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Air Cylinder Functions

Air cylinder functions are literally endless. Here are a couple examples of some common air cylinder applications.

  • Opening and closing the gate on a knife gate valve.
  • Allowing motion and movement in the animatronics industry.
  • Diverting goods on a conveyer system.
  • Raising and lowering rides at an amusement park.
  • Operating gates to rapidly unload a railcar commodity.
  • Press operation in the dry cleaning industry.
  • Brush movement in the auto wash industry.