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Aluminium 76 Series Pneumatic American Cylinders

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Standard Features & Benefits

1. Cylinder Body:
Hard coated I.D. Aluminum Tubing has extreme hardness, excellent wear and seizure resistance, low coefficient of friction and high corrosion resistance. The aluminum body is twice as thick when compared to non-repairable stainless steel body cylinders.

2. Stainless Steel Rod:
Ground & Polished Type 303 Stainless Steel rods are standard on the Aluminum 76 Series. All rods have wrench flats and stress relief grooves.

3. Piston Rod Assembly:
Piston rods are threaded, anaerobically sealed, and machine staked into the piston for triple protection.

4. End Caps, Piston:
High strength aluminium alloy.

5. Magnet for Sensing Switch Actuation:
Optional, refer to American Cylinder’s MFC catalog for details.

6. Springs:
Springs for spring action cylinders are made from music wire and designed for millions of cycles. Special spring forces are available.

7. Rod Guide Bushing:
Standard on all models. The oil impregnated sintered bronze bushing increases the life of the cylinder rod and provides a non-abrasive bearing surface.

8. Buna-N U-Cup Rod & Piston Seals
U-Cup seals provide low breakaway friction and maximize cylinder life expectancy. Standard Buna-N seals are recommended for operating temperatures of -20°F (-25°C) to 200°F (95°C). Fluoroelastomer seals are available for higher temperature applications. Additional special seal compounds and lubricants are available upon request.

9. Pivot Pin/Pivot Bushing:
Sintered bronze pivot bushings are standard on all universal mount models.

10. Rod Seal:
Precision machined rod seal groove provides a smooth sealing surface while positively retaining the seal without requiring additional components and relying on press fit containment.

11. Pre-lubricated:
All cylinders are factory lubricated with a special high endurance oil mixture.

12. Pre-Tested:
The quality of each cylinder is assured by testing each unit for leakage prior to shipment. Quality control provides added value to American cylinders.

Stainless Steel Cylinder Types

  • Single
  • Double Acting
  • Reverse Acting
  • Volume Chambers

Available Options For Aluminium Pneumatic Cylinders

  • Bore Sizes From 3/4″ thru 2-1/2″
  • Stroke Selection
  • Bumper Option
  • Seal Material
    • Buna N
    • FDA Approved
    • FKM
  • Rear Head Options
  • Lubrication Type
  • Rod End Options

Stainless Steel Mount Options

  • Nose Mount
  • Universal Mount
  • Adjustable Stroke
  • Non-Rotating Mount
  • Non-Rotating Universal Mount
  • Block Front Mount
  • Block Front Trunnion Mount
  • Block Rear Mount
  • Block Rear Trunnion Mount


View American Cylinders Aluminium Accessories Catalogue

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