In this article, MGA discusses the key factors to consider with regards to pneumatic cylinder selection. Covering basic knowledge like the working principle of pneumatic cylinders to more advanced theories like as pneumatic cylinder calculation formula, this guide will provide key insight for your decision-making process.
The working principle of pneumatic cylinders
There are many industrial applications..
At MGA Controls, we can provide you with an array of pneumatic accessories for every occasion. No matter what your application, we have a range of pneumatic accessories that suit every plant and process. In this article, we will outline the variety of pneumatic fittings we offer, including Norgren pneumatic cylinder accessories, tubing and fittings.
Norgren pneumatic cylinder accessories
MGA Controls stocks a complete selection of Norgren’s exceptional range of ISO pneumatic cylinders. Norgren’s range of pneumatic cylinders are perfectly suited for lower force, lighter duty applications, and are available in either single or double acting versions. The range conforms to ISO 6432 and is available in a range of materials such as aluminium or stainless steel, and share the same low..
As official Norgren suppliers, MGA Controls has unrivalled knowledge of the Norgren range, and our technical experts are fully trained in the whole Norgren portfolio of products. Some of the main products we supply here at MGA are Norgren pneumatic cylinders. Norgren offers a comprehensive range of pneumatic actuators, suitable for any industrial application. They are available in a range of materials,..
When choosing a pneumatic cylinder, the ideal component for every end user would be one that can save costs, whilst also featuring high performance and low maintenance costs. Here, MGA Controls discuss the IVAC integrated valve, a pneumatic cylinder for saving energy.
Powerful pneumatic cylinder from Norgren
The integrated valve and actuator control (IVAC) from Norgren combines a linear actuator with..
ISO, otherwise known as the International Organisation for Standardisation, is an independent body that develops common, international standards for businesses around the world to voluntarily adhere to. It works to help both consumers and businesses alike. Here, MGA Controls discuss the ISO standards for pneumatic cylinders and what they mean.
What are ISO standards?
ISO standards are put in place..
A compact pneumatic cylinder is often used in industrial or process applications where space is limited. In our latest article, MGA Controls discusses compact pneumatic cylinder selection and potential compact pneumatic applications.
Compact pneumatic applications
Compact pneumatic applications are often where space is precious. A short stroke pneumatic cylinder functions on the same principle as a..
At MGA Controls, we understand the need for durable, hard-wearing pneumatic cylinders for industrial and process applications. In our latest blog, MGA Controls offer an overview of ATEX pneumatic cylinders available to purchase from our online store.
Pneumatic cylinder applications
Pneumatic cylinders come in a wide array of basic design principles. The uses of a pneumatic cylinder will largely depend..
Pneumatic cylinders are classified as either single or double acting, depending on how the working fluid acts on the piston. In this article, MGA Controls explains more about the working principles, applications and advantages of single & double acting pneumatic cylinders.
What is a single acting pneumatic cylinder?
Single acting pneumatic cylinders only work on one end of the piston. These types..
As experienced stockists of pneumatic cylinders, our latest article explains everything to need to know about pneumatic cylinders, including what pneumatic cylinders are used for and how pneumatic cylinders’ work.
How pneumatic cylinders work
Similar to how an engine works in a car, a pneumatic cylinder works by forcing gas or air into a cylinder, which will move a piston after a certain amount of..