Rodless Band Cylinder offers 10 ft stroke length.

Press Release Summary:

Designed to address sealing challenge of mechanical piston/yoke connection, Ultran Band can be used for door opening, material handling/conveying, packaging, and palletizing. Unit is available in variety of bore sizes, in both inch and metric versions. It includes cushioning and position-sensing capabilities and optional side-guiding attachment.

Original Press Release:

Bimba Releases New Rodless Band Cylinder - The Bimba Ultran Band

Monee, IL - February 16, 2006 - Bimba Manufacturing introduces a new rodless cylinder solution, the Bimba Ultran Band. This new product addresses the unique sealing challenge of a mechanical piston/yoke connection and can be used in a variety of applications such as door opening, material handling/conveying, packaging and palletizing.

Bimba product manager, Thomas Kane, said the sealing system's performance is what differentiates this band cylinder from others on the market.

"The Ultran Band's sealing system has been engineered and tested to outperform all other sealing systems on the market by upwards of 75%. In reducing leakage so dramatically, the Ultran Band provides the most cost-effective and efficient solution to the leakage challenge in the industry," said Kane.

The Bimba Ultran Band is available in a large variety of bore sizes, in both inch and metric versions and with a standard stroke length of up to 3 m (10 ft.). Standard features include cushioning and position-sensing capabilities and an optional side-guiding attachment for increased load capacity. Full product details, 3D models and ordering information can be found at

About Bimba:
Bimba Manufacturing is a forward-thinking innovator of actuation technology, specializing in providing cutting-edge solutions to engineering challenges. Its capabilities include an extensive line of industry-leading air cylinders, rotary actuators, linear thrusters, rodless cylinders, flow controls and position-sensing cylinders. In addition to its broad line of standard catalog products, nearly half of Bimba's business consists of custom and semi-custom products designed for specific customers and applications. These products, used in machinery and automation, are sold to original equipment manufacturers and end-users throughout the world in an expanding variety of industries.

For more information regarding the Ultran Band Cylinder, and any other Bimba product, please contact product manager Thomas Kane by phone at (708) 534-8544 or by email at

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