How do hydraulic cylinders fail—contamination

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Today’s fluid-power users, for the most part, are well aware that keeping hydraulic fluid clean is essential in preventing premature failures and unexpected downtime. Nonetheless, contamination remains a…

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TG Series power take-off eliminates need for shift cables

Monday, November 30, 2015

Muncie Power Products assists the truck equipment and other fluid power markets with its TG Series power take-off. The TG Series is available with 10 speed ratios, 19…

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Perception of China meets reality

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Americans like to celebrate successful entrepreneurs who started out with little more than the shirt on their back. But most of us have never heard of Liping Wong….

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Hydraulic controls bring precision and flexibility to force testing

Thursday, October 15, 2015

by Rick Meyerhoefer, Delta Computer Systems Dead-weight testing is finally replaced by something decidedly more 21st century. Traditionally, repair facilities test hoists in a pretty straightforward way—they lift…

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End-of-stroke sensing for hydraulic cylinders

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Strokemaster cylinder-position sensors from Balluff provide end-of-stroke sensing for hydraulic/pneumatic cylinders. The sensor housing allows 304° of rotation that eliminates the hassle of post installation cable adjustments. This…

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DC power packs

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Muncie Power’s DC power packs feature new motors available in 12 VDC and now 24 VDC. Used for numerous applications including dump bodies, single-acting cylinders and lift gates,…

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Muncie Power’s Single-acting Telescopic Cylinders increase efficiency

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Each of Muncie Power’s single-acting telescopic cylinders are constructed from a solid, steel piece. With extended stage overlap to minimize bending and reduce hydraulic fluid usage, these cylinders…

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What is a telescopic hydraulic cylinder?

Friday, March 27, 2015

Telescopic hydraulic cylinders, sometimes called multi-stage cylinders, are a type of linear actuator consisting of a series of tubular rods called sleeves. The sleeves (usually four or five)…

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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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