Fluid Power Journal

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Offshore Technology Conference 2016

May 2-5, 2016  •  Houston, TX Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions …

How to Ensure Bolted Joint Integrity When Using a Compression Limiter in a Plastic Assembly

Compression limiters are used to protect plastic components in bolted joints and maintain a threaded fastener’s clamp load by eliminating plastic creep. To …

BAUMA 2016

The Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles, and Construction Equipment April 11-17, 2016 / …

Traction Control Using Torque Divider

Controlling traction in hydraulic propel applications can be a slippery situation. Good traction demands all driving wheels take an equal share of propulsion …

2016 Mobile Q&A

Ken Baker is the CEO of Bailey International, with headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., and locations in Victoria, British Columbia; Kansas City, Kans.; Reno, …

Don’t Bring a Cannon to a Rabbit Hunt

How much power do you hold in that air gun in the palm of your hand? If you are the typical compressed air user, you will have no idea; most people think …

2016 Off-Highway Directory Listing and Matrix

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

Celebrate Fluid Power Professionals’ Day 2016

Thank you to all participants who have entered the photo contest. It’s time to vote for the People’s Choice Award. You and your family/friends can vote …

Bolt Tensioning Device at Power Station Improves Safety and Usability

By Doug Green, Publisher, Asia Manufacturing News Two major power stations in South Korea have installed Technofast’s hydraulic CamNut EziJac bolting system, …

Fluid Power Electronic Controls Specialist (ECS) Certification Re-released

The IFPS Certification Committee is proud to release a revised, enhanced, and fine-tuned version of the ECS. The IFPS defines a Fluid Power Electronic Controls …

HY-TRAX® Fluid Sampling Systems

In the past, unplanned equipment downtime and its associated costs resulted from a lack of visibility to real-time hydraulic fluid cleanliness conditions. …

A Planned Outage Spurs a Unique Approach for Turbine Maintenance

When power plant managers realized their scheduled window for a steam valve outage was challenging, engineers came up with a new tactic for servicing a dozen …

Hose Testing Methods for Optimal Performance

Predicting the life of a hose and determining the source of a failure can be difficult. Understanding how or when a failure occurs is time, temperature, and …

The Dirty 30

A tool supplier called one day asking for help. A fiberglass plant was experiencing problems with one of its compressed air powered tools, a circular saw used …

Rough-Terrain Telescopic Forklifts Keep Expeditionary Military Operations Up and Running

DuraForce Pumps from Eaton Equip the RT022 forklifts with reliable, precise control and maneuverability, even in difficult terrain. Kalmar specializes in port …

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