Fluid Power Journal

Counter Balance Valves: Part 2

SIZING FOR CONTROL In Part 1, I covered the force balance in the counterbalance valve and how to calculate the release pressure.  But what happens once the …

LVDT Position Sensors Enable Next-Gen Hydraulics and Robotics Working in Extreme Environments

By Mike Marciante, Business Development Manager, NewTek Sensor Solutions Hydraulic and robotic systems are performing more often in areas with temperature, …

Theme Park Thrills Owe Much to Hydraulics and Accumulators

By Jeffrey Sage, Product Sales Manager – Accumulator and Cooler Division, Parker Hannifin Most people enjoy theme parks as a place to get away from work, …

Precision Farming

How Modern Hydraulics Can Contribute to Greater Efficiency and Precision in Agriculture By Dipl.-Ing. Matthias Müter, Dipl.-Ing. Ralf Leinenbach, and Dr.-Ing. …

Validating Aircraft Hydraulics with a Full-Scale Test Cell

In many competitive application areas, engineers and designers are faced with steadily increasing pressures to keep pace with innovation and new technology, …

Preventative Maintenance on Roll Formers Saves Money and Time

Protect your investment & business by making time for maintenance Every investment is worth protecting. When you invest in machinery or equipment that is …

Vacuum Basics

By Richard Throop, CFPS Vacuum often seems like a mystery or “black art,” but vacuum is actually quite simple. When we talk about vacuum, we are talking …

Hydraulics in the Entertainment Industry Present an Interesting, Challenging Career Opportunity

By Mark Castle, Head of Automation KÀ at MGM Hotel and Casino During my career in the entertainment business, I have had the opportunity to design, build, …

Diagnostic Test Equipment

AMC Jets has over 20 years of experience servicing companies using high-pressure water- jet cutting technologies worldwide. A potential and widespread issue in …

How Do You Know When You’re Ready for Electro-Hydraulic Implementation?

The integration of electronics and hydraulics has grown dramatically in recent years, but not everyone has jumped on the bandwagon. For those considering …



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