Fluid Power Journal

Analysis of a Hydraulic Oil Failure

I recently conducted failure analysis and a reliability audit on a 300-kilowatt (400-hp) hydrostatic transmission. This hydraulic system was running a …

Basic Vacuum Components

Over the last 30-something articles I’ve written for the Fluid Power Journal, I have discussed various product overviews and specific applications offering …

Profile: Jeff Kenney

    When and where did your career in the fluid power industry start, and how was it a stepping stone to where you are today? My career started 1988 …

Steering Valves

The company’s hydraulic steering control units are now being supplied for high-performance speedboats. The compact structure of the 101 series steering …

Spur Gear Pump Displacement

So you need to replace an unlabeled external gear pump originally sold by Cro-Magnon Hydraulics during the First Crusades, and sadly you have no idea of the …

Wear Band Materials and Pressures

Phenolic wear bands were a mainstay in hydraulic cylinders, however due to the formaldehyde content, they have largely been replaced by glass-filled nylon. If …

Profile: Jose Garcia

When and where did your career in the fluid power industry start, and how was it a stepping-stone to where you are today? It started when I was a master …

Problem: Highest Pressure

Cylinders are 2″ x 10″ x 1″    •      Supply Pressure is 100 PSI Question:  What is the highest pressure that the gages A & B …

Analytical Electronic Valves

The new Analytical Series “A-E” electronic pneumatic valves utilize a patented valve system, and are available in 2-way or 3-way, normally closed or fully …

In-line Mounted Return-Suction Filters

The E 068/E 088 series of return-suction filters has now been expanded by a new series with two sizes that, due to comparable dimensions and interfaces, easily …

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