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Shorter Stroke Lengths Make LVDT Linear-Position Sensors Ideal for Hydraulic Cylinder Applications

By Michael Marciante, Applications Engineer, Macro Sensors The development of computerized layer winding and improved microprocessing has..

05/13/2015 with 0 Comments

Solving Cross Talk Between Sensors

By H.G. Schaevitz LLC, Alliance Sensors Group When LVDT signal cables are bundled together or laid close to each other in a wire trough,..

05/10/2015 with 0 Comments
Hoists Facilitate Crane Repairs on Offshore Platform

Hoists Facilitate Crane Repairs on Offshore Platform

When the diesel engine of a deck crane failed, it caused major handling problems for an offshore platform operating in the Dutch sector of..

05/06/2015 with 0 Comments
Safety Catchers

Safety Catchers

The Sitema safety catchers from Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. (AME), Rockford, Ill., stop and lock a dropping platen via a wedge..

05/03/2015 with 0 Comments
Eaton Products Drive the Pro Power Motorsports Team

Eaton Products Drive the Pro Power Motorsports Team

Hydraulic, Electrical, and Vehicle Groups Help Build a Competitive Car Eaton launched its sponsored National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro..

05/01/2015 with 0 Comments
Stay on Track: High-Efficiency Traction Control for Compact Vehicles

Stay on Track: High-Efficiency Traction Control for Compact Vehicles

Especially on wet or contaminated ground, there is a risk of traction loss for mobile working machines. When attempting to increase driving..

04/26/2015 with 0 Comments
Offshore Technology Conference 2015

Offshore Technology Conference 2015

May 4-7, 2015  •  Houston, TX  •  NRG Park Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals..

04/19/2015 with 0 Comments
2015 IFPS Spring Meeting Recap

2015 IFPS Spring Meeting Recap

February 25-28, 2015  •  Magnolia Hotel  •  Houston, TX Special thanks to the 35 International Fluid Power Society (IFPS)..

04/15/2015 with 0 Comments
Size Matters When Choosing an Air Compressor

Size Matters When Choosing an Air Compressor

One common mistake in purchasing and installing compressors for the shop environment is choosing a compressor that is too large. When the..

04/12/2015 with 0 Comments
Ergonomic Lifting Made Easier with Vacuum Technology

Ergonomic Lifting Made Easier with Vacuum Technology

Apart from being backbreaking work, the lifting of heavy objects can so easily end in disaster. According to the laws of physics, the..

04/08/2015 with 0 Comments
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