ADN-20-42-I-PPS-A – Compact Air Cylinder – Festo Piston Rod Cylinders

USD $ 87.78

SKU: Festo 536233 #02

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 536233 #02
Festo Piston Rod Cylinders: ADN-20-42-I-PPS-A
OEM Spec Ref 

The Festo ADN-20-42-I-PPS-A, with MPN 536233, is a superior Piston Rod Cylinder engineered to deliver precision, reliability, and robustness in numerous industrial applications. This cylinder is specifically designed to enhance the operational capabilities and automation efficiency of your machinery, ensuring precise motion control and effective execution of tasks.

Key Features:

  • High Precision Motion: Tailored to provide exact linear movements, this cylinder ensures precision in positioning tasks, crucial for automation and assembly processes.
  • Durable Design: Constructed with high-grade materials, the ADN-20-42-I-PPS-A withstands demanding industrial environments, ensuring longevity and minimal maintenance needs.
  • Compact Integration: Its compact build permits effortless integration into confined spaces without compromising its functionality or performance.
  • Easy Maintenance: Features such as its clean design and the use of corrosion-resistant materials make maintenance straightforward, minimizing downtime.
  • Versatile Functionality: Designed to be flexible in application, it can be integrated into various existing systems with ease, enhancing its utility across different setups.


  • Enhanced Operational Efficiency: Optimizes the speed and accuracy of mechanical movements, significantly boosting the overall productivity of automated systems.
  • Reduced Wear and Tear: By providing smooth and controlled motion, it reduces the mechanical stress on connected components, thereby extending their operational life.
  • Cost-Effective Operations: The efficient design helps in reducing energy consumption and operational costs by minimizing the need for frequent repairs and replacements.
  • Safety Assurance: Offers reliable performance that adheres to stringent industrial safety standards, safeguarding both the machinery and the operators.


  • Automation Systems: Crucial for precise handling and positioning in automated assembly lines, ensuring high-quality output and consistency.
  • Robotics: Ideal for applications within robotic systems where precision and repeatability are paramount.
  • Material Handling: Serves effectively in conveyor systems and material handling setups, where dependable linear motion is necessary.
  • General Industrial Applications: Suitable for a broad range of industrial applications, from manufacturing to testing, where precision linear actuation is required.

The Festo ADN-20-42-I-PPS-A Piston Rod Cylinder stands as a testament to Festo’s commitment to enhancing industrial automation with meticulously designed, reliable, and efficient pneumatic solutions.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Stroke 1 mm … 300 mm
Piston diameter 20 mm
Cushioning Elastic cushioning rings/pads at both ends
Self-adjusting pneumatic end-position cushioning
Mounting position Any
Conforms to standard ISO 21287
Structural design – Piston – Piston rod – Profile barrel
Position sensing For proximity sensor
Variants EX protection approval (ATEX)
Metals with copper, zinc or nickel as main constituent are excluded from
use. Exceptions are nickel in steel, chemically nickel-plated surfaces,
printed circuit boards, cables, electrical plug connectors and coils.
Improved running performance
Extended external thread piston rod
Special thread on piston rod
Extended piston rod
With anti-twist protection
High corrosion protection
Dust protection
Uniform, slow movement
Low friction
Through piston rod
Through, hollow piston rod
Heat-resistant seals max. 120°C
Laser etched rating plate
Temperature range -40 to 80°C
Piston rod at one end
Operating pressure 0.06 MPa … 1 MPa
Operating pressure 0.6 bar … 10 bar
Mode of operation Double-acting
CE marking (see declaration of conformity) as per EU explosion protection directive (ATEX)
UKCA marking (see declaration of conformity) acc. to UK EX instructions
Explosion prevention and protection Zone 1 (ATEX)
Zone 2 (ATEX)
Zone 21 (ATEX)
Zone 22 (ATEX)
ATEX category gas II 2G
ATEX category for dust II 2D
Type of ignition protection for gas Ex h IIC T4 Gb
Type of (ignition) protection for dust Ex h IIIC T120°C Db
Explosive ambient temperature -20°C <= Ta <= +60°C
Operating medium Compressed air as per ISO 8573-1:2010 [7:4:4]
Information on operating and pilot media Operation with oil lubrication possible (required for further use)
Corrosion resistance class (CRC) -0 – No corrosion stress
2 – Moderate corrosion stress
3 – High corrosion stress
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B1/B2-L
VDMA24364 zone III
Suitability for the production of Li-ion batteries Metals with more than 1% by mass of copper, zinc or nickel by mass are excluded from use. Exceptions are nickel in steel, chemically nickel plated surfaces, printed circuit boards, cables, electrical plug connectors and coils
Ambient temperature -40°C … 120°C
Theoretical force at 6 bar, retracting 141 N
Theoretical force at 6 bar, advancing 141 N … 188 N
Weight surcharge per 10 mm piston rod extension 6 g
Weight surcharge per 10 mm piston rod thread extension 4 g
Type of mounting Optionally:
With through-hole
With internal thread
With accessories
Pneumatic connection M5
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Flange screws material Steel
Cover material Wrought aluminum alloy, anodized
Piston rod material High-alloy steel
Material of cylinder barrel Wrought aluminum alloy, smooth-anodized