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Need Help Designing a Cylinder? Check out Sheffer's Resources

ShefferIf you design and build hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders, Sheffer Corporation has a wealth of resources to help you out.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Sheffer is a leading supplier and manufacturer of cylinders and actuators.  Their website contains a free online Cylinder Configurator, CAD drawings, and free downloadable guides to help you with engineering calculations and designing the cylinder you need.

Sheffer-CylinderConfiguratorTheir blog posts are an excellent resource for those looking for advice on selecting, ordering and/or specifying cylinders. Articles range from applications to troubleshooting to failure analysis.


Some of their recent posts include:

The Ultimate Cylinder Design Checklist

Just How Fast Can You Get a Cylinder to Move?

How to Calculate Hydraulic and Pneumatic Cylinder Buckling

4 Things to Consider When Forced with Long Term Storage of Cylinders Outdoors

Things You Never Knew Cylinders Could Teach You About Star Wars (or Maybe Just the "Force")

You can find Sheffer on just about every social media channel: LinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebookGoogle+ and Pinterest.

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