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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 0 Comments
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
Implementing Cutting-Edge Conveying Technology: A How-To Guide

Implementing Cutting-Edge Conveying Technology: A How-To Guide

Click on the images to enlarge. In today’s business climate, food processing and packaging companies are responding to the growth in raw..

12/28/2014 with 0 Comments
Turn It Off!

Turn It Off!

If it’s not needed, then don’t use it, right? An obvious statement, but so rarely is this philosophy employed when using compressed..

12/21/2014 with 0 Comments
Central Control of Compressors Reduces Energy Waste

Central Control of Compressors Reduces Energy Waste

Click on images to enlarge According to the U.S. Department of Energy, some 10% of all the energy consumed by industrial plants is used to..

12/17/2014 with 0 Comments

Technologies Driving the U.S. to Our Energy Future

Fluid Power’s Role in our Nation’s Energy-Efficient Future: Part 8 By Eric Lanke, CEO, NFPA This article is eighth in a series..

10/23/2014 with 0 Comments

Fluid Power’s Role in Our Nation’s Energy-Efficient Future

Part 7: Getting Engaged with the U.S. Council of Competitiveness By Eric Lanke, CEO, NFPA This article is seventh in a series of articles..

10/23/2014 with 0 Comments

Fluid Power’s Role in Our Nation’s Energy-Efficient Future

Part 6: Detecting and Correcting Inefficiencies in Hydraulic Systems By Eric Lanke, CEO, NFPA This is the sixth in a series of articles..

10/23/2014 with 0 Comments
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