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Clippard Cylinders Keep the Presses Moving Smoothly


An international supplier of advanced technology web offset press systems for newspaper and commercial printing improves customer’s operations and bottom line with Clippard’s help. As constant paper tension control is imperative to web press operations, Clippard helps to provide that tension with our 1 - 1 1/2” stroke air cylinders.

Charles's Law


Charles's law states:  If the pressure is constant, the volume of a mass of gas is proportional to the absolute temperature. The absolute temperature is always 273 Kelvin more than the centigrade temperature.

A useful expression of this physics law is:

Clippard Joins Forces with FIRST 2010 Press Release


Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc. announced that it is joining forces with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, as a Silver Supplier of the FIRST Robotics Competition.

The First Miniature Pneumatic Application


The first need was for automation of testing RF coils.  Leonard Clippard searched for the right components...  they didn't exist.  So he invented a line of miniature cylinders, fittings and valves and pioneered miniature pneumatics as we know them today.


The first RF coil automated tester using miniature pneumatics.