Fluid Power Journal

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 been determined that …

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. Safety for the …

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 function features a …

Eaton “Educates the Educators” at Its 2014 Instructor Symposium

Every year, Eaton aims to “teach the teachers” the latest information covering a variety of fluid power components and technologies. Students studying …

Safety First!

Select a Secure Circuit Design In fluid power applications, safety is the number-one priority in the design of a system. Vacuum lifting, as you can imagine, is …

New Safety Brake for Small Wind Turbines

A new safety brake developed by Suco Technologies can reliably protect small wind turbines against storm damages due to excessively high wind speeds. Small …

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 of the end …

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 from their experience …

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 …

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 fatalities. There are some …

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