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Hydraulic piston/ram diagrams or schematics?

  1. Mar 27, 2005 #1
    Can anyone lead me to some good hydraulic piston/ram diagrams or schematics?
    thank you
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  3. Mar 27, 2005 #2


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    As far as schematics go, they're all pretty similar. A ram is single acting, and has the working fluid act on the entire cross sectional area of the rod. Conversely, a cylinder may be single or double acting.

    Can you be more specific about what you're after? The Parker website (http://www.parker.com) has a good interactive catalogue with schematics.
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