Fluid Power Journal

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Vacuum Lifting Fundamentals

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

2016 IFPS Spring Meeting

Special thanks to the 35 IFPS members who recently met in San Diego, California, to conduct the IFPS 2016 spring meeting. These dedicated members steer the …

Managing Software Updates

An interview of Yolanda Petre, Software Engineering Manager at Eaton Can you describe your group and its role in software development? We have a team of …

Cylinder Sensing Without Rod Drilling

Rota Hall-effect linear sensors in the mobile materials-handling industry offer solutions for all cylinder types. Cranes, telehandlers, forklifts, or …

Rotational Speed Sensors for Hydraulic Drive Units

If you are a manufacturer who equips hydraulic units with rotational speed measurement devices, or if you’re a user who buys such units from a supplier, the …

Hydraulic Solutions for Blueberry Production

The United States, along with the rest of the world, is trying to eat healthier. In our search for tasty food with lower calories, we have helped create a boom …

Mobile Equipment Reservoir Baffle Innovation

Hydraulic oil in mobile equipment reservoirs has disturbances caused by the motion of the equipment. Fluid disturbances are commonly called …

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 …

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