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NFPAOctReport

NFPA report shows 3.4% increase in fluid power shipments in October

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for October 2014 increased 5.0% compared to October 2013, and increased…

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Dec
15

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Not your grandfather’s gear pump, part 2

Continuing the discussion from last week, the past fifty years saw a continued evolution of the gear pump, which has resulted in higher efficiency, higher pressure and more…

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Dec
12

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Not your grandfather’s gear pump, part 1

The venerable gear pump is so strongly associated with hydraulics that perhaps only cylinders are more prominent in this industry. There is good reason for the popularity of…

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Dec
4

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Bosch Rexroth’s largest hydraulics production facility in the Americas celebrates 25 years of operation

Opened in 1989, the facility was originally made up of a single 250,000 sq. ft. building and specialized in manufacturing hydraulic pumps. Now, the Fountain Inn facility is…

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Dec
4

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Pressure-Compensator

The importance of pressure compensation

When I was a Padawan Learner of hydraulics, I found the concept of pressure compensation to be difficult to understand. Part of my difficultly was also a result…

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NFPAOctReport

NFPA report shows 3.4% increase in fluid power shipments in October

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for October 2014 increased 5.0% compared to October 2013, and increased…

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Linear sensors to be embedded in hydraulic cylinders

Monday, November 17, 2014

Alliance Sensors Group is pleased to announce the ME Series Linear Position Sensors for embedded use in measuring the ram position of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders in industrial,…

Danfoss

Highly customized hydraulics delivered in one week

Monday, November 17, 2014

Danfoss Power Solutions has launched the Rapid Delivery Center (RDC) Program. Danfoss Rapid Delivery Center distributors offer delivery of highly customized hydraulic components in about a week, enabling…

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Explosion proof pressure transmitters for Zone 1 environments

Thursday, November 13, 2014

American Sensor Technologies, Inc. has achieved ATEX certification of its Explosion Proof Pressure Transmitters for Class I Zone 0 Exd hazardous locations. The added approvals enhance the ability…