Pneumatic Pin Cylinders

Pneumatic pin (needle) cylinders are compact (space saving) mechanical devices that transform compressed air power into linear forces to drive a mechanical motion. A cylinder consists of a piston, rod and plunger surrounded by a cylindrical bore.

These cylinders occupy less space than other pneumatic cylinders because components like switches can be mounted onto them via panel (on top of device) or embedded mounting (inside device).

Their bodies are made of brass and the rods are constructed of stainless steel for extra durability. They do not require additional lubrication which makes them relatively maintenance free.

What are pneumatic pin cylinders used for?

Pin cylinders are used for precision parts assembling in tight spaces. For example during automated soldering activities where components to be joined (soldered) are located behind panel enclosures and can only be accessed through tiny openings.

Types of pneumatic pin cylinders

  • Single acting means there is one port from where the compressed air flows to push the rod out. The rod is then retracted with a spring mechanism.
  • Double acting means there are two ports from which compressed air can flow out and back in to push and retract the rod.

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Description Price Manufacturer Series Action Bore Stroke Piston Speed Maximum Operating Pressure Absolute Maximum Pressure Cushioning Type Port Connection Dimensions Weight Minimum Piston Speed Diameter Height
RS Stock No. 264-6131
Mfr. Part No.CJ1B4-10SU4
BrandSMC
$40.69
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CJ1 Single 4mm 10mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Not Cushioned U4 5 (Dia.) x 49mm 4.6g 50mm/s 5mm -
RS Stock No. 890-3241
Mfr. Part No.CDJ2B16-100Z-B
BrandSMC
$99.76
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- Double 16mm 100mm 50 → 750mm/s 0.7 MPa 1.05MPa Rubber M5 x 0.8 175 x 18 x 18mm 55g 50mm/s - 18mm
RS Stock No. 183-3980
Mfr. Part No.CJPB10-10H6
BrandSMC
$54.58
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CJP Single 10mm 10mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Not Cushioned M5 x 0.8 39 x 19 x 22mm 33g 50mm/s - 22mm
RS Stock No. 264-6125
Mfr. Part No.CJ1B4-5SU4
BrandSMC
$38.64
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CJ1 Single 4mm 5mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Not Cushioned U4 5 (Dia.) x 40mm 3.7g 50mm/s 5mm -
RS Stock No. 183-4012
Mfr. Part No.CJPB15-15H6
BrandSMC
$70.94
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CJP Single 15mm 15mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Not Cushioned M5 x 0.8 50 x 27 x 31mm 92g 50mm/s - 31mm
RS Stock No. 264-6153
Mfr. Part No.CJ1B4-15SU4
BrandSMC
$42.59
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CJ1 Single 4mm 15mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Not Cushioned U4 5 (Dia.) x 58mm 5.6g 50mm/s 5mm -
RS Stock No. 890-3231
Mfr. Part No.CDJ2B10-15Z-B
BrandSMC
$68.48
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- Double 10mm 15mm 50 → 750mm/s 0.7 MPa 1.05MPa Rubber M5 x 0.8 89 x 12 x 12mm 24g 50mm/s - 12mm
RS Stock No. 264-6169
Mfr. Part No.CJ1B4-20SU4
BrandSMC
$35.46
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CJ1 Single 4mm 20mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Not Cushioned U4 5 (Dia.) x 67mm 13.2g 50mm/s 5mm -
RS Stock No. 890-3266
Mfr. Part No.CDJ2B16-60Z-B
BrandSMC
$87.89
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- Double 16mm 60mm 50 → 750mm/s 0.7 MPa 1.05MPa Rubber M5 x 0.8 135 x 18 x 18mm 55g 50mm/s - 18mm
RS Stock No. 547-603
Mfr. Part No.CDJP2B6-10D
BrandSMC
$61.83
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CJP2 Double 6mm 10mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Rubber M3 x 0.5 43 x 14 x 16.5mm 18g 50mm/s - 16.5mm
RS Stock No. 890-3247
Mfr. Part No.CDJ2B10-60Z-B
BrandSMC
$75.97
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- Double 10mm 60mm 50 → 750mm/s 0.7 MPa 1.05MPa Rubber M5 x 0.8 134 x 12 x 12mm 24g 50mm/s - 12mm
RS Stock No. 686-2554
Mfr. Part No.CUJB10-10S
BrandSMC
$69.98
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CUJ Single 10mm 10mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Not Cushioned M3 x 0.5 29 x 13.5 x 22mm 22.3g 50mm/s - 22mm
RS Stock No. 547-502
Mfr. Part No.CDJP2B16-5D
BrandSMC
$118.50
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CJP2 Double 16mm 5mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Rubber M5 x 0.8 48.5 x 20 x 24.5mm 42g 50mm/s - 24.5mm
RS Stock No. 183-3952
Mfr. Part No.CJPB6-10H6
BrandSMC
$47.28
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CJP Single 6mm 10mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Not Cushioned M5 x 0.8 34.5 x 12 x 13.9mm 13.1g 50mm/s - 13.9mm
RS Stock No. 547-552
Mfr. Part No.CDJP2B10-40D
BrandSMC
$79.40
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CJP2 Double 10mm 40mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Rubber M3 x 0.5 79.5 x 15 x 19mm 45g 50mm/s - 19mm
RS Stock No. 547-629
Mfr. Part No.CDJP2B6-5D
BrandSMC
$60.10
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CJP2 Double 6mm 5mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Rubber M3 x 0.5 38 x 14 x 16.5mm 16g 50mm/s - 16.5mm
RS Stock No. 547-613
Mfr. Part No.CDJP2B16-20D
BrandSMC
$81.14
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CJP2 Double 16mm 20mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Rubber M5 x 0.8 63.5 x 20 x 24.5mm 54g 50mm/s - 24.5mm
RS Stock No. 890-3244
Mfr. Part No.CDJ2B10-45Z-B
BrandSMC
$75.97
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- Double 10mm 45mm 50 → 750mm/s 0.7 MPa 1.05MPa Rubber M5 x 0.8 119 x 12 x 12mm 24g 50mm/s - 12mm
RS Stock No. 890-3269
Mfr. Part No.CDJ2B16-75Z-B
BrandSMC
$88.22
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- Double 16mm 75mm 50 → 750mm/s 0.7 MPa 1.05MPa Rubber M5 x 0.8 150 x 18 x 18mm 55g 50mm/s - 18mm
RS Stock No. 547-546
Mfr. Part No.CDJP2B6-20D
BrandSMC
$65.45
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CJP2 Double 6mm 20mm 50 → 500mm/s 0.7 MPa - Rubber M3 x 0.5 53 x 14 x 16.5mm 23g 50mm/s - 16.5mm
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