The NFPA has released the latest hydraulic and pneumatic industry trending data through April 2011. Mobile hydraulics continues to outpace other segments of the industry and shipment levels are nearly back to their pre-recession levels.
Three leading fluid power organizations—the International Fluid Power Society, the FPDA Motion and Control Network, and the National Fluid Power Association—will be hosting an educational conference at Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel on November 15-17, 2011.
With worldwide demand for oil, natural gas and minerals rising, and recent discoveries of sources located in the deep sea, new machinery will be needed to harvest these resources from increasingly harsh environments.
Eaton Corp. has been selected by Dublin-based Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services to provide engine-driven pumps and AC motorpumps for the company’s forward order fleet of Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 aircraft.
Gehl’s RT Series Compact Track loaders are designed for earthmoving applications on rough, loose terrain. As any loader operator knows, keeping the tracks themselves properly tensioned can be a challenge.
Rexroth’s electronic BODAS system solution, Diesel Hydraulic Control (DHC), features high dynamic response of the travel drive and implement hydraulics—even at reduced diesel engine speeds and for TIER 4 final engines.
Autocar has launched the E3 Advanced Series Hybrid cab/chassis. This commercial launch is the culmination of a rigorous testing and validation program, and follows the very successful implementation of a pre-production E3 fleet that is in service in the greater Miami area.
Gates has re-engineerd its LifeGuard sleeving system with an additional layer of nylon reinforcement that increases worker protection for 4000- and 5000-psi hydraulic hose applications.
Bosch Rexroth is contributing hydraulic system solutions to the modernization process: With an availability of 99.99%, they will guarantee a smooth flow of traffic on one of the world’s busiest waterways.
Eaton Corp. has launched a new technology that enables reporting of imminent hose assembly failure by means of real-time monitoring of high pressure hose assemblies used in hydraulic systems. Eaton’s LifeSense hose, a patented hydraulic hose condition monitoring system, was developed in conjunction with Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation’s Office of Technology Commercialization.