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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
Lubrication Method

Lubrication Method

The Hydracision® lubrication system distributes lubricant to many separate points—as few as 12 and as many as hundreds. It combines..

03/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Analysis of a Hydraulic Oil Failure

Analysis of a Hydraulic Oil Failure

I recently conducted failure analysis and a reliability audit on a 300-kilowatt (400-hp) hydrostatic transmission. This hydraulic system..

02/28/2013 with 1 Comment
Steering Valves

Steering Valves

The company’s hydraulic steering control units are now being supplied for high-performance speedboats. The compact structure of the 101..

02/20/2013 with 0 Comments
Wear Band Materials and Pressures

Wear Band Materials and Pressures

Phenolic wear bands were a mainstay in hydraulic cylinders, however due to the formaldehyde content, they have largely been replaced by..

02/20/2013 with 0 Comments

Steering Controls and Hydraulic Orbital Motors

Young Powertech, Inc. is now supplying steering controls and hydraulic orbital motors for steering and net applications on boats up and..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Conductor Face-Off: Hose Versus Tube

Conductor Face-Off: Hose Versus Tube

What do lifting chains, bladder-type accumulators, and hydraulic hoses all have in common? Well, they typically have only one mode of..

02/01/2013 with 1 Comment
Fluid Power Systems Conference 2012

Fluid Power Systems Conference 2012

November 27-29, 2012 • Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Rosemont, IL Hosted by the Download Presentations OPENING REMARKS Pat Maluso, IFPS..

12/24/2012 with 0 Comments
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