Custom Solutions

Washdown-resistant Delrin® Pancake® Cylinders

Washdown-resistant Delrin® Pancake® Cylinders

We can quickly manufacture a special Pancake cylinder with corrosion-resistant Delrin® construction, food-grade lubricant and a smooth exterior for equipment that must undergo washdowns.

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Stainless Steel Pancake®

Stainless Steel Pancake®

We provide custom, food-friendly versions of many of our popular actuators — like this all-stainless steel Pancake® cylinder — built to withstand harsh environments and washdowns that would ruin normal cylinders.

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Square 1 Actuator modified with guide pins

Square 1 Actuator modified with guide pins

External guide pins can be added to the Square 1 cylinder line to create an effective nonrotating piston rod and load guiding feature. This adaptation is ideal for applications where anti-rotation and registration are critical during piston extension and retraction.

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Square 1 Actuator Modified as a two-stage Multi-Power® unit

Square 1 Actuator Modified as a two-stage Multi-Power® unit

Two-stage Multi-Power® principle.

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Pivot-mount LONGSTROKE® Cylinder

Pivot-mount LONGSTROKE® Cylinder

Modified as a two-stage Multi-Power® unit

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Pancake II with flat end caps for medical packaging machinery

Pancake II with flat end caps for medical packaging machinery

This four-inch bore by one-inch stroke, double acting cylinder has flats milled on both end caps to achieve precise alignment in medical packaging machinery.

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PANCAKE® CYLINDER FOR MANIFOLD MOUNT

PANCAKE® CYLINDER FOR MANIFOLD MOUNT

When a customer needed a valve in-head for a quicker response and cleaner package, Fabco-Air created a special design with one hose and fitting instead of three.

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PANCAKE® CYLINDER FOR HIGH-TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS

PANCAKE® CYLINDER FOR HIGH-TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS

Fabco-Air modified this cylinder with ports on its face and rear cap to fit a custom envelope requirement for a mold knock-out application.

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Multi-Power® Unit

Multi-Power® Unit

Pivot-mount LONGSTROKE cylinder modified as a two-stage Multi-Power® unit.

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Multi-Power Air Cylinder and Linear Slide Combination for Hydraulic Shock and Speed Control

Multi-Power Air Cylinder and Linear Slide Combination for Hydraulic Shock and Speed Control

Fabco-Air created a Multi-Power air cylinder and a linear slide combination that provides adjustable strokes, high power and precision guiding for an automotive application. This custom unit can supply 4,720 pounds of force at 100 psi.

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Four-stage Multi-Power with Built-in Quick Exhaust Pump Valve

Four-stage Multi-Power with Built-in Quick Exhaust Pump Valve

A unique dovetail mount allows the customer to change centers on a resistance welding application.

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Dual-Bore Air Cylinders

Dual-Bore Air Cylinders

Fabco-Air solved a customer’s special tooling requirement by machining nests into the body of a twin-bore cylinder to achieve precise alignment.

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Continuous acting booster for dental application

Continuous acting booster for dental application

This booster was modified to allow external switching to prevent crossover from inlet to exhaust when the unit stalls.

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All-Stainless Steel Cylinder For Food Applications

All-Stainless Steel Cylinder For Food Applications

Tailor-made for food processing applications, this cylinder is available with 303- and 304-grade stainless steel construction and a food-rated rod wiper.

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SPG Gripper with Dial-a-Stroke®

SPG Gripper with Dial-a-Stroke®

Outfitted with the Dial-a-Stroke, this allows jaw size to be adjusted on a per-job basis, eliminating the need for special attachments.

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Special Cylinder Design Meets Length Restrictions

Special Cylinder Design Meets Length Restrictions

To address length restrictions that precluded the use of overhanging guide shafts or double rod construction, Fabco-Air modified a five-inch bore Hi-Power cylinder with a special tool plate and long composite bushings for continuous guide shaft engagement.

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Seven-inch Diameter Hole Through Double Rod Air Cylinder

Seven-inch Diameter Hole Through Double Rod Air Cylinder

Fabco-Air customized a Hi-Power™ cylinder to fit into small parts assembly machinery. The large hole allows mechanical drives and pressure/vacuum lines to pass through to the point of use.

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Model F-55 Press customized with user tooling

Model F-55 Press customized with user tooling

Fabco-Air attaches multiple pistons to a common shaft and provides internal air passages through the shaft to all pistons.

Supply air applied to the extend port energizes all pistons simultaneously, thus multiplying the extend thrust enabling tremendous forces to be obtained.

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Four Stage Multi-Power® with Built-In Quick Exhaust Dump Valve

Four Stage Multi-Power® with Built-In Quick Exhaust Dump Valve

Unique dovetail mount enables the customer to change centers on a resistance welding application.

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SE Series Slide with Enhanced Features

SE Series Slide with Enhanced Features

Standard SE slide incorporating a rod lock, extended shock absorber and stop collar.

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Custom Dual Slide for Washdown Environment

Custom Dual Slide for Washdown Environment

Designed for an application requiring a compact design of two linear pneumatic slides, integrated into a single housing. One of the two slides is actually designed for three position actuation to achieve a truly unique result. All of this was encased in a single, hard anodized body with stainless hardware to enable washdown resistance.

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Compact Series Slide with Integrated Rod Lock

Compact Series Slide with Integrated Rod Lock

Focusing on an application with a tight footprint, this design incorporates a rod lock directly into the bearing block of the slide. This enabled the precision and side load capabilities of a slide while still fitting in the prescribed envelope.

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Double Rotary Actuator

Double Rotary Actuator

Manufactured using titanium and 316 stainless steel, this actuator provided dual rotary motion and special coating materials for an application requiring washdown and media compatibility.

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Vacuum Generator with 4-Way Valve

Vacuum Generator with 4-Way Valve

This valve pulls 28 inches of water column and holds the vacuum for 24 hours.

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