They are machines that work with pneumatic, compressed air pressure and are mostly used in automation systems. Pneumatic systems are the means of obtaining thrust by converting the air in the environment into mechanical energy by keeping it within its body and compressing it. The air pressure to be used in this system is filled into the air tanks by the compressors. There are also systems that use nitrogen or carbon dioxide instead of air.
Pneumatic System and Elements
Pneumatics is a collection of interconnected components that use compressed air to do automated work. For example; it can be found in industrial production, in a home garage or in a dentist's office. This work is produced in the form of linear or rotary motion. Compressed air or compressed gas is usually filtered and transferred to cylinders that do the job. In this way, a mechanical mobility is obtained.
In order for the pneumatic system to work efficiently, the air circulating in it must be clean and dry. This can be achieved by filtering and lubrication processes. Compressors are used to provide the compressed air required for the system to work. There are regulators to control the air pressure from outside.
Pneumatic Usage Areas
Pneumatic systems are generally used in robotics and automation sectors. It is a system that is frequently used in dyeing, cleaning, assembly, packaging, textile workshops and motor vehicles.
Pneumatic System Materials
- Pneumatic Cylinder
- Pneumatic Valve
- Pneumatic Motor
- Pneumatic Hose
- Pipe and Shafts
- Air Preparers
- Y (Fork)
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Benefits of Pneumatic Materials
The most obvious competitor of the pneumatic system is the hydraulic. So why is the pneumatic system so popular? Some of the benefits of pneumatics include:
Speed and power
Where accuracy is not vital and high forces are not required to move the load, pneumatic systems are the preferred choice. Pneumatic systems are perfect for medium power applications where speed is required and force absorption is beneficial.
Because pneumatic equipment requires less force and lower pressure, it is easier to use than tools and hydraulic power. They also always have an ample supply of operating gas, provided the system has the right filters to ensure the air is clean for use. Similarly, if power is lost during operation, the equipment will continue to run provided there is still compressed air in the tank, meaning any interruption is much less effective.
Pneumatic systems reduce the risk of shock, spark and explosion by eliminating the need for electricity at the point where the operator works. Unlike hydraulic systems, which must be completely sealed, pneumatic systems can safely release the working gas (air) to the atmosphere after consuming, thus eliminating the risk of a potential leak.
Pneumatic systems require very little cleaning as compressed air often expels dirt from the system in daily use. Maintenance is quite simple; Replacing the filters, lubricating the moving parts, and ensuring that the gaskets are intact will generally suffice.
While air compressors can be quite noisy when operating, they are quiet when off, and the noise level of equipment that uses compressed air to operate is generally relatively low compared to other options.