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20

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The challenges of mobile reservoir design

Hydraulic oil spends most of its time in the reservoir, and as such, various tank design criteria provide benefits for the hydraulic system as a whole. When designing…

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Oct
17

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Comparing blood pressure to fluid power pressure

Blood pressure is an interesting measurement of biological health. Most of us use the term as if it has no relation at all to fluid mechanics, and we…

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Oct
14

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Conserving energy and reducing leakage with hydraulic fluids

Leakage and system efficiency are always at the top of fluid power users’ minds. This is why several CCEFP researchers are focusing on how to optimize system sealing…

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Oct
9

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The smart use of logic elements

By Darren Magner • Director of Marketing & Product Development • Comatrol Effective use of logic elements is key to designing cost-effective circuits, and is limited only by…

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Oct
8

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How magnets can help your maintenance schedule

Probably the most interesting object on my desk is the shaker bottle demonstrator for a company called FilterMag. The small, clear bottle is filled with iron shavings suspended…

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Industry News

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Conserving energy and reducing leakage with hydraulic fluids

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Leakage and system efficiency are always at the top of fluid power users’ minds. This is why several CCEFP researchers are focusing on how to optimize system sealing…

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NFPA report shows increase of 4% in August 2014 compared to August 2013

Monday, October 6, 2014

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for August 2014 increased 4.0% compared to August 2013, and decreased…

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Gortite, Gortrac join US largest manufacturer of dynamic equipment protection

Monday, September 8, 2014

Industrial protection producer A&A Manufacturing announced that it has selected a new trade name and brand mark, as Gortite and Gortrac combine with the organization’s other six companies…

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Cedar Point’s Top Thrill Dragster relies on the power density of hydraulics

Friday, August 29, 2014

As it embarked on yet another one of its record-breaking, thrill-seeking rides, Cedar Point quickly turned to hydraulics, for the power density and precision control it offers. In…