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Fluid Power Industry Going Green

Fluid Power Industry Going Green

Ensuring responsible use of lubricants to avoid environmental damage is an ongoing responsibility of those who work in the fluid power..

06/28/2015 with 0 Comments

Focus On Energy

This is what we know: An electro-mechanical system can operate at about 96% overall efficiency. A typical hydraulic system will operate at..

05/20/2015 with 0 Comments

Ok, I admit it. I made a mistake.

It has been my focus to design energy efficient Fluid Power Systems.  To me, every lost BTU or SCFM is a failure.  I joke when seeing..

05/04/2015 with 0 Comments
Telematics Platform

Telematics Platform

Danfoss Telematics Solutions is a powerful, easy-to-integrate telematics platform with a “plug-and-perform” design for mobile..

05/04/2015 with 0 Comments
Stay on Track: High-Efficiency Traction Control for Compact Vehicles

Stay on Track: High-Efficiency Traction Control for Compact Vehicles

Especially on wet or contaminated ground, there is a risk of traction loss for mobile working machines. When attempting to increase driving..

04/26/2015 with 0 Comments
Eaton Drives Efficiency with Hybrid Lift Truck Technology Test Drive

Eaton Drives Efficiency with Hybrid Lift Truck Technology Test Drive

Eaton is moving lift truck technology to the leading edge with its new hydraulic hybrid solution. Engineers from the world’s leading lift..

04/07/2015 with 0 Comments

New Test Method Raises Performance Standard for Rod Wipers in Hydraulic Systems

Dirt ingression is a major cause of hydraulic system inefficiency, degradation, and failure. Although superior filtration systems exist and..

03/29/2015 with 1 Comment
Mechatronics and Fluid Power

Mechatronics and Fluid Power

Whenever the term “mechatronics” is discussed among fluid power professionals, it seems that each person has a different opinion as to..

03/20/2015 with 0 Comments

The “Cart and Horse Syndrome”

The “Cart and Horse Syndrome” I had an opportunity to attend a meeting with some folks who are much more qualified than I, to discuss..

01/30/2015 with 0 Comments
Clean Fleet® Reduces Emissions by 99% at Hydraulic Fracturing Sites

Clean Fleet® Reduces Emissions by 99% at Hydraulic Fracturing Sites

U.S. Well Services unveiled historic results from its newly patented Clean Fleet® technology (U.S. Patent No. 8,789,601). The hydraulic..

01/11/2015 with 0 Comments
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