Determining Hydraulic Cylinder Size

Students read how to calculate the size of a hydraulic cylinder that is required for a particular application. Mathematical formulas are provided.

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Posted by Santiago on 11/8/2015 7:20:40 PM Votes 0.00

Hello , I am building custom Windows .which are going to be hinged on the top rail and swing up. And I would like to use hydraulic cylinders to open and hold window in place Ideally I would like to have the option to open the window about 75 degrees

Do you have any info about what type of Pistons to use?


Specs for window:

The material frame 1 1/2" x 1/8" right angle Steel .

Glass 10mm

Window dimension 48" wide x 84 h"

I would appreciate suggestions very much!!!!

Good evening.