Fluid Power Journal

Figure It Out: Loud Noise Heard When Shutting Off a Hydraulic System

By Robert Sheaf, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPE, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPMT, CFPMIP, CFPMMH, CFPMIH, CFPMM, CFC Industrial Training The attached circuit for a guillotine type press …

Fluid Power, Resolute as Gold

By Ian J. Ford, Sr., Product Manager. “Two weeks to slow the spread.” “Essential workers only.” How can we forget such phrases? The U.S. economy was …

NFPA Reports Continued Growth in March

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows the 12-month moving average of shipments for pneumatics, hydraulics, and total fluid …

HydraForce Appoints David Krafft Marketing and Communications Director

HydraForce, a leading manufacturer of hydraulic valves and manifolds, has appointed David Krafft as marketing and communications director. In this role, Krafft …

National Tube Supply Welcomes New Territory Manager Mike Barnhardt

National Tube Supply is pleased to welcome Mike Barnhardt as a new territory manager for the Southeast region. Barnhardt comes to National Tube Supply with …

Failsafe Hydraulic Load Holding: Why a Rotary Lock?

By Michele Baker Thomas, Ph.D., Business Manager, York Precision. When it comes to hydraulic load holding and locking, the engineering community is likely more …

Bosch Rexroth Prepares for North American Expansion

Bosch Rexroth has opened a production plant in Querétaro, Mexico in preparation for growth in North America. The plant will include capacities for the …

Texas A&M Named Grand Champion of the 2023 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge at Norgren

By Elexus Comyne. Texas A&M was named Grand Champion at the 2023 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Final Competition hosted by Norgren in Littleton, CO, April …

Ohio Fabricators Announces New PS Screens

Ohio Fabricators Company (OFCO has created new screen assemblies for water and petroleum-based solutions, OFCO’s “PS” strainers were specifically …

The Dirty Truth: The Key to Efficient Hydraulics

Whether in wind turbines, mining equipment, or construction vehicles, the following applies to many types of industrial machines: Hydraulic systems are …