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Bucher Hydraulics develops non-return valves with 50% higher flow

Global competition and increasing cost pressures have raised expectations for every aspect of hydraulic systems. According to officials at Bucher Hydraulics, that’s why it pays to review even…

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May
24

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Where are hydraulic motors used?

Hydraulic motors are used in any application requiring rotational force, also known as torque. A hydraulic motor converts hydrostatic energy into mechanical energy by pushing vanes, gears or…

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May
24

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Twelve tips for better cylinder selection

By Marty Hegyi Product Manager, Cylinders, Bosch Rexroth Corp. Here’s how to design hydraulic cylinders that improve performance, last longer and cost less. Hydraulic cylinders harness fluid pressure and flow to generate…

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May
23

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How do you eliminate heat generated by a hydraulic pump?

One of the ways to eliminate hydraulic pumps’ heat generation is related to efficiency. The efficiency of the pump is directly related to how much energy is being used downstream. If…

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May
23

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CONEXPO and IFPE to get bigger?

If you’ve never attended the CONEXPO/IFPE shows, let me tell you something—they’re enormous. How big are they? Well, they spread across pretty much the entire Las Vegas Convention…

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High fuel-efficiency R3 hydromechanical variable transmission

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Dana Rexroth Transmission Systems has announced that its engineers have completed final validation testing of the R3 hydromechanical variable transmission (HVT), with the start of production expected in…

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Pitching vibration damping for wheel loaders

Friday, May 20, 2016

Over the years, driving speeds of construction vehicles have steadily risen. Even the small- and medium-sized machines for material handling and transport (wheel loaders and telescopic loaders) have…

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Peapod grocery delivery adds hydraulic hybrid trucks to its fleet

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Peapod, an online grocer, took delivery of its first two fuel efficient, hydraulic hybrid delivery trucks this month. The vehicles, existing Workhorse walk-in vans with GM gasoline engines…

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Industry experts lead keynotes at Fluid Power Technology Conference

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Three keynote presentations are slated for the inaugural Fluid Power Technology Conference, as the event will be opened both days and closed by industry experts. Kicking off the…