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Rod

A rarely used unit of length in the U.S. system equal to five and a half feet.
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rod

A linear unit of measurement equal to 161/2 feet.

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The conditions specified for the simulations are: rodless cylinder, cylinder bore size [phi] = 0.32 m; cylinder length l = 1m; compressed air supply pressure [P.sub.s] = 6 x [10.sup.5] N/[m.sup.2]; initial position x = -0.5 m; initial velocity [??] = 0 m/s; initial chamber pressures [P.sub.a] = 4.5 x [10.sup.5] N/[m.sup.2]; and [P.sub.b] = 4.2 x [10.sup.5] N/[m.sup.2]; [K.sub.S] = 0; [K.sub.C] = 0; and [K.sub.f] = 15 Ns/m.
The Lintra Lite series of compact rodless cylinders is available in three diameters: 25, 32 and 40 mm.
Activated by a proximity switch, a rodless pneumatic cylinder raises and lowers carts to or from the return track at the beginning and end of an assembly cell.
The plate is suspended from an oversized rodless cylinder capable of ejecting an off spec.
Roblin said the Lith-7 employs a sealed rodless cylinder and mechanical stop shocks in place of the Lith-10's servo motor and ball screw, maintaining mechanical accuracy and sacrificing some speed - according to Walker about 20 plates per hour.
A rapidly growing, medium-sized company, Tol-O-Matic makes more than 1200 different products ranging from custom rodless cylinders to rotary actuators.
Based on a proprietary concept that meshes magnetically coupled rodless cylinders with linear bearings, it improves movement of all components.