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Flat-1® Multiple Position

The Bimba multiple position FOP Flat-I® is a double acting, single rod end cylinder that provides three positions with just one cylinder.  When air is supplied to Port 1, the cylinder extends to position 1.  When air is supplied to Port 2, the cylinder extends to position 2. When air is supplied to Port 3, the cylinder is fully retracted.

  • Bore sizes:  9/16", 3/4", 1-1/16", 1-1/2", 2", 2-1/2", 3”, 4”
  • 304 stainless steel body prevents corrosion
  • Standard oil impregnated bronze rod bushing
  • Stainless piston rod
  • Maximum Pressure:  200 PSI (air only)
  • Other positions (4, 5, etc.) are available as specials.  Contact your local distributor for info.

 

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

Flat-1® Multiple Position How to Order

Flat-1® Multiple Position 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.