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Differences Between Standard and Custom-Made Cylinders (.PDF Download)

When you need a hydraulic cylinder for your equipment design, one major consideration is whether to purchase a catalog cylinder or a custom-made one. A catalog cylinder will always be close to matching your requirements, but with some compromises. For example, the bore may be slightly larger than what you need, and your choice of rod material and diameter are limited. The alternative: A custom-made cylinder allows you to purchase an item that fits your needs entirely, and is built to your

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