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-Lightning Hydraulic Hybrid trucks

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…

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Trelleborg Sealing Solutions proves the oil and gas industry is down, but not out

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Two weeks ago, I attended the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston. Monday—traditionally the slowest day of the show—was quiet, especially as the rain was only starting to…

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Fluid power and smart iron

Monday, May 16, 2016

At the recent Bauma show in Munich, Caterpillar executives unveiled “The Age of Smart Iron,” the company’s strategy to meld machine and digital technology to make construction equipment…

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Thomas Magnete launched electrohydraulic actuator at Bauma

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Reliability, flexibilty and safety are key elements to any hydraulic system. This is why Thomas Magnete GmbH launched the EHA electrohydraulic actuator at Bauma last month. This compact,…

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Power-Packer launches new website

Friday, May 13, 2016

Power-Packer, manufacturers of custom hydraulic position and motion control solutions, recently launched a new website at www.powerpackerus.com.  The responsive site uses the newest web technology and is compatible…

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Fluid power market to continue slow growth pace

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Last week, I had a chance to participate in the Canadian Fluid Power Association’s Annual General Meeting at the Fairmont le Château Montebello in Montebello, Quebec. The event…

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One of Canada’s preeminent trainers to head technical sessions at FPTC

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Carl Dyke, founder of CD Industrial Group, will lead four of the key technical sessions at the inaugural Fluid Power Technology Conference, presented by Fluid Power World. The…

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