Fluid Power Journal

Oil And Water Just Don’t Mix!

Essential Tips to Keep Your Fluid Power System in Excellent Shape in a Marine Environment Conducting proper inspections and maintenance on the fluid power …

Quads and the Fluid Power Systems Conference

When I first heard the word “quadrillion,” I thought it was a fictitious number like “gazillion” or “bazillion,” but it turns out to be a real …

System Integrators: An Energy Challenge

I have to admit that I am a little bit skeptical. Now, don’t get me wrong. I am not saying that system integrators don’t know anything about saving …

Power Factor…An Opportunity

I know, I know, you’re tired of having to think about energy, and you can’t find your calculator. We’ve covered a lot of bad news about our fluid power …

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 large heat-exchangers …

Fluid Power Makes Alaska Airlines’ Flight Simulator Fly

Fluid power is used to build and “fly” Alaska Airlines’ flight

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 establishing a …

Standardizing Energy Measurement for Fluid Power Systems

By Eric Lanke, CEO, NFPA The following article was written for NFPA’s Power2Move blog–a site created for those interested in knowing more about new …

Safety in Fluid Power Systems

As an employee at Womack for 26 years, I have had several jobs. I spent almost 10 years as an outside salesman in West Texas, working around oil field …

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