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Controlling a State-of-the-Art Automotive Test System

The Evolution of Automotive Testing One of the main roles of automotive component test labs is to validate the structural integrity of automotive components …

New Gear Pump Series Reduces Noise and Vibration

ELIKA, Marzocchi’s new proposal for the gear pumps market, is designed for applications that require low noise levels. The use of this gear pump eliminates …

Hydraulic Circuits for Basic Applications

Fail-safe design strategy must be applied in designing a hydraulic system. This design strategy considers many safety issues that secure the operative and …

Compressed Air Efficiency: 5 Uses of Storage

Compressed air storage is an important part of any compressed air system. Air receivers help ensure better air quality, can lower your air compressor power …

Basic Vacuum Pump Choice

The consideration of which vacuum pump to select is based on many factors. This article explains the fundamental differences between three very common vacuum …

Profile: Michael Eisinger, CFPS

How and when did your career in the fluid power industry begin? At age 20, I decided I needed to better myself. I looked into a technical school to see if …

How Did You Celebrate?

So many celebrations – barbecues, luncheons, pizza parties, and Fluid Power Professionals’ Day cookies! The IFPS celebrated by randomly selecting three …

2016 Manufacturing Q&A

Jess Penny is general manager of sales for Penny Hydraulics, Ltd., a lifting-equipment manufacturer in the United Kingdom. Her role is to develop and implement …

Problem: Cylinder Retraction

Neglecting pilot line sizes, approximately how many seconds after pushing the start button will the cylinder start to retract? Think you know the answer? …

2016 Manufacturers Directory Listing and Matrix

Download our 2016 Directory Listing and Product Matrix below. Click on the images for a PDF

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