Fluid Power Journal

Revisions Completed for 4-screw Hydraulic Flange Connections Standards ISO 6162/J518

By Robert Mackey, SAE J518 Standard Champion, ISO 6162 US Lead Expert, MAIN Mfg. Products, Inc., info@mainmfg.com The importance of these standards was shown …

Hydraulic Controls and Filters for Custom-Formulated Concrete

ProAll Reimer Mixers operate on an entirely different principle than does the typical concrete truck one might see on the road. Instead of mixing the cement, …

Hydraulic Basics: Recognizing Hydraulic Symbols

This new series of articles, compiled by Fluid Power Journal Technical Editor Dan Helgerson, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPSD, CFPMT, CFPCC, will include …

The Real Value Of Hydraulic Circuit Diagrams

Like many readers of this Journal, I’m regularly involved in troubleshooting problems with hydraulic equipment. When in these situations, there are two …

Select The Right Hydraulic Component Using Hydraulic Pump & Motor ISO Standards

By Jose M. Garcia Bravo, Ph.D., CFPS The International Standards Organization (ISO) helps hydraulic pump and motor users, manufacturers, and researchers …

Rethinking Hydraulic Safety

According to the International Hydraulic Safety Authority (IHSA), hydraulics and electricity are both forms of transmitting energy, and most often hydraulics …

Limp Mode Allows Machines to Stay Operational

Hydraulic equipment is changing. As end users look to intelligent systems to improve machine performance without sacrificing the power density hydraulics …

ISO Standards for Hydraulic Systems and Pneumatic Systems

Jerry Carlin, Past Chair of ISO TC 131/SC9 (2003-2015) Formal standardization of hydraulic and pneumatic systems best practices began in the early 1950s …

Contamination Control System Does the Dirty Work

Eaton’s condition-monitoring system helps industrial vacuum truck manufacturer determine the condition of hydraulic oil and sources of contamination to …

Hydraulic Solutions for Blueberry Production

The United States, along with the rest of the world, is trying to eat healthier. In our search for tasty food with lower calories, we have helped create a boom …

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