Fluid Power Journal

2013 Salary Survey Results

Fluid Power Journal, in collaboration with the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), established an online salary survey for 2013 in order to create a …

Motion Control Technology Advances Aid Precision Automotive Manufacturing

Sometimes it’s not enough to simply close the control loop. Traditional control algorithms rely on eliminating an error between what is happening (as …

Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

Position feedback sensors for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders have used one of three traditional technologies:  magnetostrictive, variable resistance, and …

Vacuum Hose and Fittings

Most applications involving vacuum pick-and-place components utilize small-diameter hose and tubing—the same hose and tubing used on similar-sized pneumatic …

Establishing a Fluid Power Program at Alfred State College

A Case Study of IFPS Certification in Post-Secondary Education Alfred State College is a state university of New York College of Technology located in the …

Keys to Peer Leadership: An Unlikely Source

As a small business CEO observed a window washer at the Atlanta airport one day, she asked what she thought to be a straightforward question: “What’s the …

Automated Pneumatic Connectors

The company’s FI and FE internal and external automated pneumatic connectors have been expanded to include options with metric mounting holes, pilot ports, …

Spiral Flex Hydraulic Hose

The Kurt Tuff spiral flex hydraulic hose is engineered for rugged, high-pressure hydraulic applications up to 6,235 psi. Designed for applications with minimal …

PVCS Control Module

The PVCS is a joystick/proportional driver controller module that can be easily programmed for use with applications such as speed and directional controls, …

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