Hydraulic cylinder force calculator

The cylinder force F is dependent on the operating pressure p and the effective area A.

F = p×A


The force produced on the opposite of rod side

The calculated equation:

F = p×πD2/4
Hydraulic cylinder scheme - forward motion
Pressure p:
Piston diameter D:

The force produced on the rod side

Equation for calculating the force of the double action hydraulic cylinder in the reverse motion:

F = p×π(D2-d2)/4
Hydraulic Cylinder Scheme. The rod side
Pressure p:
Piston diameter D:
Rod diameter d:



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