Fluid Power Journal

Stainless Steel Control Valve

Stainless Steel Control Valve

The 280 series of hydraulic high-pressure, near-zero-leak directional control valves are designed for use in marine and offshore hydraulic..

09/01/2015 with 0 Comments
Servo-Proportional Valve

Servo-Proportional Valve

The expansion of the AxisPro® product line now includes a two-stage, D08 size design featuring valve position feedback on the pilot and..

05/04/2015 with 0 Comments
High-Pressure Solenoid Valve

High-Pressure Solenoid Valve

The SVH-110 high-pressure solenoid valves are used to control the flow of high-pressure air, water, hydrogen, nitrogen, and other gases or..

03/24/2015 with 0 Comments
Repairing Hydraulic Servo Valves in Seismic Vibrator Trucks

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..

10/26/2014 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
Safety First!

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..

09/17/2014 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
Custom Repair Program for Servo Valves Keeps Test Rigs Running

Custom Repair Program for Servo Valves Keeps Test Rigs Running

Proving grounds aren’t always the most effective way to test the durability of a truck or car. If a car maker wants to evaluate, for..

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
Variable Speed Pump Drives for Industrial Machinery – System Considerations

Variable Speed Pump Drives for Industrial Machinery – System Considerations

Despite ominous predictions in the ‘80s and ‘90s, hydraulics being completely replaced by electrical drives did not occur, and fluid..

04/01/2014 with 2 Comments
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