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What’s the Difference Between Double and Single Hydraulic Cylinders?

December 30, 2021

Hydraulic cylinders are essential components of many high-powered jobs. You’ll find them in bulldozers, dump trucks and many other pieces of heavy-duty machinery. Your two choices for a hydraulic cylinder are a single-acting cylinder or a double hydraulic cylinder. This post will cover the differences between the two and help you decide which is the best option for your application. Single hydraulic cylinders A single hydraulic cylinder has one acting port where the hydraulic fluid enters and forces the plunger in a single direction. Depending on the piece’s design, the plunger can be retracted using a return spring, by the... View Article

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