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Pneumatic Actuators

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Course Description

Pneumatic actuators use compressed air to create mechanical motion. They perform most of the work in an industrial automated system. There are thousands of configurations of actuators to perform any task you could imagine.

Course Details

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define a pneumatic actuator
  • List the primary types of pneumatic actuators
  • Explain how a linear cylinder actuator works
  • Explain how a rotary actuator works
  • Describe the purpose of an air gripper

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