Asco Numatics 450 ISO Standard Cylinders

The ASCO 450 series was a popular line of ISO 15552 tie-rod cylinders known for their reliability and robust construction. These cylinders were widely used in various industrial applications due to their modularity, which allowed for easy customization, and their sturdy design, which ensured long-lasting performance even in harsh environments. However, the ASCO 450 series has been replaced by the Aventics TRB series, which offers improved features and performance. As a result, the ASCO 450 cylinders are no longer available for purchase as new units. However, some spare parts may still be obtainable for those who already have these cylinders installed in their equipment.

Key Features

Key features and benefits of the Asco Numatics 450 ISO Standard Cylinders

Key Features

The 453 series was highly configurable, with a great deal of options covering everything from rod end to rear cap and the accessories to suit.

Key Features

Inherent of the tie-rod format of this series, the 450 cylinders were all sturdy and able to handle high loads.

Key Features

The 450 series incorporated a high-performance bearing and scraper seal to facilitate accurate rod movement, and adjustable cushioning for an accurate stop.

Cylinder Specifications

Detection: Equipped for magnetic position detectors
Fluid: Air or inert gas, filtered, lubricated or not
Operating Pressure: 10 bar, max.
Ambient Temperature: -20°C to +70°C
Optimal Max. Speed: = 1 m/s
Max. Speed: 2 m/s
Standards: ISO 15552
Options: Double Acting
Bore Diameter: Ø 32 to 200 mm
Thread Connection: ISO 16030

Frequently Asked Questions

A pneumatic cylinder is a mechanical device that uses compressed air acting on a piston within a sealed cylinder to produce a force in a reciprocating linear motion. This tool is widely used in various industrial applications where quick, forceful motion is required.
Pneumatic cylinders work by converting the energy of compressed air into mechanical energy. Air is pumped into the cylinder, which moves the piston forward or backward. This movement can then be used to operate machinery, lift loads, or move items.
There are primarily two types of pneumatic cylinders: single-acting and double-acting. Single-acting cylinders use air pressure to move the piston in one direction and a spring to return it to its original position. Double-acting cylinders use air pressure for movements in both directions.
Pneumatic cylinders offer numerous benefits, including simplicity, low maintenance, durability, and cost-effectiveness. They are safe to use in hazardous environments and provide a clean operation without the risk of chemical contamination.
Yes, pneumatic cylinders can be equipped with various sensors and regulators that allow for precise control over speed, position, and force, making them suitable for applications requiring exact movements.
Performance can be affected by several factors, including air quality and pressure, cylinder size, load, speed of operation, and environmental conditions such as temperature and humidity.
Selecting the right cylinder involves considering the stroke length, load requirements, operating pressure, and the environment in which it will be used. Consulting with a specialist or a manufacturer can also help tailor the selection to your specific needs.
Regular maintenance includes checking and replacing worn seals, ensuring that air filters are clean to avoid contamination, and verifying that all connections are secure. It's also crucial to monitor the air quality and pressure to maintain optimal performance.
While pneumatic systems are not as energy-efficient as some electric-driven alternatives, they are highly effective in specific scenarios where high speed and force are required. Improvements in system design, such as proper sizing and reducing leaks, can enhance their energy efficiency.
Pneumatic cylinders are typically made from materials such as steel, aluminum, and stainless steel. The choice depends on the application's specific needs, including the required strength, weight, and resistance to environmental factors.
Yes, pneumatic cylinders can be designed to operate in extreme temperatures by selecting suitable materials and seals that can withstand high or low temperatures.
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