Fluid Power Journal

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 example, a light truck …

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 lift can easily come …

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 power still plays an …

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: proven reliability, …

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 components of a wind …

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 directional controls, …

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 sometimes get …

Steering Valves

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

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, normally closed or fully …

Self-Closing Valves

In most vacuum-handling applications, the end-of-arm tool (EOAT) is designed specifically for the product being handled by the automated material-handling …

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