How to implement end position cushioning in a double-acting pneumatic cylinder?

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Evelyn Ruppel
Evelyn Ruppel on 13 Aug 2019
Answered: Todd on 3 Sep 2019
I would like to simulate a double-acting pneumatic cylinder. So far, I have used two translational mechanical converters working against each other, which works quite well. How can I implement end position cushioning now?

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Todd on 3 Sep 2019
If your cushion works by cutting off air flow out of the cylinder, you can model it as an orifice with an area that changes with cylinder position.

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