The LPC(TM) Series of low-profile cylinders are for the MRO market and are dimensionally interchangeable. The series includes features such as Duralon(reg) rod bearings, carboxylated seals, hard chrome stainless steel rod, and extruded one-piece aluminum body. Options include low-profile Reed and Hall-effect switches, and the cylinders are available in five bore sizes.
American Cylinder Co. Inc., Peotone, IL 60468, FAX (708) 258-3980.
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