Fluid Power Journal

Fluid Injection Injury

Fluid Injection Injury

When I was working for a mining company, I realized an area that everyone could learn and/or refresh their knowledge in was safety, and..

06/03/2015 with 0 Comments
An Employer’s Guide to Hydraulic Safety Awareness Training

An Employer’s Guide to Hydraulic Safety Awareness Training

Many occupational standards and regulations explicitly require employers to train employees in the health and safety aspects of their..

05/31/2015 with 0 Comments
Safety Catchers

Safety Catchers

The Sitema safety catchers from Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. (AME), Rockford, Ill., stop and lock a dropping platen via a wedge..

05/03/2015 with 0 Comments
Stay on Track: High-Efficiency Traction Control for Compact Vehicles

Stay on Track: High-Efficiency Traction Control for Compact Vehicles

Especially on wet or contaminated ground, there is a risk of traction loss for mobile working machines. When attempting to increase driving..

04/26/2015 with 0 Comments
Offshore Technology Conference 2015

Offshore Technology Conference 2015

May 4-7, 2015  •  Houston, TX  •  NRG Park Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals..

04/19/2015 with 0 Comments
Ergonomic Lifting Made Easier with Vacuum Technology

Ergonomic Lifting Made Easier with Vacuum Technology

Apart from being backbreaking work, the lifting of heavy objects can so easily end in disaster. According to the laws of physics, the..

04/08/2015 with 0 Comments
Mechatronics and Fluid Power

Mechatronics and Fluid Power

Whenever the term “mechatronics” is discussed among fluid power professionals, it seems that each person has a different opinion as to..

03/20/2015 with 0 Comments
Key to Surviving Hydraulic Failure

Key to Surviving Hydraulic Failure

Seal failure is inevitable, and seals are 99% less likely to be on the inspection list. If seals are in an inspection program, then it has..

11/30/2014 with 0 Comments
Safety Locks Keep Opera Singing

Safety Locks Keep Opera Singing

As with all theater performances, the illusion of a reality on an opera stage must be preserved seamlessly and without visual distraction...

11/02/2014 with 0 Comments
Dual-Function Valve

Dual-Function Valve

The 281 PRI/Chek Valve combines the function of a pressure-relief valve with a check valve in one easy-to-install insert. The relief valve..

10/23/2014 with 0 Comments
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