Fluid Power Journal

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 …

Steering Controls and Hydraulic Orbital Motors

Young Powertech, Inc. is now supplying steering controls and hydraulic orbital motors for steering and net applications on boats up and down the Chesapeake …

Eight Ways to Be Memorable at Networking Events

There is no point going anywhere if people don’t remember you were there! Networking is an important part of building your business and developing good …

How I Got My First Job With IFPS Certification

My fluid power journey began in September 1998. I was hired by a distributor in South Carolina and started in shipping and receiving plus counter sales. I …

Self-Closing Valves

In most vacuum-handling applications, the end-of-arm tool (EOAT) is designed specifically for the product being handled by the automated material-handling …

Conductor Face-Off: Hose Versus Tube

What do lifting chains, bladder-type accumulators, and hydraulic hoses all have in common? Well, they typically have only one mode of failure—and that’s …

Energy Efficient Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conference Grows in Second Year

Organized by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), the Fluid Power Distributors Association (FPDA), and the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), …

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