By DE StaffFluid Power Machine Building
Festo DPRA inch round body cylinder series designed as drop-in replacement for common non-repairable cylinders.
Festo launched its DPRA series, a family of US-made, inch round body pneumatic cylinders that function as a direct replacement option for the non-repairable round body inch cylinder type used widely in North America. The cylinders feature a 304 stainless steel housing and a piston rod made of 303 stainless steel rather than the carbon steel. They also low-friction U-cup seals, premium lubrication and full ports and cross slots, plus an oil impregnated and sintered bronze rod bushing They are available in five variants, with seven bore sizes (soon to be 12), eight possible configuration options as well as sensor and mounting accessories.