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Repairing Hydraulic Servo Valves in Seismic Vibrator Trucks

Repairing Hydraulic Servo Valves in Seismic Vibrator Trucks

Seismic vibrator trucks (aka “thumper trucks”) send shockwaves deep into the earth’s subsurface to locate untapped hydrocarbon.. Read More

10/26/2014 with 0 Comments
Internships at Magnetek Provide Experience, Opportunity

Internships at Magnetek Provide Experience, Opportunity

In the Spring of 2012, when software engineering student Kevin Luty began his search for an internship the summer after his junior year,.. Read More

10/19/2014 with 0 Comments
Hydraulic Output Tripled, Manufacturing Headaches Eliminated

Hydraulic Output Tripled, Manufacturing Headaches Eliminated

While everyone wants to stay on the road to continuous improvement, many are too busy fighting fires and can’t make the time to begin.. Read More

10/12/2014 with 0 Comments
Is Your Air Compressor Control Smarter Than a Four Year Old?

Is Your Air Compressor Control Smarter Than a Four Year Old?

One of the biggest problems in compressed air systems with rotary screw compressors is inefficient compressor control. Hundreds of.. Read More

10/05/2014 with 0 Comments
Eaton “Educates the Educators” at Its 2014 Instructor Symposium

Eaton “Educates the Educators” at Its 2014 Instructor Symposium

Every year, Eaton aims to “teach the teachers” the latest information covering a variety of fluid power components and technologies... Read More

10/05/2014 with 0 Comments
Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference 2014

Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference 2014

Manufacturers, OEMs, researchers, and media from around the nation will convene at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., from October.. Read More

09/30/2014 with 0 Comments
2014 Tech Directory Listing and Matrix

2014 Tech Directory Listing and Matrix

Download our 2014 Directory Listing and Product Matrix below. Click on the images for a PDF version. Read More

09/30/2014 with 0 Comments
Don’t Take a Guess! Accelerate Prototyping and Validation of Hydraulic Systems Using Numerical Simulation

Don’t Take a Guess! Accelerate Prototyping and Validation of Hydraulic Systems Using Numerical Simulation

Power on, fingers crossed, and hope for the best… The practices of guessing and “we will see how it works” have no place in modern.. Read More

09/30/2014 with 0 Comments
Why Machinery Builders Need Component Reliability Data

Why Machinery Builders Need Component Reliability Data

As the title suggests, fluid power components are supposed to have some sort of measurable reliability. And that data is available – yes?.. Read More

09/28/2014 with 0 Comments
Precision Move: 800−Ton Dockyard Gate

Precision Move: 800−Ton Dockyard Gate

Chatham Dockyard on the tidal river Medway in South East England was expanded during the 19th century, and to maintain the correct water.. Read More

09/24/2014 with 0 Comments
As Far as the Eye Can See: A 62-Meter Rotor Blade Sets Record

As Far as the Eye Can See: A 62-Meter Rotor Blade Sets Record

When standing in front of the SCHEUERLE InterCombiSP with the clamped rotor blade of a Vestas V126 wind turbine, it seems to drill directly.. Read More

09/24/2014 with 0 Comments
Eaton Rolls Out a Winning Solution for Bowling Ball Maker

Eaton Rolls Out a Winning Solution for Bowling Ball Maker

The Brunswick Corp., Lake Forest, Ill., has been throwing strikes for nearly two centuries now. Founded by Swiss immigrant John Moses.. Read More

09/21/2014 with 0 Comments
High-Pressure Washdown Pneumatic Valves Improve Machine Performance

High-Pressure Washdown Pneumatic Valves Improve Machine Performance

Manufacturers around the world rely on automation systems to rapidly produce quality products on a daily basis. These automation systems.. Read More

09/21/2014 with 0 Comments
Safety First!

Safety First!

Select a Secure Circuit Design In fluid power applications, safety is the number-one priority in the design of a system. Vacuum lifting, as.. Read More

09/17/2014 with 0 Comments
New High-Precision Single Stroke Honing Process

New High-Precision Single Stroke Honing Process

Achieves High Level of Accuracy for Manufacturing Sunnen Products Co. introduced a quantum improvement in a key manufacturing process for.. Read More

09/17/2014 with 0 Comments
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