AME adds Amlok RLN pneumatic rod lock

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. (AME) has introduced the Amlok RLN, its fourth-generation power-off rod lock. This basic lock unit is in addition to the RCN and RCH, expanding the company's rod lock product line.

The rod lock's standard features include anodized aluminum construction, a heavy-duty clamp system, and power-off clamping. Standard seal material is carboxylated nitrile.

This unit, which uses dry-filtered air, has a release pressure ranging from a minimum of 60 to a maximum of 160 psi. Operating temperature ranges from 10° to 180 °F. Maximum rod tolerance is +0.000/-0.002 inch.

Rod lock options include stainless or electroless nickel-plated housing, viton seals, and wiper scraper. The lock mounts to standard NFPA cylinders or can be stand-alone using MXO, MF1, MF2, MS4, and MS1 mounting configurations.

Amlok RLN is available in various sizes for rod diameters ranging from 0.625 to 1.75 inches and cylinder and bore diameters from 1.5 to 6 inches. Holding forces range from 200 to 2,650 lbs. Visit to learn more.

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