Fluid Power Journal

Clippard Eclipse Proportional Isolation Valves

A Proportional Valve Like No Other Known for reliability, innovation and focus on precision flow controls, Clippard’s new revolutionary Eclipse utilizes the …

Ask the Expert with FluiDyne

Q: Can the orientation of porting be changed in the field on vane pumps? Yes! Porting can be changed on a wide variety of vane pumps fairly easily. The vane …

How Much Coal Does That Valve Burn?

Richard F. Bullers Back when gasoline was 35 cents a gallon, the term “environmental technology” was not well known. Engineers did not often promote the …

Problem: Calculate SCFM

Calculate SCFM: 50 Pound Spring 2″ Diameter Cylinder 6″ Stroke 1 Second to Extend 1 Second to Retract No Dwell Time Hose is 3/8″ diameter and …

The Negative Effects of Over-Pressurization

Power transmission in a hydraulic system is a product of flow and pressure. It follows that the power rating of a hydraulic pump or actuator is a product of …

Elevator Stopping

A simple circuit was designed to lift a service elevator up from the basement to the third floor. The HPU had a pressure-compensated pump and a three-position …

Retract Coil Burn-Out

Workers at a private contractor that makes torpedoes for the U.S. Navy were having a problem with an assembly line directional valve coil that would burn out …

Stainless Steel Control Valve

The 280 series of hydraulic high-pressure, near-zero-leak directional control valves are designed for use in marine and offshore hydraulic control/power units. …

Servo-Proportional Valve

The expansion of the AxisPro® product line now includes a two-stage, D08 size design featuring valve position feedback on the pilot and main stage. The valves …

High-Pressure Solenoid Valve

The SVH-110 high-pressure solenoid valves are used to control the flow of high-pressure air, water, hydrogen, nitrogen, and other gases or light liquids …

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