Fluid Power Journal

Five Tools That Will Help You Survive—and Lead Your Tribe to Success—in the Concrete Jungle

Create a reliable map to use while leading your tribe through the challenging landscape of the modern global economy. Odds are, you’ve watched one of the …

To Be or Not to Be…Certified

Certification adds a third dimension to your portfolio; education and experience are the other two. In baseball, we look for a player with the complete …

Rethinking The Venturi Tube

The differential pressure gauge is one of the most overlooked and forgotten measurement instruments in the industry. This is surprising because these devices …

Pump or Venturi?

When a salesperson is quoting a vacuum installation, a common question to the end user is, “Would you prefer a vacuum pump or venturi?” More often …

Hydraulic Power Units Help Wind Turbine Manufacturer Produce Electricity All Over The World

Eaton is providing key wind power technologies to Guodian United Power Technology Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of China Guodian Corp. Established in 2007, Guodian …

Hydraulic Solution Boosts Cost Efficiency and Extends Life Span of Wind Power Plants

Although hydraulic controls for wind power plants represent a relatively small proportion of the procurement costs compared with other components of a wind …

Minnesota West Fluid Power Technology Student Awarded IFPS Past Presidents’ Scholarship

The Granite Falls campus of Minnesota West Community & Technical College announced that second-year Fluid Power Technology student Lyle Sathoff of …

The IFPS Promotes Safe Practices for Industry Professionals

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) believes that implementation of safety procedures is paramount in all fluid power systems, the electrical and …

Problem: Size an Air Compressor and Receiver

A company has a machine that uses 50 cfm at 100 psi. Size an air compressor in SCFM that will have a duty cycle of 40%. Then size an air receiver in gallons …

3 Keys for a Successful Content Marketing Campaign

Online marketing and search engine optimization (SEO) used to be all about banner ads, paid link building, email campaigns, and pay-per-click. While those …

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