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    Discussion in 'The main mechanical design forum' started by rozak, Feb 1, 2020.

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      I am looking for a way to connect a hydraulic cylinder to a tail lift. I know this is usually done with a cylinder operating in tension between the static post and the moving post to pull the platform up. But I have space in the box behind, and a single-acting cylinder working in compression would be more efficient, and smaller. Is there a clever 'hinges & levers' solution?
      Vertical travel is around 500mm. Tail Lift.JPG
       
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