Fluid Power Journal

Motion Control of a Single Actuator Against a Resistive Load

This series of articles covers the basic safety and energy-saving requirements of a hydraulic system. This third installment presents ideas for motion control …

Contamination Control System Does the Dirty Work

Eaton’s condition-monitoring system helps industrial vacuum truck manufacturer determine the condition of hydraulic oil and sources of contamination to …

Energy-Saving Considerations and Fixed Pump Unloading

An energy-saving design strategy must be applied in designing a hydraulic system. This design strategy considers many energy-saving issues that minimize the …

Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids: Cost vs. Benefits

A large automotive components manufacturer had a series of fires on its hot stamping lines—all caused by oil from ruptured hoses or leaky couplings that …

How to Handle Complex Lubrication Issues

Cooperation Between Lubricant and Equipment Manufacturers Solves Pneumatic Application Problems Selecting the proper specialty lubricant for pneumatic …

Flow Means “Go”…Well, Not Exactly.

Fluid power has become a vital component in our ability to perform work: it harvests our crops, takes our waste to the landfill, moves the landing gear, …

Electronic Controls Specialist (ECS)

If you currently hold an IFPS Hydraulic Specialist, Pneumatic Specialist and/or Specialist certification, the ECS is a perfect complementary certification for …

Diagnostic Test Equipment

AMC Jets has over 20 years of experience servicing companies using high-pressure water- jet cutting technologies worldwide. A potential and widespread issue in …

Asset Utilization: The Key to a More Efficient Operation

Today’s competitive business climate requires leaner companies. Gone are the days of unlimited budgets and surplus staffing. Rather, every aspect of …

Controlling a State-of-the-Art Automotive Test System

The Evolution of Automotive Testing One of the main roles of automotive component test labs is to validate the structural integrity of automotive components …

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