Fluid Power Journal

The Long Road to Safety Certification

By Charles Butcher, Justin Shelton (Hoerbiger), and Eike Stratmann (Hoerbiger) Hydraulic locking units for passenger restraint gain TÜV approval Ever had a …

New Kurt Tuff Hose Is Designed For High-Pressure Applications

Designed for rugged, high-pressure applications, the Kurt Tuff hose has 6500 PSI capacity using less installation space than most heavy duty, hydraulic …

Todd Schlott Named Peerless Electronics Industrial Sales Manager

Peerless Electronics Inc., a leading USA stocking distributor of switches, relays and circuit breaker products, has announced the appointment of Mr. Todd …

Problem: Cascading Cylinders

What is the maximum stroke if the blind end of each cylinder is connected to the rod of the previous cylinder? How many different discrete positions are there? …

Proportional Valve Selection—LVDT or no LVDT?

By Neil Scott, CFPHS, Controlled Fluids Inc. As proportional valve technology becomes more commonplace, new people are continuously tasked with applying, …

Determine the Cause of No Flow, Low Flow, High Flow

Positive displacement pumps deliver flow because the fluid is physically displaced by the pumping chamber from the inlet of the pump to the outlet of the pump. …

Bosch Rexroth and Tulip Announce a Strategic Alliance to Launch Smart Workstation

Bosch Rexroth and Tulip collaborate to launch a Smart Workstation, a joint customer-focused product that combines Bosch’s manual production system with …

Success in Fluid Power 

By Lisa Debenedetto, CFPS, Sales Application Engineer Midwest USA, Argo-Hytos When I was asked to write this article, after the initial panic attack, I …

Cost-Reducing Modern Pneumatics

By Linda Caron, CMSE®, Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord), Global Product Manager, Factory Automation, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Pneumatic …

Analyzing a Hydraulic System Performance: If You Study It, You Can Improve It

By Tim Gessner, Delta Computer Systems Inc. To improve how a hydraulic system works, including reducing the amount of energy it consumes, you need to record …

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