Fluid Power Journal

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Transformation Complete

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, …

Limp Mode Allows Machines to Stay Operational

Hydraulic equipment is changing. As end users look to intelligent systems to improve machine performance without sacrificing the power density hydraulics …

ISO Standards for Hydraulic Systems and Pneumatic Systems

Jerry Carlin, Past Chair of ISO TC 131/SC9 (2003-2015) Formal standardization of hydraulic and pneumatic systems best practices began in the early 1950s …

2017 Systems Integrator Directory

Download our 2017 Directory Listing and Product Matrix below. Click on the images for a PDF

2017 IFPE Show Supplement

IFPE is the leading international exposition and technical conference dedicated to the integration of fluid power with other technologies for power …

Meet the Staff of the Fluid Power Journal

Started working for FPJ: March 1, 1993 Duties: Oversight and final approval Hobbies and Interests: Walking, jogging, hiking, boating, construction, and working …

Divide and Conquer

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, …

Displacement Cylinders vs. Regeneration Circuits

When a cylinder with a long stroke is required, there are additional design considerations. Long-stroke cylinders are subject to compression stresses like any …

The Power of New Solutions

Download IFPE Map  •  Download Exhibitors’ Booth Listing IFPE is the leading international exposition and technical conference dedicated to the …

Graphical Standard 1219

By Gary Baumgardner, principle engineer at Parker Hannifin Corp., TC 131 chairman We use or are guided by graphical symbols every day of our lives. Stop signs …

Prove Your Competence and Gain Confidence with IFPS Certification

By Donna Pollander, ACA, IFPS Executive Director Professional certification offers numerous benefits that IFPS has detailed many times since the inception of …

2017 Photo Contest

We love seeing images of the industry in action and the professionals who keep it going. Have your camera handy for a chance to win some cash and get …

How to Solve Hydraulic System Overheating Problems

Based on polls I’ve conducted with my Hydraulics Pro Club members over the years, overheating ranks number two in the list of most common problems with …

Design Considerations for a More Efficient Power Unit Circuit

You’ve determined the power requirement for the next generation of your machine, and you’re ready to size the cooling circuit to achieve optimum energy …

Vacuum Measurement: A Basic Guide

There is often much confusion with regards to the units used to measure the level of vacuum being generated in an industrial application. This article explains …

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