Fluid Power Journal

When to Replace a Pump

When to Replace a Pump

A frequent question in fluid power is “When should I replace my pump?” The answer is “It depends.” It depends on a multitude of..

07/12/2015 with 0 Comments
Partners in Industry and Education Unveil Hydraulic Training Area to Mark National Apprenticeship Week

Partners in Industry and Education Unveil Hydraulic Training Area to Mark National Apprenticeship Week

A groundbreaking engineering training facility in the United Kingdom was unveiled to industry leaders by The JCB Academy and Parker..

07/01/2015 with 0 Comments
Troubleshooting: Science or Black Art?

Troubleshooting: Science or Black Art?

The increasing complexity of today’s hydraulic equipment means there is a lot to know about proactive maintenance to achieve optimum..

06/07/2015 with 0 Comments

Shorter Stroke Lengths Make LVDT Linear-Position Sensors Ideal for Hydraulic Cylinder Applications

By Michael Marciante, Applications Engineer, Macro Sensors The development of computerized layer winding and improved microprocessing has..

05/13/2015 with 0 Comments
Excessive Pressure Drop on a Test Stand

Excessive Pressure Drop on a Test Stand

A hydraulic distributor designed and built a test stand with various sizes of sub-plates for mounting and testing pressure and directional..

02/27/2015 with 4 Comments
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
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