The list of frequently asked questions provides a quick answer about common Delavan products. It intents to offer a general overview, and a reference knowledge to check first before needing to contact Technical Support.
Will the stroke controls damage my shaft?
No. The segments are made from aluminum which is softer then the chrome coating on your shaft and do not cause damage.
How do I install the stroke controls?
The stroke control segments or “pucks” clamp on to the cylinders shaft
What is a stroke control used for on a cylinder?
A stroke control segment is used to control the return stroke of a hydraulic cylinder.
Can I use my Delavan cylinder in single acting mode?
Yes. A breather plug is required which keeps contaminants and moisture out of the cylinder end opposite the oil. Please see ESR-021 for installation instructions.
What does single acting mean for a hydraulic cylinder?
Oil flows to move the piston/rod in one direction and load/gravity returns the cylinder back to its original state.
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