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New Gear Pump Series Reduces Noise and Vibration

ELIKA, Marzocchi’s new proposal for the gear pumps market, is designed for applications that require low noise levels. The use of this gear pump eliminates …

Hydraulic Circuits for Basic Applications

Fail-safe design strategy must be applied in designing a hydraulic system. This design strategy considers many safety issues that secure the operative and …

Compressed Air Efficiency: 5 Uses of Storage

Compressed air storage is an important part of any compressed air system. Air receivers help ensure better air quality, can lower your air compressor power …

Basic Vacuum Pump Choice

The consideration of which vacuum pump to select is based on many factors. This article explains the fundamental differences between three very common vacuum …

How Did You Celebrate?

So many celebrations – barbecues, luncheons, pizza parties, and Fluid Power Professionals’ Day cookies! The IFPS celebrated by randomly selecting three …

2016 Manufacturing Q&A

Jess Penny is general manager of sales for Penny Hydraulics, Ltd., a lifting-equipment manufacturer in the United Kingdom. Her role is to develop and implement …

2016 Manufacturers Directory Listing and Matrix

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

Upgraded Electronic Controls Specialist Certification Elevates Fluid Power Competency

By Donna Pollander, ACA, IFPS Executive Director The IFPS strives to keep pace with changing fluid power and motion control technologies, and the development …

Q&A: Richard Beesley, Commercial Director of Trelleborg’s Offshore Operation in Brazil

How would you describe the fluid power market in Brazil? We are focused in the offshore area, working with umbilical, subsea equipment OEMs, drilling package …

How Do You Know When You’re Ready for Electro-Hydraulic Implementation?

The integration of electronics and hydraulics has grown dramatically in recent years, but not everyone has jumped on the bandwagon. For those considering …

Record Demand at Bauma 2016

The seven-day show at Bauma 2016 attracted around 580,000 visitors from 200 countries—an increase of more than 9%—to Munich between April 11 and 17. After …

Pneumatics and Machine Design

This article is a bullet-point summary of pneumatics and basic machine design considerations when using pneumatic technology. It is not intended as a …

2016 Skills Competition

Hosted by Alexandria Technical and Community College 2016 Student of the Year Awards At the skills competition, the instructors chose one student from each …

Measuring Marine Tank Fluid Levels with Pneumatics

Marine vessels need to reliably and accurately measure fluid levels within tanks aboard their ships for a variety of reasons. These tanks come in multiple …

2016 Offshore Technology Conference Attendance Ranks in Top 15

Offshore energy industry experts and leaders gathered from across the world at NRG Park in Houston, Tex., from May 2-5 for the 2016 Offshore Technology …

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