Fluid Power Journal

Next-Generation Hydraulics: Efficient Machines, Precise Control

Next-Generation Hydraulics: Efficient Machines, Precise Control

In today’s hydraulic marketplace, manufacturers and end users need efficient equipment they can rely on to get the job done. Regardless..

07/01/2014 with 0 Comments
NFPA Fluid Power Challenge Student Competition Secures the Workforce of Tomorrow

NFPA Fluid Power Challenge Student Competition Secures the Workforce of Tomorrow

Teamwork. Preparation. Safety. These are just a few of the lessons that students from 25 middle schools in western Pennsylvania took away..

06/30/2014 with 0 Comments
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
Determining Root Causes

Determining Root Causes

We have read hundreds of incident reports in which some of the injuries were minor to several incidents that resulted in multiple..

04/28/2014 with 0 Comments
Fluid Level Sensors in Oil and Gas

Fluid Level Sensors in Oil and Gas

With the growth in unconventional drilling, the need for liquid level sensors grows. Fluid sensing in oil and gas is more important than..

04/25/2014 with 0 Comments
Animatronics – Shut-off Valve Ensures Safety of People and Equipment

Animatronics – Shut-off Valve Ensures Safety of People and Equipment

When a hydraulic lift fails, the results can be devastating—especially when it’s a platform with people on or under it. The hydraulic..

04/25/2014 with 0 Comments
Steep Slope Tree Harvester Uses Logic Control Solution to Improve Lumberjack Safety

Steep Slope Tree Harvester Uses Logic Control Solution to Improve Lumberjack Safety

The new ClimbMAX steep slope tree harvester is able to maneuver safely on varied terrain, unlike traditional tree fellers. Designed and..

04/01/2014 with 0 Comments
Safety in Fluid Power Systems

Safety in Fluid Power Systems

As an employee at Womack for 26 years, I have had several jobs. I spent almost 10 years as an outside salesman in West Texas, working..

02/28/2014 with 0 Comments
Company Profile: Eaton – Training the Hydraulics Industry

Company Profile: Eaton – Training the Hydraulics Industry

Keeping staff safe in industrial settings is top of the priority list for companies around the world. This is true in almost any setting,..

02/28/2014 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
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