Fluid Power Journal

Hold It Right There: Methods for Stopping a Linear Pneumatic Actuator’s Movement in Mid-stroke

By Richard Bullers, SMC, CFPPS A machine operator defeats a guard and reaches his hand into a machine to reset a part in a nest, but misjudges the speed of …

Next Generation Hydraulic Fluids: High-Performance & Environmental Safety

By Josh Green, EnBio Industries Selecting the right hydraulic fluid for an application is not always an easy task for a hydraulic system operator. When the …

Determine the Appropriate Solution to Control Air Cylinder Speed

Because air is a compressible fluid, controlling the speed of actuators is a unique problem. A pressurized air cylinder that is not under load will extend …

Plan, Train, and Maintain for Safety Success

by Carl Potter, CSP and Deb Potter, PhD Safety discussions often lead to conversations about which rules and regulations will drive us to a zero-injury …

Energy Savings with “E-motion”

Servo-Electric Pump Drive Optimizes Hydraulic Presses — From a Technical and Energy-Efficiency Perspective A hydraulic pump directly coupled with a …

The Case for Using Radio Frequency Remote Controls in Mobile Machines

Let’s Set the Stage: You are an operator of a concrete pump that is delivering concrete to the top of a six-story building. You need to move the nozzle into …

June is Safety Awareness Month!

IFPS, in conjunction with the International Hydraulics Safety Authority*, offers online Hydraulic Safety Awareness Training courses. These courses provide an …

Dangerous Goods Regulations Updated to Reflect 2017-2018 ICAO Technical Instructions

Businesses need and want predictability—particularly when it comes to government regulations. So the fact that the International Civil Aviation Organization …

Rethinking Hydraulic Safety

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

Online Hydraulic Safety Training

IFPS, in conjunction with the International Hydraulics Safety Authority*, offers online Hydraulic Safety Training courses. Courses provide an awareness of …

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