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Flat-1®

If your application is tight on space, a Bimba Flat-1® is the answer. With 19 recent design enhancements this compact and reliable cylinder is now “Blue and Improved” in each of the eight available bore sizes. The new “F Series” mounting option provides a direct interchange with a competitor's mounting pattern!

  • Permanent grease lubrication and rated for 3,000 miles of travel with L Option seals
  • Hard chrome plated piston rods improve rod seal life and performance
  • Re-engineered bumper design maximizes bumper performance and life
  • New thick walled aluminum, and composite cylinder bodies are optional for unique applications
  • Additional new options include low pressure hydraulic designs, metallic scrapers, and magnetic reed switch compatibility
  • Multiple fail safe options and standard stainless steel fasteners add value at no extra charge

 

Mounting Accessories
Compact Low Profile Clevis Bracket
Compact Low Profile Trunnion Bracket
Rod End and Port Attachments
Compact Low Profile Square Flat Pivot Attachment
Alignment Coupler (#5-40 to 1"-14)
Jam Nut (#5-40 to 1"-14)
Track Mounted Switches
Solid State (HC/HK)
Connector Cables
M8 Female Quick Connect (C4/C5)
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Flat-1 Specs

Common Cylinder Design Modifications
This table shows common modifications to our standard designs which have been provided to customers. Please contact your local distributor for information on pricing and delivery for these special options.
Feature Common Modifications From Standard Model
Rod
  • Longer than standard thread lengths
  • Turned down rod diameter; no threads
  • Extra rod extension on one end only of a double rod end cylinder (-DXDE)
  • Cross-drilled hole in the cylinder rod
  • Rod threads omitted where a standard NT option does not exist
  • Spherical rod end (no tolerance)
  • Female threads on the standard existing rod diameter
  • Screwdriver slot on rod end
  • Non-standard male rod threads that fit on the standard existing rod diameter
  • Omit wrench flats where they do not currently exist
  • 5/16" bore, single acting/non-rotating
  • Non-rotating, DXDE design (square rod on one end)
Body
  • Customer logo applied to the cylinder body
  • Omit Bimba logo
  • Mark the customer's part number on the cylinder body

Lubrication

  • Special lubricants (silicone, FDA approved, water resistant, Krytox, etc.)
Ports
  • Additional standard ports
  • Non-standard port size (when standard part will accommodate)
  • Ports rotated - other than 90°
Seals
  • Special compound seals (EPDM, Teflon coated, internally lubed, etc.)
  • Vacuum service
  • Special geometry seals (Quad seal, energized, lip seal, etc.)
Stroke Lengths
  • Greater than catalog maximum stroke lengths
  • Non-standard stroke lengths
Springs
  • Special spring forces
  • Omit standard spring(s), cylinder stroke length is reduced
Switch Tracks
  • Can be purchased separately from cylinders
End Caps
  • Anodized or Nickel Plated
Design for Clean Room
  • Special lubrication, seals, bushing vacuum port. Design does not conform to specific classifications.