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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
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
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