Fluid Power Journal

Training the Fluid Power Professionals of the Future

Training the Fluid Power Professionals of the Future

Ask a group of sixth graders what they would like to be when they grow up. You will receive glamorous answers, such as professional..

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Steep Slope Tree Harvester Uses Logic Control Solution to Improve Lumberjack Safety

Steep Slope Tree Harvester Uses Logic Control Solution to Improve Lumberjack Safety

The new ClimbMAX steep slope tree harvester is able to maneuver safely on varied terrain, unlike traditional tree fellers. Designed and..

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Klüber Lubrication

Klüber Lubrication

For more than 80 years, Klüber Lubrication has formulated tribological solutions for an ever-advancing industrial society. The company has..

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2014 IFPS Spring Meeting Recap

2014 IFPS Spring Meeting Recap

Special thanks to the 35 International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) professional members who recently met in Orlando, Fla., to conduct the..

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Variable Speed Pump Drives for Industrial Machinery – System Considerations

Variable Speed Pump Drives for Industrial Machinery – System Considerations

Despite ominous predictions in the ‘80s and ‘90s, hydraulics being completely replaced by electrical drives did not occur, and fluid..

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Offshore Technology Conference 2014

Offshore Technology Conference 2014

May 5-8, 2014   •   Reliant Park – Houston, Texas In its 45th year, the Offshore Technology Conference brings together industry..

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Your Air Tool is Inefficient – Here’s Why

Your Air Tool is Inefficient – Here’s Why

Since we are surrounded by vast, unlimited volumes of atmospheric air, it is easy to think that the compressed air in your plant piping is..

04/01/2014 with 0 Comments
Automated Drilling Pipe Handler Moves Precisely Due to Electro-Hydraulic Controls

Automated Drilling Pipe Handler Moves Precisely Due to Electro-Hydraulic Controls

Drilling rigs are essentially hoisting machines that raise and lower drill pipes into wellbores that can be four miles or more in depth. A..

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Profile: Medhat Khalil

Profile: Medhat Khalil

When and where did your career in the fluid power industry start? My career started 25 years ago, when I taught fluid power in the Military..

02/28/2014 with 0 Comments
Manifold-Mounted Multi Check Valves

Manifold-Mounted Multi Check Valves

The R-614 multi check valve integrates four check valves in one compact valve body. Features include easy manifold-mounted design,..

02/28/2014 with 0 Comments
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