If 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.
Their 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:
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