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You also have a choice for hydraulic cylinder positioning

Miniature Mounting

Non Contact Operation

Inside the cylinder?

Signal Electronics Built Inside

• Compact, robust design • Maintains ASAE pin dimensions Absolute Signal

• Excellent *vibration capablity

Short Length Maintains Pin to Pin Dimensions

No Extra End Cap Costs

On Site Replaceable

*Tested to Mil-STD-202G

Or outside the cylinder?

Magnet Works Through Carbon Steel

• Easily field replaceable • No expensive SS cylinder tube needed • Ideal for steering cylinders No Deep Drilling Costs

Maintains Piston Rod and End Cap Strength

• Ideal for long cylinders up to 130 ft.


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BAR STOCK FOR MANIFOLDS Bar stock may be used either as a mounting for other valve systems or simply for consolidation of plumbing. The bar stock itself is typically an alloy of either aluminum or ductile iron, and is manufactured in billets suitable for machining finished product. The most popular use is the bar stock manifold, which is a block of varying length drilled with passages, ports and bolt holes for mounting valve systems. Aluminum is a popular choice for bar stock material when system pressure is 3,000 psi or less. It is easier to work with than ductile iron, and is also lower in physical mass and overall cost. However, when working pressure is higher than 3,000 psi, iron is required to withstand the additional stress. Ductile iron, such as Dura-Bar, is a continuous cast (iron) that is less brittle than standard cast iron and is pressure rated to 6,500 psi. Ductile iron is a compound with a highly controlled microstructure, improving strength and machinability. Although forged steel is another option for bar stock, it is rarely used on less than the most extreme applications. Whatever name you know them by best—ISO, cetop, NG6, D03—the industry standard modular stackable valves are the most common system of circuit construction, and they all require a manifold to interface with. A manifold for a D03 valve, for example, is around 3 in. tall and 3 in. deep, but can be as long as needed to mount any number of valve stacks. The manifold most often has pressure and tank drillings running its length. Each “station” of the manifold, where the valve mounts with four bolts, has four drillings mating up with the pressure and tank passages, as well as mating up with the work ports, which are drilled on the side of the manifold in a vertical arrangement. Bar stock manifolds can be drilled as either parallel or series circuits, depending on the application.

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