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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 …

Oil And Water Just Don’t Mix!

Essential Tips to Keep Your Fluid Power System in Excellent Shape in a Marine Environment Conducting proper inspections and maintenance on the fluid power …

Machine Design Considerations When Transitioning to Tier IV Diesel Engines

Many of our OEMs are going through the process of changing to Tier IV diesel engines and controls. In smaller horsepower designs, this may be the first time …

2016 Fluid Power Professionals’ Day Photo Contest

The Fluid Power Professionals’ Day Photo Contest was created to commemorate the wonder of fluid power and the talented professionals who work in this …

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 …

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