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Rodless Cylinders Handle It All (.PDF Download)

In conventional cylinders, of course, a piston pushes or pulls a rod that moves a load through some sort of mechanical linkage. This works great for most applications, but if you’re cramped for space, or need the same area on both sides of the piston, a rodless cylinder may be the best solution. Most rodless cylinders move a load from the piston itself, rather than the rod, which provides several advantages.

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