Fluid Power Journal

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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 …

2016 Systems Integrator Directory Listing and Matrix

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

Valve Positioners Offer Improved Control Valve Performance

Valve positioners have changed the way actuated control valves respond within a process control loop. By adding either a pneumatic or electro-pneumatic …

Hydraulics are Fun!

Eaton’s Event Introduces 27 Minority Students to Hydraulics Training and Career Paths Eaton sponsored the second-annual “Hydraulics are Fun!” event …

6 Surprising Capabilities of Modern Hydraulics

Anyone gaining only a superfluous familiarity with fluid technology can easily underestimate the performance and intelligence of modern hydraulics. Who would …

You Can Influence the Fluid Power Industry with Chapter Outreach

By Scott Gower, CFPS Talking to others about oneself is natural. Explaining one’s career in fluid power to the Average Joe is often complex, and the …

Utilization of Sensitive Compliant Lightweight Robot Arms for Hydraulic Valve Assembly

Today’s industrial robots are well-fitted for the needs of mass production. They can perform repetitive tasks with high performance within a well-structured …

2015 IFPS Annual Meeting

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