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Analysis of a Hydraulic Oil Failure

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..

02/28/2013 with 1 Comment
Basic Vacuum Components

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..

02/28/2013 with 0 Comments

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..

02/20/2013 with 0 Comments
Steering Valves

Steering Valves

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

02/20/2013 with 0 Comments
Spur Gear Pump Displacement

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..

02/20/2013 with 0 Comments
Wear Band Materials and Pressures

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Phenolic wear bands were a mainstay in hydraulic cylinders, however due to the formaldehyde content, they have largely been replaced by..

02/20/2013 with 0 Comments
Profile: Jose Garcia

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..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Problem: Highest Pressure

Problem: Highest Pressure

Cylinders are 2″ x 10″ x 1″    •      Supply Pressure is 100 PSI Question:  What is the highest pressure that the..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Analytical Electronic Valves

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,..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
In-line Mounted Return-Suction Filters

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..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
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