Fluid Power Journal

The ISO Organization and How the Fluid Power Industry is Included

ISO is the international organization where standards are approved for use in many areas of technology and management. ISO does not write any of the standards; …

Just Scan and Order: PTS Simplifies Asset Tracking/Management

In the fast-paced automobile industry, a stoppage on the production line can make any CFO sweat over the cost. The same holds true for the part manufacturers, …

Measure Compressed Air Efficiency and Save

Air compressors and dryers are usually decked out with a good set of gauges to measure pressure and temperature, but rarely is there anything that shows the …

Load Sensors: Types and Best Practices in Selection and Installation

Various load cell types are preferred, relative to the needs of the laboratory or operational environment. When you need to convert force into a measurable …

Transforming Fluid Power: My Torque Isn’t Working

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, …

Punkin Chunkin

Using Technology to See How Far a Pumpkin Can Fly Each year, people converge on a piece of land with their trebuchets, catapults, torsions, and air cannons …

Three Associations Connecting the Fluid Power Industry

The fluid power industry has three organizations working on its behalf – the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), the National Fluid Power Association …

2016 Tech Directory Listing and Matrix

Download our 2016 Directory Listing and Product Matrix below. Click on the images for a PDF

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 …

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