Fluid Power Journal

Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids: Cost vs. Benefits

A large automotive components manufacturer had a series of fires on its hot stamping lines—all caused by oil from ruptured hoses or leaky couplings that …

Pump or Venturi?

When a salesperson is quoting a vacuum installation, a common question to the end user is, “Would you prefer a vacuum pump or venturi?” More often …

Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

Position feedback sensors for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders have used one of three traditional technologies:  magnetostrictive, variable resistance, and …











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