High-Force Actuators, Air-Oil Tanks

When your system requires hydraulic-type motion control, Air-Oil Tanks provide high precision, smooth speed and excellent rigidity when used with off-the shelf air valves and shop air. Air-Oil Tanks don’t require motors, pumps, relief valves and other components, so they’re cost effective and save space. Fabco-Air offers two types of Air-Oil Tanks: Single-tank units for when hydraulic control of the cylinder is required in one direction, and double-tank units when bi-directional cylinder control is needed. Single-tank units can also be used as storage tanks in booster systems or for hydraulic shock control. Double-tank units are particularly space-efficient thanks to the one-piece head that holds both tanks in place and also simplifies mounting.

Both Air-Oil units feature large flow ports, and top and bottom baffles help prevent fluid aeration. They also have a translucent tube, so users can observe fluid levels and other conditions. Rugged construction features include black anodized heads, brass baffle plates, high-strength tie rods and Buna-N tube seals custom-molded for a leak-free assembly. Air-Oil Tanks are available with bore sizes of 1 ¼, 2 and 4 inches to suit all applications, with tank lengths furnished to your requirements.