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International Fluid Power Society Elects 2014 President

International Fluid Power Society Elects 2014 President

Tom Blansett, CFPAI, CFPS, CFPIHT, CFPCC, from Eaton Corp. has been elected the 54th president of IFPS during its annual meeting in..

12/30/2013 with 0 Comments
This Season, Coach Your Sales Team from Good to GREAT!

This Season, Coach Your Sales Team from Good to GREAT!

Most of us remember Alabama’s famous football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. Someone once said, “The Bear could beat your team on one..

10/24/2013 with 0 Comments
What is Mechatronics?

What is Mechatronics?

The latest buzzword used within colleges and among many industry leaders is “mechatronics.” If one consults Wikipedia, the definition..

10/24/2013 with 0 Comments
From Outer Space to Under the Sea, Hydraulics Put the Fun in the Entertainment Industry

From Outer Space to Under the Sea, Hydraulics Put the Fun in the Entertainment Industry

A SWITCH FROM SERVO TO PROPORTIONAL VALVES PRODUCES POSITIVE RESULTS FOR SIMULATION THRILL RIDE CUSTOMER Remember the scene in the 1976..

10/24/2013 with 1 Comment
Vacuum Filters

Vacuum Filters

I have previously written about the importance of filtration in vacuum pick-and-place applications and in other tasks where dirt and dust..

10/23/2013 with 0 Comments
IFPE 2014

IFPE 2014

IFPE is the leading international exposition and technical conference dedicated to the integration of fluid power with other technologies..

10/23/2013 with 0 Comments
Variable Volume Reservoir

Variable Volume Reservoir

The Variable Volume Reservoir (VVR) is a compact oil reservoir that may replace conventional hydraulic oil reservoirs; it’s a simple..

10/23/2013 with 0 Comments
Tesla’s Valvular Conduit

Tesla’s Valvular Conduit

Nikola Tesla is well known for his contributions to electrical engineering, so it’s more than a little surprising to hear that he also..

10/23/2013 with 4 Comments
How Clean Is Your Hydraulic Fluid?

How Clean Is Your Hydraulic Fluid?

Of all the oil-lubricated assets found in industrial plants, hydraulic systems are by far the most sensitive to contamination. Put simply:..

10/23/2013 with 1 Comment
Tech Directory 2013

Tech Directory 2013

Download our 2013 Directory Listing and Product Matrix below. Click on the images for a PDF version.

10/01/2013 with 0 Comments
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