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Designing and Building a Machine for Energy Conservation

Designing and Building a Machine for Energy Conservation

(and Convincing a Customer it is Worth it!) Machine builders and their customers are often at odds over machine pricing and how to address.. Read More

07/31/2013 with 0 Comments
Innovative Design at Aerospace Saves 86%

Innovative Design at Aerospace Saves 86%

Two compressed air systems in Standard Aero’s CF-34 engine overhaul and test facility at its Winnipeg aerospace complex were installed.. Read More

07/31/2013 with 0 Comments
The Great Ascent

The Great Ascent

Continuous jacking system makes installing and maintaining offshore wind farms safer, more reliable, and more efficient. Offshore.. Read More

06/28/2013 with 0 Comments
Energy-Efficient Hydraulics: Variable Frequency Drives as Pump Prime Movers

Energy-Efficient Hydraulics: Variable Frequency Drives as Pump Prime Movers

It is obvious what we want to achieve with variable speed pumps: to save energy and reduce noise and possibly increase the power density of.. Read More

06/28/2013 with 0 Comments
Basic Vacuum Schematics

Basic Vacuum Schematics

In vacuum material handling, there usually are only a handful of separate components, such as a vacuum pump, inlet filter, control valves,.. Read More

06/28/2013 with 0 Comments
2013 Hannover Messe

2013 Hannover Messe

Trade Fairs Highlight Industrial Integration in Crucible of Fourth Industrial Revolution Keynote Theme “Integrated Industry” at Core of.. Read More

06/28/2013 with 0 Comments
Offshore Technology Conference Sees Record Number of Attendees in 2013

Offshore Technology Conference Sees Record Number of Attendees in 2013

104,800 in Attendance is Second-Highest in Show History Experts from the offshore energy industry around the world came together May 6-9,.. Read More

06/28/2013 with 0 Comments
Fun with Words

Fun with Words

Do you enjoy a good puzzle? Test your skills with this Fluid Power Terms puzzle courtesy of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid.. Read More

06/28/2013 with 0 Comments
Modern Technology behind Historical Wall

Modern Technology behind Historical Wall

Bolshoi Theater Boasts Extremely Flexible Stage Technology Before the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow could reopen, six years of complex.. Read More

05/03/2013 with 0 Comments
Sizing Tubes for Hydraulic Systems

Sizing Tubes for Hydraulic Systems

Tubing must meet two requirements: The inside diameter must be large enough to provide the flow area needed to assure that fluid velocity.. Read More

05/03/2013 with 0 Comments
2013 Salary Survey Results

2013 Salary Survey Results

Fluid Power Journal, in collaboration with the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), established an online salary survey for 2013 in.. Read More

05/01/2013 with 0 Comments
A New Spin On An Old Idea

A New Spin On An Old Idea

I am going to go out on a limb to make a suggestion. Now, for me, this is not all that unusual. I have been described as someone who thinks.. Read More

05/01/2013 with 2 Comments
Motion Control Technology Advances Aid Precision Automotive Manufacturing

Motion Control Technology Advances Aid Precision Automotive Manufacturing

Sometimes it’s not enough to simply close the control loop. Traditional control algorithms rely on eliminating an error between what is.. Read More

05/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

Position feedback sensors for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders have used one of three traditional technologies:  magnetostrictive,.. Read More

05/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Vacuum Hose and Fittings

Vacuum Hose and Fittings

Most applications involving vacuum pick-and-place components utilize small-diameter hose and tubing—the same hose and tubing used on.. Read More

05/01/2013 with 0 Comments
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