Magnetically Coupled Rodless Cylinders

MC Series Magnetically Coupled Rodless Cylinders

Magnetically Coupled Rodless Cylinders feature magnets on the carriage and piston that form a strong bond that holds them together. Our rodless actuators deliver space savings of nearly 50% in most models.

When the cylinder is actuated, the piston and carriage move back and forth as one unit. Common application uses include transferring product, feeding, opening doors, cutting, and more.

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  • Leak-free construction
  • Piston seals are internally lubricated for long life
  • Midstroke position sensing available for the Guided Cylinder
  • End-of-stroke sensing is available for all models
  • Special rare earth magnet configuration for high magnetic coupling strengths
  • Prelubricated for miles of maintenance-free travel, with easily-accessible carriage lubrication port
  • Lightweight design
  • Optional 1" stroke length adjustment available
  • Optional bumpers to reduce noise
  • Floating mount available for the Unguided Cylinder
  • Oil service seal option available for low pressure hydraulic service
  • 304 stainless steel body and "U" cup seals for lower dynamic friction
  • Two magnetic coupling strength options available

MC Series Unguided Cylinder

  • Bore sizes: 5/16", 7/16", 9/16", 3/4", 7/8", 1-1/16", 1-1/4", 1-1/2", 2"
  • Composite self-lubricating bearings
  • Carriage magnetically coupled to the piston
  • Pressure rating: 100 PSI (air or hydraulic)
  • Temperature range: 0°F to 170°F
  • Optional adjustable cushions or axial ports (not available for 5/16" or 7/16" bore, 9/16" bore has fixed cushion)

MC Series Guided Cylinder

The Guided Cylinder features built in shafts for self-guided motion. They are designed to handle side and moment loads. Load carrying capabilities can be enhanced by ordering external shock absorbers.

  • Bore sizes: 5/16", 7/16", 9/16", 3/4", 7/8", 1-1/16", 1-1/4", 1-1/2", 2"
  • Options include stroke adjustment (both ends or one end)
  • Accessories include shock absorbers, stroke adjustments, and stop collars
  • Temperature range: 0°F to 170°F
  • Optional bumpers to reduce noise
  • Midstroke and end of stroke position sensing available

MC Series High Load Cylinder

The High Load Cylinder has large load bearing capabilities, 304 stainless steel body, "U" Cup seals for lower dynamic friction, greater carriage precision, and leak-free construction. The base model MCHL offers both axial and alternate port locations.

  • Bore sizes: 1-1/16", 1-1/4", 1-1/2"
  • Easily accessible carriage lubrication port
  • Internally lubricated piston seals for long life
  • Stroke lengths to 132"
  • Shock absorbers to decelerate loads
  • Optional bumpers to reduce noise

Contact our product team on (800) 514 0129 or at or read our catalog to learn more.