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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
Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

Position feedback sensors for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders have used one of three traditional technologies:  magnetostrictive,..

05/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Spiral Flex Hydraulic Hose

Spiral Flex Hydraulic Hose

The Kurt Tuff spiral flex hydraulic hose is engineered for rugged, high-pressure hydraulic applications up to 6,235 psi. Designed for..

05/01/2013 with 1 Comment
Fan Drives in Mobile Hydraulic Applications

Fan Drives in Mobile Hydraulic Applications

With increasing demands on mobile equipment manufacturers to produce emissions-compliant and highly efficient machinery, new methods for..

03/01/2013 with 1 Comment
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