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 event on Tuesday, June 21 will be Aleksandar Egelja, Engineering Manager for the Advanced Hydraulics Technology in the Advanced Components and Systems Division at Caterpillar Inc., with […]
New rod wiper test method helps protect hydraulic systems
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 procedure for assessing the amount of dirt and dust that enters a typical hydraulic system through the rod wiper. According to Hallite, the test for rod wipers […]
Conserving energy and reducing leakage with hydraulic fluids
Leakage and system efficiency are always at the top of fluid power users’ minds. This is why several CCEFP researchers are focusing on how to optimize system sealing and fluids at the Center’s second annual Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference 14 at the Marriott at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Kicking off a track on […]
Fluid Power University Profiles: MSOE
MSOE leads in motion control and fluid power education The fluid power program at the Milwaukee School of Engineering is one of seven programs collaborating under the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. The CCEFP is a network of researchers, educators, students and industry leaders, funded by the National Science Foundation. A majority of […]
MSOE offers hydraulics training to U.S. Army
Sixteen members of the U.S. Army recently attended Milwaukee School of Engineering’s “Introduction to Hydraulics” course.
Fluid power: Saving Energy with Efficient Fluid Power
Here are a few key developments that make hydraulic systems more “green,” more efficient, and that tap efficiency to create energy-saving alternatives to conventional equipment.