Hydraulic engineering

Description / Name of the machine

Plunger cylinder with hollow piston rod

Function / job

Tipping of melting and holding furnaces in aluminium rim production

Special features

The special design of this plunger cylinder considerably increases the life of the tilting cylinders. The hydraulic medium is a water-glycol mix. The cylinders are held in cardanic bearings.

Technical data

Diameter of piston rod
Operating pressure
Testing pressure
170 mm
2400 mm
120 bar
200 bar


BBS AG, Schiltach

Realization period / year

November 1999

Ident No.
502 2 216
Month / year