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Actuators -- moving piston-fixed cylinder

  1. Jul 7, 2014 #1
    what is the advantage of moving piston-fixed cylinder arrangement over visa-versa ??
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  3. Jul 7, 2014 #2


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    Welcome to the PF.

    What are your thoughts on this question?
  4. Jul 8, 2014 #3


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    How do you get the fluid flow to a moving cylinder?
    The cylinder usually weighs more than the rod, why move more mass than needed?
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