How does hydraulic piston rod work?

The hydraulic piston rod is a component of a hydraulic cylinder that converts hydraulic energy into linear motion. It is typically made of a high-strength steel chrome plated rod that extends from the cylinder’s piston and protrudes out of the cylinder.

Here is how hydraulic piston rod works:

1. Hydraulic fluid: The hydraulic cylinder is filled with hydraulic fluid, usually oil, which is stored in a reservoir. This fluid is pressurized using a hydraulic pump, creating a force that acts on the piston.

2. Piston movement: When the hydraulic fluid is pressurized, it exerts force on the piston, causing it to move inside the cylinder. The piston is sealed tightly to prevent any leakage of the hydraulic fluid.

3. Rod extension: As the piston moves, it pushes the hydraulic fluid towards the rod end of the cylinder. This pressure causes the hydraulic piston rod to extend outward from the cylinder.

4. Linear motion: The extension of the hydraulic piston rod creates linear motion. This motion can be used to perform various tasks, such as lifting heavy loads, pushing or pulling objects, or actuating machinery.

5. Rod retraction: When the hydraulic pressure is released or reversed, the piston moves back towards the cylinder, retracting the hydraulic piston rod. This retraction is usually achieved using a control valve that regulates the flow of hydraulic fluid.

6. Sealing: The hydraulic piston rod is equipped with seals to prevent any leakage of hydraulic fluid. These seals ensure that the hydraulic system remains efficient and prevents contamination of the fluid.

Overall, the hydraulic piston rod acts as a mechanical linkage between the hydraulic cylinder and the external load, converting hydraulic pressure into linear motion to perform various tasks efficiently.

Hydraulic piston rod manufacturer

Guangxi Hydraulics is a high quality chrome rod for hydraulic cylinders and piston rod manufacturer. We produce and supply a wide range of hydraulic piston rods and chrome plated shafts for piston rods. Here below are our products of chrome rod group.

  1. CK45 Chrome plated rod
  2. 1045 Chrome plated rod
  3. 4140 chrome plated rod
  4. Induction harden chrome pated rod
  5. Chrome plated hollow rod / Chrome plated od tube
hydraulic piston rods, hydraulic cylinder rods
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