Fluid Power Journal

Troubleshooting & Testing Vacuum Systems

By Dane Spivak, Engineering Manager, Davasol Inc. This article focuses on how to identify and fix issues within a vacuum system. The specific focus is on …

WANDFLUH PROPORTIONAL VALVES…. ELECTRO-HYDRAULICS TO SUIT THE APPLICATION SIZE, NEED AND OPERATING ENVIRONMENT.

Available in flange, sandwich, or screw-in cartridge (SIC) formats in sizes from NG3-Mini to NG10 and bigger or in Metric (ISO) and UNF cavities, with a wide …

Precision Pressure Control For Hazardous Locations

Accurately controlling pressure in environments where flammable gases, combustible dust or fibers/flyings and filings are present just got easier. Our newest …

Geared-Up-Grad Sweepstakes Winner

Conrad Adams from Purdue University was the winner of the IFPS Geared-Up-Grad Sweepstakes. Conrad majors in mechanical engineering and has participated in some …

Keeping the Lights on During the Pandemic

During the pandemic, Altec customers still had to keep the lights on. From utilities to telecommunications to tree care to lights and signs, all industries had …

Capacity Crowd Microfiltration Catches Particles Large and Small

In the hydraulic market, it is accepted that contamination causes 80% of all mechanical failures. The contamination can result from the presence of solid …

2021 Spring Meeting Recap

The IFPS Spring Meeting was held virtually and in person in San Antonio, Texas. It was great to see everyone in person! IFPS thanks all the companies who …

AutomationDirect Adds Inline Strain Wave Gearboxes

AutomationDirect has added new high-precision inline strain wave gearboxes to its lineup of SureGear gearboxes. Strain wave technology offers many advantages …

Raising the bar: Fluid Power + Science = Solutions

By Dan Helgerson  Something that has fascinated me for some time is how fluid power professionals must  be conversant if not competent in almost every field …

PIRTEK Donates $25,000 to First Responders

PIRTEK USA, a hydraulic and industrial hose replacement provider, has signed a national partnership with the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which benefits first …

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