight line during the clamp stroke.…Continue
A hydraulic system requires a sufficient amount of high-quality fluid at all times for its efficient operation. A power pack, as shown in Figure below, is the unit that supplies the required fluid to all actuators in the system. It is a custom-designed or pre-engineered assembly consisting of essential and optional components.
The essential components are a reservoir, pump-motor unit, pressure relief valve,…Continue
Hydraulic filters need to be the integral parts of every hydraulic system to ensure the proper operation of the pumps, valves, and actuators in the system. As the requirements of hydraulic systems are demanding, the prescribed cleanliness levels of their fluid media must be achieved under all operating conditions. For this reason, it is essential to understand the different types of hydraulic filters and their performance ratings.…Continue
A prerequisite for designing a pneumatic system is the knowledge of the functions, parameters, and specifications of the critical components needed for the power part, control part, and compressed air network of the system. A pneumatic system must be designed to meet all the functional requirements of an application safely and efficiently. It must be economical and straightforward.