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Company Profile: Hydraquip

A Certification Success Story What makes Hydraquip stand out in the fluid power industry? One of the unique things we have done is segregate our business into …

Pump Drive Retrofit: Key to Energy Savings in Hydraulic Stamping Presses

Stamping presses that form and bend metal under pressure are themselves under pressure to improve throughput, process cost control, and energy efficiency. Many …

Closed-Loop Electro-hydraulic Control Aids Component Fatigue Testing

Fatigue analysis is a technique that is performed in R&D labs to understand the failure properties of a specimen in order to improve the reliability, …

Beating the Heat

Some of you may have noticed some challenging issues with your air compressors, dryers, or quality of the compressed air during the hot, steamy summer months. …

2015 Tech Directory

Download our 2015 Directory Listing and Product Matrix below. Click on the images for a PDF

Take Your Hydraulic Systems Off Life Support

Contamination in hydraulic fluid is responsible for more than 80% of hydraulic system issues. The most cost-effective method of increasing the lifetime of …

Technology Overview: Blue Light Inspection Kit

Helps Reduce the Hazards of High-Pressure Fluid Injection Injuries Maintenance personnel who work on heavy equipment are outfitted with hardhats, steel-toed …

Sonic Conductance for Everyone

(Or Why You Should Consider Moving Away From the Cv Flow Standard in Pneumatics) Let us start by having a closer look at Cv (ANSI T3.21.3) and the implications …

Improving Wind Turbine Reliability

The Importance of Reducing Stress and Improving Uptime in a Difficult-to-Maintain System Given that maintenance for wind turbines involves the replacement of …

The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE)

September 29 – October 1, 2015 The Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY At the 2015 International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition …

2015 Salary Survey Results

The Fluid Power Journal, in collaboration with the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), established an online salary survey for 2015 in order to create a …

Minimizing Vacuum Leakage

In many vacuum-lifting applications, air leakage is experienced through interconnecting pipe work, porous product materials, or vacuum suction cups that are …

Compressed Air Dryer Efficiency

In order to maintain adequate air quality in an industrial environment, the air produced by air compressors must be properly filtered and dried. If this is not …

How Did You Celebrate?

Thank you to all who celebrated June 19th – Fluid Power Professionals’ Day. The IFPS received emails from professionals in the industry sharing how they …

A Mighty Wind from a Tiny Source

Small Compressor Provides Big Opportunities Today’s commercial van manufacturers are changing the game by delivering new Euro-style vans to North America. …

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