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TAS Series Heavy Duty Pneumatic Industrial Steel Cylinders Gain Eight Piston Rod Sizes

TAS Series Heavy Duty Pneumatic Industrial Steel Cylinders Gain Eight Piston Rod Sizes

Issued by: Kyle Hopper,, Product Marketing Manager

July 6, 2016 


TRD is excited to announce additional piston rod sizes to the TAS Series Heavy Duty Pneumatic Industrial Steel Cylinders. The TAS Series has been specifically designed to endure the harsh and grueling applications seen by the industry. The additions made to the TAS Series are an excellent complement to TRD's already immense offering of heavy duty steel pneumatic cylinders.

Additional Key Enhancements:

  • Two mounts added to standard offering
  • Several new options have been implemented
  • Numerous option limitations have been augmented
  • MP1, MP4, and MS2 mount 3-5 day delivery now improved to 2-3 days


  • 1.5"-8" bore; strokes up to 120" made to order
  • Available rod sizes from 0.625" to 5.500" diameter
  • 20 NFPA mounts to standard; other mounts and/or combinations available upon request
  • Standard finish of black semi-gloss urethane paint suitable for indoor or outdoor applications
  • Pressure ratings of 250 PSI or 400 PSI hydraulic (TH option required)
  • Maintains 2-3 day delivery schedule (standard offerings)


  • Multitude of performance-enhancing options are included in the 2-3 day delivery schedule
  • Larger rod diameters provide better column strength in high thrust and long stroke applications
  • Utilizes same industry-proven design and quality
  • More competitively priced against other manufacturers by making these once special configurations a standard

Please visit to download TRD's latest Full Line Pneumatic and Hydraulic Catalogs and for other helpful information. The price list is available in a PDF format; printed versions will be obtainable by 3rd quarter this year. These can be accessed by visiting and the Distributor Login page.

CAD models for this expanded series offering will be available for download from TRD's website in the near future. Until then, TRD's engineers will create and provide CAD models with minimal turnaround time. Currently available on the website is the existing CAD model generator. For further information on TRD's TAS Series Heavy Duty Pneumatic Industrial Steel Cylinders, or any of our cylinder offerings, contact Customer Service at

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