Tag:actuator=pneumatic_cylinder

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Description
A pneumatic cylinder changes the state of a machine or device with the help of compressed air Edit or translate this description.
Group: Man made
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

A pneumatic cylinder is a linear mechanical actuator designed to deliver unidirectional force to a moving part of a system. It runs with a gazeous fluid like dry air instead of hydraulic cylinders (actuator=hydraulic_cylinder) which make use of liquid fluids like oil.

This key was initially proposed to describe pipeline=valve but it is suitable for movable road bollards, automatic doors or any moving system also.