Fluid Power Journal

LVIT Sensors and the Future of Proportional Position Sensing in Hydraulic Cylinders

LVIT Sensors and the Future of Proportional Position Sensing in Hydraulic Cylinders

Actuation by hydraulic fluid power is simply the best way to efficiently move things with force. Around the world, wherever motion by..

12/14/2014 with 0 Comments
Repairing Hydraulic Servo Valves in Seismic Vibrator Trucks

Repairing Hydraulic Servo Valves in Seismic Vibrator Trucks

Seismic vibrator trucks (aka “thumper trucks”) send shockwaves deep into the earth’s subsurface to locate untapped hydrocarbon..

10/26/2014 with 0 Comments
New High-Precision Single Stroke Honing Process

New High-Precision Single Stroke Honing Process

Achieves High Level of Accuracy for Manufacturing Sunnen Products Co. introduced a quantum improvement in a key manufacturing process for..

09/17/2014 with 0 Comments
Hydraulic Hose Assembly Application Guidelines – ISO/TS 17165-2

Hydraulic Hose Assembly Application Guidelines – ISO/TS 17165-2

Hydraulic hose and hose assemblies require careful selection, fabrication, installation, and maintenance to reduce the likelihood of..

06/30/2014 with 0 Comments
Perfect Reliability

Perfect Reliability

Is it possible, in the 21st century, to build a hydraulic system that doesn’t break down? Mechanical devices will eventually wear out, of..

01/31/2014 with 0 Comments
How Clean Is Your Hydraulic Fluid?

How Clean Is Your Hydraulic Fluid?

Of all the oil-lubricated assets found in industrial plants, hydraulic systems are by far the most sensitive to contamination. Put simply:..

10/23/2013 with 1 Comment
Hydraulic Solution Boosts Cost Efficiency and Extends Life Span of Wind Power Plants

Hydraulic Solution Boosts Cost Efficiency and Extends Life Span of Wind Power Plants

Although hydraulic controls for wind power plants represent a relatively small proportion of the procurement costs compared with other..

08/29/2013 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
Sizing Tubes for Hydraulic Systems

Sizing Tubes for Hydraulic Systems

Tubing must meet two requirements: The inside diameter must be large enough to provide the flow area needed to assure that fluid velocity..

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
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