Fluid Power Journal

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 …

Hoists Facilitate Crane Repairs on Offshore Platform

When the diesel engine of a deck crane failed, it caused major handling problems for an offshore platform operating in the Dutch sector of the southern North …

Hydraulic Output Tripled, Manufacturing Headaches Eliminated

While everyone wants to stay on the road to continuous improvement, many are too busy fighting fires and can’t make the time to begin their improvement …

Precision Move: 800−Ton Dockyard Gate

Chatham Dockyard on the tidal river Medway in South East England was expanded during the 19th century, and to maintain the correct water level for …

Eaton Rolls Out a Winning Solution for Bowling Ball Maker

The Brunswick Corp., Lake Forest, Ill., has been throwing strikes for nearly two centuries now. Founded by Swiss immigrant John Moses Brunswick, the company …

Custom Repair Program for Servo Valves Keeps Test Rigs Running

Proving grounds aren’t always the most effective way to test the durability of a truck or car. If a car maker wants to evaluate, for example, a light truck …

Animatronics – Shut-off Valve Ensures Safety of People and Equipment

When a hydraulic lift fails, the results can be devastating—especially when it’s a platform with people on or under it. The hydraulic lift can easily come …

Steep Slope Tree Harvester Uses Logic Control Solution to Improve Lumberjack Safety

The new ClimbMAX steep slope tree harvester is able to maneuver safely on varied terrain, unlike traditional tree fellers. Designed and manufactured by Trinder …

Establishing a Fluid Power Program at Alfred State College

A Case Study of IFPS Certification in Post-Secondary Education Alfred State College is a state university of New York College of Technology located in the …

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