Fluid Power Journal

ESMA Opens Service Center in Middle East

ESMA Industrial Enterprises opened the first Holmatro Premium Service Center in the Middle East. All testing equipment and specialist tools needed to carry out …

Upgraded Electronic Controls Specialist Certification Elevates Fluid Power Competency

By Donna Pollander, ACA, IFPS Executive Director The IFPS strives to keep pace with changing fluid power and motion control technologies, and the development …

Q&A: Richard Beesley, Commercial Director of Trelleborg’s Offshore Operation in Brazil

How would you describe the fluid power market in Brazil? We are focused in the offshore area, working with umbilical, subsea equipment OEMs, drilling package …

Profile: Sam Kaye, CFPMIH, CFPMM, CFPMMH, CFPMT, CFPS

How did you get started in the fluid power industry? In 2001, I had three kids—and three jobs. A hydraulic shop in Alberta had an opening for a shop hand. It …

Aerated Oil on a Log Splitter

I loaned my log splitter to a friend whose tree fell after a storm. The tree was a blue spruce evergreen about 30-ft. tall. It surprised me that the tree’s …

More Women Engineers Needed to Help Fill 1.7 Million Jobs

Compiled by staff members at Proportion-Air, Inc. With projections showing the industry will need 1.7 million more engineers and computing professionals to …

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 …

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