Cylinder Information

A collection of all cylinder information.

How Vane Pumps Work

A rotary vane pump is a positive displacement pump that consists of vanes mounted to a rotor that rotates inside a cavity. In some cases these vanes can have variable length and/or be tensioned to keep contact with the walls as the pump rotates. It was invented by Charles C. Barnes of Sackville, New Brunswick …

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Sundstrand Series 90 – Changes to Block Point

At Sundstrand they are are striving to make alot of their parts better, which means Block Point changes. It will reduce the amount of parts being used or redesigning the part altogether. It will make the part more stable and last longer. And on older styles models most, if not all the parts you will …

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Vickers Vane Pumps

Flood all parts with system fluid at assembly to offer initial greasing. Put “O” rings into inlet body and vanes into rotor with radius edge of both vanes outward. Place rotor and vanes on inlet body.Mount ring over rotor and vanes with arrow or ring pointing in direction of rotary motion. Then add the two …

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Series 40 -Sundstrand Sauer – Start-Up & Maintenance

Fluids Hydraulic fluids used with Sundstrand-Sauer products should be selected with assistance from a reputable supplier, (Hydrostatic Transmission),following the guidelines presented in the “Fluid Quality Requirements” bulletin, BLN-9887. Start-Up Procedure It is important to follow the procedures for a new Series 40 – Sundstrand Sauer Hydrostatic Transmission for installing or restarting an installation on a …

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Sundstrand Sauer Series 40 – Changes in Shafts

These will affect models M25, M35, M46 and LV pumps and motors. It changes from a woodruff key shaft to a straight key on a tapered shaft. The shafts that have the woodruff shafts are no longer available. You can get it for service requirements, but if it is replacement it will go to a …

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End Cap Stroke Adjustment for Rexroth Hydraulic Units

When your unit needs an accurate cylinder stroke or other infrequent stroke lengths are needed, then this infringed position should be made mention for specific strokes. Also, you will need to take in account for the length of the stroke when you order. Cushioning is not on this model for the end cap when you …

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Advantages of Using Small Cylinders

Small cylinders are reliable, save space and cost very little. Most have a minimum length of  2 3/4″ long. They have some that are double acting cylinders for pressures as high as 5000 PSI.  Some have 1/2″ to 3″ bore in any stroke to 72″.  It has a standard lip type rod seals that get …

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Mini Electronic Cylinders and Different Types of Controllers

They may be mini in size but they are linear resistant transducers can tell the position of a cylinder and send out a signal to other electronics.These kinds of cylinders have a .002″ repeatability, 500 million inches of travel life, 5000 PSI, zero to 10DC response and they have side connectors that let you mount …

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