DIY hydraulics guides

Hydraulic cylinders

Hydraulic cylinders convert fluid power into linear force and motion. The linear force generated by a hydraulic cylinder is a product of system pressure and effective area, minus inefficiencies (losses).

This document explains how to size a hydraulic cylinder for a specific application. The relationships between pressure, area, displacement volume, flow, speed, and the influence of inefficiencies are all considered in detail.

Enter your details below to get your FREE copy of this handy guide on hydraulic cylinders:

First Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Location *

There's no obligation, nothing is sold in this guide and your email address will never be shared with anyone.
The Hydraulic Troubleshooting Handbook "The Hydraulic Troubleshooting Handbook is an easy read and a powerful troubleshooting guide. I have 8 mechanics working for me and these guys will all be reading this book. And I tell anyone who will listen to get a copy." Find out more

Michael Avery
Equipment Manager, Grady Crawford Construction
Denham Springs, LA USA