Fluid Power Journal

How Do You Know When You’re Ready for Electro-Hydraulic Implementation?

The integration of electronics and hydraulics has grown dramatically in recent years, but not everyone has jumped on the bandwagon. For those considering …

Record Demand at Bauma 2016

The seven-day show at Bauma 2016 attracted around 580,000 visitors from 200 countries—an increase of more than 9%—to Munich between April 11 and 17. After …

Pneumatics and Machine Design

This article is a bullet-point summary of pneumatics and basic machine design considerations when using pneumatic technology. It is not intended as a …

2016 Skills Competition

Hosted by Alexandria Technical and Community College 2016 Student of the Year Awards At the skills competition, the instructors chose one student from each …

Measuring Marine Tank Fluid Levels with Pneumatics

Marine vessels need to reliably and accurately measure fluid levels within tanks aboard their ships for a variety of reasons. These tanks come in multiple …

2016 Offshore Technology Conference Attendance Ranks in Top 15

Offshore energy industry experts and leaders gathered from across the world at NRG Park in Houston, Tex., from May 2-5 for the 2016 Offshore Technology …

Oil And Water Just Don’t Mix!

Essential Tips to Keep Your Fluid Power System in Excellent Shape in a Marine Environment Conducting proper inspections and maintenance on the fluid power …

Machine Design Considerations When Transitioning to Tier IV Diesel Engines

Many of our OEMs are going through the process of changing to Tier IV diesel engines and controls. In smaller horsepower designs, this may be the first time …

Elevator Stopping

A simple circuit was designed to lift a service elevator up from the basement to the third floor. The HPU had a pressure-compensated pump and a three-position …

Engineers Must be Uniquely Prepared for the Future

A Q&A with Clemson University President Dr. James P. Clements Q: What is engineering’s role in keeping America competitive in the global economy? A: …

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