Fluid Power Journal

Repairing Hydraulic Servo Valves in Seismic Vibrator Trucks

Repairing Hydraulic Servo Valves in Seismic Vibrator Trucks

Seismic vibrator trucks (aka “thumper trucks”) send shockwaves deep into the earth’s subsurface to locate untapped hydrocarbon..

10/26/2014 with 0 Comments
Internships at Magnetek Provide Experience, Opportunity

Internships at Magnetek Provide Experience, Opportunity

In the Spring of 2012, when software engineering student Kevin Luty began his search for an internship the summer after his junior year,..

10/19/2014 with 0 Comments
Hydraulic Output Tripled, Manufacturing Headaches Eliminated

Hydraulic Output Tripled, Manufacturing Headaches Eliminated

While everyone wants to stay on the road to continuous improvement, many are too busy fighting fires and can’t make the time to begin..

10/12/2014 with 0 Comments
Is Your Air Compressor Control Smarter Than a Four Year Old?

Is Your Air Compressor Control Smarter Than a Four Year Old?

One of the biggest problems in compressed air systems with rotary screw compressors is inefficient compressor control. Hundreds of..

10/05/2014 with 0 Comments
Eaton “Educates the Educators” at Its 2014 Instructor Symposium

Eaton “Educates the Educators” at Its 2014 Instructor Symposium

Every year, Eaton aims to “teach the teachers” the latest information covering a variety of fluid power components and technologies...

10/05/2014 with 0 Comments
Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference 2014

Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference 2014

Manufacturers, OEMs, researchers, and media from around the nation will convene at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., from October..

09/30/2014 with 0 Comments
2014 Tech Directory Listing and Matrix

2014 Tech Directory Listing and Matrix

Download our 2014 Directory Listing and Product Matrix below. Click on the images for a PDF version.

09/30/2014 with 0 Comments
Don’t Take a Guess! Accelerate Prototyping and Validation of Hydraulic Systems Using Numerical Simulation

Don’t Take a Guess! Accelerate Prototyping and Validation of Hydraulic Systems Using Numerical Simulation

Power on, fingers crossed, and hope for the best… The practices of guessing and “we will see how it works” have no place in modern..

09/30/2014 with 0 Comments
Why Machinery Builders Need Component Reliability Data

Why Machinery Builders Need Component Reliability Data

As the title suggests, fluid power components are supposed to have some sort of measurable reliability. And that data is available – yes?..

09/28/2014 with 0 Comments
Precision Move: 800−Ton Dockyard Gate

Precision Move: 800−Ton Dockyard Gate

Chatham Dockyard on the tidal river Medway in South East England was expanded during the 19th century, and to maintain the correct water..

09/24/2014 with 0 Comments
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