One of the most commonly used hydraulic components is the hydraulic cylinder.
Hydraulic cylinders are mechanical actuators that convert hydraulic energy into linear force and motion. They consist of a cylindrical barrel piston and rod, and they are commonly used in various industrial and mobile applications, such as construction equipment, agricultural machinery and manufacturing machinery. They are preferred over mechanical or pneumatic systems because they can provide much higher forces and can operate more smoothly and reliably.
Hydraulic cylinders are one of the most widely used hydraulic components because they offer several advantages that make them highly desirable for a variety of applications:
Hydraulic cylinders can generate a large amount of force using relatively low input pressure. This makes them ideal for applications that require high force output, such as lifting heavy objects or pushing/pulling large loads.
They move in a linear motion, which means they can move in a straight line, making them ideal for applications that require precise and predictable movement.
The design of the hydraulic cylinder is relatively simple, consisting of a cylinder, a piston and a seal. This simplicity makes them easy to manufacture, maintain and repairs.
Hydraulic cylinders can be used in a wide range of applications, from industrial machinery to construction equipment to agricultural machinery.
These cylinders are highly efficient, meaning that they can convert a high percentage of input power into output force. This efficiency can help to reduce energy consumption and operating costs.
Power Team SA suppliers of quality hydraulic components, know the importance of the hydraulic cylinder in all hydraulic systems. Decades of global experience combined with cutting-edge design and manufacturing technologies has made Power Team SA hydraulic cylinders an industry standard in servicing and maintenance applications across the world. Power Team SA know that countless applications are possible for cylinders are possible – in presses, for lifting or jacking applications or in production or maintenance setups – and have the experience to help clients with all cylinder applications.