Fluid Power Journal

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 reserves for the oil and …

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 cast-iron hydraulic …

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 component or system …

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 course, so by …

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: kept clean, they …

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 components of a wind …

Modern Technology behind Historical Wall

Bolshoi Theater Boasts Extremely Flexible Stage Technology Before the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow could reopen, six years of complex renovation work was …

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 does not exceed the …

Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

Position feedback sensors for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders have used one of three traditional technologies:  magnetostrictive, variable resistance, and …

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 applications with minimal …

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