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Hydraulic Pneumatic Cylinder Force

The following equations will determine the applicable force and presuures of a hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder. All units are given in inches.
Force and Pressure to extend cylinder
FR = Force Extend (Lbs)
PR = Applied Pressure (psi)
D1 = Diameter (inches)
Force and Pressure to retract cylinder
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FL = Force Extend (Lbs)
PL = Applied Pressure (psi)
D1 = Diameter (inches)
D2 = Diameter (inches)