Fluid Power Journal

Optimizing Pulse Dust Filters

High flow-short duration pulses caused by compressed air-powered dust filter cleaning can cause excessive pressure differentials in a compressed air system and …

2013 IFPS Spring Meeting Recap

Special thanks to the 35 International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) professional members who recently met in San Antonio, Tex., to conduct the IFPS 2013 spring …

An Introduction to Hydro-Mechanical Transmissions

Fuel cost and the fuel-saving characteristics of continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) have increased the pressure to provide CVT capability to larger and …

2013 Offshore Technology Conference

Purpose: The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) showcases state-of-the-art technology for offshore drilling, exploration, production, and environmental …

The IFPS Certification Challenge

Are You As Well Rounded As You Think You Are? If you are one of those individuals who are convinced that you know everything there is to know about fluid power …

Sustaining a National Research Program for Fluid Power

In my last Notable Works column two years ago, I highlighted the energy-saving potential of fluid power. The data for that column came from a draft of a …

Motivation Needed Now More Than Ever: Four Steps That Work

This may seem counterintuitive to task-driven managers who focus on the news headlines and the bottom number in their ledger. Granted, the economy is shaky, …

Problem: Standard Size Cylinder 2

Deadline Past. Not Available for Submissions. Winner: Mike Stoltenow, CFPS, Comatrol, Easley, SC Answered Correctly: Edward Day, CFPPS, Norgren, Inc., …

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