Documents in Pneumatics


*Designing & Maintaining Haunted Attraction Air Systems (#1200)

Accumulators (#1071)

Air Vortex Installation & Operation (#1145)

Air Whip Installation (#1218)

Airline Reducers (#1066)

All About Air Compressors (#1038)

Control high wattage and high voltage devices from a BooBox Flex (#1230)

Control Two Double-Acting Cylinders with One Solenoid Valve (#1228)
Controlling the speed of a cylinder (#1065)
Cylinder Dimensions and Thread Sizes (#1052)
Cylinder Mounting Options (#1062) Cylinders : The Different Types Explained (#1051)

Debugging Solenoid Valve Problems (#1139)

Detecting and stopping air leaks (#1221)

Determining Cylinder Force (#1267)

Determining Thread and Airline Sizes (#1069)

Door / Wall Pounder Installation (#1222)

Flip-Flop Two Double-Acting Cylinders with One Solenoid Valve (#1210)

How to Lubricate Sticky Valves (#1140)

How to modify 3-Way valve for normally open operation (#1061)

How to remove embedded rear pivot pin from a cylinder (#1063)

How to use quick-connect push-on fittings (#1064)

Large motion platform movement limitations (#1174)

Pneumatic Connections Overview (#1049)
"Regulators It is best for each prop to have its own regulator so that you can adjust the PSI to different levels for each prop.  Recommended ..."
Pneumatic Prop Guidelines (#1048)
"Size Chart - Polyethylene Fractional Sizes: Ref. SizeO.D. Nom. In.I.D. Nom. In.Wall Thickness Nom. In.Min Bend Radius In.O.D. Tol. In.I.D. Tol...."
Polyethylene Airline Specifications (#1035)
"SIZE CHART - POLYURETHANE FRACTIONAL SIZES: Ref. SizeO.D. Nom. In.I.D. Nom. In.Wall Thickness Nom. In.Min Bend Radius In.O.D. Tol. In.I.D. Tol...."
Polyurethane Airline Specifications (#1036)

Powering 12VDC Devices from a PicoBoo (#1112)

POWERING AC DEVICES FROM A CONTROLLER WITH RELAYS (#1191)

PVC pipe with compressed air (#1258)

Silencer Information (#1070)

Solenoid Valves : The Different Types Explained (#1050)

THE PROBLEM WITH METRIC CYLINDERS (#1211)

Triggering Solenoids Directly with a Hand Trigger (#1057)

Using a Double-Acting Cylinder as Single-Acting (#1059)

Using Check Valves on Accumulators (#1223)

Using CO2 with Pneumatic Props (#1241)
Video: Cylinder mounting (#1040) Video: Double-Acting Hookup Kits (#1039) Video: Pneumatic Cylinder Overview (#1043)
Video: Quick Exhaust Valves (#1041) Video: Single-Acting Hookup Kits (#1042)

Questions in Pneumatics

"Yes, you can run many props from one compressor. The quantity depends on the air compressor and props being used.  Take a look at the document "A..."
Can I run 3 props off of one air compressor? (#1003)
"No. You need a controller such as a picoBOO to do that. Click here for picoBOO Controllers..."
Does a solenoid valve continuously cycle in and out while plugged in? (#1028)
"This problem is sometimes seen with our Creature Crate Kits but also applies to all double-acting cylinder installations. To fix this: First, remove ..."
Double-acting cylinder shaft is pushed out when at rest. (#1104)
"There are several ways to control the speed of an air cylinder.   A) SPEED CONTROL MUFFLERS If you are using a double-acting cylinder you can&n..."
How do I control the speed of an air cylinder? (#1032)