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Volume 112, 201721st Innovative Manufacturing Engineering & Energy International Conference – IManE&E 2017
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Flexible Manufacturing, Automation and Robotics in Technological Processes|
|Published online||03 July 2017|
Linear pneumatic motors – a comparative study
Transilvania University of Braşov, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, 500036, 29 Bd. Eroilor, Braşov, Romania
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The paper presents a comparative study of the performance of single-acting cylinders, diaphragm cylinders and pneumatic muscles, and offers users information that allows the selection of an optimum technical solution. Such a study was necessary, in view of the numerous papers on pneumatic muscle applications found in literature, that assert the superiority of pneumatic muscles over other pneumatic linear motors in relation to quantities like dimensions, mass, developed force or energy-to-mass ratios, however without offering concrete data.
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