Original Line Air Cylinders

The newly redesigned "Blue and Improved" Original Line® air cylinder now features permanent grease lubrication. This product line includes standard air cylinders, three-position air cylinders, MRS air cylinders, non-rotating air cylinders, and PC air cylinders. Design enhancements to this line have more than doubled the anticipated service life of this industry-leading, non-repairable family of air cylinders. 

  • Bore sizes: 5/16", 7/16", 9/16", 3/4", 7/8", 1-1/16", 1-1/4", 1-1/2", 1-3/4", 2", 2-1/2", 3"
  • Wide variety of stroke lengths and mounting styles
  • Over 150,000 Original Line® cylinders are inventoried and ship same day
  • Bimba can manufacture any catalog model in four days or less
  • NEW!  Blue and Improved design doubles previous cylinder life
  • NEW!  Permanent grease lubricant requires no additional lubrication during service

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Original Line 3 Position

The "Blue and Improved" 3-Position Original Line® cylinder features permanent grease lubrication. Design enhancements have more than doubled the anticipated service life of this non-repairable stainless steel body cylinder offering three distinct stopping points in its travel.  This double acting cylinder is an example of our industry leading product breadth in non-repairable cylinders.

  • Bore sizes:  9/16", 3/4", 1-1/16", 1-1/2", 2"
  • 3 Model Options:  Standard; Magnetic piston for end of stroke sensing;  Non-rotating rod
  • Standard Options:  Bumpers, Alternate Port Location, Rod Wiper, Switch Track, and more
  • Low and High Temperature Lubrication and Seals
  • NEW!  Blue and Improved design doubles previous cylinder life
  • NEW!  Permanent grease lubricant requires no additional lubrication during service

Original Line with Adjustable Cushions

The "Blue and Improved" Original Line® cylinder with adjustable cushions features permanent grease lubrication that more than doubles the anticipated service life of this design. Cushions offer solutions to applications with destructive kinetic energy levels. Air cushions trap small amounts of exhaust air at end of stroke, providing a pocket of compressible air to decelerate loads.

  • Bore sizes:  3/4", 1-1/16", 1-1/2", 2", 2-1/2", 3"
  • High strength aluminum alloy porting ends
  • Buna N "U" Cup seals
  • Low breakaway friction:  less than 5 PSI
  • NEW!  Blue and Improved design doubles previous cylinder life
  • NEW!  Permanent grease lubricant requires no additional lubrication during service

Original Line Magnetic Reed Switch

The "Blue and Improved" Original Line® MRS® cylinder features permanent grease lubrication. Design enhancements have more than doubled the anticipated service life of this cylinder that includes a standard magnet mounted on the piston designed to actuate Bimba electronic switches. Switches can actuate programmable controllers, relays, solenoids, timers and more.

  • Bore sizes:  9/16", 3/4", 1-1/16", 1-1/4", 1-1/2", 1-3/4", 2", 2-1/2"
  • Optional switch tracks allow for either band mounting or track mounting switches
  • 303 stainless steel rods are standard
  • Dimensionally different from the Original Line® including features of the robust "Z-Line"
  • NEW!  Blue and Improved design doubles previous cylinder life
  • NEW!  Permanent grease lubricant requires no additional lubrication during service

Original Line Non-Rotating

The "Blue and Improved" Original Line® non-rotating cylinder features permanent grease lubrication. Design enhancements have more than double the anticipated service life of this cylinder, featuring a square piston rod to prevent rotation.  The unique geometry of the piston rod and end cap features a square profile with rounded corners, providing superior rotational control.

  • Bore sizes:  9/16”, 3/4", 1-1/16”, 1-1/2”, 2”, 2-1/2"
  • Stainless steel piston rod is standard
  • Urethane rod seal
  • Rotational control of ± 3°
  • NEW!  Blue and Improved design doubles previous cylinder life
  • NEW!  Permanent grease lubricant requires no additional lubrication during service