DZF-18-10-A-P-A – Flat Cylinder – Festo Piston Rod Cylinders

USD $ 73.71

SKU: Festo 161237

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 161237
Festo Piston Rod Cylinders: DZF-18-10-A-P-A
OEM Spec Ref 

The Festo DZF-18-10-A-P-A, with MPN 161237, is a highly specialized flat cylinder designed for precision and reliability in industrial applications. This double-acting cylinder is equipped with a non-rotating design for accurate position sensing and features elastic cushioning at both ends to absorb shocks and reduce noise. It can be installed in any orientation, offering versatile mounting options to fit a variety of system configurations.

Key Features:

  • Precise Position Control: The non-rotating design ensures precise position control, essential for automation processes requiring high accuracy.
  • Durable Construction: Built to endure the rigors of industrial environments, it includes elastic cushioning rings or plates that provide reliable operation and extended service life.
  • Compact and Flexible Design: With a stroke of 10 mm and a piston diameter of 18 mm, it offers a compact solution without compromising on power or versatility. The cylinder allows for flexible installation, thanks to its adaptable mounting options.
  • Efficient Operation: The double-acting mechanism ensures efficient conversion of compressed air into mechanical energy, providing consistent and reliable performance.


  • Enhanced System Efficiency: Optimizes the functionality of pneumatic systems by maintaining precise control over movement, which can lead to better overall system performance.
  • Reduced Maintenance Costs: The robust construction and quality cushioning minimize wear and tear, lowering maintenance costs over time.
  • Operational Versatility: Can be integrated into various industrial applications, adaptable to different mounting requirements which enhance its utility in diverse setups.


  • Automation Systems: Ideal for use in automated manufacturing and assembly lines where precision and reliability are paramount.
  • Testing and Quality Control: Crucial for applications that require precise movement for testing and inspection processes.
  • General Industrial Use: Suitable for a broad range of industrial applications across various sectors due to its versatile design and reliable performance.

The Festo DZF-18-10-A-P-A stands out as a cornerstone in Festo’s line of pneumatic solutions, offering both high performance and adaptability to meet the demanding needs of modern industrial applications.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Stroke 10 mm
Piston diameter 18 mm
Equivalent diameter
Max. angle of rotation of the piston rod +/- 1.2 deg
Cushioning Elastic cushioning rings/pads at both ends
Mounting position Any
Mode of operation Double-acting
Structural design Piston, Piston rod
Position sensing For proximity sensor
Symbol 00991217
Protection against torsion/guide Oval piston
Operating pressure 0.1 MPa … 1 MPa
Operating pressure 1 bar … 10 bar
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) 2 – Moderate corrosion stress
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B1/B2-L
Ambient temperature -20 °C … 80 °C
Max. torque for protection against rotation 0.2 Nm
Theoretical force at 6 bar, retracting 123 N
Theoretical force at 6 bar, advancing 153 N
Moving mass at 0 mm stroke 24 g
Additional moving mass per 10 mm stroke 4 g
Additional weight per 10 mm stroke 13 g
Basic weight with 0 mm stroke 107 g
Type of mounting Optionally:
With internal thread
With accessories
Pneumatic connection M5
Cover material Wrought aluminum alloy
Seals material NBR
Housing material Aluminum
Smooth anodized
Piston rod material High-alloy stainless steel
Weight 0.107 kg