Fluid Power Journal

Shorter Stroke Lengths Make LVDT Linear-Position Sensors Ideal for Hydraulic Cylinder Applications

By Michael Marciante, Applications Engineer, Macro Sensors The development of computerized layer winding and improved microprocessing has considerably reduced …

Hold It Down

Most of my previous articles have been about vacuum pick-and-place, which is the most common application in fluid power circles for vacuum components. However, …

More Than Hot Air: Applying Pneumatic Energy to Automotive Applications

For motorists and vehicle operators concerned with efficiency and reducing their environmental impact, hybrids are an attractive solution. Any vehicle with two …

Variable Volume Reservoir

The Variable Volume Reservoir (VVR) is a compact oil reservoir that may replace conventional hydraulic oil reservoirs; it’s a simple improvement and a great …

Improving Energy Efficiency In Industrial Applications

The high cost of energy has placed a premium on finding ways to reduce the energy consumption by equipment and systems in industrial applications. In any …

Fan Drives in Mobile Hydraulic Applications

With increasing demands on mobile equipment manufacturers to produce emissions-compliant and highly efficient machinery, new methods for saving energy have …

Vacuum Cup Materials

Vacuum cups are available in a wide variety of compounds or materials, which are chosen based on the application for which they are intended to be used. There …

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