Pneumatic Guided Cylinders

Pneumatic guided cylinders are mechanical devices used to move heavy objects attached laterally to factory equipment (often called a side load). Their ball bearing guides help to absorb lateral forces as heavy objects are moved sideways. These cylinders have guide blocks that ensure the forces exerted by the side loads are distributed evenly.

What are pneumatic guided cylinders used for?

They act as guiding aids to keep the loads balanced during motion so they don't fall off the equipment that carries them. They are found for example in conveyor systems where side loads move upwards and downwards on conveyor belts.

Types of pneumatic guided cylinders

  • Multi-mount cylinders can be attached to one another in a modular fashion to give greater carrying capacity.
  • Dual-rod cylinders are used to prevent rod bending, piston bending or seal deterioration because their two-rod construction provides more durability and distributes weight evenly across the cylinders.
  • Slide cylinders have non-rotating platforms which make them rigid so that they cannot move. This means that they offer solid support when the heavy objects are slid onto the carriages.

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£366.13
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CXSM - 15mm 50mm 0.7 MPa Rubber 129 x 20 x 58mm 360g +60°C 129mm 58mm -10°C 20mm
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£382.44
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DFM Double 32mm 125mm 10 bar Elastomer 244 x 110 x 49mm 3.6kg +80°C 244mm 49mm -20°C 110mm
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Mfr. Part No.DFM-32-125-P-A-KF
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£489.30
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DFM Double 32mm 125mm 10 bar Elastomer 244 x 110 x 49mm 3.6kg +60°C 244mm 49mm -5°C 110mm
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CXS - 6mm 20mm 0.7 MPa Rubber 78.5 x 16 x 37mm 95g +60°C 78.5mm 37mm -10°C 16mm
RS Stock No. 121-5395
Mfr. Part No.DFM-20-100-P-A-GF
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£267.83
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DFM Double 20mm 100mm 10 bar Elastomer 181 x 83 x 36mm 1.6kg +80°C 181mm 36mm -20°C 83mm
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