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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..

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..

05/03/2013 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..

05/01/2013 with 2 Comments
Problem: Highest Pressure

Problem: Highest Pressure

Cylinders are 2″ x 10″ x 1″    •      Supply Pressure is 100 PSI Question:  What is the highest pressure that the..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Energy Efficient Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conference Grows in Second Year

Energy Efficient Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conference Grows in Second Year

Organized by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), the Fluid Power Distributors Association (FPDA), and the International Fluid..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Striking Gold With Compressed Air Training

Striking Gold With Compressed Air Training

Employees of New Gold’s New Afton copper/silver/gold mine, located just west of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, have recently..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Fluid Power Systems Conference 2012

Fluid Power Systems Conference 2012

November 27-29, 2012 • Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Rosemont, IL Hosted by the Download Presentations OPENING REMARKS Pat Maluso, IFPS..

12/24/2012 with 0 Comments
Hydrostatic Transmission Components

Hydrostatic Transmission Components

HYDROSTATIC TRANSMISSION COMPONENTS today are of such high quality and efficiency they don’t allow enough exchange of oil in the loop to..

12/24/2012 with 0 Comments
Advanced Pump Control for Energy Savings in Intermittent Hydraulic Systems

Advanced Pump Control for Energy Savings in Intermittent Hydraulic Systems

Many hydraulic systems are only required to deliver flow at pressure during certain stages in a machine cycle. This is even more prevalent..

12/24/2012 with 0 Comments
Hydraulic Pumps and Motors: Considering Efficiency

Hydraulic Pumps and Motors: Considering Efficiency

In a condition-based maintenance environment, the decision to change out a hydraulic pump or motor is usually based on either remaining..

12/24/2012 with 0 Comments
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