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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RS Stock No. 222-3968
Mfr. Part No.MGQM20-50
BrandSMC
£211.84
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MGQ Double - 20mm 50mm 1 MPa - Rubber 97 x 36 x 74mm 760g +60°C 97mm 74mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 757-8664
Mfr. Part No.MGPM20TF-40Z
BrandSMC
£199.97
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MGP Double - 20mm 40mm 1 MPa - Rubber 93 x 58 x 26mm 830g +60°C 93mm 58mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 758-0825
Mfr. Part No.MGPM50TF-100Z
BrandSMC
£355.48
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MGP Double - 50mm 100mm 1 MPa - Rubber 218 x 112 x 48mm 5.4kg +60°C 218mm 112mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 758-0815
Mfr. Part No.MGPM50TF-50Z
BrandSMC
£311.67
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MGP Double - 50mm 50mm 1 MPa - Rubber 156.5 x 112 x 48mm 4kg +60°C 156.5mm 112mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 844-4120
Mfr. Part No.MGPM20-25Z
BrandSMC
£196.78
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MGP Double - 20mm 25mm 1 MPa - Rubber Bumper 78 x 81 x 30mm 630g +60°C 78mm 30mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 160-521
Mfr. Part No.CDQMB16-15
BrandSMC
£53.79
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CQM Double - 16mm 15mm 1 MPa - Rubber 46.5 x 29 x 29mm 77g +70°C 46.5mm 29mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 712-0754
Mfr. Part No.CXSM10-50
BrandSMC
£171.36
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CXS - - 10mm 50mm 0.7 MPa - Rubber 122 x 46 x 17mm 230g +60°C 122mm 17mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 838-8941
Mfr. Part No.CQ2B32-20DZ
BrandSMC
£33.30
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CQ2 Double - 32mm 20mm 1 MPa - - 53 x 49.5 x 45mm 184g +70°C 53mm 45mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 121-5405
Mfr. Part No.DFM-20-50-P-A-KF
BrandFesto
£294.34
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DFM Double - 20mm 50mm 10 bar - Elastomer 131 x 83 x 36mm 1.1kg +60°C 131mm 36mm -5°C
RS Stock No. 838-8976
Mfr. Part No.CQMB25-25
BrandSMC
£60.94
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CQM Double - 25mm 25mm 1 MPa - Rubber 57 x 36 x 36mm 198g +70°C 57mm 36mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 758-0720
Mfr. Part No.MGPM25TF-50Z
BrandSMC
£229.00
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MGP Double - 25mm 50mm 1 MPa - Rubber 103.5 x 58 x 26mm 1.3kg +60°C 103.5mm 58mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 160-565
Mfr. Part No.CDQMB20-10
BrandSMC
£54.43
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CQM Double - 20mm 10mm 1 MPa - Rubber 52 x 36 x 36mm 107g +70°C 52mm 36mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 350-0698
Mfr. Part No.CXSM20-50
BrandSMC
£222.89
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CXSM - - 20mm 50mm 0.7 MPa - Rubber 144 x 25 x 64mm 550g +60°C 144mm 64mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 222-3902
Mfr. Part No.MGQM12-20
BrandSMC
£153.02
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MGQ Double - 12mm 20mm 1 MPa - Rubber 59 x 29 x 58mm 270g +60°C 59mm 58mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 160-436
Mfr. Part No.CDQMB50-30(KIT)
BrandSMC
£114.50
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CQM Double - 50mm 30mm 1 MPa - Rubber 90.5 x 80 x 64mm 661g +70°C 90.5mm 64mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 757-8695
Mfr. Part No.MGPM20TF-125Z
BrandSMC
£227.36
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MGP Double - 20mm 125mm 1 MPa - Rubber 209.5 x 58 x 26mm 1.6kg +60°C 209.5mm 58mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 758-0768
Mfr. Part No.MGPM32TF-100Z
BrandSMC
£296.90
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MGP Double - 32mm 100mm 1 MPa - Rubber 202 x 112 x 48mm 2.9kg +60°C 202mm 112mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 712-0760
Mfr. Part No.CXSM10-75
BrandSMC
£183.33
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CXS - - 10mm 75mm 0.7 MPa - Rubber 147 x 46 x 17mm 280g +60°C 147mm 17mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 160-751
Mfr. Part No.CDQMB12-10(KIT)
BrandSMC
£48.90
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CQM Double - 12mm 10mm 1 MPa - Rubber 41.5 x 25 x 25mm 52g +70°C 41.5mm 25mm -10°C
RS Stock No. 121-5394
Mfr. Part No.DFM-16-80-P-A-KF
BrandFesto
£297.37
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DFM Double - 16mm 80mm 10 bar - Elastomer 147 x 67 x 32mm 878g +60°C 147mm 32mm -5°C
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