Fluid Power Journal

Burr Identification and Removal

By George Barbin If you’re in the business of milling, grinding, drilling, plasma cutting, stamping, or any of the other various processes used to produce …

Research to Watch: AC Hydraulic Pump/Motor

This column will bring you the progress of the pre-competitive research being conducted at member universities that are part of the CCEFP network. This …

How to Design an Efficient Air Logic System

A Step-by-step Approach That Takes the Guesswork Out of Pneumatic Control By Mike Kettering, Technical Sales, Clippard Electronics have been a dominant control …

ISO 4405 (Determination of Particulate Contamination by the Gravimetric Method)

By Sneha Swaminathan, Hollingsworth & Vose, and Susan Goldsmith, IBR Laboratories This update is a technical summary of work done by the ISO 4405 …

2018 OTC Celebrates 50 Years

Offshore energy industry experts and leaders from across the world came together at NRG Park in Houston 30 April–3 May to celebrate the 50th edition of …

Seeing the Light: Indicator-Light Technology Reduces Time, Cost for Fluid Power Managers

By Fred Behnke, Engineer, Canfield Connector Imagine being responsible for a large fluid-management system that relies on dozens of solenoid valves, many of …

Compressed Air Systems: Check Your Assumptions

By Ron Marshall When it comes to compressed air, it is best not to assume too much. Many people think that their compressed air system is running efficiently …

Identify Hose Assembly Terminal Ends and Determine Compatibility of Hose and Fittings

Consult SAE J517 and manufacturer’s guidelines to determine pressure ratings of the fittings, hose and their suitability for a specific application. Hose …

The Effect of High Temperature on Sealing Material

Comprehensive Test of Water Glycol Fluids on Common Seal Materials Reveals Temperature-Related Issues By James Simpson, CFPAI, CFPS, CFPMM, Sales Manager, Oil …

Pneumatic Cylinder Cushioning: Increasing the Efficiency of Your Entire Pneumatic System

By Mike Guelker, Product Manager – Pneumatic Actuators FESTO Corporation With the right end-position cushioning, you can significantly increase the …

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