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3 exciting things to expect at next month’s Hannover Fair

It’s a mere 40 days until the opening of the planet’s biggest industrial tradeshow, the Hannover Fair. It seems to me that a lot of companies in there…

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Figure 1. This image from Parker Hannifin shows the typical construction of a hydraulic hose, with the inner tube, four layers of spiral steel wire reinforcement and the cover. In this example, Parker’s SuperTough cover provides 450 times the abrasion protection when compared to a standard rubber covered hose. Photo courtesy of Parker Hannifin.

A primer on hydraulic hose construction

Hydraulic hose is one of the least considered components of a high-pressure fluid power system; however, its habit of being overlooked does not reduce its importance. Any machine…

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12 questions to answer for shredding equipment design

By Dave Ebert, Product Manager, Gold Cup Pumps & Motors, Hydraulic Pump Div., Parker Hannifin Corp. High-production shredding applications reduce material—appliances, concrete, tires, and so on—into smaller particles…

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Achieving high performance and pressure—with gear pumps

Muncie Power Products, Inc. showcases its most recent, innovative line of high performance gear pumps/motors, the Optimum Series. Muncie Power’s Optimum Series is designed for durability, featuring a…

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Chief Technology Officer of Eaton’s hydraulics group honored with women in manufacturing STEP Ahead Award

Power management company Eaton announced that The Manufacturing Institute awarded Astrid Mozes, chief technology officer, Hydraulics Group, Eaton, the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production)…

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Muncie hydraulic gear pump cutaway

Achieving high performance and pressure—with gear pumps

Friday, February 27, 2015

Muncie Power Products, Inc. showcases its most recent, innovative line of high performance gear pumps/motors, the Optimum Series. Muncie Power’s Optimum Series is designed for durability, featuring a…

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Chief Technology Officer of Eaton’s hydraulics group honored with women in manufacturing STEP Ahead Award

Friday, February 27, 2015

Power management company Eaton announced that The Manufacturing Institute awarded Astrid Mozes, chief technology officer, Hydraulics Group, Eaton, the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production)…

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Bosch Rexroth launches its 2015 hydraulic training schedule

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Bosch Rexroth is accepting registration for all courses in its training program designed for industrial and mobile hydraulics systems engineers. Rexroth’s Hydraulics Technical Training is targeted toward individuals…

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Dean Kamen—Leadership in Engineering

Saturday, February 14, 2015

By Paul J. Heney • Editorial Director America’s favorite inventor is moving forward with some exciting new projects, after some critical lessons learned. What makes a true engineering…