Rexroth’s three practically-oriented mobile hydraulics component sets—with corresponding documents for instructors and students—illustrates fundamental control principles for mobile hydraulics.
It’s all in the research—catching up with the CCEFP
The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, now in it’s 5th year, has been a nice success story for the fluid power industry. Funded in part by the National Science Foundation, the Center has among its goals the research and development of efficient components, compact power supplies, and compact energy storage.
CCEFP’s high efficiency excavator to be featured at IFPE
A high efficiency excavator, one of four test beds being developed through the research program of the NSF-funded CCEFP, will be among the highlights at the Center’s booth at IFPE 2011.
Commentary: Eaton call shows positive direction for 2011
I found it enlightening being on Eaton’s 2010 Q4 earnings call this morning. Sandy Cutler, Eaton’s CEO, said that the hybrid market had grown mostly in foreign markets where governments were helping to subsidize green efforts.
IFPE 2011’s Innovations Center to feature 14 free sessions
The IFPE 2011 Innovations Center will feature 15 sessions that are free for all registered IFPE attendees.
Cylinders provide correct tension for crawler
Simrit, along with agricultural machine specialist Claas, have developed a new, robust, low-maintenance belt-tensioning cylinder with a long service life.
Proportional valve drivers are user-friendly
Lynch Fluid Controls launched the newest version of its Digital Display Proportional Valve Driver, which features an expanded digital display and hardware changes that increase performance and allow for future advances.
Registration open for 2011 Tampere conference
The 2011 SICFP conference is scheduled from May 18-20 in Tampere, Finland, about 100 miles northwest of Helsinki.
Clean seal system works with multiple hose assemblies
Ultra Clean Technologies Corp.’s Clean Seal System uses heat shrink technology to encapsulate the end of a hose or tube assembly
Rules of Thumb for Maintaining Life of O-rings
When it comes to installing and maintaining the life of your O-ring, a few basic rules of thumb must be considered.