Hydraulics and pneumatics machines 1


Sub-Theme: Tools, machines and processes

WEEK 3 and 4

Hydraulics and pneumatics machines

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Define hydraulics and pneumatics machines
  2. identify hydraulics and pneumatics machines
  3. name the components of each machines


Hydraulics and pneumatics machines


 Pneumatics is a device that makes use of compressed air to do useful work. Such devices make use of cylinders to produce force or linear motion at changing speeds. Generally, both pneumatic and hydraulic devices are used for the following purposes.

For pushing

For pulling and

For lifting


Pneumatic Devices

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