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Tipping axis of a cylinder

Tipping axis of a cylinder

Tipping axis of a cylinder


I have a cylinder (actually a hydraulic Jack) which is subject to side load and am consdiering jacking stability.

I would like to know if anyone has ever come across any guidance as what to take as the tipping axis for the cylinder.

One reference I have states 0.95 x cylinder radius however this is written around open ball races.


RE: Tipping axis of a cylinder


Your jack must withstand whatever force somebody may apply to the side of your jack. I asked a similar question a few years ago, thread507-255357: Tipping Hazard.


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