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Back to Back Cylinders, BC 700 Series

MODEL: BC-700
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When ordering please specify the following:
  • Voltage:
     
  • Cushions if required:
    • Yes
    • No
  • Extended Tie Rods (optional):
    • Yes
    • No
  • Optional Attachments:
  • Note: To add additional attachments to your order, visit Cylinder Fittings and Accessories
  • Stroke in inches:
     
  • Media:
     
  • Temperature:
     
  • Pressure:
     
  • Low swell seals (optional):
    • Yes
    • No
  • Request Custom Values (optional):

Quantity:
 
  • At Operating Pressure 25 PSI lb (imperial): 11.00
  • At Operating Pressure 50 PSI lb (imperial): 22.0
  • At Operating Pressure 80 PSI lb (imperial): 35.0
  • At Operating Pressure 100 PSI lb (imperial): 44.0
  • At Operating Pressure 150 PSI lb (imperial): 66.0
  • At Operating Pressure 200 PSI lb (imperial): 88.0
  • At Operating Pressure 250 PSI lb (imperial): 110.0
  • At Operating Pressure 500 PSI lb (imperial): 220.0
  • Piston Area in² (Imperial): 0.422
  • Compressed Air Consumed (Cfm at 80 Psi): 0.00026
  • Push Force Oil Required (Gallons): 0.00200
  • Free Air Consumed at 80 Psi (C.F): 0.00170
  • At Operating Pressure 25 PSI lb (imperial): 1.94
  • At Operating Pressure 50 PSI lb (imperial): 3.85
  • At Operating Pressure 80 PSI lb (imperial): 6.16
  • At Operating Pressure 100 PSI lb (imperial): 7.70
  • At Operating Pressure 150 PSI lb (imperial): 11.55
  • At Operating Pressure 200 PSI lb (imperial): 15.40
  • At Operating Pressure 250 PSI lb (imperial): 19.25
  • At Operating Pressure 500 PSI lb (imperial): 38.50
  • Piston Rod Area in² (Imperial): 0.077
  • Compressed Air Consumed (Cfm at 80 Psi): 0.00003
  • Pull Force Oil Required (Gallons): 0.00025
  • Free Air Consumed at 80 Psi (C.F): 0.00020

* For valves, please refer to Engineering Data tab.

Pneumatic and hydraulic, brass body, stainless steel rod, 0-500 PSI

CYLINDER PUSH FORCE IN POUNDS AT VARIOUS PRESSURES

CYLINDER PULL FORCE

SERIES CYL.
BORE
(INCHES)
PISTON
AREA
(SQ. IN.)
OPERATING PRESSURE (PSI)
25 50 80 100 150 200 250 500 750 1000 1500
300 3/8 0.110 2.75 5.5 8.8 11 16.5 22 27.5 55
500 1/2 0.196 4.9 9.8 15.7 19.6 29.4 39.2 49 98
700 3/4 0.422 11 22 35 44 66 88 110 220
1000 1 0.785 20 39 65 79 118 158 196 392 588 785 1177
1100 1-1/8 0.994 25 50 80 100 150 200 250 500 750 1000 1500
1500 1-1/2 1.767 44 88 142 177 265 354 443 885 1325 1770 2651
2000/2100 2 3.140 78 157 251 314 471 628 785 1570 2357 3140 4713
2500 2-1/2 4.910 123 245 393 491 736 982 1228
3000/3100 3 7.070 177 354 566 707 1061 1414 1768
4000 4 12.570 314 628 1006 1257 1885 2514 3143

To determine the CYLINDER PULL FORCE, find the following FORCE VALUE corresponding to ROD SIZE and pressure from the table below and DEDUCT it from the selected PUSH FORCE corresponding to BORE SIZE and pressure found in the table above.

PISTON ROD FORCE IN POUNDS AT VARIOUS PRESSURES

PISTON
ROD
DIA.
PISTON
ROD
AREA
OPERATING PRESSURE (PSI)
25 50 80 100 150 200 250 500 700 1000 1500
3/16 0.028 0.7 1.4 2.24 2.8 4.2 5.6 7 14
1/4 0.049 1.27 2.45 3.84 4.9 7.35 9.8 12.25 24.5
5/16 0.077 1.94 3.85 6.16 7.7 11.55 15.4 19.25 38.5
3/8 0.11 2.75 5.5 8.8 11 16.5 22 27.5 55
1/2 0.196 4.9 9.8 17.5 19.6 29.4 39.2 49 98 147 196 294
5/8 0.307 7.5 15 24.5 30 45 60 75 150 225 300 450
3/4 0.442 11 22 35 44 66 88 110 220 330 440 660
1 0.785 20 39 65 79 118 158 196 392 588 785 1177

TO DETERMINE CYLINDER FORCE VALUES OTHER THAN IN CHART:

PUSH STROKE: LINE PRESSURE (PSI) X CYLINDER PISTON AREA (SQ. IN.)
PULL STROKE: LINE PRESSURE (PSI) X CYLINDER PISTON AREA LESS PISTON ROD AREA
 
AIR CONSUMPTION
IN C.F.M. EQUALS:
C.F. X CYCLES PER MINUTE X STROKE IN INCHES
 
CUBIC FEET OF FREE AIR PER INCH OF STROKE EQUALS: 14.7 + GAUGE PRESSURE AREA OF CYLINDER
14.7 X 1728
 

DISPLACEMENT PER INCH OF STROKE (for Cylinder Bore Sizes)

SERIES CYL
BORE
(INCHES)
PISTON
AREA
(SQ. IN.)
COMPRESSED AIR
CONSUMED
(C.F.M. @ 80 PSI)
FREE AIR
CONSUMED
@ 80 PSI (C.F.)
OIL REQUIRED
(GALLONS)
300 3/8 0.110 0.00006 0.0004 0.00034
500 1/2 0.196 0.00011 0.00075 0.00085
700 3/4 0.422 0.00026 0.0017 0.002
1000 1 0.785 0.0005 0.003 0.003
1100 1-1/8 0.994 0.0006 0.004 0.004
1500 1-1/2 1.767 0.001 0.007 0.007
2000/2100 2 3.140 0.002 0.012 0.014
2500 2-1/2 4.910 0.003 0.019 0.021
3000/3100 3 7.070 0.004 0.026 0.031
4000 4 12.570 0.007 0.047 0.054

SPECIAL NOTE:

The DISPLACEMENT tables for Cylinder Bore Sizes above and Piston Rod Diameters below should be used in conjunction with the Clinder Push Force and Piston Rod Force found in the tables above.

DISPLACEMENT PER INCH OF STROKE (for Piston Rod Diameters)

PISTON
ROD
DIA.
PISTON
ROD
AREA
COMPRESSED AIR
CONSUMED
(CFM @ 80 PSI)
FREE AIR
CONSUMED
@ 80 PSI (C.F.)
OIL REQUIRED
(GALLONS)
3/16 0.028 0.000015 0.0001 0.00008
1/4 0.049 0.00002 0.00019 0.00021
5/16 0.077 0.00003 0.0002 0.00025
3/8 0.11 0.00006 0.0004 0.00034
1/2 0.196 0.0001 0.00075 0.00085
5/8 0.307 0.00013 0.0009 0.001
3/4 0.442 0.00026 0.0017 0.002
1 0.785 0.0005 0.0003 0.003

PISTON ROD DIAMETERS AVAILABLE

CYLINDER BORE (INCHES) PISTON ROD DIAMETERS AVAILABLE
3/8 3/16 N/A N/A
1/2 3/16 1/4 N/A
3/4 1/4 5/16 3/8
1 5/16 3/8 1/2
1-1/8 5/16 3/8 1/2
1-1/2 1/2 5/8 3/4
2 5/8 3/4 N/A
2-1/2 3/4 1 N/A
3 5/8 3/4 1
4 5/8 3/4 1