Fluid Power Journal

IO-Link: A Step Toward Smart Manufacturing

By Sam Skelton, CFPPS Festo Corporation Control engineers and plant maintenance personnel responsible for machine design and maintenance are continuously …

Why We Need a Global Standard to Measure Shifting Time of a Control Valve

By Mary Dyksterhouse, Lab Manager at Parker Hannifin Pneumatic Division, Nominated by the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to become the next convenor of TC …

2017 IFPS Annual Meeting

The 2017 Annual Meeting held in Indianapolis, Indiana was bursting at the seams with a record-breaking crowd. The 2018 Board of Director nominee slate was …

Pneuchair Unveiled at Water Park

A new waterproof motorized wheelchair that runs entirely on compressed air was unveiled April 7 at Morgan’s Wonderland, a 25-acre theme park in San …

Research to Watch: 4 Quadrant Multi-Fluid Pump/Motor

This column will bring you the progress of the pre-competitive research being conducted at member universities that are part of the CCEFP network. This …

Energy Savings with “E-motion”

Servo-Electric Pump Drive Optimizes Hydraulic Presses — From a Technical and Energy-Efficiency Perspective A hydraulic pump directly coupled with a …

ISO 4406: Method for Coding the Level of Contamination by Solid Particles

By Barry Verdegan, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Cummins Filtrations, Inc. and Chair, ISO TC 131/SC 6 It has been estimated, in commonly available literature1, that …

Electro-Hydraulic Motion Controller Upgrades Railcar Wheel Assembly

By Jason Palmer, Delta Computer Systems Inc. PLCs are very flexible, but machine builders that need precision hydraulic motion control, coupled with data …

Rotary Sensors Detect Steering Position on Electric Lift Trucks

NRH272 rotary position sensors from the Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial Division’s brand family of Penny & Giles have been specified for use on a range of …

2017 Tech Directory Listing

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