Fluid Power Journal

Hydraulic Accumulators Pre-Charge Maintenance

By Rao Choday, VP Sales & Engineering, Servi Fluid Power, Inc. A very common question asked by people in the fluid power industry is: How often should …

RG Group Announces ISO 9001 Certification for Fluid Component Services Division

Fluid Component Services (FCS) is a technical service provider to the Energy, Marine, and Industrial market, located at 3256 US Route 60, Ona, West Virginia. …

Land & Sea: Adapting Land-based Pressure-sensing to Deepsea Technologies

By Greg Pinto, Product Manager, Electronics (Sensors and Diagnostics), Hydac USA Some advances in safety and innovation in the Oil & Gas industry were …

Contamination Control Standards Group Moves Forward on Filter Standards

The U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on contamination control met this past week in Ann Arbor, Michigan to continue its work on several filter-related ISO …

Understanding the Application of Fluid Conditioning: The Effect of Contamination

Water: In hydraulic fluids, excess water can degrade the fluid and the system in numerous ways, even  though water may be present in small quantities. In …

IFPS Receives NFPA Legacy Builders Award

The IFPS was recently inducted into the National Fluid Power Association’s (NFPA) Education and Technology Foundation Legacy Builders Club. This recognition …

Using Incremental Costs for Compressed Air Projects

By Ron Marshall Nobody likes when a compressor goes down and needs to be replaced due to some sort of age-related component failure. Then comes the challenge …

OTC 2018

30 APRIL–3 MAY 2018  ///  NRG PARK  ///  HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange …

Double Acting Telescopic Cylinder Halves Oil Rig Decommissioning Time

By Steven North, Design and Project Engineer, Apex Hydraulics Ltd Dismantling expired oil rigs is a costly and time-consuming operation. After decades in the …

High-Flow Coolant Control Valves: Keeping Diesel Exhaust Fluid Flowing in Cold Weather

By Rachel Lahr, Director of Sales and Marketing – Commercial Vehicles, IMI Norgren  Diesel exhaust slush! That’s what you get when diesel exhaust fluid …

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