Hydraulic Cylinder Velocity Calculator

The velocity at which the piston rod of a hydraulic cylinder moves is based on the following equation:

  • V - velocity rate of piston rod
  • Q - flow
  • Ae - effective area

Extended speed of cylinder

Hydraulic Cylinder Scheme - forward motion
Oil flow Q:
Piston diameter D:

Retracted speed of cylinder

Retracted speed of hydraulic cylinder
Oil flow Q:
Piston diameter D:
Rod diameter d:

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