Fluid Power Journal

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
Toggle and Stem Valves

Toggle and Stem Valves

Available in 3-way and 4-way configurations, the HV-HTV valves feature the same benefits available with other Minimatic® brass valves:..

09/30/2013 with 0 Comments
Hydraulic Solution Boosts Cost Efficiency and Extends Life Span of Wind Power Plants

Hydraulic Solution Boosts Cost Efficiency and Extends Life Span of Wind Power Plants

Although hydraulic controls for wind power plants represent a relatively small proportion of the procurement costs compared with other..

08/29/2013 with 0 Comments
PVCS Control Module

PVCS Control Module

The PVCS is a joystick/proportional driver controller module that can be easily programmed for use with applications such as speed and..

05/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Good Housekeeping Keeps Solenoid Valves Happy

Good Housekeeping Keeps Solenoid Valves Happy

The health of any motion control system is only as good as the health of its components. Because of their small size, solenoid valves can..

03/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Steering Valves

Steering Valves

The company’s hydraulic steering control units are now being supplied for high-performance speedboats. The compact structure of the 101..

02/20/2013 with 0 Comments
Analytical Electronic Valves

Analytical Electronic Valves

The new Analytical Series “A-E” electronic pneumatic valves utilize a patented valve system, and are available in 2-way or 3-way,..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
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