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July 2017

What are Pneumatic components?

By |2017-07-15T10:19:40+00:00July 14th, 2017|101 Knowledge|

Pneumatic components are components of pneumatic systems. Pneumatic system is a branch of engineering that makes use of gas or compressed air. The principles of pneumatic are the same as those for hydraulic, but pneumatic transmits power using a gas instead of a liquid. With pneumatic, air is usually pumped into a receiver using a compressor. The [...]

Tubing O.D. 1/8″, 1/4″, 3/16″, 5/16, 3/8″, 1/2″ push to connect fitting & NPT connection

By |2017-07-01T06:28:17+00:00July 1st, 2017|101 Knowledge|

Push to connect fittings is called push in fittings. The fittings we are introducing to you are for pneumatics. Material is plastic, thread part is brass nickel plated. Now the series is very popular in the world. XHnotion has a very wide variety for these fittings, including Tubing O.D. 1/8", 1/4", 3/16", 5/16, 3/8", 1/2" push [...]

March 2017

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August 2016

3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 7mm, 8mm, 9mm, 10mm, 11mm, 12mm, 13mm, 14mm, 15mm, 16mm air hose and push in fittings

By |2017-07-01T06:33:10+00:00August 9th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

XHnotion pneumatic provide 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 7mm, 8mm, 9mm, 10mm, 11mm, 12mm, 13mm, 14mm, 15mm, 16mm air hose and push in fittings.   For OD imperial size and NPT thread, please refer below https://www.xpneumatic.com/tubing-o-d-18-14-316-516-38-12-push-connect-fitting-npt-connection/ Please kindly be noted that above sizes are hose outer diameter. So it is necessary to check below factors. 1) Tube outer [...]

How to choose 5 common pneumatic quick connect interchange profiles in use in the USA

By |2016-12-10T10:00:17+00:00August 5th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

There are 5 common pneumatic quick connect interchange profiles  in use in the USA today, and one relic odd ball. They are the ISO 6150B or Industrial profile (Milton “M”),   the Truflate profile (Milton “T”),   the ARO 210 profile (Milton “A”),   and the European 7.2mm High Flow (Milton “V”).     The last [...]

The difference between pneumatic meter out and meter in throttle valve

By |2018-01-27T06:44:10+00:00August 3rd, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Pneumatic throttle valve is called speed controller or flow control valve. They are usually positioned near to air cylinder to control the speed of air cylinder. Feature as below 1. Mainly installed in the air actuator. 2. Working Pressure: 0-150 Psi. 3. Working Temperature: 32 -140°F / 0-60℃    The difference between pneumatic meter out [...]

July 2016

Amazing products – Porous air filter can block water pass

By |2016-12-10T10:00:17+00:00July 27th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

In the dry state,the high molecular elastomer is not expanded,and the air can through the filter smoothly.     When the filter touches the water,high molecular elastomer is expanded,and the airway is blocked,water can not pass. Self-sealing Filters,Stop Liquids. Self-sealing filters act as a valve. When Liquids touches, it shuts off instantly. It is [...]

The issues you might concern about stainless steel SS316L push in fittings

By |2016-12-10T10:00:17+00:00July 26th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

1 - It is very difficult to machine SS316L, can you promise the quality consistent? Answer: we manufacture stainless steel push in fittings strictly as ISO9001:2008 system. With the help of automatic CNC lines and Japan engineer, we can control the tolerances of critical dimensions. Meanwhile, we have digital screen to inspect the dimensions. After [...]

Sintered porous plastic filter

By |2016-12-10T10:00:17+00:00July 22nd, 2016|101 Knowledge|

XHnotion sintered porous plastic materials are used for air, gas, oil and water. XHnotion manufacture a wide range of sintered porous plastic materials including standard and custom molded parts plus slabs, rods, bars, tubes and sheets.  Sintered porous plastic materials offer good chemical compatibility,  strength and are resistant to acids, bases, many organic chemicals and [...]

June 2016

Working Mechanism of pneumatic cylinder

By |2016-12-10T10:00:18+00:00June 23rd, 2016|101 Knowledge|

A pneumatic cylinder can be found in many different types, like single-acting cylinder, double acting cylinder, rotary air cylinder, rod-less air cylinder and telescoping cylinder. These cylinders are preferred for many reasons that include noise-free operation and elimination of the need to store liquids, as in the case of hydraulic cylinders. An air-based pneumatic cylinder [...]

May 2016

You will know everything about pneumatic mufflers

By |2016-12-10T10:00:18+00:00May 26th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Pneumatic mufflers are used for valves, cylinders and pneumatic tools and systems to reduce the noise. In Europe, pneumatic mufflers are also called pneumatic silencers. In the USA, people also called it pneumatic breathers. They are used to reduce the exhaust noise, also called exhaust mufflers, vent mufflers. As OSHA standard 1910.95, a worker must [...]

101 knowledge about stainless steel push in fittings

By |2016-12-10T10:00:18+00:00May 18th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Stainless steel push in fittings are made to be non corrosive and are highly resistant to aggressive environments, as well as corrosive fluids. These push in fittings ensure easy and fast connection, and removal of a tube easily.     Structure stainless steel push in fittings have six components, which include the washer, releasing sleeve, [...]

Which fitting is better for PTFE tubes

By |2016-12-10T10:00:18+00:00May 12th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

XHnotion PTFE tubes is called high temperature hose or plastic tube king which is made from high grade PTFE materials. PTFE is designed for any number of high temperature applications and corrosion environment. But how to connect PTFE tubes? From material, we will consider PTFE fittings or stainless steel fittings. From connection structure, XHnotion usually [...]

Things to know about our custom solutions

By |2016-12-10T10:00:18+00:00May 12th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Things to know about our custom solutions If you are inventing some new products or can not find good replacement in your market. You have to find a reliable supplier for your development. When you think quotation from your local supplier is too high.   XHnotion in China is nice choice for you. XHnotion has [...]

Pneumatic quick-disconnect couplers profile

By |2016-12-10T10:00:18+00:00May 3rd, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Pneumatic quick-disconnect couplers are the fastest, easiest, and most reliable means of joining pneumatic and fluid transfer lines. All quick-disconnect couplers work on the same principles, but there are a lot of profiles all over the world. It is difficult to know your exact requirement by simple desctription or a picture. XHnotion makes a table [...]

March 2016

DIN74324 for polyamide tubing

By |2016-12-10T10:00:18+00:00March 24th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Scope and field of application This standard specifies requirements and methods of test for single-ply tubing of polymide (as in DIN 73378) FOR USE IN THE AIR BRAKING SYSTEMS OF ROAD VEHICLES AND TRAILERS (cf, definition in DIN 70010). The polyamide materials covered by this standard (cf. Clause 6) are resistant to ageing under normal [...]

DIN 73378 for polyamide tubes – PA 12 tubes

By |2016-12-10T10:00:18+00:00March 22nd, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Foreward: This standard has been prepared by the Normenausschub Kraftffahrzeuge (Road Vehicles Standards Committee), Technical Committee Polyamidrohre. Scope: This standard specifies requirements for and methods of testing polyamide tubing intended for the transport of fuel in motor vehicles. The specifications of this standard take into account the general operating conditions pertaining to motor vehicles. If [...]

How to test nylon air tubing

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00March 4th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Nylon tubing is also named polyamide tube, which is wildly used for hydraulic and pneumatic connections, chemical plant, medical instrument and food industry. It has long lifespan with its durability, flexibility, anti-pressure, anti-vibration, anti-corrosion and heat-proof features. Various imperial sizes and metric size, and materials of PA12, PA11, PA6 are available for your option. Nylon [...]

February 2016

How to check the quality of PU air hose

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00February 22nd, 2016|101 Knowledge|

PU is short of Polyurethane. Polyurethane combines the best properties of both plastic and rubber. It offers abrasion and tear resistance, high tensile and elongation values, and low compression set. Polyurethane is naturally flexible and exhibits virtually unlimited flexural abilities. Material The two basic formulations of urethane, ester and ether, have some important differences. Water [...]

Critical factors decide high temperature or low temperature solenoid valve

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00February 18th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

High temperature solenoid valve is usually used for steam, hot oil. Low temperature solenoid valve is usually used low temperature liquid CO2 and N2. Selecting fluid solenoid valve in low temperatures or high temperature presents some hard challenges. Users, designers, and manufacturer must give close attention to critical issues of reliability, testing and compliance, variety [...]

what is pneumatic pilot check valve

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00February 4th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Last week we talked about the 3 factors decide the performance of cylinder, now we are going to talk about the pneumatic pilot check valve. Pneumatic pilot check valve use a poppet design and provide a variety of port configurations. They work as a standard check valve, but can be operated with an air pilot [...]

Degreasing for Oxygen Solenoid valve

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00February 1st, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Oxygen solenoid valve(click for more information of two way solenoid valve)  is the valve whose fluid is oxygen. So firstly we need to know the property of oxygen. - the more vigorous the combustion up to explosive levels. - the lower the ignition temperature, up to ignition of materials, that normally do not bum in [...]

January 2016

3 factors decide the performance of cylinder

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00January 29th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Last week we talk about the pneumatic cylinder and it’s advantage, how rod style air cylinder works, today we will discuss about what ‘s main factors decide the performance of cylinder. Here comes the following factors: Force output Key selection criterion is how much force a cylinder generates. Determine this from the air pressure and [...]

Two way solenoid valves

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00January 26th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Solenoid valves (click for more information of maintain solenoid valve) are electronically operated devices that are normally used to control and direct the flow of fluids. They are useful in situations that demand remote control of fluids or other media. There are several types of solenoid valves, and two way solenoid valve is the most [...]

How rod style air cylinder works

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00January 21st, 2016|101 Knowledge|

The rod-style air cylinder(click for more information about the cylinder)  consists of a cylinder barrel , piston, piston rod, both end caps, friction wearing, O-ring. It uses the pressure of compressed air to perform work, specially linear work. A port at one end of the cylinder supplies compressed air to one side of the piston, causing it [...]

Tips to Maintain Solenoid Valve

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00January 14th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Solenoid valves(how to buy good solenoid valve)are very commonly used in automation and industrial area. But it will also have some problems like internal leaks or valves not closing properly. And normally these problems are simply caused by debris or sediment lodged inside the valve. For good maintenance of your solenoid valve, here are some [...]

Pneumatic cylinder and its advantage

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00January 8th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

Pneumatic cylinder known as air cylinders, which are mechanical devices use the power of compressed gas to produce a force in a reciprocating linear motion. It come in many basic versions. Such as rod-style industrial cylinder, rodless cylinders and bellows cylinder. They are widely used to generate force and motion on a vast range of OEM equipment. They [...]

How to install FRL unit

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00January 7th, 2016|101 Knowledge|

1.Before installation, you need to make sure that the FRL unit is clean and dust free. And ensure that the working pressure is within the FRL pressure range. 2.When installation, do carefully notice that the direction of air flow is connected properly. Connect the inlet air to the “IN” side. Otherwise,the FRL unit can not [...]

December 2015

7 factors you must know before choosing right directional control valves

By |2016-12-10T10:00:19+00:00December 31st, 2015|101 Knowledge|

Directional control valves start, stop or change the direction of flow in compressed air applications. They are one of the most fundamental parts in hydraulic machinery as well and pneumatic machinery. They allow fluid flow into different paths from one or more sources. They usually consist of a spool inside a cylinder which is mechanically [...]

Difference between PA6, PA66, PA11 and PA12

By |2018-03-29T10:31:44+00:00December 31st, 2015|101 Knowledge|

Overview Nylon (polymide), is synthesized by Gariel and Maass in the lab in 1889, and commerializd by Dupont in 1930s. Dupont name the fiber Nylon. Commercially available the most popular nylons include nylon PA 6, nylon PA 66, nylon PA 11 and nylon PA 12. The numerical nomenclature for nylon is derived from the [...]

How much do you know the solenoid coil

By |2016-12-10T10:00:20+00:00December 29th, 2015|101 Knowledge|

A solenoid coil is a wire tightly wound around a conductive core with a hollow center. When an electric current is passed through the coil, a magnetic field is created, thereby effectively forming an electromagnet. In most cases, the energy provided by the electromagnetic energy is translated into simple linear motion to switch or actuate a [...]

Difference between polyether and polyester

By |2016-12-10T10:00:20+00:00December 28th, 2015|101 Knowledge|

There are two main types of polyurethane: polyester and polyether. Both are highly effective in a diverse range of industries. Polyester urethane and polyether urethane are elastomers, meaning that they possess elastic properties, and both offer unique performance properties. What are the main differences between polyester and polyether urethanes? Polyester: Typically used in the softer urethanes, Polyesters have higher [...]

Why is pneumatic fittings popular

By |2016-12-10T10:00:20+00:00December 24th, 2015|101 Knowledge|

Today we find pneumatic fittings is not only used in pneumatic field, but also other filed, like water etc. Why is pneumatic fittings more and more popular? Species As automatic machines more and more, there is big demands for pneumatic fittings. People invent a lot of products to meet customer requirements. Such as plastic push [...]

November 2015

Several Types of Solenoid Valve Acting

By |2016-12-10T10:00:20+00:00November 30th, 2015|101 Knowledge|

Direct Acting: Direct acting valves have an armature tube that acts directly on the main orifice to control the flow of fluid. Because of this, direct acting valves do not need a minimum pressure to operate. In this construction, the magnetic force of the solenoid acts directly on the valve’s sealing mechanism. The [...]

How to choose air tubes?

By |2016-12-10T10:00:21+00:00November 12th, 2015|101 Knowledge|

When you need some air tubes, do you know how to select the best air tube? Choosing tube that works well is not a trivial matter. Here is a guide for how to choose the best air tube for your application. What matters Size: The inner diameter will determine the maximum amount of fluid it can [...]