Fluid Power Journal

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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. …

Dual-Lane Trailer with Integrated Folding Mechanism

Due to its low tare weight, the SCHEUERLE Highway Giant Dual-Lane Trailer has been approved for use in most U.S. states and was developed as a flexible vehicle …

Machine Troubleshooting – A Vital But Shrinking Industry Skill

Troubleshooters are highly skilled workers, but they are becoming an increasingly rare breed in the workforce. We sat down with managers from several large …

Manufacturing Q&A

Trevor O’Malley is a recent college graduate in 2012 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He has worked at Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. as an …

2015 Manufacturers Directory

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

2015 Minnesota Skills Competition

Hosted by Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie Campus Dinner provided by SunSource, Continental Hydraulics, and Power Systems Student of the Year Award One …

A Formula for Success

How One Fluid Power Company is Growing by Building a Well-trained, Diverse Workforce In a world of economic instability combined with the challenge of …

When to Replace a Pump

A frequent question in fluid power is “When should I replace my pump?” The answer is “It depends.” It depends on a multitude of factors, conditions, …

Bluetooth Embedded Amplifier Enables Wireless Configuration of Proportional Cartridges

Sun Hydraulics Corp. developed a new way to configure embedded amplifiers without using a PC or connecting with wires. This new version can be configured via a …

Offshore Technology Conference Attendance Remains Strong in 2015

Experts from the offshore energy industry around the world came together May 5-7 for the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) at NRG Park in Houston, Tex. …

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