Fluid Power Journal

2015 Photo Contest

2015 Photo Contest

June 19th is Fluid Power Professionals’ Day – a day of recognition for all of us who work in the fluid power field! It has been said..

06/19/2015 with 0 Comments
Lower the Pressure to Keep Your Compressed Air System Healthy

Lower the Pressure to Keep Your Compressed Air System Healthy

Just as lowering blood pressure reduces stress on your heart, lowering your compressed air pressure reduces stress on the heart of your..

06/14/2015 with 0 Comments
Pressure Effects on Seal Performance

Pressure Effects on Seal Performance

Standard shaft seals or rotary shaft seals are typically found in low-speed or low-pressure environments. As the speed of the shaft..

06/10/2015 with 0 Comments
In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Raymond F. Hanley, CFPE/AI – Emeritus Raymond F. Hanley, a tremendous advocate of the IFPS and fluid power industry, passed away near his..

06/08/2015 with 0 Comments
Troubleshooting: Science or Black Art?

Troubleshooting: Science or Black Art?

The increasing complexity of today’s hydraulic equipment means there is a lot to know about proactive maintenance to achieve optimum..

06/07/2015 with 0 Comments

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
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