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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,…

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How do you specify a hydraulic cylinder?

Monday, September 22, 2014

A hydraulic cylinder is one of the simplest devices you can use to create force this side of hiring a guy (or thirty) to push on stuff. It’s…

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What is piston rod bar stock?

Monday, August 11, 2014

Hydraulic cylinders are the essence of the fluid power motivation. However, their simplicity often leads us to discount their subtleties of manufacture, often assuming they’re constructed of identical…

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Checking cylinders handle loads to 2000 lb

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Series 1216 hydraulic checking cylinders are available in strokes up to 18 in. (longer on special order) where smooth control of the travel is required. 2000 pounds…

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What are hydraulic cylinders?

Monday, July 21, 2014

What is a hydraulic cylinder? It seems like such an elementary question, especially considering the depth of fluid power related material on the various WTWH and Design World…

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Modular transducer allows measurements up to 130 ft

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Position sensing in mobile applications can be tricky, especially on large machines with long boom cylinders. Such machines often rely on cable reels and string pots, but these…

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NFPA hydraulic cylinders from Ortman Fluid Power

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Two series of hydraulic cylinders for NFPA mounting are available from Ortman Fluid Power, Quincy, Ill., for medium- and heavy-duty operation. The 3TH series is a heavy-duty design…

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Hydraulic Cylinder Mounting Options

Monday, May 5, 2014

By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Hydraulic cylinders are available in a variety of styles and can be mounted in numerous ways. Here’s a look at some of the…

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J.W. Winco Offers Fork Heads With Retaining Clips

Friday, April 4, 2014

J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 751-AL Aluminum Fork Heads (Yokes) with Shaft Safety Retaining Clip in metric sizes….

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Yates Industries to release complete product catalog for 2014

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Yates Industries, a leading manufacturer of custom and rebuilt cylinders, is proud to announce a new catalog of its entire cylinder product line for 2014. This catalog gives…

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