So you need to replace an unlabeled external gear pump originally sold by Cro-Magnon Hydraulics during the First Crusades, and sadly you..
Phenolic wear bands were a mainstay in hydraulic cylinders, however due to the formaldehyde content, they have largely been replaced by..
When an operation relies on hydraulic hose, evaluating it for potential abrasion is paramount. Industry and user experience agree 70% of..
What is “high temperature” in hydraulic-sealing applications? Most hydraulic seals are NBR rated at 250ºF. So is anything over 250ºF..
ONE THING I FIND in maintenance costs is money wasted due to air leaks that drive a compressor runtime through the roof and the electric..
IN THE “HEAT” OF THE MOMENT of a pneumatic system troubleshooting exercise, skilled workers frequently overlook the most important..
As technology advances, prices tend to become more affordable. Digital measuring tools have advanced into the 21st century. What was once..
For discussion purposes, we will assume the cylinder is 4 inches in diameter, the rod is 2 inches in diameter, and all math figured here is..
Machinery in a plant often operates at pressure settings higher than that actually needed to get the job done. Elevated pressure settings..
HMMM…DID I TORQUE THOSE BOLTS? Am I sure I got ‘em all? It’s a common question when rebuilding anything that requires nuts or bolts..