Lightning Hybrids moves forward with hydraulic hybrid technologies

Friday, March 6, 2015

For the last six years or so, I have been covering with great interest the development of hydraulic hybrid technologies for on-road vehicles. Some companies have tried to…

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Muncie hydraulic gear pump cutaway

Achieving high performance and pressure—with gear pumps

Friday, February 27, 2015

Muncie Power Products, Inc. showcases its most recent, innovative line of high performance gear pumps/motors, the Optimum Series. Muncie Power’s Optimum Series is designed for durability, featuring a…

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Chief Technology Officer of Eaton’s hydraulics group honored with women in manufacturing STEP Ahead Award

Friday, February 27, 2015

Power management company Eaton announced that The Manufacturing Institute awarded Astrid Mozes, chief technology officer, Hydraulics Group, Eaton, the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production)…

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Bosch Rexroth launches its 2015 hydraulic training schedule

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Bosch Rexroth is accepting registration for all courses in its training program designed for industrial and mobile hydraulics systems engineers. Rexroth’s Hydraulics Technical Training is targeted toward individuals…

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Dean Kamen—Leadership in Engineering

Saturday, February 14, 2015

By Paul J. Heney • Editorial Director America’s favorite inventor is moving forward with some exciting new projects, after some critical lessons learned. What makes a true engineering…

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Bailey International acquires Sure Grip Controls

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Bailey International, LLC.  announced the acquisition of Sure Grip Controls, Inc.,  a manufacturer of joysticks, control grips and controllers for use on forestry, construction, and other mobile hydraulic…

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New rod wiper test method helps protect hydraulic systems

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

A partnership between Hallite Seals Americas Inc., Wixom, Mich., and The Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Fluid Power Institute (MSOE) has resulted in the development of a new test…

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NFPA report shows 2.7% increase in fluid power shipments in December

Monday, February 2, 2015

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for December 2014 increased 10.2% compared to December 2013, and increased…

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Eaton tests hydraulic hybrid on lift trucks

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Eaton’s Hydraulics division has been fairly quiet about its hydraulic hybrid technology lately, considering that the company was one of the first to really pioneer its use in…

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Support sought as the Fluid Power Challenge continues to grow

Friday, January 16, 2015

Back in 2008, just three middle school teams competed in the first ever NFPA Fluid Power Challenge, an event aimed at challenging eighth grade students to solve an…

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