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Presentation submittal deadline for FPIRC16 extended to May 15

Thursday, April 28, 2016

NFPA and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) invite both industry and academic researchers to submit a short abstract of their work for consideration as…

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Smart seals being researched by Freudenberg Sealing Technologies

Monday, April 25, 2016

Equipped with magnetic properties or electric conductivity, seals in the future will be expected to monitor their own wear, measure forces and perform other functions. Freudenberg Sealing Technologies…

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Automation-In-Action college tour

Friday, April 22, 2016

The Balluff Automation-In-Action demo van visited seven universities and colleges in five days during the week of April 11th 2016. Balluff’s demo van is a mobile tradeshow demonstrating…

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i-Design Integrated Manifold Design Tool

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

HydraForce has released the latest version of i-Design, its circuit design tool. Version 5 of i-Design supports the trends toward integrated hydraulic systems, expanded use of electro-hydraulics, and…

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12 eye-catching machines from Bauma

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Hydraulics was at the heart of almost all of the hundreds of machines on display last week at Bauma 2016. Here’s a look at a dozen of them…

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The future of fluid power and mobile equipment

Friday, April 15, 2016

To gain perspective on the trends and innovations at this year’s Bauma fair, we had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Bertram Hoffmann, member of the executive board…

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Bauma and sustainability

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

While hydraulic and machine performance and value are front and center at Bauma, sustainability is a key theme as well. Since 1991 productivity in the construction machinery sector…

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Bauma opens today

Monday, April 11, 2016

Bauma, one of the world’s leading exhibitions for construction and mining equipment, opened today in Munich. With 17 halls and an expansive outdoor display area, the show has…

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Challenging college students to love hydraulics

Thursday, April 7, 2016

This week, I had the good fortune to attend the Chainless Challenge, one of the most creative design competitions you’re likely to find. A decade ago, some Parker…

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MSOE heads up technical sessions at the Fluid Power Technical Conference

Thursday, April 7, 2016

The inaugural Fluid Power Technical Conference, presented by Fluid Power World, will be held at the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Kern Center June 21 and 22. I can…

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