Pneumatic Actuators

Pneumatic Actuators

180 Skills
Updated Jul 18, 2024

What you'll learn

  • 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
Course DescriptionPneumatic 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.