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Fluid Power Systems Conference 2012

Fluid Power Systems Conference 2012

November 27-29, 2012 • Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Rosemont, IL Hosted by the Download Presentations OPENING REMARKS Pat Maluso, IFPS..

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Hose Abrasion

Hose Abrasion

When an operation relies on hydraulic hose, evaluating it for potential abrasion is paramount. Industry and user experience agree 70% of..

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High-Temperature Seals

High-Temperature Seals

What is “high temperature” in hydraulic-sealing applications? Most hydraulic seals are NBR rated at 250ºF. So is anything over 250ºF..

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Money Wasted Due to Air Leaks

Money Wasted Due to Air Leaks

ONE THING I FIND in maintenance costs is money wasted due to air leaks that drive a compressor runtime through the roof and the electric..

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In the “Heat” of the Moment

In the “Heat” of the Moment

IN THE “HEAT” OF THE MOMENT of a pneumatic system troubleshooting exercise, skilled workers frequently overlook the most important..

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What’s in Your Toolbox? – Digital Measuring Tools

What’s in Your Toolbox? – Digital Measuring Tools

As technology advances, prices tend to become more affordable. Digital measuring tools have advanced into the 21st century. What was once..

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Vacuum Assist to Lift Single-Acting Vertical Hydraulic Cylinders

Vacuum Assist to Lift Single-Acting Vertical Hydraulic Cylinders

For discussion purposes, we will assume the cylinder is 4 inches in diameter, the rod is 2 inches in diameter, and all math figured here is..

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Keep That Pressure Under Control!

Keep That Pressure Under Control!

Machinery in a plant often operates at pressure settings higher than that actually needed to get the job done. Elevated pressure settings..

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Hmmm…Did I Torque Those Bolts?

Hmmm…Did I Torque Those Bolts?

HMMM…DID I TORQUE THOSE BOLTS? Am I sure I got ‘em all? It’s a common question when rebuilding anything that requires nuts or bolts..

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Hydrostatic Transmission Components

Hydrostatic Transmission Components

HYDROSTATIC TRANSMISSION COMPONENTS today are of such high quality and efficiency they don’t allow enough exchange of oil in the loop to..

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