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Pneumatic Actuators

Original Line Cylinder
Round Line (The original round body cylinder that can be used in a wide variety of industries and applications.)

Non-Repairable

Original Line® Air Cylinder
Bimba's non-repairable stainless steel body cylinders are available in 12 bore sizes.
Original Line® 3-Position Image
These cylinders feature a non-repairable design offering two distinct stroke lengths in a single cylinder.
Original Line® with Adjustable Cushions Product Image
Adjustable air cushions reduce cylinder speed, protecting the cylinder from damaging kinetic energy.
Original Line® Magnetic Reed Switch Product Image
Magnetic pistons actuate electronic switches (sold separately) mounted to the cylinder bodies.
Original Line® Non-Rotating Image
A unique square piston rod with rounded corners prevents piston rod rotation.
Original Line® Hole Punch Image
The Original Line Hole Punch is designed to punch millions of holes in thin poly material.
Original Line® with Plastic End Caps Image
Corrosion resistant design features include acetal resin end caps and a stainless steel rod and body.
Original Line® All Stainless Steel Image
Stainless steel end caps and cylinder body are ideal for wash downs applications.
Original Line® Z-Line
Z-Line cylinders are a heavy duty version of the basic Original Line® series with additional features.
Original Line® Rod Lock
The industry standard Original Line® design features a mechanical lock for positive rod positioning.
Single Acting Air Clamps image
Mead's single acting air clamps provide gripping power on the out stroke and spring retraction.
Miniature Air Cylinders Image
MF and MA series miniature cylinders are designed for use in applications where space is limited.

Repairable

All Stainless Steel Repairable (Bell Ring) Image
A removable bell ring nut adds repairability to the all stainless steel Original Line® cylinder.
Centaur Image
Repairable Aluminum Body Cylinder Produces Smooth Motion Similar to Hydraulic Cylinder
Double-Wall® Image
An outer wall makes this an extremely durable NFPA-interchangeable cylinder.
Compact
Compact (Space saving cylinders for use in applications with limited area.)

Round Body

Cube Cylinder Image
Mini cube cylinders are ideal for applications requiring low output forces in extremely tight spaces.
Diaphragm Cylinder Image
Bimba's extremely low profile diaphragm cylinder is designed for clamping applications.
Flat-1® Image
Bimba's Flat-1® series round body cylinders were designed with space savings in mind.
Flat-1® Multiple Position Image
Multiple position FOP series cylinders save space and provide 3 individual strokes within one cylinder.
Flat-1® Multiple Power Image
Multiple power series cylinders save space and provide 2 - 4 times the force of traditional models.
Flat-II® Non-Rotating Image
Bimba's Flat-II® series cylinders feature round end caps and utilize two piston rods for non-rotation.
Miniature Air Cylinders Image
MF and MA series miniature cylinders are designed for use in applications where space is limited.
Single Acting Air Clamps image
Mead's single acting air clamps provide gripping power on the out stroke and spring retraction.
Space Saver® Image
These cylinders provide the power and stroke of standard cylinders in less than half the space of others.
Square Flat-1® Image
Bimba's Square Flat-1® series cylinders feature square end caps and are great for tight spaces.
Square Flat-II® Non-Rotating Image
This series compact cylinders feature square end caps and twin piston rods to provide non-rotation.
Stainless Steel Flat-1® Image
Corrosion resistant, IP69K rated solution for low profile applications.

Square Body

EF-I
EF-I series cylinders feature an extruded aluminum body for international machine requirements.
EF-II
Bimba's EF-II series cylinders feature an extruded body, non-rotating design.
EFF Image
EFF cylinders feature a compact extruded body with 4 guide shafts for vertical lifting applications.
EFP
EFP series cylinders provide 2 distinct extension strokes in the same EF bore footprint to save space.
EFQ Image
EFQ cylinders double the extension force output using the same EF bore footprint to save space.
Stopper Cylinder Image
EFL cylinders are modified EF-I cylinders designed to stop moving product on conveyors.
Twist Clamp Image
Bimba's EFCL series cylinder rotates 90 degrees as it extends and retracts.

Air Table (Slide)

Twin Bore
Dual bores exert twice the force of a traditional cylinder while providing smooth, non-rotating actuation.
Double Rod End
A double rod end provides a saddle-mount unit with improved loading and resistance to deflection.
Twin Bore Air Table
The Twin Bore Air Table provides highly accurate linear motion with high radial load capacity.
Narrow Profile Air Table Image
Bimba's NPA series air tables are designed for applications with tight space requirements.
NFPA
NFPA (Heavy duty, repairable cylinders that meet NFPA standards.)

Tie Rod

3-Position Tie Rod Image
Two cylinders built as one unit with one rod end, capable of producing three rod positions.
Air/Oil Tandem Image
Air provides the force to extend and retract the cylinder, and oil provides precise stroke speed control.
Back to Back Image
Combines two individual cylinders with common bore sizes together as one unit with common tie rods.
Dyna-Mation DM1 Image
DM1 series cylinders feature a tie-rod NFPA design that generates high performance in most applications.
Flush Mount Image
The same high quality as the TA series, with the benefit of sleeve nut construction.
Flush Mount Rod Lock Image
A 100% ball bearing design distributes even locking (clamp-holding) forces along the shaft.
FM Series with Rod Lock Image
A 100% ball bearing design distributes even locking (clamp-holding) forces along the shaft.
Heavy Duty Image
Mead's HD1 series cylinders feature a tie-rod NFPA design with a heavy duty hard coated rod bearing.
Large Bore Image
Mead's HD series large bore cylinders offer excellent performance and a long service life.
Multi-Stage Image
Multi-stage cylinders achieve greater forces by multiplying the output force with additional pistons.
Position Feedback Low Friction Image
TRD's PFLF series feature position feedback, low friction cylinders that meet NFPA tie-rod standards.
Small Bore Image
Small bore tie-rod NFPA cylinders generate high performance in most applications.
Stainless Steel Multi-Stage Image
Precision machined from 303/304 stainless steel providing high performance in harsh environments.
Stainless Steel Tie Rod Image
Combining multiplied force outputs with added protection in corrosive environments.
Standard NFPA Tie Rod Image
TA cylinders offer high quality, heavy duty construction in an NFPA tie rod interchangeable design.
Standard Steel Image
Steel cylinders provide strength and durability, withstanding abuse while maintaining reliable performance.
Telescoping Image
Two-stage telescoping design remains 100% double acting while providing incredible space savings.
Tough Duty Image
High quality, heavy duty construction like the TA series, with performance features standard.
Triple Rod Image
Triple Rod cylinders with 3 piston rods increase stability and strength and feature a non-rotating design.

Round Line

Double-Wall® Image
An outer wall makes this an extremely durable NFPA-interchangeable cylinder.
Repairable Stainless Image
Repairable all stainless steel cylinders are perfect for wash down use and are USDA approved.

Extruded Body

Dyna-Mation DM2 Image
Mead's Dyna-Mation DM2 series cylinders feature an extruded body design.
Thrusters
Guided Thrusters (For use in non-rotating applications where side or moment loading may be present.)

Standard Load

 Multiple Position Ball & Composite Bearing Thruster Image
Double-acting single rod end cylinder with intermediate and fully extended/retracted positions.
Ball Bearing Thruster Image
Advantages include less friction, high precision, easily accessible lubrication ports, and more.
Composite Bearing Thruster Image
With stainless guide shafts, clear anodized aluminum housing/tooling plate, composite bearings.
Extruded Linear Thruster Image
ET series extruded linear thruster is a guided actuator with cylinder integral to the thruster block.
MFD Extruded Thruster Image
Mead offers a collection of extruded thruster cylinders.
Movable Housing Ball & Composite Bearing Thruster Image
Offers extremely high load carrying capabilities with re-circulating or composite ball bearings.

Heavy Load

4 Shaft Ball Bearing Thruster Image
Four guide shafts, instead of the typical two, double the load carrying capacity and reduce deflection.
PneuMoment™ Pneumatic Actuator
Provides smooth, guided, non-rotational motion for carrying heavy loads and larger moments.
Rodless
Rodless (Linear motion within half the length of rod style actuators.)

Magnetically Coupled

Ultran® High Load Slide Image
Features a ball bearing system offering large load bearing capabilities with greater carriage precision.
Ultran® Rodless Cylinder Image
The Bimba Ultran® Rodless cylinder provides one of the highest coupling strengths available.
Ultran® Rodless Slide Image
Two models available with different coupling strengths for unguided or externally guided applications.

Mechanically Coupled

Ultran® Band Image
A rodless cylinder providing overall length savings in excess of 40% versus traditional cylinders.
Rotary
Rotary (Rotational motion solutions for commercial and industrial applications.)

Rack & Pinion

MHRQ Rotary Actuator image
MFD offers rack & pinion rotary actuators which are used in material transfer operations.
Pneu-Turn® Image
Rack & pinion rotary actuators used in applications such as clamping, camming, indexing, mixing.
Pneu-Turn® 3-Position image
Pneu-Turn® 3-Position rotary actuators provide three positions within one actuator.
Pneu-Turn® Position Feedback image
Position feedback Pneu-Turn® rotary actuators are available in single or double rack models.
Position Control
Position Control (Continuous position sensing and control for measurement and positioning applications.)

Linear Position Feedback

Position Feedback image
Provides continuous position sensing in a lightweight, small-bore air cylinder.
Position Feedback Low Friction Image
TRD's PFLF series feature position feedback, low friction cylinders that meet NFPA tie-rod standards.
Position Feedback Non-Contact image
The PFCN uses a non-contact calibrated internal magnetostrictive transducer.
Position Feedback Non-Contact with Rod Lock image
Bimba's PFCNL series feature non-contact position feedback cylinders with rod locks.
Position Feedback with Rod Lock image
Bimba's PFCL series feature everything from the PFC series cylinders, with an additional rod lock.

Rotary Position Feedback

Position Feedback Rack and Pinion image
Position feedback Pneu-Turn® rotary actuators are available in single or double rack models.

Controllers

Position Control System How to Order
For use with any pneumatic Bimba Position Feedback Actuator to provide closed-loop positioning.
Digital Panel Meter image
Used with Position Feedback Cylinders to perform accurate measuring and/or gauging operations.
Electronic Controller image
Electronic controllers provide 10VDC regulated power to our Position Feedback Actuators.
Servo Pneumatic Control System with Software Setup image
This system offers closed loop control for pneumatic motion control applications.

Balluff Position Control

External Balluff Transducers image
For use with TA, TD, TRA, FM, SS, MSE or MSR, Tandem, 3-Position & double rod end cylinders.
Induction Sensor Cable Connector image
Induction sensor cable connectors are available for use with Balluff transducers.
Induction Sensors (End of stroke sensor) image
Balluff’s Strokemaster® cylinder-position sensors provide precision end-of-stroke sensing.
Internal Balluff Transducer image
Balluff internal transducers are available for use with TA, TD, FM and SS series NFPA cylinders.

Balluff Position Control

Induction Sensor Cable Connectors image
Induction sensor cable connectors are available for use with Balluff transducers.
Induction Sensors (end of stroke sensor) image
Balluff Strokemaster® cylinder-position sensors provide precision end-of-stroke sensing.
Internal Balluff Transducers image
Internal transducers are available for use with TA, TD, FM and SS series NFPA cylinders.
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