Fluid Power Journal

Profile: Pirtek

What makes PIRTEK stand out in the industry? Our uniqueness stems from two distinct areas. First, our service technicians are available to replace failed hoses …

Use It or Lose It

We are planning on making a system more efficient here at the steel mill. Two overdesigned hydraulic power units are each operating continuously 24/7. Each one …

Valve Positioners Offer Improved Control Valve Performance

Valve positioners have changed the way actuated control valves respond within a process control loop. By adding either a pneumatic or electro-pneumatic …

The Wolf at the Door

Here we go – another year and another IFPS president. And that is a good thing. The many new members serving on the Board of Directors bring new perspective …

Hydraulics are Fun!

Eaton’s Event Introduces 27 Minority Students to Hydraulics Training and Career Paths Eaton sponsored the second-annual “Hydraulics are Fun!” event …

I Know, It Hertz

I am pretty sure I am going to get some flack from what I am going to say in this article, but before you conclude that I don’t know what I am talking …

6 Surprising Capabilities of Modern Hydraulics

Anyone gaining only a superfluous familiarity with fluid technology can easily underestimate the performance and intelligence of modern hydraulics. Who would …

You Can Influence the Fluid Power Industry with Chapter Outreach

By Scott Gower, CFPS Talking to others about oneself is natural. Explaining one’s career in fluid power to the Average Joe is often complex, and the …

Something Is Missing: Using Alternative Energy

There is something missing in my repertoire of fluid power components. Can you help me? In the Off-Highway 2010 edition of the Fluid Power Journal, Brian …

Utilization of Sensitive Compliant Lightweight Robot Arms for Hydraulic Valve Assembly

Today’s industrial robots are well-fitted for the needs of mass production. They can perform repetitive tasks with high performance within a well-structured …

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