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## User Guide

This tool will calculate the force generated by a piston cylinder for a specified pneumatic/hydraulic pressure and piston-cylinder bore diameter.

### Formula

The formula used by this calculator to determine the piston cylinder force from pressure and diameter is:

r = ø / 2

A = π · r^{2} = π · (ø / 2)^{2}

A = π · ø^{2} / 4

F = P · A

F = P · π · ø^{2} / 4

#### Symbols

- F = Force
- P = Pressure
- π = Pi = 3.14159…
- r = Circle radius
- ø = Circle diameter
- A = Circle area

### Applied Cylinder Pressure

Enter the reading in any units for the applied pneumatic or hydraulic pressure.

### Piston / Cylinder Bore Diameter

Enter the diameter of the cylinder bore or the piston, and for better precision use the average of the two if possible.

### Generated Piston Force

This is the force generated by the piston for the specified bore diameter and applied cylinder pressure, and can be displayed in a choice of different force measurement units.

## Applications

- Hydraulic cylinder
- Pneumatic cylinder
- Hydraulic press