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Round Body vs. Square Body Air Cylinders

Round Body vs. Square Body Air Cylinders

Round Body vs. Square Body Air Cylinders

Why do people choose either round body or square body cylinders? I don't know what the design benefits are.

Is one cheaper?

Does one design provide more support?

RE: Round Body vs. Square Body Air Cylinders

Round end caps are usually lighter and cheaper.
Square end caps are easier to bolt to something.

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

RE: Round Body vs. Square Body Air Cylinders

Star for Mike, he nailed it again.

I would only add - round bodies are also slightly more compact, and occasionally they fit better into tight spaces.

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