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Single and Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinders
Hydraulic Cylinders are the mechanical moving or controlling mechanisms which can apply tremendous amounts of force with the help of pressurized liquid, primarily oil, packed within the cylinders.
Our company Eurobalt Engineering is a trusted manufacturer and supplier of both single and double-acting hydraulic cylinders. We have been working with hydraulic cylinders since the inception of our company, and we have expanded the range of products we can offer to our customers.
What is A Single Acting Hydraulic Cylinder?
When it comes to single and double-acting hydraulic cylinders, there is one simple thing that distinguishes then, the number of ports. A single-acting hydraulic cylinder is a cylinder that allows pressurized liquid to move in one uniform direction at a time.
The pressure is applied in one direction and when the pressure needs to be released the fluid is allowed to retract into the chamber. The retraction process is dependent on the weight of the load or also the weight of the piston.
They are also the most commonly seen and used hydraulic cylinders in the industrial and earthmoving industries.
Single Acting Hydraulic Cylinder is For You If…
You are looking for an uncomplicated design.
You want an easily maintainable product.
You want to preserve power in the retraction force.
You want a uniformly usable cylinder for different machinery.
You are looking for a fail-proof cylinder, since it uses so few parts, minimizing the risk of failure.
What is A Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinder?
As the name probably makes it clear, Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinders consist of two ports. Pressurized fluid comes in from one port and flows out through another. While Single Acting Hydraulic Cylinders can extend the double ported system allows Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinder to extend and retract, uniformly.
A Double Acting Hydraulic System allows better control and utilizes the hydraulic system in both expansion and retraction. Unlike Single Acting Hydraulic Cylinders, which provided single utilitarian use at a time, Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinders can do two different things at once.
Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinder is For You If…
You are looking for a cylinder which gives you multi-use at any given time.
You are looking for better control in your hydraulic work.
You are looking for better precision of movement in your hydraulic equipment.
You are looking for extra force as both inward and outward motion in Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinder produces force.
You are looking for efficiency, as the motion is precise there is a better chance of saving time and energy.